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VolcanoDiscovery Hawai'i - CLOSED

Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
+1 808-640-4165
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An awe inspiring day trip

There were 13 tourists aboard our van- 4 Americans, 5 Australians, 2 Londoners, and a couple from... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2014
Heidi S
Springfield, Virginia
Best thing we did during our week-long vacation to the Big Island

This was by far the best experience ever! I found this tour company by doing research on Trip... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2014
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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VolcanoDiscovery Hawai'i is now proud to support educational excursions through the non-profit Friends of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park! By supporting the Friends, clients are provided with a captive expert guide of the same high quality but at a significantly lower cost than a luxury tour, with proceeds directly funding forest restoration, the Hawksbill Turtle (Honu 'ea) Recovery Project, the Nene Recovery Project, the park's Junior Ranger program, and the Youth Internship Program for underserved, at-risk students to work in the park. To experience the best of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park with an expert instructor or naturalist guide, contact the Hawai'i Volcanoes Institute-On-Demand. Guides with VolcanoDiscovery training are available by special request through the Friends based on availability. VolcanoDiscovery continues to provide volcano news and global volcano travel despite discontinuing its Hawai'i luxury tour service.
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15 Oct 2014
“An awe inspiring day trip”
1 Sep 2014
“Best thing we did during our week-long vacation to the Big Island”
Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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Reviewed 16 October 2014

There were 13 tourists aboard our van- 4 Americans, 5 Australians, 2 Londoners, and a couple from Dubai. Our guide Matt knew every inch of the park. His knowledge of volcanoes and this park in particular was amazing. There was a lot of climbing in...More

2  Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 2 September 2014

This was by far the best experience ever! I found this tour company by doing research on Trip Advisor, and I have to say the excellent reviews are all true! We were a family of four and had a great 6 hour tour with Erik....More

4  Thank anm123
Reviewed 24 August 2014

One of the most scenic & beautiful excursions we took in our 2 weeks do island hopping - & that's saying something! Arthur was very knowledgable & had a true passion for his work. Wonderful experience all the way around.

2  Thank Jessie S
Reviewed 20 August 2014

As we were working to a tight schedule, we could only fit in the 4 hour tour, but nevertheless managed to fit in all the highlights, concentrating on the crater area. Erik, our guide collected us from our accommodation in Volcano Village, and showed us...More

3  Thank GJH6169
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Our six hour tour of Volcano Park was easily the best part of our entire two week trip. I'd been to the park before, but this was a unique experience and really brought the entire park to life for all of us (50 year old...More

1  Thank sgarst
Reviewed 12 August 2014

We were a party of 6 and we booked a customized tour with Volcano Discovery for August 5th in Hilo. Our tour guide Arthur was amazing! He showed us everything we wanted to see from lava tubes, volcanos to waterfalls. He was knowledgeable and engaged...More

1  Thank Anna M
Reviewed 9 August 2014

My wife, grand-daughter and I toured the big island with Arthur. We saw many of the endangered plants (including the Silver Sword), endangered birds (including the Hawaiian Hawk), happy face spider, and, of course, the volcanos. Arthur is a wonderful, friendly, smart, and very accommodating...More

1  Thank frankp94
Reviewed 31 July 2014

A wonderful experience watching the volcanoes. Erik, our guide, was very knowledgeable and told us a lot of information at every stop. He knew all about the local flora and fauna, the geology of the island, the culture of native Hawaiians, and the animals that...More

4  Thank Porter G
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Wow, what a wonderfull trip. If you are serious about seeing all there is to see about volcanos in Hawaii. This is the way to do it. Erik was our guide, came on time to the rendez-vous point. He is very knowledgable and brings you...More

1  Thank Asaillant421
Reviewed 16 July 2014

I can honestly say this was one of the best parts of our trip! We learned so much about the park, and saw things that we would never have seen had we not had Erik as our guide. I highly recommend working with Volcano Discovery...More

1  Thank Kim M
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