Reservations - Hawaii Guided Tours

Kohala Departures

 Kohala Canopy Adventure

Zipline Tours:  Kohala Canopy Adventure

Experience an Aerial Trek Above the Rest!
Join us for a canopy experience like no other. Perched amongst the trees of Halawa, Kohala Zipline’s Kohala Canopy Adventure features elevated suspension bridges, soaring tree platforms and thrilling ziplines. From the moment you enter the aerial trekking course, you’ll be enthralled by the magic of Kohala. Exclusive features, such as twin WhisperLines and smooth stop braking, ensure your safety and comfort and deliver an experience like no other. Whether you are a real zipline enthusiast or a first time adventure seeker, the Kohala Canopy Adventure will be an unforgettable experience. 

Prices: Adult: $169.00, plus tax.; Child (ages 8 to 12): $139.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Tours daily.  Morning, mid-morning or afternoon times available.  Approximately 4 hours start to finish.

Zip and Dip

Zipline Tour:  Kohala Zip & Dip

Adventure in North Kohala
Experience North Kohala’s stunning beauty and rich history. This exciting adventure features a thrilling zipline, lunch overlooking Pololu Valley and a swim in a private waterfall. Join us for an exciting and educational adventure in the lands of Hawaii's first king. 

Prices: Adult: $249.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Tours daily. 8 hours round trip, departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters, and Waikoloa Queen’s Marketplace.

Waterfalls

Waterfall Tour:  Kohala Waterfalls Adventure

Family Fun in Nature
Immerse yourself in Kohala’s stunning beauty and rich history. This family friendly tour features a fun off-road adventure and relaxed trail walk, dramatic views of Pololu Valley, charming foot bridges, historic taro terraces and intimate waterfalls. With an opportunity to swim at a waterfall and stroll the quaint plantation village of Hawi, this is the perfect tour for all ages. 

Prices: Adult: $169.00, plus tax. Child (12 and under): $139.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Tours daily. 8 hours round trip, departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters, and Waikoloa Queen’s Marketplace.

Kona Departures

Black Sand Turtles

Volcano Tour:  Epic Island Volcano Journey

An Amazing Blend of History, Nature & Culture
Join us on an epic day of discovery as we wander off-the-beaten bath and visit our island's most awe inspiring sites. This full day journey covers all your Big Island “must do” experiences and more, and is enhanced by a gourmet sustainably-sourced farm to fork menu featuring island-inspired favorites and culturally themed delicacies. 

Prices: Adult: $209.00, plus tax. Child (12 and under): $179.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Morning trips departing daily. 11 - 12 hours round trip, departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters.  Pickups available from select hotels & resorts.

Volcano by Air and Land Tour

Volcano Tour:  Volcano by Air & Land

The Ultimate Volcano Adventure!
Hawaii Forest & Trail and Paradise Helicopters unite to bring you the ultimate volcano adventure tour. The Volcano by Air & Land tour explores Hawaii Volcanoes National Park area in flight and on foot. Combine two exciting tours into a single epic adventure. 

Prices: Adult: $699.00, plus tax. 
Schedule: Morning trips departing most days. Approximately 10 hours round trip from Kona Airport.

Volcano

Volcano Tour:  Twilight Volcano Adventure

A once in a lifetime experience
Witness the epic march of molten lava as it journeys from the mountains to the sea. On our Twilight Volcano Adventure, we’ll journey through Hawaii Island’s incredible range of ecosystems and climate zones before experiencing first-hand the phenomena that makes it possible – an erupting volcano. After exploring the natural wonders of this World Heritage site, we’ll witness the awesome power of lava at one of two sites. Coastal Kalapana often affords views of lava entering the sea, while Halemaumau Crater boasts a lake of molten rock. Let us share with you our passion and knowledge of the special places and stories that make Kilauea world renowned. 

