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Live Volcano Tours on "The Big Island" of Hawaii

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There are 35 tours in this category that range in price from $93.90 to $2240.00.

Live Volcano Tours

Perhaps of all the features that mark the Big Island's landscape the Kilauea Volcano at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is the most exciting and dynamic!


For over 25 years the fountains of fire have continued with tremendous intensity and today Mt. Kilauea is the volcano with the longest-lived rift activity in known Hawaiian volcano history.


Its ever present and relentless march to the sea has proved unstoppable and has forever changed the landscape of the Big Island.


Sightseeing Tours by van can also be taken to see the sites and pick-up can often be arranged from either the Kona or the Hilo side of the island.


Perhaps the most intimate way to see the volcanoes however would be to go with one of the Hiking Tours that trek the safer outreaches of the volcano.


Often times you can get within just feet of the slowly moving molten lava but one should only go to these areas with guides who are aware of the safety hazards and limitations of the Hikes.


Lost in the rolling and fiery fields of lava have been thousands of archeological features and artifacts.


Temple and heiau sites have been covered.


Petroglyph fields and villages have been destroyed.


Large stretches of the Chain of Craters Road have been buried and it is estimated that every minute 130,000 gallons of molten lava are forced through giant cracks and "pu'u's" in the earth's crust and flow their way to the ocean where they continue to expand the acreage of theBig Island to make it an even bigger Big Island.


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Big Island Volcano Tours are very popular and are a "must" for your Big Island vacation.


The most exciting tours may be via Helicopter.


Since the rift area of Mount Kilauea is so large and in many cases so dangerous to traverse by foot, the best way to truly see the full scope of this natural phenomenon is from the air.


Air Tours can be by Helicopters which depart from either Kona or Hilo side or they can be on a special sightseeing plane.


Such planes in fact also depart from nearby Hawaii on a two hour flight over the channel to view the volcano before returning.


Any way you choose to do it the Big Island of Hawaii volcano tours of the active volcanoes are bound to be the highlight of your Big Island of Hawaii adventure.

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We sell tickets to 35 items in the category Live Volcano Tours on "The Big Island" of Hawaii.

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This is the most complete island air tour of the Big Island of Hawaii, including the active Kilauea Volcano, ancient Hawaiian settlements, lush green valleys, cascading waterfalls, black and white sand…

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$349.90
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This is the only tour operator offering a "Twilight Flight" over Kilauea Volcano. The surface flows of molten lava can only be seen from the air. At dusk the contrast allows for excellent lava viewing…

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$134.90
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Enjoy an amazing guided bicycle tour of the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawai'i and explore Kilauea Volcano from summit to sea. Your exciting day begins at the summit of Kilauea,…

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$138.90

Join this incredible guided bicycle adventure to the Active Lava Flow. We will head directly to Kilauea Volcano's coastal Active Lava Flow by biking along the gravel emergency access road. Enjoy coastal…

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$119.90
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Join Bike Volcano on an amazing guided bicycle tour of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawai'i, exploring the summit of Kilauea Volcano. Your exciting day begins at the immense summit…

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$175.90

Enjoy a hike with a guided bicycle adventure to the Active Lava Flow. Guests will be taken by a certified guide on an amazing bike trek along the gravel emergency access road. Enjoy coastal ocean views…

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$121.90

Witness the power of Kilauea and explore the life of the volcano's eruptions. See the sites and destruction of the world's most active volcano. Erupting continuously since 1983, the life of Kilauea…

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$175.90 - $197.90
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Witness the epic march of molten lava as it journeys from the mountains to the sea. Journey through Hawai'i island's incredible range of ecosystems and climate zones before experiencing firsthand…

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$162.90 - $193.90

Your interpretive guide will share the geological processes and Hawaiian legends of the volcano on this hike to get as close as we can to molten lava. This is a strenuous hike 8-10 miles rountrip in search…

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$205.90

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Choose Deluxe Volcano Tour and travel in comfort to experience the beauty of the Big Island and it's active volcano! Mercedes Sprinter Passenger vans provide round trip transportation and boast a small…

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$214.90

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Choose Grand Volcano Tour and travel in comfort to experience the beauty of the Big Island and it's active volcano! Mercedes Sprinter Passenger vans provide round trip transportation and boast a small…

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$209.00
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Visit Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park, enjoy a Deli Lunch, a Vineyard and Tea orchard Tour, BBQ dinner and stay past sunset! Your tour will be fully narrated as you drive with your first stop at the world…

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$189.00

Enjoy the Volcano and waterfalls all in one day! Fire and water, both make this island unique. On your way to Rainbow Falls and Hilo town, the site of two devastating tsunamis, you will see Mauna Loa…

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$129.00

Visit Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park, enjoy a Vineyard and Tea orchard Tour, BBQ Dinner and stay past sunset! Your tour will be fully narrated as you leave from our KapohoKine Adventures Store and drive…

