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Overlooked by the Manua Loa and Mauna Kea volcanoes, Hilo is a laid-back coastal settlement full of sprawling banyan trees, local produce markets, shops, and art galleries. While the town itself is a peaceful getaway, Hilo is most famous for its proximity to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Wailuku River State Park.

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Big Island in a Day: Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Sightseeing, History

Big Island in a Day: Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Sightseeing, History

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The Big Island of Hawaii has a diverse ecosystem unlike anywhere else on the planet, and on this day-long nature tour, experience the beauty of its black-sand beaches, thundering waterfalls, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. If you’re lucky, find Hawaiian green sea turtles basking on the coast. Since the tour only requires a moderate amount of walking, it's an educational adventure for travelers of all ages, with snacks and refreshments included.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hawaii Big Island Circle Small Group Tour: Waterfalls - Hilo - Volcano - Black Sand Beach

Hawaii Big Island Circle Small Group Tour: Waterfalls - Hilo - Volcano - Black Sand Beach

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Circle the Big Island of Hawaii along the Mamalahoa Highway on this guided, full-day, small-group adventure. Travel almost 250 miles and visit the two biggest cities on the island, Hilo and Kailua-Kona. Climb through several climate zones and native rainforest to the summit of the world’s most active volcano inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. All while learning about Hawaii’s history, culture, religion, geology and fragile ecosystem. All entrance fees plus a hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Mauna Kea Summit and Stars Small-Group Adventure Tour
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Mauna Kea Summit and Stars Small-Group Adventure Tour

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Experience big skies and incredible nighttime views on this Mauna Kea stargazing trip with a small group. Join no more than 28 guests for a pre-trip picnic at a historic Hawaiian ranch, proceeded by a ride in a 4x4 luxury van to the summit of the Big Island's tallest peak. After admiring a sunset view, continue down to 9,000 feet (2,743 meters) for a stargazing session, complete with a telescope, hot chocolate, and dessert. The trip also includes a guide and a hooded parka to keep you warm.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Big Island Day Trip: Big Island Volcano Adventure Tour from Oahu

Big Island Day Trip: Big Island Volcano Adventure Tour from Oahu

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Stroll the black sand beaches in Hilo and feel the cool spray of Rainbow Falls on this full-day trip to the Big Island from Oahu. Learn about the island's fascinating geography and catch glimpses of the impressive Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Round-trip airfare and all on-island ground transportation are included.
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  • 13 hours 30 minutes
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Small Group Waipio Valley and Waterfalls Adventure

Small Group Waipio Valley and Waterfalls Adventure

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See three of the Big Island's most famous waterfalls in a single day on this guided tour. Travel along the Hamakua Coast to Akaka Falls, Hi’ilawe Falls, and Rainbow Falls, and swim at a private waterfall. Learn about the history and legends of the island from a guide. Lunch, snacks and hotel transport are included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hilo Shore Excursion: Volcanoes National Park, Rainbow Falls and Highlights

Hilo Shore Excursion: Volcanoes National Park, Rainbow Falls and Highlights

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Sample a cross-section of outdoor sights on the Big Island during this shore excursion exploring Volcanoes National Park, waterfalls, orchids and more. Discover the postcard-perfect Rainbow Falls before visiting the amazing volcanic steam vents and unique geology around Kilauea Volcano. Before your day is done, check out a botanical garden filled with rare orchids, snack on macadamia nut treats at a local farm, and visit a gorgeous black sand beach. A guide, park entrance fees, snacks, and round-trip port transport are included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Helicopter Lava and Rainforests Adventure from Hilo

Helicopter Lava and Rainforests Adventure from Hilo

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A must-do for adrenaline junkies, this aerial adventure takes you over the island’s volcanic landscape, so you can peer into craters and spot lava. Plus enjoy views of waterfalls and other natural features of the Big Island while aboard.
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  • 55 minutes to 1 hour
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Circle of Fire Helicopter Tour from Hilo

Circle of Fire Helicopter Tour from Hilo

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Fly over Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on a scenic helicopter flight from Hilo. Enjoy an aerial perspective of the Kilauea and Mauna Loa volcanoes and stunning views of the most geologically active environment on earth. Ride in comfort and safety in an ECO-Star helicopter. You'll hear informative commentary from your pilot as you spot the Halemaumau Crater and other sights in the national park.
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  • 45 minutes
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Volcano National Park Adventure From Kona
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Volcano National Park Adventure From Kona