Prices: Adult: $189.00, plus tax. Child (12 and under): $159.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Afternoon trips departing daily. 12 hours round trip, departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters, and Waikoloa Queen’s Marketplace.

Beer Tasting at KBC

Coffee Tour:  Taste of Kona

Experience the Sumptuous Side of Kona
Taste your way through Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. This half-day tour showcases and samples world-famous Kona Coffee from tree to cup and includes a factory tour and sampling at a local chocolate and candy company. Your savory experience completes with a guided beer tasting at the Kona Brewing Company, sampling locally brewed ales featuring local ingredients. Indulge your taste buds on this palate-pleasing adventure. 

Prices: Adult: $129.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Morning and Afternoon Tours daily. 4 hours round trip, departs from Kona Brewing Co. in Kailua Kona.

Hualalai

Volcano Tour:  Kona Coffee & Craters

See What Makes Kona Coffee So Special . . .
On the slopes of Hualalai lies the world famous Kona Coffee Belt. Nourished by afternoon showers and rich volcanic soil, this region produces some of the best coffee in the world. Journey with us as we travel to the source of the 1800 eruption at Kaupulehu Crater. After exploring the area’s volcanic features we’ll sample some of Kona’s finest at a local coffee farm.  

Prices: Adult: $159.00, plus tax. Child (8 - 12): $139.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Tours daily. 6 -7 hours round trip, departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters.

Waterfalls

Waterfall Tour:  Kohala Waterfalls Adventure

Family Fun in Nature
Immerse yourself in Kohala’s stunning beauty and rich history. This family friendly tour features a fun off-road adventure and relaxed trail walk, dramatic views of Pololu Valley, charming foot bridges, historic taro terraces and intimate waterfalls. With an opportunity to swim at a waterfall and stroll the quaint plantation village of Hawi, this is the perfect tour for all ages. 

Prices: Adult: $169.00, plus tax. Child (12 and under): $139.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Tours daily. 8 hours round trip, departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters, and Waikoloa Queen’s Marketplace.

Mauna Kea

Maunakea Tour: Maunakea Summit & Stars Adventure

"Top 10 Unforgettable Experiences ", Fodors 2006
Join us for a provocative journey through space and time. From sea level to the high alpine witness the dramatic diversity of our island's landscape. After a hot, picnic-style dinner we make our way to the summit of Hawaii’s most sacred mountain for a sensational sunset amidst the largest collection of telescopes on earth. As daylight fades we descend to a lower elevation where your Interpretive Guide will reveal the wonders of our Hawaiian night skies. 

Prices: Adult: $199.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Afternoon trips depart daily from Hawaii Forest and Trail Headquarters, Waikoloa Kings’ Shops, and the Junction of Highways 190 and 200. 7 - 8 hours round trip.

Hakalau Forest

Bird Watching Tour:  Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge Adventure

For the Expert & the Beginner
This tour is a great complement to our Rainforest and Dryforest Bird Watching tour. Named by Hawaiians long ago, hakalau means "many perches" and is still considered critical rainforest bird habitat today. Once part of large cattle ranch, it was the first National Wildlife Refuge established in the United States for forest birds. It is home to some of the rarest plants and animal species on earth. We access the Puu Akala Tract by special permit. 

Prices: Adult: $179.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Morning trips departing daily. 11 - 12 hours round trip, departs from Waikoloa Kings’ Shops, Highway 190/200 Junction and Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters.

Dry Forest

Bird Watching Tour: Rainforest and Dryforest Birding Adventure

For the Expert & the Beginner
A supreme study in contrast, the Rainforest and Dryforest Adventure takes you to two very different environments. At Puu Laau, we roam the sub-alpine dryland forest on the west side of Mauna Kea, home of the endangered palila and the bryani sub-species of elepaio. Our other locale is the Puu Oo Trail, in a cloudforest habitat on the northeastern slope of Mauna Loa. There we look for the endangered akiapolaau, omao (Hawaiian thrush), iiwi, apapane, and other endemics.
 

