Kilauea Expedition: Lava Hike, BBQ Dinner & Wine Tasting (from Hilo)

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Hike to Kilauea's most active eruption site, coming as close as possible to red-hot lava. Enjoy inner at Volcano Winery and watch the crater glow after dark.

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Embark on a hike around Kilauea, the most active volcano in the world, in search of flowing lava. Experience the surreal twilight world of the Big Island as you trek several miles over black stone and crushed rock toward vents that regularly glow with volcanic activity. Experience the beauty and power of nature firsthand, and definitely don't forget your camera, as opportunities to get this close to areas with live volcanic activity are rare. The hike back will be starlit, offering a different look at the island's beauty.
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Price
Groups of 4 or More
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You can book a minimum of 4 and maximum of 13.
Adult/Child (Age 12 & over)
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GE Tax 4.166% included
If you are traveling with a party of four or more people, book this package to check instant confirmation availability. Dates with instant confirmation availability are marked with an asterisk on the calendar.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 9.5 - 10.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • From Hilo free x per person
      From Hilo free x per person
  • Inclusion: Beverages / Bottled water / Lunch / Backpack / Headlamp / Walking stick / Snacks / Flashlight / Camera tripod (shared) / Mosquito repellent / Sunblock / Umbrella
Package detail / Schedule
Groups of 1 to 3
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
You can book a maximum of 3.
Adult/Child (Age 12 & over)
USD 134.37
USD 134.37
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 12 & over)
USD 134.37
USD 134.37
GE Tax 4.166% included
Looking to go solo or with one or two friends? No problem. Book this package to check availability for your preferred date.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 9.5 - 10.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • From Hilo free x per person
      From Hilo free x per person
  • Inclusion: Beverages / Bottled water / Lunch / Backpack / Headlamp / Walking stick / Snacks / Flashlight / Camera tripod (shared) / Mosquito repellent / Sunblock / Umbrella
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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  • Drop-off/Check-out
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  • 10:45-11:00 Pick-up at Kona / Waikoloa
  • Drive to Hilo (Kapohokine Store) (2 hrs)
  • 12:00 Drive to Kilauea Hiking Trail
  • 13:00 Lava Expedition Hike (4 hrs)
    Hike is approximately 2 miles each way. A picnic lunch will be served during the hike.
  • 17:00 BBQ Dinner at Volcano Winery (1 hr)
    Enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner and wine tasting at the Volcano Winery.
  • 18:00 Hawaii Volcanos National Park Visitor's Center (2 hrs)
    Stop at the Hawaii Volcanos National Park to watch the magnificent glow of the lava flow after dark.
  • 20:00 Drive Back to Hotels (2 hrs)
  • 20:30-21:15 Check-out & Drop-off
Notes
Restriction(s)
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    • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • Guests with neck, back or joint problems are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children 12 years old and above can participate in this activity.
    • Guests must be physically fit and able to navigate stairs and across uneven terrain while carrying 15 pounds.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • A valid government-issued photo ID
    • Bottled water
    • Closed toe shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
    • Clothing that can get dirty
    • Long pants
    • Long sleeve shirt
    • Hat
    • Sunglasses
    • Camera
    • Sweatshirt / light jacket
Requirement(s) - Others
  • All Packages
    • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
    • Minors are required to have a parent or guardian sign their liability waiver.
Additional Note(s)
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    • This activity operates regardless of weather.
    • The menu is subject to change without notice.
    • You will share the transportation with other customers.
    • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
    • Volcanic emissions, including sulfur gas, may affect those with respiratory issues. If you have any concerns, please consult with a physician before participating in this activity.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
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FAQ
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What is the lunch menu?
  • Lunch Menu: (choice of one)
    • Italian Cold Cut Sandwich: Italian ham and Genoa salami, provolone cheese, fresh tomatoes, lettuce, dill pickle and Maui onions, topped with olive oil dressing and black pepper on an Italian-style roll with garlic, basil and oregano seasoning.
    • Chicken Sandwich: Diced chicken sautéed in olive oil and butter with black pepper, soy sauce, steak sauce, ground red pepper and mayonnaise on an Italian-style sub.
    • Tuna Sandwich: Albacore tuna, diced celery, black pepper, Maui onion, carrots, basil and oregano with mayonnaise spread on an Italian-style roll.
    • Ham Sandwich: Italian ham, provolone cheese, dill pickle, white pepper, olive oil and vinegar with mayonnaise and mustard on an Italian-style roll.
    • Veggie Sandwich: Lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, onion, bell peppers and carrots.

    All sandwiches can be ordered as a gluten-free salad.
How strenuous is the hike?
  • The hike is moderately strenuous, and covers approximately 4 miles round-trip over uneven terrain.
Does this tour enter Hawaii Volcanoes National Park?
  • No, this tour does not enter the national park. The guides will take you to areas around Kilauea, such as Kalapana, in search of active lava flows.
Are molten lava viewings guaranteed?
  • No, the presence of molten lava cannot be guaranteed. The emergence of molten lava is an unpredictable phenomena. In the event that molten lava is not found, refunds will not be issued.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 134.37
USD 134.37

Taxes & fees included

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Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 9.5 - 10.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch
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