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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
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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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One flew over volcano

We flew over Big Island with helikopter without the doors. The Mother Nature let us show only a small part of lava but apart from that this was a wonderful adventure

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Joanna L
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Warsaw, Poland
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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We flew over Big Island with helikopter without the doors. The Mother Nature let us show only a small part of lava but apart from that this was a wonderful adventure

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Melbourne
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this tour based on all the reviews but were sorely disappointed as we saw no lava except for a short glimpse of a tiny redness on the black lava. This review is no reflection of this particular company but what one would expect flying in a helicopter over the volcano and what one actually sees. It is natural... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good overview to understand big island history, geography and culture. Our guide is Kai is very knowledgeable and friendly - we seem the turtle on black sand beach, seen volcanoes eruption at Jagger museum at Hawaii volcanoes national park, did lava tube, seen and feel steam vent - 6D effect with smell of sulphur, warm from steam volcano , rain,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Melvin was our tour guide - he was very knowledgeable and friendly! He made sure we were on track, and took us to few more sites when we had some time leftover! I would recommend this tour if you're not into hiking too much. It was a nice mixture of walking and driving around!

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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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Hilton, New York
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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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