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Day Trips & Excursions

Endangered Native Habitats

Get your binoculars ready for a small group adventure tour to Mauna Kea Forest Preserve for fantastic bird-watching opportunities. Visit both rainforest and dry forest habitats for a great introduction to Hawaii's wide variety of bird species, with guidance from an expert local guide and bird enthusiast.
12 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Big Island BIG Volcano Adventure from Kona: Small Group

The Big Island of Hawai'i is one of the most diverse places on planet earth! Here you have an opportunity to get a taste of this very special place. This small-group, or private tour focuses on the rainforests and waterfalls along Mauna Kea volcano’s famous Hamakua Coast, and Kilauea volcano in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. From striking sea cliffs, towering waterfalls, and vast volcanic lava fields, the scenery you’ll encounter is absolutely breathtaking! This tour ends with an opportunity to see the evening glow from Kilauea’s famous lava lake
12 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Hawaii's most Spectacular Tour - Mauna Kea Summit and Stargazing

Is this famous Mauna Kea Stargazing always been on your bucket list? Mauna Kea is a dormant volcano and the world’s highest mountain when measured from the oceanic base. Due to its high altitude, dry environment, and steady airflow, Mauna Kea's summit is one of the world's best locations for astronomical observations. Our tour starts from Kailua-Kona where you will meet our guide and tour will begin in comfort with our luxury van. We will be passing on the Saddle road which is one of the most spectacular scenic roads in the world. When we arrive at Onizuka Visitor Center, we will be staying about 30 min to adjust to high altitude. Finally, our tour will continue to the summit where the highest point we can explore and enjoy the world’s best sunset. After sunset, you can observe stars with an astronomical telescope in front of the Visitor Information Center. *While VIC is closed due to its construction, our guide will set up a telescope for the telescope viewing.
8 hours
Kid Friendly

Mauna Kea Summit & Hawaii Volcanoes National Park- Bigisland 1day Tour from Kona

Explore our Once-in-lifetime exclusive tour that you can’t find anywhere else. Two of the planet’s most spectacular landscapes on Big Island, Mauna Kea, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, can now be visited on the same day from Kona, Big Island with our Super Grand Big Island 1 Day Tour. This 190-miles small group tour is a magnificent experience to explore the wonders of Hawaii volcanoes national park and the grandeur of Mother Nature of Mauna Kea in a day. You can explore the clouds and an endless sky at the top of Mauna Kea and discover the myths surrounding what is currently known to be the world’s largest active volcano. This day tour also includes fascinating attractions on the Big Island like Kona Coffee Farm, Saddle Road, Rainbow Falls, and Hilo town. This tour starts from Kona area and finish at Hilo. You can end your tour at Hilo airport or come back to Kona since we provide a return service to Kona or Waikoloa. *Please expect another 80 miles driving way back to Kona.
11 hours