Prices: Adult: $189.00, plus tax.
Schedule:  Morning trips departing weekdays only from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters, Waikoloa Kings’ Shops, and the Junction of Highways 190 and 200. 11 hours round trip.

Hilo Departures

KIlauea Volcano

Volcano Tour: Discover Volcano Country

Explore Hawaii's Largest District
Travel through the remote and rugged landscape of Kau--home to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, historic farming plantations and the famous black sand beach of Punaluu. Discover how the powerful forces of nature have shaped the people and landscape of this dynamic region, Hawaii’s largest land district. The perfect blend of nature and culture led by an expert Interpretive Guide, this tour reveals what it’s like to live on two active volcanoes.  

Prices: Adult: $159.00, plus tax. Child (12 and under): $139.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Trips daily. Approximately 7 hours round trip, departs from Big Island Trading Co. in Hilo.

Rainbow Falls

Waterfall Tour:  Hilo Tropical Wonders

Experience Hilo's Waterfalls & History
Explore the rich heritage of Hilo as you travel Old Hawaii’s charming backroads and scenic byways to visit historic landmarks, beautiful waterfalls, and a family-owned tropical fruit farm. Enjoy an intimate group setting as your Interpretive Guide leads you on a trip back through time while you taste the bounty of Hawaii Island. If you have just a few hours and want to soak up the very best of Hilo’s beauty and rich heritage, join us for this fun, informative and tasty journey through Hilo’s tropical paradise. 

Prices: Adult: $69.00, plus tax. Child (12 and under): $59.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Tours daily. 2.5 hours round trip, departs from Big Island Trading Co. in Hilo.

Maunakea Summit Views

Maunakea Tour: Maunakea Voyage

Travel to the Summit of the World's Tallest Mountain
Embark on a remarkable road trip to the heavenly realm of Maunakea--the world’s tallest mountain. Traditionally the sacred home of Hawaiian deities, today Maunakea also hosts the greatest astronomical complex on earth. Our journey from sea level to the summit uncovers the connections of Hawaii’s ancient practice of navigation and the modern technological pursuit of understanding our universe. As you return from the highest point in the Pacific, you’ll have an opportunity to reflect on how ancient practices inform modern science to mold our understanding of the universe today. 

Prices: Adult: $169.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Morning trips depart daily from Big Island Trading Co. in Hilo. 7 - 8 hours round trip.

Trekker Hikes

Explorations

 Kohala Canopy Adventure

Zipline Tours:  Kohala Canopy Adventure

Experience an Aerial Trek Above the Rest!
Join us for a canopy experience like no other. Perched amongst the trees of Halawa, Kohala Zipline’s Kohala Canopy Adventure features elevated suspension bridges, soaring tree platforms and thrilling ziplines. From the moment you enter the aerial trekking course, you’ll be enthralled by the magic of Kohala. Exclusive features, such as twin WhisperLines and smooth stop braking, ensure your safety and comfort and deliver an experience like no other. Whether you are a real zipline enthusiast or a first time adventure seeker, the Kohala Canopy Adventure will be an unforgettable experience. 

Prices: Adult: $169.00, plus tax.; Child (ages 8 to 12): $139.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Tours daily.  Morning, mid-morning or afternoon times available.  Approximately 4 hours start to finish.

Volcano by Air and Land Tour

Volcano Tour:  Volcano by Air & Land

The Ultimate Volcano Adventure!
Hawaii Forest & Trail and Paradise Helicopters unite to bring you the ultimate volcano adventure tour. The Volcano by Air & Land tour explores Hawaii Volcanoes National Park area in flight and on foot. Combine two exciting tours into a single epic adventure. 

Prices: Adult: $699.00, plus tax. 
Schedule: Morning trips departing most days. Approximately 10 hours round trip from Kona Airport.

