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HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK TOUR

Description

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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Half-Day Tour (4-6 Hours) 45 Narration Points

​Features

  • Beaches

  • Views

  • Hikes

  • Snorkeling

  • Local Food

  • Storytelling

Tour Stops

  • Visitor Center

  • Steam Vents

  • Kilauea Military Camp

  • Sulphur Banks Hike

  • Kilauea Iki Overlook

  • Thurston Lava Tube

  • Kilauea Iki Crater Trail

  • Devastation Trail

  • Puhimau Crater

  • Thermal Hot Spot

  • Devil’s Throat Crater

  • Pauahi Crater

  • Mauna Ulu Fissure Hike

  • Muliwai O Pele

  • Kealakomo Overlook

  • Halona Kahakai

  • Pu’u Loa Petroglyphs Hike

  • Holei Sea Arch

  • Kilauea Lookout

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HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK TOUR

Tour FAQ’s

Where does the tour go?

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! 


  • Volcano Village
  • Kilauea Visitor Center
  • Crater Rim Drive
  • Sulfur Bank
  • Kilauea Iki Hike
  • Mauna Ulu Fissure Hike
  • Mauna Loa O Mauna Ulu
  • Volcano House

For help planning your day check our Volcanoes National Park Tour suggested itinerary and here's everything you need to know before you go!

What should I pack and budget?

  • Sneakers & hiking clothes
  • Jacket, temperatures vary drastically in the park
  • Water
  • Bug spray
  • Towel
  • Bathing Suit & sandals 
  • Sunscreen 
  • Sun Glasses and/or Hat
  • Snacks
  • Car Charger
  • Camera
  • Cash (see budget below)


How much you spend really depends on the activities you choose to do along the tour route, but here’s a breakdown of some costs. 


  • $9.99: Shaka Guide’s Volcanoes National Park Tour
  • $30.00 per car: Volcanoes National Park entrance (cash or credit) 
  • $15.00 per person: Lunch in nearby Volcanoes Village 

Can I join the tour along the route?

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. 

Can I take the tour in the opposite direction?

No, this tour can only be done in one direction. 

Other Questions? Contact Us!

Still have questions? Send us an email at aloha@shakaguide.com or give us a call on 1-888-250-2261.

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Gretchen Shawver | May 2021
My hubby and I loved this app! Best value for the money NO QUESTION. You can spend as much or little time at a stop, no waiting on the entire group. Also this allows you to stop and take senic pics along the way. We are so very pleased. Thank you Shaka.

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nikki31421 | May 2021
The best $15 you’ll spend on the island, to leave with a full days worth of memories!! Beautiful scenery you won’t see without that guided tour. Makes a road trip easily entertaining with great stops along the way.

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jennnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnny | May 2021
We learned a ton and saw things we weren’t planning on, but loved! Looking forward to exploring other islands with Shaka!
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