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No other tours are available that visit the locations we are offering. Both tours are genuinely unique to the island. It is very rare to ever get to talk with a local Geologist, let alone get to spend the day with one. Our 3 slogans are: • The only volcano tours guided by Geologists in Hawaii • Join us for a "Chance of a Lifetime" Adventure on our Volcano Tours. • Adventure and fun with a real Geologist as your guide to the most active volcano in the world!
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hawaii Volcano Adventure Tour from Hilo
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Hawaii Volcano Adventure Tour from Hilo

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is famous for its ever-flowing lava and the planet’s most massive active volcano. This tour journeys to top natural landmarks in and around the park. Visit Rainbow Falls, Richardson black sand beach, Historic Banyan Drive, Liliuokalani Gardens, Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory, Akatsuka Orchid Nursery, and the active volcano of Kilauea. You also get the opportunity to walk through a lava tube.
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  • 6 hours
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Volcano Unveiled Tour in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
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Volcano Unveiled Tour in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Experience the Big Island’s beautiful volcanic landscapes on this full-day excursion. After a convenient pickup from select hotels, enjoy a scenic drive on Saddle Road, take a picturesque hike in Volcanoes National Park, and feast on a delicious complimentary lunch. Explore a magical lava tube, Kauhi Cave, while learning about the island’s fascinating history from an informative guide. Finish with a pau hana (Hawaiian for “happy hour”) featuring locally-sourced appetizers.
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Triple Crater Hawaii Volcano Hiking Adventure

Triple Crater Hawaii Volcano Hiking Adventure

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Explore three volcanic craters during one great trip on this 11.5-hour excursion on the Big Island. Travel aboard a high-end Mercedes van as you trek to the still-steaming Mauna Ulu, enjoy an amazing hike across Kilauea Iki crater and discover the summit of Kilauea Caldera. All entrance fees, plus a deli-style lunch and and local-style dinner are included.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Big Island Highlights Small Group Tour

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Big Island Highlights Small Group Tour

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is unlike anywhere else on the planet, where one of the world’s most active volcanoes sends lava dripping towards the sea, and a towering mountain lies dormant and ready to pop. On this tour of the National Park, hear the legends of Madame Pele, the mythical Hawaiian fire goddess, a tour from Hilo to the eastern coastline and climb to the rim of Kilauea volcano. On this small group tour, your guide will customize the pace and number of sights. When you book, note your lunch requirements in the checkout field.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hilo Shore Excursion: Active Volcano Waterfall Black Sand Beach

Hilo Shore Excursion: Active Volcano Waterfall Black Sand Beach

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Experience some of the Big Island’s top attractions during this day trip to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the sights around Hilo. Learn all about volcanoes as you marvel at Halema'uma'u crater and explore the massive Kilauea Volcano. After an included picnic lunch, you’ll see Rainbow Falls and visit a black sand beach known for its green sea turtles.
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  • 7 hours
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Ultimate Circle Island Explorer From Kona Or Kohala Resorts
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Ultimate Circle Island Explorer From Kona Or Kohala Resorts

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Punaluu Black Sand Beach, Akaka Falls, and the Waipio Valley are just some of the natural wonders on this Big Island sightseeing tour. Don’t miss a visit to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and sample local products like Kona coffee and macadamia nuts at stops along the way. This comprehensive itinerary is ideal for anyone who wants an overview of Hawaii in one day. All entrance fees are included.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Evening Volcano Explorer from Hilo
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Evening Volcano Explorer from Hilo

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Explore the fascinating world of active volcanism, biological diversity and past and present Hawaiian culture at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Visit Kalapana, a village destroyed by advancing lava, and the black sand beach on the island. Learn about everything from active volcanic craters and steam vents to the historic Jagger Museum. Enjoy dinner at Volcano Winery, featuring a private tour with wine tasting, then watch for current activity at Kilauea Volcano, the most active of the five volcanoes in Hawaii. Hotel pickup and drop-off provide for a seamless experience.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour

Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour

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Explore the Big Island of Hawaii on a private, guided, full-day adventure. Customize the itinerary to fit into any preferred interests or schedule. Climb aboard a spacious, air-conditioned, 15-passenger van to see the sites from Hilo, Kona, Waikoloa or Kohala. Check out everything from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to waterfalls, botanical gardens or a Kona gourmet coffee tasting. Not sure where to go or what to see? Ask the guide for expert recommendations. A hotel or airport pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 2 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Maunakea Stellar Explorer HILO

