Ultimate Volcano Experience

Tour Description

This South route has everything; history, culture, great black sand, turtles, coffee and Kilauea. This unique exploration through historic Place of Refuge, world-famous Kona coffee country, Punalu’u Black Sand Beach and Kilauea’s newest eruption is the newest and most-exciting sightseeing tour on the island.  This tour showcases Kona’s best views, exports and the raw nature of the active volcano – Kilauea!

*Lunch and Restaurant Dinner Included.

**Due to constantly changing conditions at Kilauea volcano, eruption viewing is subject to change and are not guaranteed on this tour. Typical experience is a view from 3-5 miles away. Civil defense prevents us from getting closer. We will do our best to show what the volcano provides. Kailani Tours Hawaii reserves the right to cancel due to unsafe conditions. In this event, Kailani Tours Hawaii may issue refunds.

Tour Info

Price: $239 for Adults / $215 for Children (Age 5-11 years old)

Length of Tour: Approximately 12 hours 

Pickup Locations: All West Hawaii Resorts and Hotels

What to Expect

  • Itinerary
  • Pickup at Hotels and Resorts
    Optional Coffee Tour at Kona Joe’s
    Place of Refuge and Painted Church (time permitting)
    Picnic Lunch provided by Daylight Mind
    Punalu’u Bakery
    Punalu’u Black Sands Beach
    Dinner at Kilauea Lodge
    Lava and volcano chasing in Puna district with spotting scopes
    Brief Stargazing *Weather Permitting
    Return to Hotels and Resorts

  • Points of Interest
  • Kona Joe Coffee, Punalu’u Bakery, Place of Refuge, Painted Church, Punalu’u Black Sand Beach, Current and recent eruption locations, Kilauea Lodge

  • What Kailani Tours Hawaii Provides
  • English-speaking driver/guide, Mercedes 15 passenger van, deli-style lunch, optional coffee farm tour, soft bake cookies, umbrellas in the event of rain, hot towels, dinner at Kilauea Lodge, bottled water, first-class wafers, flashlight, and hot beverage. This tour has a maximum of 12 or 13 passengers to provide plenty of headroom in the cabin and comes with a state-of-the-art audio and visual public-address package.

Tour Schedule

  1. Pickup at Hotels and Resorts
  2. Optional Coffee Tour at Kona Joe’s
  3. Place of Refuge and Painted Church
  4. Punalu’u Bakery
  5. Punalu’u Black Sands Beach
  6. Kilauea Lodge Dinner – 3 courses
  7. Lava and Volcano Hunting to Active Locations. (Conditions Permitting)
  8. Brief Stargazing *Weather Permitting
  9. Return to Hotels and Resorts

For our Japanese partners, check out tours at www.kona5.com

Our Location:

73­1333 Nawahie Loop Kailua Kona, Hawaii 96740