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Grand Circle Big Island Tour from Kona

Grand Circle Big Island Tour from Kona

Circumnavigate the Big Island to see its natural beauty and learn about its history.

Enjoy a scenic drive along the southern coast of Hawaii to view Kealakekua Bay and get spectacular views of the coastline from your Kona Coffee stop. Ask your knowledgeable guide about Captain Cook and the history of the area.

Continue your adventure around the southern tip of Hawaii to Volcanoes National Park, dubbed Pele's Playground (admission included). Tour the Jagger Museum and watch a spectacular video filled with volcanic eruptions...discover the informative displays and walk through the Thurston Lava Tube...and drive by Kilauea Iki (a pit crater near the summit) and the Steam Vents.

Leave the volcanoes behind as the tour heads to Hilo. Enjoy a stop at Big Island Candies for a sweet tour. Established in 1977, they manufacture & market fine quality candies & cookies. Partake in some complimentary Kona coffee and free samples!

By the end of the day, you will have literally circled the island! After this amazing tour, you will be returned to your Kona hotel.

Please Note: This tour offers pickup from Kona hotels only. If you are staying in Hilok, it is approximately a 2.5 hour drive to Kona.

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Tour/Activity Details

Length

9 hours

Time

8:00 am daily
See Special Schedule Details.

 

Pick-ups available from Kona hotels only; if you are staying in Hilo, the drive to Kona is approximately 2.5 hours. Please order online or call 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

Description

Special Schedule Details

  • Tour will not operate during the Ironman Marathon in October.
  • On rare occasions, and due to external factors outside the control of tour sellers and operators (including inclement weather, maintenance, repair work, and/or filming for movies or TV shows), there is the possibility of not being able to visit one or more scheduled locations during your tour. If this occurs, a new location will be substituted or additional time will be spent at other tour locations.

Highlights

  • Circumnavigate the Big Island
  • Tour the south coast
  • Visit a Kona coffee plantation
  • See a famed black sand beach
  • Explore incredible Volcanoes National Park, Kilauea Iki crater, steam bluffs, fern tree jungle and Thurston Lava Tube (admission included)
  • Browse through displays at the Jaggar Museum
  • Drive past the many waterfalls of the Hamakua Coast
  • See Parker Ranch Shopping Center in Waimea

Important Tour Details

  • There will be a no-host lunch stop (lunch is not included in the tour price)
  • Admission to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is included.
  • Wear a light sweater or jacket for the volcano area.
  • Wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes as this tour traverses sharp, uneven lava surfaces.
  • Fumes (volcanic gasses) are hazardous to everyone's health. Guides strongly discourage visitors with heart or breathing problems - and infants, young children and pregnant women are especially at risk and should avoid being in areas where fumes persist.

Pick-ups available from Kona hotels only; if you are staying in Hilo, the drive to Kona is approximately 2.5 hours. Please order online or call 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

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Event Date:

October 23, 2017

Desired Time:

08:00 AM