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Epic Island Volcano Journey - Lava Tube, Black Sand Beach & Rainbow Waterfall

Hawaii Forest & Trail 05

Delve into caves shaped by volcanic activity

Embark on a full day adventure around Big Island! Visit all the must see sites of Volcanoes National Park, stop at Punaluu black sand beach, explore a private lava tube, visit a Tropical fruit farm and see Rainbow Falls from a private viewing deck.

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See the best the Big Island has to offer in one day on a round-trip odyssey from Kona that will take you to a renowned local coffee farm for a private tour and breakfast; through Volcanoes National Park to see smoldering craters and ancient lava tubes; to a private lookout over Rainbow Falls for a spectacular view that few get to witness; to the crystalline black sand beaches of Punaluu, where sea turtles may appear to bask in the Hawaiian sunshine; and into a private cave system where ancient forces once worked to shape the island.

Tour Highlights
Enjoy coffee farm tour with coffee tasting
Explore spectacular cave lava tube
Spend up to 3 hours touring Volcanoes National Park
Breakfast and lunch included

Tour Itinerary
  • Greenwell Coffee Farm – breakfast & coffee tasting
  • Punalu’u Black Sand Beach – look for sunbathing sea turtles!
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park – lunch & hiking with expert guide
  • Hilo tropical farm & Rainbow Falls

Tour Details
  • Approximately 11 hour tour
  • Easy to moderate hike rating – closed-toe shoes required
  • Includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, walking sticks, day packs, warm wear and rain ponchos

Savory Breakfast: Egg burrito, potatoes, croissants, oatmeal, fresh island fruit and banana bread, 100% pure Kona coffee, teas, hot chocolate, and juices. Vegan burrito option available.
Lunch: Sandwich choice of turkey, ham, tuna or veggie, chips, cookie, sodas and juice drinks. Gluten free options available. Chocolate Brownies & beverages.
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  • Duration (incl. transportation): 10.5 - 13.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Round-Trip from Select Kona Hotels free x per person
      Round-Trip from Select Kona Hotels free x per person
    • Round-Trip from Select Waikoloa Hotels free x per person
      Round-Trip from Select Waikoloa Hotels free x per person
  • Inclusion: Beverages / Coffee / Breakfast / Lunch / Raincoat / Walking stick / Admission fee / Snacks / Guide / Daypack
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 06:15-08:15 Pick-up & Check-in
  • 08:30 Greenwell Coffee Farm - Tour, Coffee Tasting & Breakfast (1 hr)
    Hawaii Forest & Trail 05 Visit one of the oldest and most traditional coffee plantations in Hawaii. Enjoy a delicious breakfast and get an immersive farm tour.
  • 09:30 Drive to Kula Kai Caverns (1 hr)
    En route to this unique geological landmark, your guide will give you some background information to help you get the most of your experience.
  • 10:30 Explore Kula Kai Caverns (30 mins)
    Hawaii Forest & Trail 05 This spectacular underground network was originally hollowed out by rushes of molten lava over a span of centuries.
  • 11:00 Drive to Punaluu Black Sand Beach (40 mins)
  • 11:40 Walk along Punaluu Black Sand Beach (25 mins)
    Hawaii Forest & Trail 06 Composed of fragments of volcanic rock, this stretch of black sand beach is a favored resting spot for Hawaiian sea turtles, which may appear during your visit.
  • 12:05 Drive to Volcanoes National Park (35 mins)
  • 12:40 Lunch & Tour at Volcanoes National Park (3 hrs)
    Hawaii Forest & Trail 05 Enjoy a tasty deli lunch and the chance to explore Volcanoes National Park with an expert guide. See smoking craters, massive craters and other features that tell the story of the Big Island's geological past.
  • 15:30 Drive to Hilo Tropical Farm & Waterfalls (1 hr)
  • 16:30 Hilo Tropical Farm & Waterfall Sightseeing (45 mins)
    Hawaii Forest & Trail 05 From fire to water, the Hilo area hides some spectacular waterfalls that are worth seeing at least once in a lifetime. This of course includes picturesque Rainbow Falls.
  • 17:15 Return to West Side (1.5 hrs)
  • 18:45-19:30 Check-out & Drop-off
    • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Although this tour does not include any heavy hiking, guests should be in good physical condition and be able to walk up to one mile continuously over uneven terrain.
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • Children 8 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Closed toe shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
    • Hat
    • Sunglasses
    • Camera
    • Sunscreen
    • Insect repellent
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
    • Minors are required to have a parent or guardian sign their liability waiver.
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The menu is subject to change without notice.
    • You will share the transportation with other customers.
    • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
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How much hiking will we do?
  • This tour will make a few short stops for hiking, each of which is no longer than one mile.
Are lava sightings guaranteed?
  • No. Due to the dynamic and unpredictable nature of volcanic activity, lava sightings cannot be guaranteed.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 16:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 235.60
USD 235.60

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Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 10.5 - 13.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Breakfast, Lunch
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Epic Island Volcano Journey - Lava Tube, Black Sand Beach & Rainbow Waterfall