KIlauea Volcano

Volcano Tour:  Kilauea Volcano Adventure

A "Keep It Hawaii" Merit Award Winner
Experience the awesome spectacle of Pele’s creation at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on this award-winning tour. There’s not a better place to witness the timeless battle between the elemental forces of fire and water; and there’s no better way to explore the park than in the company of one of our Interpretive Guides. Let us share with you our passion and knowledge of the special places and stories that make Kilauea world renowned.  

Prices: Adult: $179.00, plus tax. Child (12 and under): $159.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Morning trips departing daily. 11 - 12 hours round trip, departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters, and Waikoloa Kings’ Shops.

Volcano

Volcano Tour:  Twilight Volcano Adventure

A once in a lifetime experience
Witness the epic march of molten lava as it journeys from the mountains to the sea. On our Twilight Volcano Adventure, we’ll journey through Hawaii Island’s incredible range of ecosystems and climate zones before experiencing first-hand the phenomena that makes it possible – an erupting volcano. After exploring the natural wonders of this World Heritage site, we’ll witness the awesome power of lava at one of two sites. Coastal Kalapana often affords views of lava entering the sea, while Halemaumau Crater boasts a lake of molten rock. Let us share with you our passion and knowledge of the special places and stories that make Kilauea world renowned. 

Prices: Adult: $189.00, plus tax. Child (12 and under): $159.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Afternoon trips departing daily. 12 hours round trip, departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters, and Waikoloa Queen’s Marketplace.

Zip and Dip

Zipline Tour:  Kohala Zip & Dip

Adventure in North Kohala
Experience North Kohala’s stunning beauty and rich history. This exciting adventure features a thrilling zipline, lunch overlooking Pololu Valley and a swim in a private waterfall. Join us for an exciting and educational adventure in the lands of Hawaii's first king. 

Prices: Adult: $249.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Tours daily. 8 hours round trip, departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters, and Waikoloa Queen’s Marketplace.

Waterfalls

Waterfall Tour:  Kohala Waterfalls Adventure

Family Fun in Nature
Immerse yourself in Kohala’s stunning beauty and rich history. This family friendly tour features a fun off-road adventure and relaxed trail walk, dramatic views of Pololu Valley, charming foot bridges, historic taro terraces and intimate waterfalls. With an opportunity to swim at a waterfall and stroll the quaint plantation village of Hawi, this is the perfect tour for all ages. 

Prices: Adult: $169.00, plus tax. Child (12 and under): $139.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Tours daily. 8 hours round trip, departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters, and Waikoloa Queen’s Marketplace.

Mauna Kea

Maunakea Tour: Maunakea Summit & Stars Adventure

"Top 10 Unforgettable Experiences ", Fodors 2006
Join us for a provocative journey through space and time. From sea level to the high alpine witness the dramatic diversity of our island's landscape. After a hot, picnic-style dinner we make our way to the summit of Hawaii’s most sacred mountain for a sensational sunset amidst the largest collection of telescopes on earth. As daylight fades we descend to a lower elevation where your Interpretive Guide will reveal the wonders of our Hawaiian night skies. 

Prices: Adult: $199.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Afternoon trips depart daily from Hawaii Forest and Trail Headquarters, Waikoloa Kings’ Shops, and the Junction of Highways 190 and 200. 7 - 8 hours round trip.

Hakalau Forest

Bird Watching Tour:  Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge Adventure

For the Expert & the Beginner
This tour is a great complement to our Rainforest and Dryforest Bird Watching tour. Named by Hawaiians long ago, hakalau means "many perches" and is still considered critical rainforest bird habitat today. Once part of large cattle ranch, it was the first National Wildlife Refuge established in the United States for forest birds. It is home to some of the rarest plants and animal species on earth. We access the Puu Akala Tract by special permit. 

Prices: Adult: $179.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Morning trips departing daily. 11 - 12 hours round trip, departs from Waikoloa Kings’ Shops, Highway 190/200 Junction and Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters.

