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Big Island Day Trip: Big Island Volcano Adventure Tour from Oahu provided by Polynesian Adventure

Big Island Day Trip: Big Island Volcano Adventure Tour from Oahu

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Fly from Oahu to see the wonders of the Big Island. This jet-setting day-trip with airfare and transportation included stops at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, the black sand beaches of Hilo,and Rainbow Falls. Tour Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut visitor center and grounds, and other highlights of the island before flying back to the departure point.
  • Full-day, jet-setting, guided excursion to Big Island from Oahu
  • Airfare and ground transpiration included (upgrade for hotel pickup)
  • Visit Hilo Beachfront Park, Rainbow Falls, and more
  • A guide leads the way so you can see more in less time than if traveling solo
What to Expect
Catch an early morning ride from Waikiki (hotel transfers available as an upgrade) to the Honolulu Airport and then fly to Big Island. After landing, first visit Volcano National Park. You can purchase breakfast from the Volcano House Restaurant and you take in views of the volcanic landscape. See the highlights of the park, including the Steam Vents and the lava fields from the Kealakomo Overlook. Next visit the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory; see the production facility and tour the grounds, and then continue on to your next stops at Rainbow and Akaka Falls. Enjoy the scenic sights of Hilo, including the black sand beach before heading back to the airport. Fly back to Waikiki to your drop-off point at night.
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Important Information
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if purchased)
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Steam Vents
  • Entry/Admission - Kilauea Iki Trail
  • Entry/Admission - Chain of Craters Road
  • Entry/Admission - Kealakomo
  • Entry/Admission - Akaka Falls State Park
  • Food and drinks (unless lunch option is selected)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel to airport transfers from Waikiki area only (if purchased)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Passengers must provide date of birth and gender at the time of booking per TSA requirements
  • Once reservation is made, tour is Non-Refundable and Non-Changeable.
  • Airfare portion of this tour may fluctuate based on airline availability. Additional fees may be required to be paid by the customer in these cases.
  • Passengers with asthma and other respiratory problems should please consider other tour offerings to avoid potential health problems resulting from exposure to fumes
  • As we cannot predict volcanic activity, features may vary daily depending on conditions. In an effort to make this an unforgettable experience, the tour operators will take you as close as possible to the volcanic activity.
  • Lava sightings not guaranteed
  • Please Note: The name you enter at the time of booking must be exactly as appears on your photo I.D. Interisland Air Carriers will deny boarding if the passenger name, as shown on valid government-issued I.D. does not match the name on their voucher. This is a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and FAA requirement. Air Carriers proven to be non-compliant are subject to severe penalties; thus there is no flexibility with this policy. A valid government-issued ID (passport for non-US citizens) is required on the day of travel. If a passenger is denied boarding, there will be no refund.
  • Special Needs requests must be called in to the local supplier AT LEAST 1 week prior to tour date. All special needs requests are handled and accommodated on a situational basis.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Josie Showalter wrote a review Jan. 2020
1 contribution2 helpful votes
We were added to a different tour than the one which we paid for months earlier with no notice. We flew to the Big Island for this tour thinking all participants were doing the same. Upon arrival, we discovered we were being "tagged" onto a group of participants that were all
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from PolyAdTours, Manager at Big Island Day Trip: Big Island Volcano Adventure Tour from Oahu
Responded Jan. 2, 2020
Aloha, thank you for posting a review. We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your experience. The driver's behavior as described is not consistent with our standard of service. Your feedback has been shared with our management team for follow up. Mahalo.
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CYC wrote a review Dec. 2019
2 contributions
What we saw at the tour was really nice, but they really lacked communication and attention to detail. 1. After making booking and payment, there was no flight information, and they relied on us to contact them even though they're also responsible for follow up. 2. On the day
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from PolyAdTours, Manager at Big Island Day Trip: Big Island Volcano Adventure Tour from Oahu
Responded Dec. 8, 2019
Aloha, Thank you for your thoughtful review and for your compliments on the tour. We apologize for the poor communication but appreciate your detailed comments as it gives us the opportunity to improve.
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Claude B wrote a review Nov. 2019
Santa Clara, California1 contribution
Volcanic Park tour was excellent, we did ground tour only. Misc Hilo sites were interesting, but lasted too long, should be shortened by 1 hour after Oct 31. The last site visited was too dark for photos at the time we were there.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from PolyAdTours, Manager at Big Island Day Trip: Big Island Volcano Adventure Tour from Oahu
Responded Nov. 21, 2019
Aloha Claude, Thank you for your compliments on our Volcano Tour. We appreciate your thoughtful comments as it allows us to evaluate specific parts of the tour. Mahalo for choosing Polynesian Adventure Tours.
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Judson A wrote a review Nov. 2019
Fort Worth,11 contributions1 helpful vote
We did the 5 a.m. pickup and early flight from Oahu to Hawaii. Pickup was prompt and plane ride uneventful. Met immediately by our lovely tour guide and things picked up quickly. Lots of volcanoes, and more lava! Lovely waterfalls and black sand beaches ended our tour, then
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Date of experience: November 2019
Dprib wrote a review Oct. 2019
34 contributions13 helpful votes
We have just completed two days with Polynesian Adventure tours and can not fault them...The Ohau to Big Island Volcano Whole Day and Pearl Harbour all day We have thoroughly enjoyed them both From pick ups to transfers to punctuality Polynesian Adventure Tours have every
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Key Details
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Volcano House, and 12 more
  • Duration: 15h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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