Twilight Volcano Adventure
by Hawaii Forest & Trail
EXPEDITION
TOURS
HIKING
VOLCANOS
NATIONAL PARK
FAMILY FRIENDLY
SIGHTSEEING
LUNCH/DINNER

Journey through Hawaii Island’s incredible range of ecosystems and climate zones before experiencing first-hand the phenomena that makes it all possible – an erupting volcano.

This in-depth experience takes you off-the-beaten path to sites unknown to most visitors.

 

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Visit must-see spots within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, home of Pelehonuamea, the Hawaiian deity of volcanoes
  • Your interpretive guide will share with you the geology, and natural and cultural history that make Hawaii Volcanoes National Park one of the most fascinating places on earth for residents, scientists, and visitors alike Venture down Chain of Craters Road to the coast through rainforests, lava flows, and cinder fields
  • Get up close and personal with volcanic formations such as lava tubes, steam vents & craters
  • After dark, experience the red glow of Pele’s eruption deep inside Halemaumau Crater

INCLUDED
  • Deli style lunch with assorted soft drinks, juices and bottled water.
  • Picnic dinner, snacks, assorted beverages, bottled water, and hot cocoa.
  • Walking sticks, flashlights, day packs, warm wear and rain ponchos.

THINGS TO KNOW

What to Bring & Wear

  • Comfortable walking shoes, long pants, and a light jacket.

Restrictions 

  • Guests should be able to hike on uneven or rocky terrain. We sometimes encounter cool, wet or muddy conditions. Other tour restrictions may apply.

How much hiking do we do?

  • We’ll stop a couple times throughout the adventure for short hikes of up to 1.5 miles.

Will we get to see active lava?

  • Due to the dynamic nature of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Kilauea Volcano, active lava viewing conditions change daily or even hourly. The best viewing of current eruptive activity is on our Twilight Volcano Adventure.
  • Please contact our office staff for the most current volcano conditions, or visit the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory's Eruption Update page.
  • We will do our very best to get you as close as is safe and legal.

Afternoon trips depart daily from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters or Queen’s Marketplace at Waikoloa. 

Tour time is approximately 12 hours round trip.

Tour start and end time change with the seasons;

January 1 - February 15: 10:20 AM  thru 10:10 PM

February 16 - April: 10:40 AM thru 10:30 PM

April 23 - August 31: 11:00 AM thru 10:50 PM

September 1 - September 3:  10:40 AM thru 10:30 PM

September 5 - October 9: 10:20 AM thru 10:10 PM

October 11 - November 30: 10:00 AM thru 9:50 PM

December 2 - December 30, Monday, Wednesday, Saturday: 10:00 AM thru 9:50 PM

 

 

 

 


ACTIVITY LOCATION

There are three different locations for pickup

  1. Hilo Headquarters - Located at Big Island Trading Co right by Ken's House of Pancakes, this location serves as the departure point for all Hilo based Hawaii Forest & Trail tours.
  2. Queens' Marketplace - The backside of this popular shopping serves as a pickup location for many of our adventures. Look for Charlie's Thai Cuisine, and we'll be at the curb!
  3. Kona Headquarters - Located across the street from Home Depot, our Kona Headquarters is a departure point for many Hawaii Forest & Trail Tours. This location also has a 900 sq foot retail store that includes outdoor gear and apparel, books, maps and gift items.

 


CANCELLATION POLICY

I agree to Hawaii Forest & Trail’s 24 hr. cancellation policy for parties of 5 or less, and 48 hr. cancellation/change policy for parties of 6 or more. Cancellations within the cancellation period and “no-shows” will be charged the FULL AMOUNT of the tour.

To initiate the cancellation process, please refer to the cancellation link that can be found inside the confirmation of booking email you'll receive from MyConcierge

I understand that every person in my party will need to Participant-Agreement prior to joining the tour.

For any cancellations, please contact Hawaii Forest & Trail directly at (808) 331-8505 

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