Dry Forest

Bird Watching Tour: Rainforest and Dryforest Birding Adventure

For the Expert & the Beginner
A supreme study in contrast, the Rainforest and Dryforest Adventure takes you to two very different environments. At Puu Laau, we roam the sub-alpine dryland forest on the west side of Mauna Kea, home of the endangered palila and the bryani sub-species of elepaio. Our other locale is the Puu Oo Trail, in a cloudforest habitat on the northeastern slope of Mauna Loa. There we look for the endangered akiapolaau, omao (Hawaiian thrush), iiwi, apapane, and other endemics.
 

Prices: Adult: $189.00, plus tax.
Schedule:  Morning trips departing weekdays only from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters, Waikoloa Kings’ Shops, and the Junction of Highways 190 and 200. 11 hours round trip.

Discoveries

Custom Private Tours

Private & Custom Adventures

Half-, Full-, and Multi-day trips with your choice of Activities and Destinations...
All of our advertised trips are available as exclusive, private adventures for just your family or group.

Or, combine the incredible diversity of the Big Island with Hawaii Forest & Trail's unsurpassed access to private properties across the State, and you'll be able to participate in the ultimate Hawaiian Adventure.

The time you spend with Hawaii Forest & Trail will enhance your understanding of, and allow a deeper appreciation for, the natural wonders of Hawaii. 

Prices: Private charters start at $1,620.00
Schedule: Full and half-day itineraries available.

KIlauea Volcano

Volcano Tour: Discover Volcano Country

Explore Hawaii's Largest District
Travel through the remote and rugged landscape of Kau--home to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, historic farming plantations and the famous black sand beach of Punaluu. Discover how the powerful forces of nature have shaped the people and landscape of this dynamic region, Hawaii’s largest land district. The perfect blend of nature and culture led by an expert Interpretive Guide, this tour reveals what it’s like to live on two active volcanoes.  

Prices: Adult: $159.00, plus tax. Child (12 and under): $139.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Trips daily. Approximately 7 hours round trip, departs from Big Island Trading Co. in Hilo.

Black Sand Turtles

Volcano Tour:  Epic Island Volcano Journey

An Amazing Blend of History, Nature & Culture
Join us on an epic day of discovery as we wander off-the-beaten bath and visit our island's most awe inspiring sites. This full day journey covers all your Big Island “must do” experiences and more, and is enhanced by a gourmet sustainably-sourced farm to fork menu featuring island-inspired favorites and culturally themed delicacies. 

Prices: Adult: $209.00, plus tax. Child (12 and under): $179.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Morning trips departing daily. 11 - 12 hours round trip, departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters.  Pickups available from select hotels & resorts.

Beer Tasting at KBC

Coffee Tour:  Taste of Kona

Experience the Sumptuous Side of Kona
Taste your way through Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. This half-day tour showcases and samples world-famous Kona Coffee from tree to cup and includes a factory tour and sampling at a local chocolate and candy company. Your savory experience completes with a guided beer tasting at the Kona Brewing Company, sampling locally brewed ales featuring local ingredients. Indulge your taste buds on this palate-pleasing adventure. 

Prices: Adult: $129.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Morning and Afternoon Tours daily. 4 hours round trip, departs from Kona Brewing Co. in Kailua Kona.

Rainbow Falls

Waterfall Tour:  Hilo Tropical Wonders

Experience Hilo's Waterfalls & History
Explore the rich heritage of Hilo as you travel Old Hawaii’s charming backroads and scenic byways to visit historic landmarks, beautiful waterfalls, and a family-owned tropical fruit farm. Enjoy an intimate group setting as your Interpretive Guide leads you on a trip back through time while you taste the bounty of Hawaii Island. If you have just a few hours and want to soak up the very best of Hilo’s beauty and rich heritage, join us for this fun, informative and tasty journey through Hilo’s tropical paradise. 

Prices: Adult: $69.00, plus tax. Child (12 and under): $59.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Tours daily. 2.5 hours round trip, departs from Big Island Trading Co. in Hilo.

