Reservations - Hawaii Guided Tours

Volcano Tours

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

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.

Summit Tours

Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea Tour: Mauna Kea 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

Hilo Orchid Show

Special Tour: Hilo Orchid Show & Shuttle

A Symphony of Orchids!
The Hilo Orchid Society presents the largest and most comprehensive orchid show in Hawaii on August 1st through the 3rd. The "Symphony of Orchids" will be held at the Edith Kanakaole Stadium in Hilo and will features gorgeous displays of exotic and hybrid orchids, locally sourced food, entertainment & more!
 

Prices: $25.00 per person, plus tax.
Schedule: TWO DAYS ONLY!  August 1st and 2nd, 2014.  Tour departs Kona at approximatley 8:30 am and returns approximately 5:30 PM.

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.