BIG ISLAND SIGHTSEEING TOUR
Experience The Natural Splendor Of The Big Island
With so many different cultural, historic and scenic sites included on this tour, you will probably have some difficulty picking which part of the day was your favorite! Take advantage of this incredible circle island tour that will allow you to see the entirety of Hawaii’s biggest landmass in one day. From waterfalls and black sand beaches to coffee and lava fields, this is sure to be an epic adventure for the whole family.
Visiting a Kona coffee farm in Hawaii is a truly unique and enriching experience. As you meander through the lush, sun-drenched fields, you'll get to see firsthand how the world-renowned Kona coffee is cultivated. The tour guides are friendly and knowledgeable, offering intriguing insights into the meticulous process of coffee production - from planting the beans to harvesting, processing, and roasting. Don't miss the chance to take part in a coffee-tasting session where you can savor the distinct, rich flavors of Kona coffee. This visit not only satisfies your taste buds but also provides a fascinating peek into Hawaii's rich agricultural heritage.
Volcanoes National Park is a must-visit destination on the Big Island. This park is home to two active volcanoes, Kīlauea and Mauna Loa, providing visitors with a thrilling opportunity to witness the raw power of nature. The park is teeming with scenic hiking trails that take you through diverse landscapes, from lush rainforests to barren lava fields. We'll make sure to stop by the visitor center for the latest eruption updates and safety tips. Experience the thrill of traversing Hawaii's volcanic landscapes.
Punalu'u Black Sand Beach is a geological marvel on the Big Island. This beach is renowned for its jet-black sand, created by the constant interaction of molten lava meeting the cool ocean waters. It's not just the sand that draws crowds; this spot is also a favorite for the endangered Hawksbill and Green Turtles, which often bask on the beach. Remember to give these beautiful creatures their space, as getting too close can be harmful to them. Whether you're a nature enthusiast or a landscape photographer, the striking contrast of the black sand against the turquoise waters, with the backdrop of coconut palms swaying in the wind, makes Punalu'u Black Sand Beach a sight you won't want to miss.
Circle the entire island in one day
Walk through the Kilauea Visitor Center
See incredible black sand beaches
Visit Volcanoes National Park
Take a tour of a Kona coffee farm
Journey into Waipio Valley
Marvel at both Akaka and Rainbow Falls
Spend the day with a knowledgeable local guide
This incredible full day tour starts with a pickup at major hotels and resorts along the Kona coast. Depending on where you are staying, pickup times will range anywhere from 6:00am to 7:30am.
As the driving tour begins, your guide will head towards the rolling hills of South Kona where some of the best coffee in the world is grown and cultivated. This region is known for incredible views and lookout points which your guide will stop off at along the way. At one of the Kona coffee farms you and your fellow guests will get to savor a delicious continental breakfast. Afterwards, you will continue along the Kona coast to visit Punaluu Black Sand Beach before stopping at a local cafe for a late morning snack or coffee.
Next stop on the tour is likely what you came to the Big Island to see, which is none other than Volcanoes National Park. Before heading into the park itself, your guide will make a stop so that you can enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch. Once inside the national park, be prepared to see an active volcano, as well as countless craters and lava tubes created by centuries of geo-thermal activity.
Circling around the bottom of the Big Island will bring you into the dense vegetation surrounding Hilo. This jungle town is one of the rainiest places in the world, but that doesn’t stop it from being the colorful and bustling town that it is. Just outside of Hilo is Rainbow Falls, which is the next major stop on the tour. Following the coast onward, your guide will give you some insight into the historical significance of major areas as well as make numerous stops along the way so you can enjoy the views and take pictures. The last major stop on the tour is the beautiful Waipio Valley which was the childhood home of King Kamehameha I. After a 10-12 hour day exploring some of the Big Island’s most incredible natural landmarks, you will be dropped off at your resort, condo, or hotel.
12-Hour Kona Resorts & Pier Grand Circle Big Island Tour with Lunch.
|Adults13 years and above||$205.00|
|ChildrenAges 12 and under||$195.00|
Meals are included with your tour! Our local style lunch includes teriyaki chicken, panko crusted fish, steamed white rice and purple sweet potatoes and our vegetarian options include tofu, vegetable stir-fry, sweet potatoes and white rice.
Note: We do not use dairy products, fruit, pork, beef, shellfish, MSG, or nuts in our meals.
In the event of cancellation or request change to your reservation, please note the following. Most Circle Island Tours originating from Oahu, there is no charge for date change or tour change based on tour availability. Any request for a refund prior to 72 hours is honored with a full cash refund. No refunds issued for any tours within the 72 hour period, prior to the start of your tour.