Big Island Volcano Tours
Hilo Tours, Private & Small Groups
Hilo Private Tours Cruise-Airport-Hotel

Private Tours leaving from Hilo area - Picking up at the Cruise Port, Airport & Hotel - Private Tours are just your family and friends in the vehicle.

If you are on a cruise and prefer to share a tour with up to 10 guests visit our Shared Tours page.

Along the drive we provide bottled water, and some chocolate macadamias to enjoy.

(The Volcano Park is closed indefinitely. We are taking in other beautiful locations until it reopens. If it is open by the time of your visit we will do our normal Volcano Tour listed at the bottom of this page)

Our Private Tour Options: Customized tours also available:

4 Hours

  • Waterfalls-Rainbow and 440 foot Akaka falls
  • Scenic Hamakua Coast and Onemea Overlook
  • Kaumana Cave/Lava Tube explore with flashlights
  • Banyan Drive and Liliuokalani Garden 

  1-6 guests- tour total $450.00   /   7-11 guests-tour total $650.00

5 Hours

  • Kalapana Black Sand Beach and Lava Walk, we drive within a few miles of the current eruption on our way to lava flows from the 1980's and 1990's to walk out on that to the beach
  • Rainbow Falls
  • Kaumana Cave/Lava Tube explore with flashlights
  • Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Farm and Visitor Center
  • Banyan Drive and Liliuokalani Garden

  1-6 guests-tour total $550.00   /   7-11 guests-tour total $750.00

Booking / Information Form

We can customize tours.

Here are some of the locations you can select from.  We will provide a quote for the loctions you wish to visit.

  • Rainbow Falls
  • 440 Foot Akaka Falls
  • Kamana Cave a Lava Tube to explore
  • Kalapana 1980's and 1990's Lava Flows plus walk out over those past flows. Also see the smoke from the current eruption (No lava is visible)
  • Macadamia Farm - Enjoy samples
  • Big Island Candy
  • Hilo Black Sand Beach.  We always hope to see some turtles.
  • Hilo Coffee Mill
  • Akatsuka Orchid Farm
  • Volcano Winery
  • Hilo Farmers Market

To book your tour or for more information call 808-315-3097 or email tours@ainatours.com.

All Tours depart Hilo area.  If you are in Kona you can drive to Hilo to begin our tour.

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The Volcano Tours will not be available until park reopens

Our Volcano Tour which can be modified and takes 6 to 6.5 Hours has the following stops.

 

While in the Volcano Park we will stop at the following:

 

  1. Thurston Lava Tube where we will walk through a 500 year old lava tube
  2. 1974 Lava flow where you can walk out on a past lava flow. We will see some of the different formations including Tree Molds, Ramparts, Lava Tree and a fissure.
  3. Kilauea Iki is our next stop. The location of a 1959 eruption that filled in an existing crater with over 400 feet of new lava
  4. Kilauea Caldera and Jagger Museum. Here we will see the smoke rise from the crater and view the main caldera along with a walk through the Jagger Museum.
  5. Steam Vents – We will stop and you can walk right up to one and feel the heat. We will walk to the crater rim which is where the steam bluff is and where a 400 foot drop off to the Kilauea Caldera offering another great view of the volcanoes main caldera.

Macadamia farm - where you can try samples and have some macadamia ice cream. They also have sandwiches for those that would like to eat something. 

Rainbow Falls - Just up from Hilo we will view a 90 foot waterfall with a giant lava tube underneath the waterfalls.

Orchid Farm - By Request when booking

Banyan Drive - Drive by the Hilo Bay on our way to Banyan Drive where we will see some very old Banyan trees.

Liliuokalani Garden - where we will see a beautiful park and view of Hilo Bay.

Hilo Black Sand Beach - is next where you can view a black sand beach and sometimes we will see turtles (nature does not always cooperate with the turtles but we do see them often)

Prices include Volcano Park fee and taxes

Our Toyota Sienna Van holds up to 6 guests:

Price for up to 4 guests - $575

Price for up to 6 guests - $650

Our Nissan NV Van holds up to 11 guests:

Price for up to 8 guests - $790

Price for up to 11 guests - $890

Book Now or Request Additional Information

If you have additional questions please email tours@ainatours.com or call us at area code 8O8 then 315-3097 and if no answer please leave a message or call 217-7582.

If you would like to reserve a tour date please provide the following information.
1) Date you are interested in (We are not available on Sunday)
2) Pick-up Location: Hilo Airport or Hotel and location
3) Number of guests
4) Number of hours you would like tour

------ We can modify the tour by removing stops or adding stops. Below are additional locations we could visit.

Time beyond 6 hours will be charged at a rate of $75.00 per hour


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