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Small-Group Big Island in A Day: Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Sightseeing, History

Highlights
  • Comprehensive overview of the Big Island in a single day
  • All transportation included, letting you focus on the scenery
  • Learn about the unique ecosystem from your guide's commentary
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Small-Group Big Island in A Day: Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Sightseeing, History
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Small-Group Big Island in A Day: Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Sightseeing, History
From US$182.30
Overview

Exploring Hawaii’s Big Island can be a big undertaking, but it doesn’t have to be. Avoid the stress of planning out all the details with this guided tour that includes round-trip transport, lunch, snacks, and bottled water for your convenience. Because there’s minimal walking distance during this tour, it’s perfect for people of all ages and fitness levels. Plus, if the weather gets dreary, rain gear is provided to keep you dry.


What to Expect

Start your day's adventure with pickup from your Kohala or Kona hotel in a comfortable tour vehicle, and then head out for the farther reaches of the Big Island. Be sure to bring good walking shoes and dress in layers, as the temperature can vary widely at different elevations. Enjoy traveling with a small group of fellow travelers, limited to just 13 people. 

Pass Parker Ranch and into Waimea, where the landscape changes, and take in views of the scenery instead of fussing about directions and logistics. Stop at Waipo Valley lookout for some photo ops and listen to your guide's narrative about King Kamehameha.

Wind down the Hamakua Coast toward Akaka Falls and Rainbow Falls, two of the area's most beautiful. Then, continue on to Punalu'u Beach for a stroll along the black-sand beach, before headinmg to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. On the way back to Kona, pass Kealakekua Bay and learn about the area's bloody battle history.

If time permits, you may stop at a Kona coffee farm or the famous Punalu’u Bakery before you're dropped off at your hotel.

Reviews (533)
1 - 5 of 176 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Fantastic Tour!

I loved this Tour. Our Tour group was great and everyone was pleasant and they maintained punctuality at each spot. Nate was the Tour Guide and he was a fun Guide. He provided good amount of Info on Big Island and took us to all...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BalajiArunagiry
Reviewed 2 days ago
Great overview of Hawaii's history

I was most looking forward to hearing about Hawaii's history on this tour, and Awana's humour definitely made our trip!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank taylor-jean-rojo
Reviewed 3 days ago
Outstanding Tour of Volcano Park and Big Island

This was the most outstanding tour that we have ever taken in more than 30 years of traveling the world. Our tour took place in late November 2018. It included a coffee farm, black sand beach, a stop at a local bakery, Volcano National Park,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MiriamB2754
Reviewed 5 days ago
The Day

If you only do one thing on your visit to Hawai'i make this be it! I am so happy I chose Wasabi Tours' Big Island in a Day package!! We saw the "top sights" and learned so much along the way! Our guide, Kalā gave...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank love1Thoman
Reviewed 5 days ago
If you wan to learn about Hawaii, and have fun, this is the tour for you!

First things first.. Kala MADE this tour ! Thank you Kala for making this amazing! My wife did all of the research, and basically booked the entire trip.. I of course started to research where to go on the Island AFTER we landed..LOL.. Once I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Ah1Pilot
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chelsann26
November 30, 2018|
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Response from wasabitourshawaii | Property representative |
Hi, yes, this tour is suitable for a 4.5 year old child. We have many guests bring kids on this tour and they all enjoy it. Thanks!
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David C
November 25, 2018|
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Yes, 4 adults will confirm the tour. Thanks!
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David C
November 25, 2018|
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Hi David, you will have to take a Hawaiian Airline flight to get to Kona from Honolulu ( Waikiki). We can pick up and drop off at Kona Airport for this tour. Please arrive by 7:30 am and depart after 8:30 pm. I hope this... More
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