Big Island Full Day Volcano Tour in Hilo, HI

Discover Hawaii Tours"Hotel Pick-up"Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, HI 96718
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Hosted by Discover Hawaii Tours in Hilo, the Big Island Full Day Volcano Eco-Tour offers an exciting experience unique to the island of Hawaii. Guests can walk along the gaping Hale’mau’mau Crater, visit the Jagger Museum, discover exotic birds in the rainforest, see black sand beaches, walk through the Thurston Lava Tube and more. Tours last from 10:30 a.m. until approximately 7:30 p.m.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Travel Experts
  • Tour duration: approx. 9 hours.
  • Round trip Hilo area hotel transportation available.
  • Cost of lunch is not included with tour. Snack opportunities available throughout tour.
  • Wear comfortable, sturdy footwear for uneven terrain.


from Big Island Full Day Volcano Eco-Tour
On this exciting Hawaii volcano tour, you will explore Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, where you will walk beside the gaping Hale’mau’mau Crater and visit the fascinating Jagger Museum. Learn the geology of the volcano and what its fascinating history and ever changing climate. Spot exotic birds in a native rainforest, walk inside the Thurston Lava Tube, and witness, firsthand the Kilauea Iki Steam Vents.

Also enjoy the Big Island's awe-inspiring Rainbow Falls, and historic Hilo Town. Stopping at a black sand beach along the way up to the volcano, get out and enjoy the experience of how different and unique black sand feels between your toes!

Time/Duration: 10:30 am-7:30 pm (approx.)

Departure time varies due to neighbor island passenger arrival. Exact pickup time will be printed on your confirmation letter.

Pick-Up from Most Hotels in Hilo area: Pick-Up at a consolidated location no more than 3 minutes from your hotel. The phone number for pick-up location is provided after reservation is complete. (Located on E-Ticket). Professional Tour Guide Included. Transportation in clean, air-conditioned mini-coach.

Reserve Hawaii Customer Reviews

Susan-Jane Bynoe
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"Fabulous Day"
February, 2015
This tour was amazing. Our guide, YB (Yong Bok), was knowledgable, personable and very enjoyable to spend the day with. He really tried to make people welcome and was always willing to take photos and answer questions. The sights around the volcanoes were incredible. Having never been this close to active volcanoes we were amazed at the variety and beauty of what at first seems desolate landscape. The lunch location was the best of any of our 4 tours. Thanks YB for a great day.
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Tip: Long day Some hiking involved but not bad

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St. Thomas
"Remembering Pearl Harbor"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 18, 2017 NEW
Keith, our tour guide for the day, was all smiles when he picked us up at 6:00am for this full-day excursion. His delightful personality, wacky sense of humor and wealth of knowledge about the the history of the islands - and Pearl Harbor, in particular, made for a fun, interesting and informative day from start to finish. The battle ship memorials were very emotionally moving and our tour of the Pacific Aviation Museum (tour hosted by the very enthusiastic and very knowledgeable guide, Laughlin) offered an amazing look back at some of the history preceding and during WWII. We spent 10 days on Oahu and this was, by far, the best day of our stay - Highly recommended!! Thanks for a great day ~ Dominic & Cathy Kichenside (South Lake Tahoe, CA)
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Douglas, Isle of Man
"Pearl Harbor and island tour with Cousin A"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 18, 2017 NEW
We weren’t looking forward to the 5.50am pick up but boy were we glad we did this trip! Cousin A was brilliantly amusing, informative and entertaining! We were carefully and respectfully shepherded along the many stops with only one Hula penalty for disobeying the conch! Great day out and Pearl Harbor so thought provoking.
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Perth, Australia
"Pearl Harbour Tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 16, 2017 NEW
When my hubby booked this trip I was a little concerned that it was for a full day (picked up at 6am) as we have two kids (aged 8 & 10 at the time). I thought it would be way too long for them and boring. How wrong I was! Keith, our guide, was absolutely amazing. A very personable guy, with entertaining stories and a lot of knowledge. When we reached Pearl Harbour Keith explained everything that was going to happen that day, timings, where to go etc. and it was all awesome. The museum, the film, the submarine, everything. It really did take until 4pm to do everything, but it went so fast and the kids loved it. An awesome day. Can't recommend this enough.
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"Pearl Habour bucket list (Tick)"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 14, 2017 NEW
I pondered whether to give a 4 or 5 vote only because a hot dog or bowl if soup is not a light lunch in my book (I had a bit of a chuckle). So in the end I overlooked this insignificant issue and gave 5. I have wanyed to go to Pearl Harbour for years and thanks to the driver's good humour and professionalism, my experience was excellent. Thanks Keith.
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"Pearl harbor"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 11, 2017 NEW
Did battleships of ww2 via discover hawaii tours. Nancie was our guide and she was great. She was informative and accommodating. Picked us up at the hotel and dropped us off at cruise port. The tour was great. Pearl Harbor is a must see for everyone. I highly recommend Nancie through Discover Hawaii Tours.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Big Island Full Day Volcano Eco-Tour

Can your vehicles accommodate wheelchairs?
At this time, our vehicles can accommodate collapsible wheelchairs only. We ask that you let us know at the time of booking your tour that you will be traveling with a collapsible wheelchair. Many of the spots we are visiting on this excursion are not wheelchair accessible.

What type of vehicles do you use?
We use Luxury Deluxe Mini-Coaches equipped with air-conditioning, reclining seats and extra large sightseeing windows. Each bus seats 12-25 passengers.

What do I need to bring on my Big Island Tour?
We suggest wearing comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, camera, hat, sunglasses and a light jacket. Also, bring money for a no-host lunch stop; cost of lunch is not included with this tour. No swim suits.

Can anyone participate on this tour?
Volcanic fumes (VOG) are hazardous to your health. Persons with breathing and heart difficulties, pregnant women, infants, and young children are especially at risk should consult a health care professional before taking this tour to avoid potential health problems from exposure to fumes. All passengers are required to sign a release of liability form.