Wild & Scenic Volcano Tour - Kailani Tours

Wild & Scenic Volcano Tour

  • 11 Hours
  • Moderate
  • Breakfast & Lunch


Delight in the lush and tropical Hamakua coast of the Big Island before visiting the famously active Kilauea Volcano. Cruise along the rolling hills of Waimea, skirting the north side of Mauna Kea on our way to Akaka Falls and Onomea Bay. Then, it’s on to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to view some of the world’s most unique geological, biological and cultural landscapes. Before heading back to Kona on the rugged and scenic Saddle Road, revel in a view of majestic Rainbow Falls in Hilo.

Tour Details

Tex Drive-In
Enjoy a Portuguese donut (malasada) with your continental breakfast at one of the island’s best known stops, Tex Drive-In in Honoka’a.

Akaka Falls State Park
An idyllic 0.4-mile walk through a tropical rainforest, with scenic vista points, highlighting Kahuna Falls and the 442-foot free falling Akaka Falls.

Onomea Bay Scenic Drive
This 4-mile scenic drive on the Hamakua Coast meanders through a lush, tropical rainforest lined with streams and breathtaking views of the ocean and Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden.

Hilo Town
Experience old Hawaii in vibrant Hilo, the state’s second largest city. See beautiful, crescent-shaped Hilo Bay, the Hilo waterfront and Banyan Drive. Hilo is the county seat of Hawaii Island and home of the Merrie Monarch hula festival, as well as Rainbow Falls.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
This massive park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and sacred place for native Hawaiians, containing several historical and cultural sites. Explore the Visitor’s Center, feel the heat of active steam vents and take a short walk through Thurston Lava Tube. Experience the awe of Kilauea caldera, one of the world’s most active volcanoes.

Rainbow Falls
Witness one the most famous Big Island waterfalls just minutes from the heart of Hilo town. Surrounded by tropical foliage and rainbow mists, this 80-foot falls plunges over a natural lava cave and into the Wailuku River below.


“We loved our Circle Island Tour with Kailani Tours! This is a great way to see the island and learn all about its people and history.”



-Emily Gabriel on Google

“Exceptional Volcano tour -- can't miss!! Hawaii Small-Group Volcano Experience with Lunch and Restaurant Dinner We booked the deluxe volcano tour and absolutely loved it! So many incredible sites to see on the Big Island -- coffee farm, a beautiful black sand beach with turtles, and of course the erupting volcano…”



-Lisa N on Trip Advisor

“Fabulous tour with an excellent tour guide Zackary! Big Island Circle Tour and Volcano: Coffee, Wine, Waterfalls and Hamakua Coast Zackary provided a fabulous all day experience as our tour guide! Pick up was prompt, and Zack even offered the front passenger seat if we were prone to motion sickness. Zack was very friendly & knowledgeable which made all of us feel welcomed.”



-Z3782VIgaryd on Trip Advisor

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