Small group volcano tour – the glow show


  Right after the sun is below the horizon and the soft glowing light in the sky caused from the refraction and scattering of the sun’s rays from the atmosphere appears, volcano tour guests and park visitors can witness the red reflections in the volcanic fumes leaving the lava lake. On a clear day, the [...] read more

On April 1st, 2015, posted in: Hawaii Volcano Tour, lava glow by K

Lava Tube Tours


Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) is not the only lava tube but it is by far the Big Island’s most popular lava tube. The lava tube is part of our guided volcano tours and the short round trip hike is about 1/3 mile long and takes about 15 minutes. Before we reach the entrance to the [...] read more

On February 1st, 2015, posted in: Hawaii Volcano Tour by K

Special Tour to Transfer Station Apaa Street, Pahoa, Hawaii, June 27 Lava Flow, October 2014


Hawaii Outdoor Guides started the first tour to the now accessible and well known Transfer Station at Apaa Street in Pahoa, Hawaii, where guests on a small group tour can get a close up view of the  June 27 lava flow that has shut down the Transfer Station in October 2014. For up-to-date information and availability regarding [...] read more

Q&A Friday, November 14

Aloha! Join us this Friday, November 14 to “talk story” with Hawaii Outdoor Guides during an hour-long Facebook chat! 8a HST; 10a PT; 1p EST (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Post by Hawaii Outdoor [...] read more

Nene gosling, green sea turtle, chameleon, fern, lava glow on Hawaii Volcano Tour


A few snapshots taken during a Kilauea Volcano Tour + iPad: Small-Group Big Island Tour with Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Kona Coffee Farm                     read more

TripAdvisor Names Kailua-Kona, Hawaii as Travelers’ Choice Destination On The Rise in the US

TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, announced the winners of its 2013 Travelers’ Choice™ Awards for Destinations on the Rise. Kailua Kona was named as top destination in the US. Hawaii Outdoor Guides (www.hawaiioutdoorguides.com) is based in Kailua Kona and many of our tours leave from the Kona area. We are looking forward to 2014! [...] read more

On December 4th, 2013, posted in: Hawaii Volcano Tour, Kilauea Volcano Tour Kona by K

5 wild and endangered Nene geese and 4 green sea turtles


Yesterday’s group that was on the Kilauea Volcano Tour + iPad: Small-Group Big Island Tour with Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Kona Coffee Farm, was lucky and got to see 5 wild and endangered Nene geese and 4 green sea turtles that were resting on the beach!   read more