Kilauea Hike & Glow Hilo in Pepeekeo, HI

KapohoKine Adventures28-1177 Old Railroad WayPepeekeo, HI 96783
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Overview

Offered by KapohoKine Adventures in Pepeekeo, the Kilauea Hike & Glow tour is specially designed for guests wanting a tour that’s a little more off the beaten path. Tour highlights include saddling between the Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea volcanoes, visiting the Kilauea Visitor’s Center, enjoying a picnic-style lunch, exploring the Jaggar Museum, relaxing over dinner near Kilauea Volcano, and more.

Description

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This is a specialized tour designed for adventurous guests looking to get off the beaten path and head off to unique areas of the Park not normally visited on organized tours. Starting at your resort in Kona, your guide will pick you up and drive you through the "saddle" between Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea volcanoes. Make a quick stop at our store in Hilo for provisions before heading off to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Here you will discover what makes this unique place a UNSESCO World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Preserve.

Tour Highlights:
- Kilauea Visitor's Center
- Picnic style lunch
- Jaggar Museum
- Thurston Lava Tube
- Volcano House
- Dinner with views of Kilauea Volcano
- Halemaumau Crater

Tour Duration: 12 hours from Kona; 8 hours from Hilo
Activity Level: Strenuous

What to Bring:
Video and/or still cameras, government issued ID, and E-ticket/voucher.

What to wear:
Comfortable hiking clothes (shorts are ok), light jacket or sweater, sunglasses and hat, and sturdy closed-toe hiking shoes are required.

Military-grade LED flashlights, umbrellas, walking sticks, camera tripod to share, mosquito repellant, sunblock, snacks and beverages (water, soda, juice) all day, picnic lunch and dinner at the Volcano House, all entrance fees and access to private locations are included.

Restrictions:
- All guests (including children) should be able to negotiate a strenuous 4-mile hike, unassisted, which includes a high number of steep uphill and downhill sections. Guests with small children are responsible for providing their own child carriers to safely navigate the entire hike.
-Volcanic emissions, including sulfur gas, may affect those with respiratory concerns.
-Participants should be prepared for immediate evacuation in accordance with directions given by County, State and/or Federal officials.
-Participants under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult.

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somans4
"Excellent trip the guide was fantastic our day was extremely utilised and great value for my money"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed February 19, 2018 NEW
Excellent value for money guide was fantastic and the day was fully utilised dinner was not catered for vegetarians a roll may have been added to the menu
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Anonymous
"Great time!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed February 19, 2018 NEW
The staff was very professional and super nice! We had a great time and the views were fantastic. Our driver,Jon, was also very friendly and knowledgeable. He told us all kinds of interesting information about the island, its history and Pele. This day was outstanding.
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Brenda M
Redwood meadows
"Awesome adventure"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed February 18, 2018 NEW
Loved this hike, beautiful views and a very patient guide Erik. Made it enjoyable even in the rainy weather. A lot of knowledge, great food and wine. Anyone who enjoys the outdoors will love this tour.
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Anonymous
"Night volcano tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed February 18, 2018 NEW
It was a literal torrential downpour with so much fog you could not see the crater or even the glow from the Caldera..extremely disappointing. Also could not go thru Thurston lava tube because of flooding. Dinner was very small, glass of wine and walk thru jager museum. Not worth the $290 I paid for our 13th anniversary tour
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didi1551
Honolulu, Hawaii
"Kristen"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed February 18, 2018 NEW
We did the Zippin Volcano tour. My mom, who is 73 really wanted to do the zip line portion. I on the other hand am deathly afraid of height and bridges and this tour does have some suspension bridges and obviously there are heights. I decided to do the tour because I could not let my mom and my 12 year old son show me up. We did the Volcano part first and our driver was Jesse. This was interesting and educational and we saw some amazing sights. Then we made our way to the zip line course, Orie was our driver and he was polite and respectful. We got suited up and were ready to zip. At this point I had a meltdown. My fear got the best of me but luckily for me Devin was one of our guides. He ended up being my therapist through the course. He did some breathing exercises with me and was super encouraging. He was not pushy and allowed me to take my time and when I was ready I jumped. It really was an amazing day. The other zip line guides, David,Tiffany, and Dishman (?), were great too. They made us all feel safe and cared for and were never made us feel rushed. I normally don’t give reviews but this excursion was so fantastic that I had to give a shout out to the amazing guides and drivers on this tour.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kilauea Hike & Glow (Hilo)

What is included with this tour?
Lunch, Dinner and snacks are included. We will also provide guided hiking tour in the Volcanoes National Park with entrance fees, flashlight, walking stick and umbrella.

What should I bring?
Bring comfortable hiking shoes (closed toed), light jacket, camera. 

How do I set up my pick-up from a hotel?
You will call the number on your E-ticket voucher at least 24 hours prior to tour time to set-up your pick-up location. 

What is the activity level of this tour?
This tour is strenuous with several miles of hiking. Tours operate rain or shine.