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The Volcano Van Private Tours

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Address: 73-1311 Onaona Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-8639
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We are a personal and private tour provider serving all areas of the Big...

We are a personal and private tour provider serving all areas of the Big Island of Hawai'i, We allow our guests to get an up-close look at the Big Island's great volcanoes, including world famous Kilauea, the most active volcano on earth. Whether you're staying in the rain forests of Hilo, or the sun-drenched beaches of Kona and Kohala; we'll pick you up and introduce you to a day full of unforgettable excitement!

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What a day!

4 of us (2 adults, a 9 year old and an 11 year old) spent a terrific day with Scott. He put together a tour featuring places we might have missed, peppering every stop with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
CKBush13
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Rhode Island
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

4 of us (2 adults, a 9 year old and an 11 year old) spent a terrific day with Scott. He put together a tour featuring places we might have missed, peppering every stop with information and humor (particularly appealing to our goofy son). It was a relaxed, educational trip around the beautiful island and even included an effort to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is long overdue. We visited Big Island at the end of February and had the most amazing experience thanks to Scott!!! My husband and I stayed on Maui for our vacation but really wanted to see active volcano and lava so we planned a one day trip to the Big Island. We were debating if we should rent... More 

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New Haven, West Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can't control the weather, but having a wonderfully fun guide driving you around the island, made it an excellent adventure. Thank you Scott for keeping me and my family entertained and laughing, while the tiki gods did a rain dance. I definitely recommend the Volcano Van to families of all ages who are looking for a fun island tour.... More 

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Thank yorkwv
Clinton, Connecticut
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

5 of us (2 adults, an 8 year old and 2 18 year olds) spent a day touring the big island with Scott. He is full of knowledge about the island and it was interesting to learn about the islands and volcanos. He explained the topography and how it was formed throughout the trip. Saw gulches, lava tube/cave, black sand... More 

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Thank Pamela M
san antonio
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful full day private tour with Scott. He is very professional, warm and an informative guide. He tailored the tour so we had a taste of the entire island. My 75 year old mother and I were taken care of from the prompt pick up to the end of our long adventurous day. We had a lovely... More 

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Thank orcrest
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We went on this tour with Scott on Friday! We were with one other couple. It was a big day but well worth the trip. Scott's knowledge and enthusiasm about volcanoes and the island in general is infectious and provides an abundance of facts and info to keep you interested the whole trip. We got to see several land marks... More 

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Thank Brochelle G
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Great day in and around Hilo. Scott, Volcano Van's sole proprietor and owner is very well versed in volcanoes and the history of the island. We are a family of 5 with kids ages 13, 11, 8. We stopped at a local coffee shop, iconic breathtaking ocean views, recent lava fields and ultimately the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park to see... More 

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lemont, il
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Our party of 4 adults did a custom tour with Scott in Feb. We did not want to do a lot of hiking and he was very accommodating in planning a full Island tour for us. He made sure we experienced the 10 climate zones found on the island and gave is a full narration of the formation of it... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Scott was s hoot. Very passionate about his tour and deeply cared about giving us a great experience. Learned so much about the island, volcanoes and experienced 10 different climate zones!

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Bedford, NH
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

My wife and I spent a few days on the Big Island of Hawaii and wanted to get out to the Volcano since it was very active this February when we were there. Our hotel arranged a tour with Scott of the Volcano Van for us. The tour was amazing, Scott knows the national park like the back of his... More 

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