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Hawaii Grand Circle Island Tour

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    What to Expect
    Receive a pickup from your Big Island hotel in the morning, before proceeding on a full-day exploration of some of Hawaii’s top natural, historical and food-themed attractions. Feel like you’re walking on the moon during a trip through the otherworldly Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, where you’ll also learn about the island’s geological history at the Jaggar Museum.

    You’ll also enjoy some of the Big Island’s most spectacular scenery during stops along the Hamakua Coast, Punaluu Black Sand Beach and at Rainbow Falls State Park. In addition, a variety of food-themed visits to Hamakua Macadamia Nut Farm, Big Island Candies and Kona Coffee Plantations will help you get a taste for the island’s many tasty treats.

    For a full list of the day’s activities, please read the itinerary details below.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
     Tour originates out of Kona and pick-up are from Kona area hotels. Guests must ensure that the tour company has their hotel information 24 hours prior to the scheduled tour.
    Departure Time
    • Kona Area Hotel Pickups: 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM 
    • Local taxes
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned coach or by air-conditioned minivan
    • Hawaii Grand Circle Island Tour is operating on a Modified Itinerary due to volcanic activity on Hawaii Island. Subject to change without notice at any time. See Activity Details for more info.
    • Entry/Admission - Rainbow Falls
    • Entry/Admission - Imiloa Astronomy Center
    • Entry/Admission - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Punalu'u Black Sand beach
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Due to limited availability, we require that ADA vehicle reservations be made a minimum of 48 hours prior to date and time of service. We will make all reasonable attempts to accommodate the needs of the disabled traveler.
    • For electric wheelchairs or scooters: The combined weight of the wheelchair and guest cannot exceed 500 lbs, the maximum width of the wheelchair cannot exceed 29 inches.
    • Not all stops on this tour are ADA accessible
    • Thurston Lava Tube is not ADA accessible
    • Tour departs from Kona
    • Sturdy, covered walking shoes are recommended.
    • Bring a light jacket, and dress comfortably.
    • Lunch available for purchase at Sky Garden restaurant, Imiloa Astronomy Center.
    • No guaranteed sighting of active lava flows.
    • Your safety and comfort are our #1 priority. Tour features can change daily as we cannot predict weather and lava viewing conditions. We do not guarantee sighting of lava flows. Surface lava flows may be present but may not be visible due to environmental conditions or time constraints. If conditions permit, walking/hiking on rough, uneven lava surfaces is involved.
    • Locations/Routes may be modified due to National Park Advisories.
    • Sugar-Free treats available for purchase at the Big Island Candies Factory.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This page is a little ambiguous, as Roberts Of Hawaii is a large tour company, that not only does full day chartered tours but, also local drop offs. It is a diverse transportation company and each product, should have it's own review page because they...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank LolaRoseNederlands
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I did this on an all day 5.50 dollar bus pass without realising. The enzt day I did this tour. It didn't stop any of the places it said it would. I rang up to complain. The woman reminded me that everything is recorded and...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Tianaiosmyname
    GKMIV, Manager at Roberts Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Aloha and Mahalo, Thank you for your review. Please accept my apologies. We do pride our self's with customer service. I would like the opportunity to investigate. If you can provide me the date of your tour, that would help me determine who the driver...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We took this tour it goes around the island and also got to see the dole pineapple plantation and saw pineapples in the fields about half grown the driver was very good and did a great job 😎

    Thank 874dalem
    GKMIV, Manager at Roberts Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Aloha Mr. D, Thank you for your wonderful review. I'm happy you enjoyed the tour. Mahalo,

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Very disappointing and very expensive! Bathroom stop was nothing but cheap souvenir shop! We had just had a stop with a bathroom. It was one the longest stops of the tour ! Lunch was very disappointing as well. Not worth $140 EACH! I felt kid...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Barbara K
    GKMIV, Manager at Roberts Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Aloha Barbara, I'm sorry you didn't enjoy our tour. I'll share you comments with our tour team team to see how we can improve our experience. Thank you for your time and review. Mahalo,

    Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

    Had a great time going around the island and learning so much! Harvey was a great guide! Told us exactly what we needed to know. He was very knowledgeable. Everyone had a great time!

    Thank Botmuy
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