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Overlooked by the Manua Loa and Mauna Kea volcanoes, Hilo is a laid-back coastal settlement full of sprawling banyan trees, local produce markets, shops, and art galleries. While the town itself is a peaceful getaway, Hilo is most famous for its proximity to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Wailuku River State Park.

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Big Island in a Day: Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Sightseeing, History
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Big Island in a Day: Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Sightseeing, History

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The Big Island of Hawaii has a diverse ecosystem unlike anywhere else on the planet, and on this day-long nature tour, experience the beauty of its black-sand beaches, thundering waterfalls, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. If you’re lucky, find Hawaiian green sea turtles basking on the coast. Since the tour only requires a moderate amount of walking, it's an educational adventure for travelers of all ages, with snacks and refreshments included.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$204.19
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Circle of Fire Helicopter Tour from Hilo
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Circle of Fire Helicopter Tour from Hilo

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Fly over Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on a scenic helicopter flight from Hilo. Enjoy an aerial perspective of the Kilauea and Mauna Loa volcanoes and stunning views of the most geologically active environment on earth. Ride in comfort and safety in an ECO-Star helicopter. You'll hear informative commentary from your pilot as you spot the Halemaumau Crater and other sights in the national park.
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  • 45 minutes
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$403.63
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Mauna Kea Summit and Stars Small-Group Adventure Tour
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Mauna Kea Summit and Stars Small-Group Adventure Tour

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Experience big skies and incredible nighttime views on this Mauna Kea stargazing trip with a small group. Join no more than 28 guests for a pre-trip picnic at a historic Hawaiian ranch, proceeded by a ride in a 4x4 luxury van to the summit of the Big Island's tallest peak. After admiring a sunset view, continue down to 9,000 feet (2,743 meters) for a stargazing session, complete with a telescope, hot chocolate, and dessert. The trip also includes a guide and a hooded parka to keep you warm.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$246.07
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Hilo Shore Excursion: Volcanoes National Park, Rainbow Falls and Highlights

Hilo Shore Excursion: Volcanoes National Park, Rainbow Falls and Highlights

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Sample a cross-section of outdoor sights on the Big Island during this shore excursion exploring Volcanoes National Park, waterfalls, orchids and more. Discover the postcard-perfect Rainbow Falls before visiting the amazing volcanic steam vents and unique geology around Kilauea Volcano. Before your day is done, check out a botanical garden filled with rare orchids, snack on macadamia nut treats at a local farm, and visit a gorgeous black sand beach. A guide, park entrance fees, snacks, and round-trip port transport are included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Big Island Adventure Bundle: 5 Epic Audio Driving Tours

Big Island Adventure Bundle: 5 Epic Audio Driving Tours

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Shaka Guide is an audio tour app that gives you the benefits of a guided tour with the freedom to explore on your own terms. This Big Island Tour Bundle comes with five socially-distanced audio driving tours: • South Island Epic Coastal Journey (8-10 hour tour) • North Island Jungle Adventure Loop (8-10 hour tour) • Kona Big Kahuna Loop (4-6 hour tour) • Kohala Coast and Backcountry Tour (3-5 hour tour) • Volcanoes National Park Tour (6-8 hour tour) The app uses GPS to give you turn-by-turn navigation to historic sites, popular attractions, world-class beaches and scenic hikes with stories about the places you’re visiting and music to entertain you along the way. All Shaka Guide Tours... • Never expire - take them multiple times or buy in advance • Work 100% offline - no data or wifi necessary • Let you take the tour when you want - download the tour and choose the day that works best for you *Please use the link in your confirmation email to download the app*
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  • 5 days
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$29.99
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Helicopter Lava and Rainforests Adventure from Hilo

Helicopter Lava and Rainforests Adventure from Hilo

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A must-do for adrenaline junkies, this aerial adventure takes you over the island’s volcanic landscape, so you can peer into craters and spot lava. Plus enjoy views of waterfalls and other natural features of the Big Island while aboard.
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  • 55 minutes to 1 hour
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Ultimate Circle Island Explorer From Kona Or Kohala Resorts
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Ultimate Circle Island Explorer From Kona Or Kohala Resorts

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Punaluu Black Sand Beach, Akaka Falls, and the Waipio Valley are just some of the natural wonders on this Big Island sightseeing tour. Don’t miss a visit to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and sample local products like Kona coffee and macadamia nuts at stops along the way. This comprehensive itinerary is ideal for anyone who wants an overview of Hawaii in one day. All entrance fees are included.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$250.26
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Hawaii Volcano Adventure Tour from Hilo