Hualalai

Volcano Tour:  Kona Coffee & Craters

See What Makes Kona Coffee So Special . . .
On the slopes of Hualalai lies the world famous Kona Coffee Belt. Nourished by afternoon showers and rich volcanic soil, this region produces some of the best coffee in the world. Journey with us as we travel to the source of the 1800 eruption at Kaupulehu Crater. After exploring the area’s volcanic features we’ll sample some of Kona’s finest at a local coffee farm.  

Prices: Adult: $159.00, plus tax. Child (8 - 12): $139.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Tours daily. 6 -7 hours round trip, departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters.

Maunakea Summit Views

Maunakea Tour: Maunakea Voyage

Travel to the Summit of the World's Tallest Mountain
Embark on a remarkable road trip to the heavenly realm of Maunakea--the world’s tallest mountain. Traditionally the sacred home of Hawaiian deities, today Maunakea also hosts the greatest astronomical complex on earth. Our journey from sea level to the summit uncovers the connections of Hawaii’s ancient practice of navigation and the modern technological pursuit of understanding our universe. As you return from the highest point in the Pacific, you’ll have an opportunity to reflect on how ancient practices inform modern science to mold our understanding of the universe today. 

Prices: Adult: $169.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Morning trips depart daily from Big Island Trading Co. in Hilo. 7 - 8 hours round trip.

Volcano Tours

KIlauea Volcano

Volcano Tour: Discover Volcano Country

Explore Hawaii's Largest District
Travel through the remote and rugged landscape of Kau--home to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, historic farming plantations and the famous black sand beach of Punaluu. Discover how the powerful forces of nature have shaped the people and landscape of this dynamic region, Hawaii’s largest land district. The perfect blend of nature and culture led by an expert Interpretive Guide, this tour reveals what it’s like to live on two active volcanoes.  

Prices: Adult: $159.00, plus tax. Child (12 and under): $139.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Trips daily. Approximately 7 hours round trip, departs from Big Island Trading Co. in Hilo.

Black Sand Turtles

Volcano Tour:  Epic Island Volcano Journey

An Amazing Blend of History, Nature & Culture
Join us on an epic day of discovery as we wander off-the-beaten bath and visit our island's most awe inspiring sites. This full day journey covers all your Big Island “must do” experiences and more, and is enhanced by a gourmet sustainably-sourced farm to fork menu featuring island-inspired favorites and culturally themed delicacies. 

Prices: Adult: $209.00, plus tax. Child (12 and under): $179.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Morning trips departing daily. 11 - 12 hours round trip, departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters.  Pickups available from select hotels & resorts.

Volcano by Air and Land Tour

Volcano Tour:  Volcano by Air & Land

The Ultimate Volcano Adventure!
Hawaii Forest & Trail and Paradise Helicopters unite to bring you the ultimate volcano adventure tour. The Volcano by Air & Land tour explores Hawaii Volcanoes National Park area in flight and on foot. Combine two exciting tours into a single epic adventure. 

Prices: Adult: $699.00, plus tax. 
Schedule: Morning trips departing most days. Approximately 10 hours round trip from Kona Airport.

KIlauea Volcano

Volcano Tour:  Kilauea Volcano Adventure

A "Keep It Hawaii" Merit Award Winner
Experience the awesome spectacle of Pele’s creation at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on this award-winning tour. There’s not a better place to witness the timeless battle between the elemental forces of fire and water; and there’s no better way to explore the park than in the company of one of our Interpretive Guides. Let us share with you our passion and knowledge of the special places and stories that make Kilauea world renowned.  

Prices: Adult: $179.00, plus tax. Child (12 and under): $159.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Morning trips departing daily. 11 - 12 hours round trip, departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters, and Waikoloa Kings’ Shops.

