Volcano Unveiled Tour from Kona, Hawaii

Hawaii Forest & Trail73-5593 Olowalu StreetKailua-Kona, HI 96740
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Big Island Volcano Tour in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park


Prepare to explore Hawaii Volcanoes National Park with a local guide in this unforgettable Big Island Volcano tour. Learn about historic events, hike the stunning landscape, visit a private lava tube, enjoy farm appetizers, and access exclusive park areas on this comprehensive tour. Discover the park from a unique perspective and experience its hidden gems.

up to 12 hrs 1 to 12 people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Kailua-Kona Travel Experts
  • Total hiking: approximately 2 to 3 miles.
  • Maximum group size: 14 participants.
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes, weather-appropriate attire, and a light jacket.
  • Appetizers are included in your tour.
  • Lava flow sightings cannot be guaranteed.


from Volcano Unveiled Tour
Embark on an in-depth volcano experience with Volcano Unveiled by Hawaii Forest & Trails. This full-day tour from Kona takes you through the dramatic landscapes of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, a geology buff, or simply looking for a unique experience, this tour offers something for everyone.

Throughout your adventure, you'll have the opportunity to witness active volcanic activity, walk through ancient lava tubes, and explore craters created by past eruptions. Expert guides will provide fascinating insights into the park's unique geology, flora, and fauna, making your visit both educational and thrilling. 

Begin your adventure with a convenient pickup from your Kona or Waikoloa hotel. Enjoy a scenic drive over the stark and beautiful saddle road before a quick stop at the Maunakea Recreation Area for snacks, a stretch to set the stage for the day overlooking mesmerizing views. From there you will head straight to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Discover all the must-see spots within the park while exploring the island's incredible range of climates and ecosystems. Get excusive access to the Kauhi Cavern lava tube that features expansive rooms with bright golden walls and ceilings as high as 35 feet. Peer inside the Halemaumau Crater and see how the large collapse and recent eruptions have changed the Kilauea Volcano forever.

Don't miss out on this rare chance to see one of the most active volcanoes in the world up close. Secure your spot on the Volcano Unveiled Tour today and make memories that will last a lifetime! 

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Frequently Asked Questions about Volcano Unveiled Tour

How much hiking do we do?

You’ll hike for approximately 2-3 miles at a location determined by park conditions that day.

Will we get to see active lava?

Although there are currently no active eruptions in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and on Kilauea Volcano, active lava viewing conditions change daily or even hourly. Therefore, lava sightings cannot be guaranteed.

How long is the tour?

The entire round trip tour is approximately 12 hours long.

Is hotel transportation included?

Yes. Please see the instructions on your tickets for arranging transportation.

What should I wear and bring?

Please wear comfortable walking shoes, weather-appropriate attire, and a light jacket. Bring your tickets, phone, a water bottle, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Tour operators provide walking sticks, flashlights, day packs, warm wear, helmets, and rain ponchos.

Is food included?

Yes, the tour provides Breakfast snacks, beverages, lunch, afternoon appetizers, and water.