Big Island: Exclusive Hidden Craters Hiking Tour

Big Island: Exclusive Hidden Craters Hiking Tour

From US$ 187.43 per person

Venture onto private land behind several locked gates to explore the upper slopes of Kona’s very own volcano, Hualalai. This adventure provides intimate, unique access to the site of multiple volcanic eruptions, followed by a well deserved pint.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Small group
Limited to 12 participants
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 6.5 hours
Starting time 7:30 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup available from select Kona and Kohala Resorts. Please confirm pickup time & location with tour operator. If pickup cannot be provided from your resort, please make your way to Kona Headquarters, 73-5593 Olowalu Street #A, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740.


  • Enjoy exclusive private access onto Hualalai Volcano and a nearby native forest
  • Hike through untouched cloud forest with incredible views of the Kona coast
  • Stand on the edge of precipitous volcanic craters that plunge deep into the earth below
Full description
Experience a peak to pint adventure on a rocky hike up the cool and misty lava-scaped slopes of Kona's own Hualalai Volcano. Enjoy exclusive access to this stunning mountain, which offers a bird's eye view of Kona's lava history. Your guide will take you off-road, through multiple locked gates and then by foot at a 6,500 foot elevation, where you will experience the surreal scene of black lava flows and native dry land forest. You will see firsthand the geologic forces which created the islands at the heart of Hualalai’s 1801 eruption, the Kaupulehu Crater. Travel to magnificent coastal viewpoints and stunning lava formations, walk amidst a forest of native birdsong and scramble through a "lava tube".
  • Nature guide
  • Filtered water
  • Walking sticks
  • Day packs, warm wear and rain gear
  • Sunscreen and bug repellent
  • Delicious deli-style lunch
  • Local taxes included in price
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information

What to bring

  • Closed-toe shoes

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • Guests should be able to hike on uneven or rocky terrain
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen and a light sweatshirt or jacket
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Product ID: 177669