Maunakea Stellar Explorer HILO

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Hawaii’s natural wonders aren’t only on land and in the sea—the Big Island is also a prime spot from which to admire the wonders of the solar system. This tour is the only one that includes both afternoon solar viewing and nighttime stargazing, accompanied by astronomy experts. Visit Rainbow Falls and the Kaumana lava caves, then explore the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and use a state-of-the-art solar telescope and Dobsonian telescope to spot solar flares, galaxies, star clusters, and planets.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Volcano National Park Adventure from Waikoloa
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Volcano National Park Adventure from Waikoloa

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• The only volcano tours guided by Geologists in Hawaii • Join us for a "Chance of a Lifetime" Adventure on our Volcano Tours. • Our Mercedes Vans offer a level of sophistication and comfort you won’t find in an ordinary shuttle bus. We transport our guests in luxury and class. • Adventure and fun with a real Geologist as your guide to the most active volcano in the world!
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Big Island Adventure Bundle: 5 Epic Audio Driving Tours

Big Island Adventure Bundle: 5 Epic Audio Driving Tours

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Shaka Guide is an audio tour app that gives you the benefits of a guided tour with the freedom to explore on your own terms. This Big Island Tour Bundle comes with five socially-distanced audio driving tours: • South Island Epic Coastal Journey (8-10 hour tour) • North Island Jungle Adventure Loop (8-10 hour tour) • Kona Big Kahuna Loop (4-6 hour tour) • Kohala Coast and Backcountry Tour (3-5 hour tour) • Volcanoes National Park Tour (6-8 hour tour) The app uses GPS to give you turn-by-turn navigation to historic sites, popular attractions, world-class beaches and scenic hikes with stories about the places you’re visiting and music to entertain you along the way. All Shaka Guide Tours... • Never expire - take them multiple times or buy in advance • Work 100% offline - no data or wifi necessary • Let you take the tour when you want - download the tour and choose the day that works best for you *Please use the link in your confirmation email to download the app*
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  • 5 days
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Circle Island Experience from Kona
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Circle Island Experience from Kona

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Get breathtaking views of Hawaii from the air! On this deluxe, two-hour helicopter tour of the Big Island, you’ll take off from Kona and fly above newly created black sand beaches, spectacular waterfalls, along the coastline and over the Waipio and Waimanu valleys. Soar above rainforests, macadamia nut orchards and live volcanoes. Enjoy executive seating in a Bell 407 helicopter. For a guaranteed window seat, make sure to upgrade to the preferred seating option.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
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Volcano Adventure - Search the Most Recent Active Volcano from Kona
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Volcano Adventure - Search the Most Recent Active Volcano from Kona

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Discover Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and other attractions on the Big Island on a full-day tour from Waikoloa, Hapuna, Kailua-Kona, or Keauhou. Your guide shares highlights including Rainbow Falls, Saddle Road, and Punaluu Black Sand Beach. You'll get great views of the two active volcanoes: Kīlauea and Mauna Loa, and experience the natural beauty of Akatsuka Orchid Gardens. It'll be a stress-free trip as it includes a guide, transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off from select hotels.
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  • 10 hours
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Big Island Tour : Hilo Tour with Waterfall
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Big Island Tour : Hilo Tour with Waterfall

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Discover the gardens, scenic wonders, and tasty treats of Hilo on a half-day group shore excursion. This tour is perfect for travelers who want to see it all, but are short on time. Comfortable transportation takes you from port to the city's most noteworthy natural attractions, including Rainbow Falls, Kilauea Crater and the Steam Vents. Amateur botanists are sure to enjoy visits to the Japanese style Liliuokalani and Atasuka Orchid Gardens.
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  • 6 hours
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Volcanoes Adventure Tour from Hilo
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Volcanoes Adventure Tour from Hilo

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Embark on an epic adventure on this Volcanoes National Park tour from Hilo. Journey into the largest and most active volcano on earth with your friendly, professional guide, and pay a visit to the Richardson Blacksand Beach. Learn about the incredible landscapes that roll out before you and gain insight into the geological and ecological implications of Mother Nature on this stunning park. See the Akatsuka Orchid Nursery, Rainbow Falls, the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory and so much more on this memorable tour that hits so many of Hawaii's hot spots.
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  • 6 hours
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Should I book Hilo tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Hilo can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Hilo 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Hilo costs USD 14.99. Guided Hilo tours start around USD 14.99 per person.
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