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$129.00

Get your hiking shoes on and make a day of it. Enjoy Lunch, Hiking a Vineyard and Tea orchard Tour as well as a BBQ Dinner! Complete with a certified park service guide, this Kilauea Hike 'n Glow is a…

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$129.00

For those feeling fearless get a close as you can to the red molten lava. The Lava Expedition hikes out and back to view the most current active eruption site and still enjoy a Lunch, Vineyard and Tea…

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$209.00

For those feeling fearless this tour gets you as close as you can to the red molten lava! The Lava Expedition hikes out and back to view the most current active eruption site and still enjoy a Lunch, Vineyard…

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$209.00

Get your hiking shoes on and make a day of it. Enjoy Lunch, Hiking a Vineyard and Tea orchard Tour as well as a BBQ Dinner! Complete with a certified park service guide, this Kilauea Hike 'n Glow is a…

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$162.90

On this unique small group excursion, we take route to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, via the beautiful Hamakua Coast. Accompany our expert guides for an informative, narrated adventure as we journey…

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$1680.00 - $2240.00

On this 2 hour private adventure over the Big Island, you will see a diversity and beauty that rivals any other place in the world. Departing from the convenient Kona Airport, you will head for the most…

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$209.00

Now hiking to both the Active Lava Flow Front and the Ocean Lava Entry, with the shortest hiking distance available - just over 1 3/4 miles each way! Experience two tours in one day - visit the park first…

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$179.00
(3 Reviews, 5 Stars)

Now hiking to both the Active Lava Flow Front and the Ocean Lava Entry, with the shortest hiking distance available - just over 1 3/4 miles each way! Experience two tours in one day - visit the park first…

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$139.00
(4 Reviews, 4.5 Stars)

Your exciting day begins with a scenic narrated drive from downtown Hilo to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Or you may meet us at the National Park if that is your preference! Fill your senses with…

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$169.00

Your exciting day begins with a scenic narrated drive from Kona or the Waikoloa area to the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. Or you may meet us at the National Park if that is your preference! Fill your…

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$239.00
(2 Reviews, 4 Stars)

Now hiking to both the Active Lava Flow Front and the Ocean Lava Entry, with the shortest hiking distance available - just over 1 3/4 miles each way! Experience two tours in one day - visit the park first…

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$199.00
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Now taking guests on a hike to see the ocean entry lava with the shortest hiking distance available - just over 1 3/4 miles each way! experience two tours in one day - visit the park first and then the…

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$169.00 - $189.00
(4 Reviews, 5 Stars)

Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park and Kilauea Volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, are a must see on the Big Island of Hawaii! Explore this World Heritage Site with your personal excursion…

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$220.90
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Choose the Hilo Lava & Rainforests Adventure Doors On air adventure to see volcanic activity and waterfalls inaccessible by any other means! This air adventure showcases how the story of Hawaii is inextricably…

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$266.90

Choose the Lava Adventure and Waterfall Swim and learn about Hawaii's link between the elements. This helicopter and ground hike combination tour is a unique way to see and learn about this inextricable…

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$266.90

Explore Hawaii Volcanoes National Park from the air and on ground in this combination tour. Lava and Rainforest Adventure Flight Departing from Hilo with the doors off guests will fly over 3 volcanoes…

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$104.90 - $136.90

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This tour will bring the wonders and excitement of "The Big Island" of Hawaii to life. You will enjoy a fully narrated 260 mile tour that circumnavigates the largest of the Hawaiian Islands. Your tour…

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$93.90 - $125.90

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Departing from Hilo, this tour will show you beautiful Rainbow Falls, the Hilo area, Macadamia Nut Factory, Orchid and Anthurium Nursery and the Volcanoes National Park, also enjoy a stop at Rainbow Falls.…

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$102.90

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Prepare for a thrilling day exploring volatile volcanoes, volcanic craters and lava tubes on Hawaii's enchanting "Big Island." The highlight of this daylong adventure is a trek to Hawaii Volcanoes National…

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$102.90

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The Big Island is rich with natural wonders, from volcanoes to black sand beaches, fertile agricultural fields, ranch lands and tropical fern forests. This highly informative tour is fully narrated by…

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$389.20

Combine 2 of the best Big Island activities in one day! Enjoy a full 9 line zipline experience at Umauma Falls then explore the world's most active volcano - Kilauea! There's so much to see and do and…

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Kailani Tours Hawaii

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Kailani Tours Hawaii specializes in providing the most-interactive high-end sightseeing volcano tours on the Big Island of Hawaii. Their National Park certified guides deliver the highest quality customer service in Mercedes Sprinter Vans. See the night time glow and take in some stargazing. Includes lunch at Mauna Kea State Park and dinner at the world famous Kilauea Lodge.
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Bike Volcano

