Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is home to Kilauea, one of the world’s most active volcanoes. As recent as 2018 this volcano erupted leveling entire communities. Drive through the park to discover the landscapes that Kilauea has transformed while visiting scenic lookouts and hiking through lava fields. Along the way you'll learn the myths and legends that tell the story of this unique site.
Here are just a few of the fun things you can do on the tour!
• Travel along Crater Rim Drive
• Hike Devastation Trail
• Visit Kilauea Visitor Center
• Walk the Kilauea Iki Hike
• Grab a bite to eat at Volcano House
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Recommended Start Time: 10:00 a.m.
Tour Starting Point(s): Entrance of Volcanoes National Park
Direction: Loop, ending where you began
Please Note: This tour does not go to the Pahoa area where the eruption took place.
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The park is constantly changing. For updates visit the park’s site here. If you notice any inaccuracies or changes in the tour - please feel free to reach out!
Wear layers and bring a jacket, temperatures vary drastically in the park.
In Hawaiian the word malama means “to take care” and the word aina means “land.” When you’re in Hawaii, we ask that you practice this and pick up your trash; respect the marine life, plants, and animals; and avoid spots that are unsafe. Hawaii’s natural resources are precious, it’s up to all of us to help preserve these resources for generations by respecting the aina when you visit.
Entrance to Volcanoes National Park costs $30 per car.
This tour takes about a half day to complete, depending on how many hikes you choose to do. Even if you do all the hikes on this tour, you’ll be able to finish it in one day.
Here’s our packing list for this tour. It may seem a little long, but remember, what you bring depends on the activities you choose to do for the day.
This tour begins at the entrance of Volcanoes National Park and guides you to popular spots in the park.
Here are some of the popular spots you can explore on the tour!
How much you spend truly depends on what you do along the tour route, but here’s a breakdown of some costs:
No, this tour can only be done in one direction.
Yes! Feel free to join the tour along the route. If you don’t begin at one of the tour starting points you’ll miss a few stories, but you’ll still have a great experience.
It's your vacation - what you see and do is up to you. You choose where to stop on the tour and how long to stay.
Every tour stop, story and song has been carefully curated so you can make the most of your vacation.
We use GPS to give you reliable, turn-by-turn navigation to our favorite spots. We’ve done the research so you don’t have to.
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