Hawaii Volcano Adventure Tour from Hilo

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is famous for its ever-flowing lava and the planet’s most massive active volcano. This tour journeys to top natural landmarks in and around the park. Visit Rainbow Falls, Richardson black sand beach, Historic Banyan Drive, Liliuokalani Gardens, Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory, Akatsuka Orchid Nursery, and the active volcano of Kilauea. You also get the opportunity to walk through a lava tube.
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  • 6 hours
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$195.99
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Big Island Tour : Hilo Tour with Waterfall

Big Island Tour : Hilo Tour with Waterfall

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Discover the gardens, scenic wonders, and tasty treats of Hilo on a half-day group shore excursion. This tour is perfect for travelers who want to see it all, but are short on time. Comfortable transportation takes you from port to the city's most noteworthy natural attractions, including Rainbow Falls, Kilauea Crater and the Steam Vents. Amateur botanists are sure to enjoy visits to the Japanese style Liliuokalani and Atasuka Orchid Gardens.
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  • 7 hours
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$189.99
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Volcano Adventure - Search the Most Recent Active Volcano from Kona
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Volcano Adventure - Search the Most Recent Active Volcano from Kona

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Discover Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and other attractions on the Big Island on a full-day tour from Waikoloa, Hapuna, Kailua-Kona, or Keauhou. Your guide shares highlights including Rainbow Falls, Saddle Road, and Punaluu Black Sand Beach. You'll get great views of the two active volcanoes: Kīlauea and Mauna Loa, and experience the natural beauty of Akatsuka Orchid Gardens. It'll be a stress-free trip as it includes a guide, transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off from select hotels.
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  • 10 hours
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$289.99
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Small Group Waipio Valley and Waterfalls Adventure
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Small Group Waipio Valley and Waterfalls Adventure

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See three of the Big Island's most famous waterfalls in a single day on this guided tour. Travel along the Hamakua Coast to Akaka Falls, Hi’ilawe Falls, and Rainbow Falls, and swim at a private waterfall. Learn about the history and legends of the island from a guide. Lunch, snacks and hotel transport are included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$218.85
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Big Island Day Trip: Big Island Volcano Adventure Tour from Oahu

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

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Stroll the black sand beaches in Hilo and feel the cool spray of Rainbow Falls on this full-day trip to the Big Island from Oahu. Learn about the island's fascinating geography and catch glimpses of the impressive Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Round-trip airfare and all on-island ground transportation are included.
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  • 15 hours
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$591.84
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Volcano National Park Adventure From Kona
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Volcano National Park Adventure From Kona

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No other tours are available that visit the locations we are offering. Both tours are genuinely unique to the island. It is very rare to ever get to talk with a local Geologist, let alone get to spend the day with one. Our 3 slogans are: • The only volcano tours guided by Geologists in Hawaii • Join us for a "Chance of a Lifetime" Adventure on our Volcano Tours. • Adventure and fun with a real Geologist as your guide to the most active volcano in the world!
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Mauna Kea Arnott's Adventures

Mauna Kea Arnott's Adventures

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Our Mauna Kea Summit Tour is designed to showcase the beauty and wonder of one of the most impressive mountains in the world. Mauna Kea (meaning “white mountain”) is historically and culturally very significant to the Hawaiian people, and because of its contributions to geology and astronomy, to the world as well. Our local guides will enlighten you with the sacredness and cultural aspect of Mauna Kea. A spiritual high for many locals and visitors. #1 rated tour for adventure and photography. This tour requires a minimum of 4 guests in order to run. Our Mauna Kea Tour only meets guests in Hilo or at the Onizuka Visitor Center on Mauna Kea. We DO NOT pick up guests from Kona, Waikoloa, or any hotels on the west-most side of the Big Island. Please see additional info for restrictions eg age, health, pregnancy, scuba dive, respiratory, heart, back issues, intoxicants etc. for this tour.
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  • 6 hours
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$229.00
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Evening Volcano Explorer from Hilo
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Evening Volcano Explorer from Hilo

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Explore the fascinating world of active volcanism, biological diversity and past and present Hawaiian culture at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Visit Kalapana, a village destroyed by advancing lava, and the black sand beach on the island. Learn about everything from active volcanic craters and steam vents to the historic Jagger Museum. Enjoy dinner at Volcano Winery, featuring a private tour with wine tasting, then watch for current activity at Kilauea Volcano, the most active of the five volcanoes in Hawaii. Hotel pickup and drop-off provide for a seamless experience.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Big Island Highlights Small Group Tour

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Big Island Highlights Small Group Tour