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When is the last time you had an opportunity to ride a bike and cruise alongside the flowing lava of an active volcano? Perhaps that's something you'll want to add to your 'bucket list' and this can easily be done by signing up with a bike tour on 'Bike Hawaii'. Mostly downhill and flat surface terrain make this a comfortable adventure that you will remember for a lifetime.
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Paradise Helicopters

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Paradise Helicopters is one of the premier helicopter touring companies that services both the Big Island and Oahu. One of the biggest differences between this company and many others is the fact that they will offer you the opportunity to take a flight with the doors off. As nerve racking as that may sound, you are completely strapped in an just a secure as you would be in an enclosed helicopter. The big difference is that your view from this perspective will be absolutely amazing.
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Big Island Air

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Big Island Air offers three different tours on their air conditioned Cessna Grand Caravan EX, which is the only turbine-engine, jet prop tour airplane in the State of Hawaii. Turbine engines are superior to piston or reciprocating engines in terms of safety, reliability and performance. The added power of a turbine allows us to show many places/things a conventional engine will not allow while operating well within the aircraft's normal range limits.
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Hawaii Forest and Trail

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Hawaii Forest and Trail is one of the premier hiking and eco-adventure tour companies on the Big Island. They offer a variety of hiking tours which visit vastly different areas of the island and concentrate on the geology, biology, botany and history of each region. Small groups are led by naturalist guides. Their international reputation has made them a requested and popular touring option on the Big Island.
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KapohoKine Adventures

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Upscale sightseeing tours of the Big Island are offered by Kapohokine Adventures. Tours range the gamut between the Kona Side and the Hilo/Volcano side of the island and the smaller sizes of tours make them very personalized. In addition Kapohokine also offers a tremendous zipline course on the Hilo side of the island with 8 separate double lines the last of which is one-half mile long.
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Polynesian Adventure Tours

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One of the very largest sightseeing tour companies in all of Hawaii is Polynesian Adventure Tours. They operate a large variety of tours on all the islands as well as offer 'same day' interisland tours from your island of origin to the other islands allowing you to see an outer island without having to relocate and move to another hotel there. They operate the finest vans, mini-motor coaches and luxurious full size motor coaches with deluxe, large 'see out windows' for the very best views.
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Nui Pohaku Adventure Tours

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The tours offered by Nui Pohaku Adventure Tours cover the gamut between driving and hiking the areas around the live volcano; Biking through the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park; and tours of the beautiful Hamakua Coastline in addition to taking-in a full 7-stage Zipline course. Professional tour guides are informative and interesting. They have extensive knowledge of the Hawaiian Culture, geography, and the flora and fauna in the area.
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Robert's Hawaii

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Robert's Hawaii is the largest sightseeing company in Hawaii offering tour options on all the islands. In addition to running a variety of land tours on each island, they also offer "room and car" packages for inter-island travel. Robert's Hawaii has branched off into ownership of many of the other major activities found throughout the islands.
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Discover Hidden Hawaii Tours

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If you are staying on one Hawaiian Island but would like to visit the highlights of another island in the chain then the one-day inter-island flights and tours offered by Discover Hidden Hawaii Tours are just what you're looking for. These inclusive tours simplify your itinerary and make your touring experience 'care free'.
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Mauna Kea Summit Adventures

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Mauna Kea Summit Adventures was the original sightseeing company to begin tours up to the summit of Mauna Kea to view the dramatic landscape, get a glimpse of the variety of observatories there and to view the heavens from that altitude through telescopes that were carried up in the vans with them.
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Umauma Experience

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The Umauma Zipline and the other activities of this beautiful area along the Hamakua Coast that are collectively referred to as the Umauma Experience, provide one of the best ways to spend a day on the Big Island. You will be able to enjoy zip-lining, hiking, kayaking, swimming, picnics, riverside strolling and beautiful gardens in these forested areas created by the Umauma River Valley.
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Mauna Loa Helicopters

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Mauna Loa Helicopters flies the Robinson R44 Helicopters. These machines have a smaller capacity than their competitors which enables them to offer more customized tours.
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Well there is no question that the centerpiece of all tours that we have on the Big Island surround around the volcanic activity in the Volcanoes National Park. We have many different types of tours that will take you around to see the volcano. These are all discussed in other segments of this website, other categories here on the Big Island. We have helicopter tours of the volcano. We have air tours that are fixed-wing aircraft of the volcano. We have sightseeing tours, land tours, and buses and vans, that sort of thing. We have bike tours that will take you around to see the volcanic activity up-close. Of course, we also have hiking tours.

Rather than get into these in this segment, please just go to whichever category you think is going to be most intriguing for you and look at our discussion there. Without a doubt, anyway you look at it, the volcanic activity on the Big Island of Hawaii is the major attraction on the island. If you have any questions about tours or activities in Hawaii, just give us a call or check out TomBarefoot.com. We're here to help.

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