Hidden Craters Hike
Venture onto private land behind 3 locked gates to explore the upper slopes of Kona’s very own volcano – Hualalai. This journey provides intimate, unique access to the site of multiple volcanic eruptions from the 1800’s, all within a short distance.
- Exclusive private access onto Hualalai volcano and into a native forest
- Take pleasure in a 3-4 mile hike through untouched cloud forest with incredible vistas of the ` Kona coast.
- Stand on the edge of precipitous volcanic craters that plunge deep into the earth below
- Climb through a segment of a lava tube
- After your hike, tour Kona’s newest brewery and enjoy a sampling of locally made beers, ciders, and/or non-alcoholic energy drinks.
Restrictions: Guests should be able to hike on uneven or rocky terrain. We sometimes encounter cool and wet conditions. Other tour restrictions may apply.
What to Bring & Wear: Comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen and a light sweatshirt or jacket.
RATE: Adult $184.32 +tax Child $160.32 (8-12 years old)
Hakalau Forest Reserve Exclusive
Nestled high above the island’s shoreline, the dense rainforest of Hakalau is home to some of the world’s rarest plants and animals. Join us as we focus on the incredible history of Hawaii’s endemic flora and fauna, and search for rare birds. Great for birdwatchers and nature lovers.
11 hours roundtrip from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters. Easy to Moderate. Breakfast & Lunch served. Ages 8 +
Schedule: Departures are dependent on availability of restricted-access permits. Tour time is 11 - 12 hours round trip, departing from Queen’s Marketplace at Waikoloa Beach Resort, Highlands Shopping Center in Waikoloa Village and Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters.
What to Bring & Wear: Sturdy closed-toe shoes or boots, long pants, and a light rain jacket.
Restrictions: Guests should be able to hike on uneven or rocky terrain. We sometimes encounter cool, wet or muddy conditions. Other tour restrictions may apply.
Rate: All Ages 8+ $225.60 +Tax
There are many more hiking options- it just depends what you would like to see! Whether it be waterfalls, the volcano, or simply some beautiful scenery, we have somewhere we can send you! Just call and let us know what you are interested in.