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is unlike anywhere else on the planet, where one of the world’s most active volcanoes sends lava dripping towards the sea, and a towering mountain lies dormant and ready to pop. On this tour of the National Park, hear the legends of Madame Pele, the mythical Hawaiian fire goddess, a tour from Hilo to the eastern coastline and climb to the rim of Kilauea volcano. On this small group tour, your guide will customize the pace and number of sights. When you book, note your lunch requirements in the checkout field.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Bringing the old Back Pacific Cultural Center Hilo With aha'aina (luau) Show

Bringing the old Back Pacific Cultural Center Hilo With aha'aina (luau) Show

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This is the first Cultural center on the big island with real activities that the Hawaiian people Use. You will have the chance to have a hands-on opportunity to use and see some of the items that they used. You will get a chance to attend a real luau show (Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday ) with what it was like in the old days of Hawaii. Keiki and adult Hula show Makahiki Games: The Hawaiian Olympics Work with the village in the fields make real tools and other items that are used in the village
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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Deluxe Big Island Mercedes Guided Tour to Anywhere
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Deluxe Big Island Mercedes Guided Tour to Anywhere

Create your ideal, private tour with a deluxe Mercedes van charter. Choose from a number of existing itineraries, or work with your guide to craft your perfect custom tour. Arrange to see the Big Island’s volcanoes, beaches, waterfalls, hiking trails and more. Or depending on your tastes, book to visit local macadamia nut farms, learn about native Hawaiian wildlife, or visit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. It’s up to you on this fully customizable, full-day, private tour.
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  • 3 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private VIP Adventure from Kona or Waikoloa
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Private VIP Adventure from Kona or Waikoloa

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A private VIP tour around the island focusing on Volcanoes National Park. Adventure and Fun with a Geologist as your guide to the most active volcano in the world! The ONLY Volcano Tours owned and guided by professional Geologists with a greater level of interpretation. Want to explore, walk, or hike around the Big Island with a professional geologist and explore places usual guests and even locals do not get to see, Join us for an adventure of a lifetime with remarkable memories and FUN! We are private, exclusive, and cater to our customers.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Island Tour in Hawaii with Pickup Included

Private Island Tour in Hawaii with Pickup Included

Relaxing & Stress-free Sightseeing guided by local residents – the whole island of Hawai’i and it’s splendor is awaiting you. Relax and let us worry about the drive as we guide you on an amazing customized private tour. Visit gorgeous beaches, exotic locations and all the wonders the island has to offer.
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  • 6 to 10 hours
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$900.00
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Maunakea Stellar Explorer HILO

Maunakea Stellar Explorer HILO

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Hawaii’s natural wonders aren’t only on land and in the sea—the Big Island is also a prime spot from which to admire the wonders of the solar system. This tour is the only one that includes both afternoon solar viewing and nighttime stargazing, accompanied by astronomy experts. Visit Rainbow Falls and the Kaumana lava caves, then explore the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and use a state-of-the-art solar telescope and Dobsonian telescope to spot solar flares, galaxies, star clusters, and planets.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$218.84
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Majestic WATERFALLS

Majestic WATERFALLS

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Experience the Big Island’s lush Hamakua Coast on this half-day excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, visit top destinations like Akaka Falls State Park, Rainbow Falls, and Richardson Beach Park. Capture memorable photos, watch for Hawiian Green Sea Turtles, and stop by Big Island Candies to satisfy your sweet tooth.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$149.85
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Wailoa River to King Kamehameha Statue Kayak Adventure

Wailoa River to King Kamehameha Statue Kayak Adventure

This is a great adventure for the entire family. The river has a calm serene feeling of feeling as if you stepped back in time. The views of historic Wailoa Boat harbor, Dragon Bridge King Kamehameha Statue, and the Banyan trees is something you do not want to miss. Extend your adventure with our Historic Hilo Bay and Coconut Island tour. (Book separately)
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day Air, Helicopter, Land Volcano Adventure from Oahu

Full-Day Air, Helicopter, Land Volcano Adventure from Oahu

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Explore the great volcanoes of the Big Island of Hawaii on this full-day air and land tour from Oahu. First, take off to the sky, and fly above Hawaii for awesome views of volcanoes, waterfalls, and tropical areas. Then go on a land expedition that includes a visit to Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Visitor Center, Richardson black and green sand beach, and a breakfast buffet at Volcano House with panoramic views.
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  • 16 hours
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Should I book Hilo tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Hilo can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 65 Hilo tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Hilo 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Hilo costs USD 14.99. Guided Hilo tours start around USD 14.99 per person. See all 65 Hilo tickets and tours on Viator.
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