Volcano

Volcano Tour:  Twilight Volcano Adventure

A once in a lifetime experience
Witness the epic march of molten lava as it journeys from the mountains to the sea. On our Twilight Volcano Adventure, we’ll journey through Hawaii Island’s incredible range of ecosystems and climate zones before experiencing first-hand the phenomena that makes it possible – an erupting volcano. After exploring the natural wonders of this World Heritage site, we’ll witness the awesome power of lava at one of two sites. Coastal Kalapana often affords views of lava entering the sea, while Halemaumau Crater boasts a lake of molten rock. Let us share with you our passion and knowledge of the special places and stories that make Kilauea world renowned. 

Prices: Adult: $189.00, plus tax. Child (12 and under): $159.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Afternoon trips departing daily. 12 hours round trip, departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters, and Waikoloa Queen’s Marketplace.

Hualalai

Volcano Tour:  Kona Coffee & Craters

See What Makes Kona Coffee So Special . . .
On the slopes of Hualalai lies the world famous Kona Coffee Belt. Nourished by afternoon showers and rich volcanic soil, this region produces some of the best coffee in the world. Journey with us as we travel to the source of the 1800 eruption at Kaupulehu Crater. After exploring the area’s volcanic features we’ll sample some of Kona’s finest at a local coffee farm.  

Prices: Adult: $159.00, plus tax. Child (8 - 12): $139.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Tours daily. 6 -7 hours round trip, departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters.

Waterfalls Tours

Rainbow Falls

Waterfall Tour:  Hilo Tropical Wonders

Experience Hilo's Waterfalls & History
Explore the rich heritage of Hilo as you travel Old Hawaii’s charming backroads and scenic byways to visit historic landmarks, beautiful waterfalls, and a family-owned tropical fruit farm. Enjoy an intimate group setting as your Interpretive Guide leads you on a trip back through time while you taste the bounty of Hawaii Island. If you have just a few hours and want to soak up the very best of Hilo’s beauty and rich heritage, join us for this fun, informative and tasty journey through Hilo’s tropical paradise. 

Prices: Adult: $69.00, plus tax. Child (12 and under): $59.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Tours daily. 2.5 hours round trip, departs from Big Island Trading Co. in Hilo.

Waterfalls

Waterfall Tour:  Kohala Waterfalls Adventure

Family Fun in Nature
Immerse yourself in Kohala’s stunning beauty and rich history. This family friendly tour features a fun off-road adventure and relaxed trail walk, dramatic views of Pololu Valley, charming foot bridges, historic taro terraces and intimate waterfalls. With an opportunity to swim at a waterfall and stroll the quaint plantation village of Hawi, this is the perfect tour for all ages. 

Prices: Adult: $169.00, plus tax. Child (12 and under): $139.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Tours daily. 8 hours round trip, departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters, and Waikoloa Queen’s Marketplace.

Maunakea Summit Tours

Maunakea Summit Views

Maunakea Tour: Maunakea Voyage

Travel to the Summit of the World's Tallest Mountain
Embark on a remarkable road trip to the heavenly realm of Maunakea--the world’s tallest mountain. Traditionally the sacred home of Hawaiian deities, today Maunakea also hosts the greatest astronomical complex on earth. Our journey from sea level to the summit uncovers the connections of Hawaii’s ancient practice of navigation and the modern technological pursuit of understanding our universe. As you return from the highest point in the Pacific, you’ll have an opportunity to reflect on how ancient practices inform modern science to mold our understanding of the universe today. 

Prices: Adult: $169.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Morning trips depart daily from Big Island Trading Co. in Hilo. 7 - 8 hours round trip.

Mauna Kea

Maunakea Tour: Maunakea Summit & Stars Adventure

"Top 10 Unforgettable Experiences ", Fodors 2006
Join us for a provocative journey through space and time. From sea level to the high alpine witness the dramatic diversity of our island's landscape. After a hot, picnic-style dinner we make our way to the summit of Hawaii’s most sacred mountain for a sensational sunset amidst the largest collection of telescopes on earth. As daylight fades we descend to a lower elevation where your Interpretive Guide will reveal the wonders of our Hawaiian night skies. 

