Kona Coffee & Craters
by Hawaii Forest & Trail
WILDERNESS
TOURS
HIKING
FAMILY FRIENDLY
SIGHTSEEING
LUNCH/DINNER

Venture onto private land behind 3 locked gates to explore the upper slopes of Kona’s very own volcano – Hualalai.

This journey provides intimate, unique access to volcanic sites and one of Kona’s most famous coffee farms, all within a short distance.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Exclusive access onto Hualalai volcano and into a native forest
  • Stand on the edge of precipitous volcanic craters that plunge deep into the earth below
  • Make your way through an intact lava tube unaltered by humans
  • Enjoy a private coffee estate tour and samples of 100% Kona coffee, tea, and chocolate

INCLUDED
  • Deli style lunch with assorted soft drinks, juices and bottled water.
  • 100% Kona coffee samples served at coffee farm.
  • Walking sticks, warm wear, day packs and rain ponchos.

THINGS TO KNOW

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.

What to Bring & Wear

  • Comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen and a light sweatshirt or jacket.

How much hiking do we do?

  • We’ll stop a couple times throughout the adventure for short hikes of less than ½ mile.

Is there elevation gain?

Our tour ranges from sea level to 6,000 feet. We will meander on a single track trail through native forest with a mild elevation change of approximately 30 feet. While exploring the lava tube, expect to descend and ascend approximately 30 - 40 feet.

How many different types of volcanic features will I see?

  • Along the tour, we’ll see a 200 year old lava flow, spatter cones, fissures and collapse pits.

Do we need any special type of equipment to explore the lava tube?

  • The lava tube we visit is perfect for the casual adventurer. We’ll descend via earthen steps with a rope to assist and there’s enough ambient light to see all of the major features inside the cave.

Is Hualalai Volcano active?

  • Technically speaking, yes. Hualalai’s last eruption ended in 1801 so it is considered active. However, magma is not close to the surface so we won't see any geothermal activity.

Tours depart daily from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters. 6 - 7 hours round trip.

Other pickups available. Please contact us for full details +1 800-464-1993


ACTIVITY LOCATION

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 review the Participant-Agreement prior to joining the tour 

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

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