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Evening Volcano Explorer From Hilo

Highlights
  • Afternoon and evening tour of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park from Hilo
  • See the lava flows of a former eruption that buried a local town
  • Tour the park’s craters, steam vents, and lava tubes in daylight and at sunset
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Evening Volcano Explorer From Hilo
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Evening Volcano Explorer From Hilo
From US$155.21
Overview
Experience the geological wonders of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in the light of day and after sunset with this tour from Hilo. Visit a village buried by an eruption and a black sand beach, and learn about the park’s explosive history as you explore steaming craters, vents, and lava flows with a ranger-trained guide. Taste volcanic wine along with a delicious dinner at Volcano Winery, and watch for molten lava and other activity as the sun sets across Mt. Kilauea.
What to Expect
Meet your driver and guide in downtown Hilo, and begin with a startling look at the power of Hawaii's active volcanoes. Visit the site of Kalapana, a former village completely destroyed by lava flows, and the island’s newest black sand beach at Kaimu. See the Painted Church of St. Damien, a sacred site that was moved several times to save it from advancing lava.

Enter Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, stopping at the historic Jagger Museum to learn more about the Big Island’s geologic history. Explore the park’s diverse topography with your ranger guide, from lush rain forest to simmering craters and hissing steam vents. Taste the product of the area’s mineral-rich soil at nearby Volcano Winery, where your group will get a private tour of vineyards and tea orchards before sitting down to dinner and a glass of wine. Head back into the park before the sun sets to watch the changing light wash over Mt. Kilauea and look for glowing lava flows and other volcanic activity.
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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile
What an experience!!!

We just came back from the „evening volcano tour“ with our fantastic and funny guy Campell! The tour started in Hilo, next to our hotel, when we went off to the black sand beach. Amazing view of only 27 year old earth. Then we headed...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 6 April 2018
Great way to learn about the Big Island!

Having never been to the Big Island of Hawaii, my spouse and I decided to book a tour. We had only one other couple in our van on our chosen day. Our tour guide, Paul, was extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and informative throughout the entire tour....More

Thank Maui2014NMR
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile
Fun day

We booked this tour for the day starting in Waikoloa. Our tour guide was Levi and he both knew his stuff but also added personal and whimsical stories throughout our day. The most interesting part of the day was the National Historic Volcano as this...More

3  Thank Jane L
Reviewed 2 January 2018
Facinating

This was a long day but interesting and fun. Our tour guide John O was a master. He know his stuff and could tell he loved the culture of his people and shared with us the importance of family. He was very knowledgeable about the...More

Thank Gmickers11661
Reviewed 6 December 2017
Fun tour, great guide!

An interesting and fun tour, with a very talkative, knowledgeable, irreverent and funny guide, Henry, who also knows the history of Hawaii, and that's very important for context. Went to the different lava flows, the steams, the lava tube, and the view of the glowing...More

2  Thank fbaezer
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