Deluxe Volcano Experience

Tour Description

Take the shortcut to the volcano by traveling over Saddle Road and wind your way through incredible views of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. Enjoy a picnic style gourmet lunch, experience tropical Rainbow Falls, visit downtown Hilo, and pay homage at King Kamehameha’s Statue. Before heading to Hawaii Volcanoes National park, sample free sweets and coffees at Big Island Candies. As you journey further towards Kilauea, Kailani’s National Park certified guide will show off all the historical sights and unforgettable viewpoints in the park. Explore lava tubes, steam vents, and picturesque vistas that will take your breath away. Relax and enjoy fine dining at Kilauea Lodge. Next, take in the spectacular night time views of Halemaumau Crater while snapping photos and video through our industry-leading spotting scopes. These up-close views of Kilauea’s eruption are not to be missed! Lunch and Restaurant Dinner included.

Tour Info

Price: $229 for Adults / $199 for Children (Age 5-11 years old)

Length of Tour: Approximately 12 hours (Afternoon and Evening)

Pickup Locations: All West Hawaii Hotels and Resorts

What to Expect

  • Itinerary
  • The first stop in Hilo is Rainbow Falls!  Experience the beauty of a Hawaiian waterfall and take pictures under the mango trees!  Passing by downtown, we’ll stop at the King Kamehameha statue and pay respects to Hawaii’s Great King. Across the bridge and near the airport we’ll be sure to stop for about 20 minutes at Big Island Candies for a bathroom break.  While there, guests are able to sample their famous cookies, sip some Kona Coffee, or cool off with an ice cream or smoothie.  From there, we’ll head directly to one of the world’s most-active volcanoes; Kilauea at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.  There, Kailani’s guides will show off the amazing landscapes including: Steam Vents, Halemaumau Crater’s Smoke Plume, Jaggar Museum’s view of Kilauea Caldera, and Thurston Lava Tube!  Just before sunset, we’ll provide an all-inclusive sit-down dinner at Volcano’s finest restaurant – Kilauea Lodge!  Choose from three entrees, bread, soups, salads, and a beverage of your choice.  After dinner, we’ll drive to Jaggar Musuem, the best viewpoint for the nighttime glow at Halemaumau Crater!  Finally, leave the driving to us as we journey back over Saddle Road to return you to your hotel.

  • Points of Interest
  • Rainbow Falls, Hilo’s King Kamehameha Statue, Big Island Candies, Jaggar Museum, Kilauea Caldera, Steam Vents, Halemaumau Crater, Thurston Lava Tube, Kilauea Iki Crater, Saddle Road, Mauna Kea State Park, Kilauea Lodge

  • What Kailani Tours Hawaii Provides
  • English-speaking driver/guide, Mercedes 15 passenger van, deli-style lunch, umbrellas in the event of rain, hot towel, dinner at Kilauea Lodge, bottled water, flashlight, and hot beverage.  This tour has a maximum of 10 passengers to provide plenty of headroom in the cabin and comes with a state-of-the-art audio and visual public address package.

  • What to Bring
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, camera, and a sweater or jacket for after sunset.

  • What to Wear
  • Although Hawaii is home to the endless summer, there are places and times where the temperature can drop substantially.  Weather at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park can range from 10 degrees C. to 25 degrees C. Saddle Road temperatures can get even chillier to perhaps 5 degrees C. Kailani Tours Hawaii recommends wearing comfortable footwear, a hat and sunglasses, and shorts or long pants.  Most guests wear a light jacket or bring long pants for after sunset.

  • Recommendations
  • This tour is for guests 5 years and older.  It does not include lengthy hikes.  This tour is not recommended for women who are pregnant or may be pregnant.  Passengers travelling with a wheelchair or walker are more than welcome to join our tour.  Kailani Tours Hawaii’s spacious Mercedes passenger vans provide the ultimate in comfort for guests hoping to avoid large 50 passenger vans and want a more personal and authentic Hawaiian Experience.  The Deluxe Volcano Experience is designed to give our guests an affordable first-class tour while experiencing all that Kilauea has to offer!

  • Disclaimer
  • Kailani Tours Hawaii is committed to providing five-star service to all guests.  Kailani Tours Hawaii will not refund tour price due to weather-related reasons.  We will promise an incredible volcano experience but unfortunately cannot control the weather.  Guests will be charged 100% of the tour price for cancellations made within 24 hours of the scheduled tour.

    Kailani Tours Hawaii is a Big-Island based deluxe tour company specializing in Kilauea Tours, Charters, and special events.  The company utilizes Mercedes Benz Sprinter vans, maintains the best touring equipment, and provides the highest level of service!

Tour Schedule:

  1. Pickup at Hotels and Resorts
  2. Picnic Lunch at Mauna Kea State Park
  3. Rainbow Falls
  4. King Kamehameha Statue
  5. Big Island Candies
  6. Crater Rim Trail
  7. Steam Vents
  8. Lava Tube
  9. Dinner at Kilauea Lodge
  10. Nighttime glow at Halemaumau Crater
  11. Brief Stargazing *Weather Permitting
  12. Return to Hotels and Resorts

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Our Location:

73­1333 Nawahie Loop Kailua Kona, Hawaii 96740