Day Trip from Oahu to Hilo: Active Volcanoes

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 15 hours

Departs: Hawaii, Hawaii

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Escape to another Hawaiian island for a day on this all-inclusive tour. Hop on an inter-island flight from Honolulu on Oahu to Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii for a once-in-a-lifetime, comprehensive Volcano Adventure Tour. Discover Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the sights of Hilo Town. Your expert driver-guide will share with you the legends and cultural significance of famous sites and point our numerous scenic wonders along the way.

Also available with an optional helicopter tour based on availability.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park admission fee

Interisland R/T airfare (overage changes may apply)


Tour narration by a professional driver/guide

What's Not Included

Airline flight overage charges


Transportation to and from Honolulu Airport

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • IMPORTANT: The name you enter at the time of booking must exactly match what appears on your valid government-issued I.D. photo I.D. that you will use during travel. This is a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and FAA requirement and there is n
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Lava sightings not guaranteed
  • Once reservation is made, tour is non-refundable and non-changeable
  • Passengers with asthma and other respiratory problems should please consider other tour offerings to avoid potential health problems resulting from exposure to fumes
  • Special Needs requests must be called in to the local supplier AT LEAST 1 week prior to tour date.
  • The interisland airfare may fluctuate based on flight availability. Additional fees may be required to be paid by the customer in these cases.
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Interisland flight times and routes are subject to change
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Passengers must provide date of birth and gender at the time of booking per TSA requirements
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Banyan Drive
Drive through quaint Hilo Town along magnificent Banyan tree-lined streets along Hilo's coastline known as the "Hilo Walk of Fame".

• Admission Ticket Free

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Home to Hawaii's active volcanoes, Kilauea and Mauna Loa.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Chain of Craters Road
Chain of Craters Road is a 19-mile (31 km) long winding paved road through the East Rift and coastal area of the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the island of Hawaii. Some areas are inaccessible.

• Admission Ticket Free

Mauna Loa
Active shield volcano housed in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Last erupted in November 2022. Considered one of the largest volcanoes on earth.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Active shield volcano housed in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Last erupted in September 2021 when vents spewed lava from within Halema'uma'u, a pit crater in the volcano's summit caldera.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Steam Vents
See and feel the power of the volcano through the steam vents, where ground water seeps into volcanic rock.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Nahuku - Thurston Lava Tube
Tropical forest area featuring a long, subterranean cave formed by ancient flowing lava.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Akaka Falls State Park
Beautiful waterfall, easily viewable from a lookout point and surrounded by a verdant jungle.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Drive through historic Hilo Town, where tsunamis in 1946 and 1960 caused cataclysmic damage and forced the town to be rebuilt further inland. Today, wooden storefronts remain in the laid-back, town that manages to keep the country vibe alive.

• Admission Ticket Free

Liliuokalani Gardens
Renowned for it's lush Japanese gardens.

• Admission Ticket Free

Rainbow Falls
Witness rainbows forming in the mist at one of Hilo's most magnificent waterfalls.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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