Prices: Adult: $199.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Afternoon trips depart daily from Hawaii Forest and Trail Headquarters, Waikoloa Kings’ Shops, and the Junction of Highways 190 and 200. 7 - 8 hours round trip.

Rainforest & Birding Tours

Hakalau Forest

Bird Watching Tour:  Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge Adventure

For the Expert & the Beginner
This tour is a great complement to our Rainforest and Dryforest Bird Watching tour. Named by Hawaiians long ago, hakalau means "many perches" and is still considered critical rainforest bird habitat today. Once part of large cattle ranch, it was the first National Wildlife Refuge established in the United States for forest birds. It is home to some of the rarest plants and animal species on earth. We access the Puu Akala Tract by special permit. 

Prices: Adult: $179.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Morning trips departing daily. 11 - 12 hours round trip, departs from Waikoloa Kings’ Shops, Highway 190/200 Junction and Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters.

Dry Forest

Bird Watching Tour: Rainforest and Dryforest Birding Adventure

For the Expert & the Beginner
A supreme study in contrast, the Rainforest and Dryforest Adventure takes you to two very different environments. At Puu Laau, we roam the sub-alpine dryland forest on the west side of Mauna Kea, home of the endangered palila and the bryani sub-species of elepaio. Our other locale is the Puu Oo Trail, in a cloudforest habitat on the northeastern slope of Mauna Loa. There we look for the endangered akiapolaau, omao (Hawaiian thrush), iiwi, apapane, and other endemics.
 

Prices: Adult: $189.00, plus tax.
Schedule:  Morning trips departing weekdays only from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters, Waikoloa Kings’ Shops, and the Junction of Highways 190 and 200. 11 hours round trip.

Zipline Tours

 Kohala Canopy Adventure

Zipline Tours:  Kohala Canopy Adventure

Experience an Aerial Trek Above the Rest!
Join us for a canopy experience like no other. Perched amongst the trees of Halawa, Kohala Zipline’s Kohala Canopy Adventure features elevated suspension bridges, soaring tree platforms and thrilling ziplines. From the moment you enter the aerial trekking course, you’ll be enthralled by the magic of Kohala. Exclusive features, such as twin WhisperLines and smooth stop braking, ensure your safety and comfort and deliver an experience like no other. Whether you are a real zipline enthusiast or a first time adventure seeker, the Kohala Canopy Adventure will be an unforgettable experience. 

Prices: Adult: $169.00, plus tax.; Child (ages 8 to 12): $139.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Tours daily.  Morning, mid-morning or afternoon times available.  Approximately 4 hours start to finish.

Zip and Dip

Zipline Tour:  Kohala Zip & Dip

Adventure in North Kohala
Experience North Kohala’s stunning beauty and rich history. This exciting adventure features a thrilling zipline, lunch overlooking Pololu Valley and a swim in a private waterfall. Join us for an exciting and educational adventure in the lands of Hawaii's first king. 

Prices: Adult: $249.00, plus tax.
Schedule: Tours daily. 8 hours round trip, departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters, and Waikoloa Queen’s Marketplace.

Special Tours

Private Tours

Custom Private Tours

Private & Custom Adventures

Half-, Full-, and Multi-day trips with your choice of Activities and Destinations...
All of our advertised trips are available as exclusive, private adventures for just your family or group.

Or, combine the incredible diversity of the Big Island with Hawaii Forest & Trail's unsurpassed access to private properties across the State, and you'll be able to participate in the ultimate Hawaiian Adventure.

The time you spend with Hawaii Forest & Trail will enhance your understanding of, and allow a deeper appreciation for, the natural wonders of Hawaii. 

Prices: Private charters start at $1,620.00
Schedule: Full and half-day itineraries available.