Day trip

Big Island: Evening Volcano Explorer from Hilo

4.6 / 5

9 reviews

Activity provider: KapohoKine Adventures

Big Island: Evening Volcano Explorer from Hilo

Activity provider: KapohoKine Adventures
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From US$ 252.25 per person

Likely to sell out

Visit a black sand beach and explore the current activity at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, then enjoy a delicious dinner.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 13 participants


  • Visit and explore a Black Sand Beach
  • Explore the current activity at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Walk past the current steam vents and sulfur banks
Full description
Start with a drive through quaint Hilo town where you’ll drive along the historic waterfront before heading out to the old fishing village of Kalapana. Your National Park Service certified guide will discuss the volcanology, geology, and history of Kilauea Volcano, as well as providing in-depth narration on the various lava flows and flora and fauna that you’ll be passing by.  Hike out across the lava flow to the new black sand beach. Stop by Star of the Sea Painted Church, moved by the community twice to save it from advancing lava flows in 1990, this decommissioned church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Next travel to the crown jewel of Hawaii, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. V isit the Kilauea Visitor’s Center, the Kilauea Iki Crater Overlook, and Steaming Bluffs. Stop in at the famous Volcano House for incredible views of Kilauea Caldera, and hike to the cracks and sinkholes in the paved roads left behind by the historic eruption of 2018.
  • All entrance fees
  • Dinner
    Not suitable for
    • People with heart problems
    • People with respiratory issues
    • People with back problems

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    Meeting point

    Grand Naniloa Double Tree Hotel KapohoKine Adventures Store 93 Banyan Dr Hilo, HI 96720

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Closed-toe shoes

    Not allowed

    • Open-toed shoes

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    •  Must wear closed toe shoes
    •  You should not have any heart problems or medical conditions
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5

    based on 9 reviews

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    Best tour we took on the island! Our tour guide, Eric, was excellent! He is very knowledgeable about the island of Hawaii, it’s history, and Volcano National Park. He combined dry facts with a sense of humor that made the tour so much fun! We would highly recommend specifically asking for Eric if you take this tour. You will see amazing sights, learn about the volcanoes, and have a lot of fun too! 5 stars! Wayne Blankenship and Max Torgersen

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    January 15, 2023

    Suprisingly awesome

    Firstly have to mention and say thanks to the agency to exercise the tour even through I was the one and only customer. And I cannot express gratitute about the amazing guide I obtained for this trip. Fun...information value and places we did visit were breath taking. Communication, check in and tour itself were smooth. Staff perfectly friendly and helpful. Guide professional and still human. All feel like a friends trip than organized tour Highly recommending! One more time, thank you very much for this amazing experience! King regards Andreas/Ondřej

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    June 5, 2019

    An amazing your, excellent guide but a thing to recognize is that they respected our reservation and we did the tour only 2 people. Very responsible team. Highly recommended!!!!

    September 19, 2021

    Product ID: 206436