Discover Hawaii with Hawaii Outdoor Guides


Hike on the active Kilauea volcano inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, through tropical and unique rain forests, along enchanting beaches and shores, and enjoy the spectacular sights of an island that has been shaped by lava and waterfalls. Immerse yourself in this paradise and marvel at the incredible diversity of coral reefs and their fish, sea turtles, dolphins, and whales (whale season: December - April). Welcome to the island of Hawaii, also called the Big Island.

Hawaii Outdoor Guides has a Risk Free Reservation and Money Back Guarantee if you cancel at least 24 hours before the start of the tour (see details).

Live crater webcam image


Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Kilauea Halema'uma'u crater live webcam

What we offer


We offer the Big Island’s best guided tours for small groups. Sure, there are larger tour companies on Hawai’i Island, but none offer the level of care and customization that we can provide.
We have access to the best places at the best times. Katie and her team of professional guides will be your Hawai'i island guides as we visit unbelievable reef ecosystems, active lava flows, and quiet camping locales.
From the longest of overnight tours, to the islands’ only land-based snorkel tour we’ve got you covered. Reserve your experience by calling or emailing us.
We are an insured and permitted tour operator and a member of the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau. Don't settle for less!

Aloha!



Guide in Volcanoes National Park
Lead Guide Katie



Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Certified Guide
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Certified Guide

Choose your tour


Day Tours:
Small-Group Volcano Tour + iPad

Overnight Trips:
2 Day Overnight Camping Tour
3 Day Overnight Camping Tour
4 Day Overnight Camping Tour

What is included in the tour prices:
- Transportation with Kona pick up
- Experienced guide
- Gear for overnight trips: Snorkel gear, boogie boards, tents, dive lights, kitchen gear, and more!

For more information about the tours please look at the tour pages to the left. If you have any further questions about the tour or would like to make a reservation, you can write us an email to
info@hawaiioutdoorguides.com
or call us at 1 888 886 7060
or local at 808 937 5472.

Thank you for your interest and we hope to see you soon on one of our tours.

Hawaii Outdoor Guides



Field Dispatch


Volcano Tour + iPad: Small-Group Big Island Tour with Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Kona Coffee Farm


Kilauea Volcano Tour + iPad: Small-Group Big Island Tour with Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Kona Coffee Farm

Have you seen glowing lava at night? Felt the hot steam coming from a steam vent? Walked on lava fields? Seen a coffee tree and tasted fresh brewed Kona gourmet coffee? Viewed videos of ancient Hawaii on your personal iPad? The iPad Volcano tour is one of our most popular tours because we do all this and more. We spend time on the beach with turtles basking on the black sand, hiking to a lava tube, all with a small group of people and iPads to enrich the experience.

Watch the video below for a brief overview of the tour.

 

Kilauea volcano tour - glowing lava in Halema'uma'u

Price:
Adult: $179 plus tax, Child (6–17): $119 plus tax

Capacity: 10 guests maximum

Pick up: individual pick up time depends on your location:

In Kona between 9-10 am

Waikoloa (Hilton, Marriott, Kolea, Lava Lava Beach Club, private rentals) and Kona airport (KOA) pick up between 9-10 am (call to confirm, $10 extra charge per person for airport pick up)

Highlights:
+ 12 hour tour with Kona or Waikoloa pick up
+ Volcanoes National Park (fees included), Thurston Lava Tube, Steam Vents, Halema’uma’u Crater
+ Picnic lunch, snacks, and warm dinner (typically a hearty soup with bread and dessert) provided with fresh local ingredients
+ Kona coffee farm tour
+ Punalu’u black sand beach
+ iPad use during tour (may share iPad with one guest)
+ Air conditioned transportation

To reserve this tour online:

Or call us at 888-886-7060 or 808-937-5472
Or send us an email to info@hawaiioutdoorguides.com

When making your booking, please let us know your pickup location and if you have any allergies / food preferences so we can plan accordingly.

The trip:

Route map Volcano Tour + iPad

Pickup in Kailua Kona, drive through downtown Kailua Kona with Hulihee Palace, Stone church, coastal views, all with background pictures and videos on your personal iPad (may share iPad with one guest), Kona coffee farm tour with option to buy coffee, Punalu’u Beach Park for turtles basking on the black sand. Picnic lunch, Volcanoes National Park for hiking: Kilauea volcano and Halema’uma’u crater, place where lava covers the road, Kilauea iki overlook, hike to Thurston Lava tube, sulphur banks and steam vents and finishing the tour with viewing the glowing lava lake at Halema’uma’u and a warm dinner (soup). On the drive back to Kona you are welcome to play games, listen to music and watch movies on a personal iPad.

What to bring: Walking shoes, dress in layers for weather ranging from warm to very cold, warm rain jacket, money if you would like to buy coffee or souvenirs.

More information about Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Kilauea volcano tour - Kilauea iki crater and Kilauea caldera with Halema'uma'u crater in the distance

 

Kilauea volcano tour - glowing lava in Halema'uma'u

 

Kilauea volcano tour - Scrumptious lunch with beautiful view

 

Guide explaining lava tree molds to guests

 

Kilauea volcano tour - Honeymooners at Halema'uma'u crater look out

 

Kilauea volcano tour - Lava covering the road

 

Kilauea volcano tour - Volcanic steam vents

 

Kilauea volcano tour - Guide pointing at a pig fern and explaining the story of the pig god Kamapua'a

 

Kilauea volcano tour - Learn about Holua sledding on the iPad

 

Lava Enters the Pacific Ocean – Big Island of Hawaii

 

Kilauea volcano tour - Thurston lava tube

 

Kilauea volcano tour - Explore the inside of a volcano and hike through a lava tube

Kilauea volcano tour - Sulphur Banks

 

Kilauea volcano tour -Jackson's chameleon male in orange tree on coffee farm

 

Kilauea volcano tour - Black sand beach with tide pool and group in the distance

 

Kilauea volcano tour - Olivine crystals in lava rock

To reserve this tour online:

Or call us at 888-886-7060 or 808-937-5472
Or send us an email to info@hawaiioutdoorguides.com

When making your booking, please let us know your pickup location and if you have any allergies/ food preferences so we can plan accordingly.