Big Island Circle Island Tour
Grand Circle Island Tour- *$72-$79/adult, $55-$58/child
Experience the diverse landscaping of the biggest island in Hawaii on this Roberts Hawaii tour. The youngest island in the archipelago, Big Island has dramatic scenery that is world renown and visited by many. This daylong adventure begins amongst the lava fields where wave-like rippled effects were created by molten lava. This unique sight stretches out as far as the horizon will allow. Known for its famous Kona coffee, Big Island is also home to fertile land for coffee bean trees. Your tour bus will stop at Royal Kona Coffee where coffee fields are juxtaposed against views of the Pacific Ocean.
Also included in the tour is a stop off at the Punaluu Bakery and Visitor Center, where you’ll be invited to sample their notorious Hawaiian Sweetbread. Moving right along you’ll also stop to explore the unique black sand beaches of Punaluu Beach, where you may encounter nesting sea turtles. Bring a camera along, as this is one of the most sought-after beaches in all of Hawaii!
The rich geology history of Big Island is present during the next portion of the tour, which takes you to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Here you’ll visit the Jaggar Museum and Hawaii Volcano Observatory, a place to ogle and awe over the impressive splendor of the ancient volcanoes and craters. Built on the edge of Kilauea Caldera, visitors can enjoy views of Big Island’s main crater, Halema’uma’u.
Other highlights of the Grand Circle Island Tour include:
– Kealeakekua Bay Overlook
– Kilauea Iki Crater
– Thurston Lava Tube
– Fern Tree Jungle
– Steam Bluffs and Crater Rim Drive
– Big Island Candies
– Rainbow Falls
– Orchid Nursery
– Hamakua Coast
– Parker Ranch
With such a unique island to explore, you’ll need the entire day allocated! Island hop over to Hawaii’s Big Island for a complete, one-day tour of this spectacular landmass.
*The two quoted prices above denote departure locations. Kailua-Kona/Keahou departure costs $72/adult, $55/child and Waikoloa/Mauna Lani/ Mauna Kea/Hapuna departure costs $79/adult, $58/child.s
Dates & Times
Tours are offered daily.
Pick up times depend on location (North hotels: between 8:10am and 9:00am, return times between 6:00pm and 6:30pm. South hotels: between 7:30am to 8:00am, return times between 7:30pm and 8:00pm).
Transportation services are provided.
Dress comfortably and wear walking shoes.
Lunch available for purchase during tour.
Route may be modified due to National Park Advisories.