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Big Island Volcano and Waterfalls Tours

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Address: 610 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4421
Phone Number: +1 345-946-6444
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Our tour takes you to view the largest and most active volcano in the...

Our tour takes you to view the largest and most active volcano in the world, the Kilauea Caldera. The Kilauea Caldera is a massive crater encircled by plumes of sulfuric smoke, and the signs of lava destruction are everywhere. The lava flows are constantly shifting, and our tour takes you as close as possible to see them. On our tour, you will walk through an actual lava tube which include extensive lava flows and Hawaii's unique black sand beaches. Later, you’ll pass through lush rainforest as our guide points out many native tropical plants, such as red ginger and ginseng. Our tours take in 10 major Hilo attractions ensuring you have a spectacular day in Hilo.

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Cap'n Bob made this a really great tour

Did this tour from Oahu on a day trip. Capn Bob was our brilliant and knowledgable tour guide. We really enjoyed the volcano part. The start of the morning was also great. It... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Did this tour from Oahu on a day trip. Capn Bob was our brilliant and knowledgable tour guide. We really enjoyed the volcano part. The start of the morning was also great. It dropped off a bit mid morning with a visit to a nut factory and an orchid shop - really a garden centre. That was a low point.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This was a great way to see some important sites on the Big Island without doing the driving! Mike was a fantastic guide. He picked us up at our condo in Kona on time. We stopped at a bakery on the way to Volcano's National Park. We made a couple of stops there and went on towards Hilo and hit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

A must do while in Hilo, Hawaii. Our tour guide, Jim Carey, was Awesome! ! The tour is about 12hrs but well worth it!! The guide was so knowledgeable and personable.

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Frankston, VIC, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

The One Day Volcano Tour on Big Island. If you intend to see the Live Lava flow then you have to go on a tracking tour. The One Day volcano Tour takes you round the island and shows you the craters, Volcano Rocks that erupted & Lava Flows that have solidified. For this tour the cost per person from Waikiki... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

If you are planning a helicopter ride to see the big lava display on the Big Island of Hawaii this week you will probably be as disappointed as I was. There was a tiny trickle of red flowing into the sea, if you had a good pilot as we did. A couple of small spots were visible further up the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Once in a lifetime experience. We were fortunate enough to see an active volcano - even feel the heat from the open doors in our helicopter. The waterfall portion was disappointing for the price. Pleasant staff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Miranda's Tours is by far one of the best. Mel was our guide and he made our tour truly remarkable and memorable. He was very knowledgeable and most informative. All 8 of us in our group agreed that Mel gave us a fantastic and enjoyable tour. He was always accessible and most willing to answer questions and be helpful in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Wonderful day tour taking in the sights of Rainbow Falls and Akaka Falls then on to the Lava Tube and Volcano. Lunch is included, and highly worth doing when you visit Hilo.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

We visited Volcano national park last year and it is one of the most amazing sight we ever visited. Lava tube ia amazing. Couple of days can be spent there but because we were not driving, we could not enjoy it as much. This is one activity which should not be missed while in BIG ISLAND.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

The volcano bike tour was a fun outing for us and our three kids. It was very interesting to learn more and see a volcano up close. Our guides were very knowledgeable and helpful. We would have enjoyed more bike riding - it was definitely set up for the "less fit" with lots of breaks built in. However, still an... More 

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