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Kilauea After Dark - Volcanoes National Park & Night Lava Viewing Tour


A unique look at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Kilauea Volcano at night, one of the most active volcanoes in the world! A perfect excursion for night owls.

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Visit the Kilauea Volcano at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park after nightfall! Explore this unparalleled World Heritage Site with your personal excursion specialist. On your way to the park, visit the famous Punalu’u Bakery for a delicious lunch and stroll along the shores of Punalu’u Black Sand Beach.Then see the amazing glow of the lava lake just below the surface of Halema’uma’u Crater. This molten lava is reflected in the gas plumes above it. When the conditions are right the plumes send a beautiful glow up into the night sky.
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This activity is not available to book at this time.
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    • Guests with asthma or other respiratory problems are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • Children 7 & under or 80 lbs (36 kg) or less are required by State Law to ride in a car seat or booster seat.
    • All participants under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
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    • Closed toe shoes
Requirement(s) - Others
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    • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
Additional Note(s)
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    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The menu is subject to change without notice.
    • Viewing of molten lava or glow is not guaranteed.
    • Departures from Hilo will include dinner only and will not stop at Punaluu Bakery or Punaluu Black Sand Beach. Instead, Hilo guests will stop at a black sand beach in beautiful Kalapana.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
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    • You can book a maximum of 11.
Activity provider
Nui Pohaku
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How strenuous is this activity?
  • Hiking is rated intermediate with approximately two miles of hiking over uneven surfaces at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
What is the dinner and lunch menu?
  • Lunch (Kona & Waikoloa departures only): Your choice of a delicious deli sandwich including either Turkey, Ham, Tuna or Veggies. All sandwiches come with lettuce, tomato and Swiss cheese on a delicious Punaluu sweet bread roll with condiments on the side. Juice drinks, chips, and a snack basket are also included.

    Dinner: Dinner will be chosen the morning of the tour and will include a choice of Teriyaki Chicken & Rice, Cheeseburger & Fries, Veggie Stir-fry & Rice or Chili & Rice. All choices come with a Salad Bar.

    On Friday night enjoy a special Hawaiian Buffet for a delicious island dinner!
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 21:30 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


(4.80/5.00) 4.80 / 5
(5 reviews)

Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 7.5 - 10.5 hour(s)
Availability Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Meal Lunch, Dinner


by: Rosemary
It was so great seeing the lava hitting the ocean at night. You could see the red lava coming out of the lava tube and hitting the ocean. It was a 4 mile round trip walk, but well worth it.
by: Jena
Erin and Nathan were awesome!! They were informative and funny! Kept our interest the whole time! I'm a local girl and still learned so much from our tour! Thank you for an awesome tour! Thank you for...more
by: Teri and Norty
Got picked up in Kona about mid-day by Amanda and ended up with a small group of four people total. She was very friendly, welcoming, personable and knowledgeable. She was chatty in a good way and kep...more

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