Big Island of Hawaii

Big Island Highlights: Coffee, Volcano, Black Sands & Waterfall

Badge of ExcellenceBig Island of Hawaii, USA
Small Group Tour Deluxe Circle Island Experience with Restaurant Lunch
  • 11 hours
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Spend a full day exploring the Big Island with visits to waterfalls, beaches, tropical valleys, stunning viewpoints, and so much more. Learn about Kona’s coffee culture with a visit to Greenwell Coffee Farm, for an insider's perspective and to sample the locally cultivated coffee. See Hawaii’s natural beauty at Punalu’u Black Sands Beach, where you can look out for Hawaiian green sea turtles, make multiple stops in Volcanoes National Park, and soak up the beauty of Rainbow Falls all in a day.
  • Explore the Big Island on an all-inclusive full-day tour, with lunch included
  • Visit a black sand beach, Rainbow Falls, and Volcanoes National Park
  • Tuck into a tasty lunch, and enjoy malasadas and drinks throughout the tour
  • Convenient, roundtrip transportation from your hotel

What's Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Kona coffee farm visit
  • Binoculars
  • Umbrellas
  • Cold beverages, hot coffee/chocolate
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Gratuities

Meeting and Pickup

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Start time

07:30 AM

Pickup details

CENTRALIZED PICKUP LOCATIONS INCLUDE: 1. Foodland Farms at 1330 Mauna Lani Dr, Waimea, HI 96743 2. Starbucks at 69-201 Waikoloa Beach Drive #1001 K-1, Waikoloa Village, HI 96738 3. Target at 74-5455 Makala Blvd, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 4. Long's Drugstore at 78-6831 Ali‘i Dr #232, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 Pickup time begins 30-60 minutes prior to start time (Depending on hotel location.) Guests MUST confirm their exact time with the local operator at least 48 hours prior to the tour.

What To Expect

Greenwell Farms

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Punalu'u Bake Shop

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Punalu'u Black Sand beach

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Volcano Winery

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

Volcano House

1 hour Admission Ticket Included

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

2 hours Admission Ticket Included

Rainbow Falls

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Big Island Candies

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children under 5 years old are not permitted on public tours.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Meal options (Regular, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-Free, & Lactose-Intolerant)
  • Breakfast and lunch is included. Please let us know in the Special Requirements section if you have any specific dietary restrictions or food allergies.
  • Those with any mobility limitations should contact Kailani Tours before booking. Easy to Moderate Difficulty
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Fred_P
This tour was excellent. Our tour guides Chris and PJ were very funny and knowledgeable. They answered all our questions and made the day very enjoyable. We would definitely recommend this tour to anyone that wants to see the entire is.

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Amazing
Kashmir_S, Apr 2024
Tour guide was amazing!! The whole tour was amazing! A must try and I will do it again. The moment from being picked up to being dropped off I was pleased and very happy. Learned a lot as well!
We enjoyed the experience. It was a ery relaxing way to learn about the Big Island. It was our first visit to Hawaii.
James_M, Mar 2024
Saw a lot of the Big Island. Our visit to Volcano National Park was the best. The weather was not the best but the Tour Operator made it enjoyable despite the weather.
Response from Host, Mar 2024
Aloha, James! Mahalo for your review! We're thrilled to hear that you had a great time exploring the Big Island with us, and that your visit to Volcano National Park was a highlight. Despite the weather challenges, we're glad our tour operator was able to make your experience enjoyable. We appreciate your feedback and hope to welcome you back for more adventures in the future!
One of the most special days!
Brianna_M, Mar 2024
Ridge was an AMAZING guide. I will never forget this day. His stories, the views, the other people on the trip. I highly reccommend. You’ll learn about the history and tales of Hawaiians as you take in the breathtaking views. The best way to see the Big Island!
Response from Host, Mar 2024
Aloha, Brianna! We're delighted that Rydge was able to share the history and tales of Hawaiians with you, enriching your journey with knowledge and insight. It's fantastic to know that you found our tour to be the best way to see the Big Island, and we're grateful for your enthusiastic recommendation.
Wonderful Day on Hawai'i Island Highlights Tour
Karla_C, Mar 2024
We had a wonderful day with our highly knowledgeable, friendly driver and guide Thia. Appreciated her energy (that's a long day and she was "on" the entire time!), her tips about the lilikoi mimosa (we enjoyed one at the cafe at Volcanoes National Park), and attention to passengers. Lots of great stops--hard to single out a highlight. Thia had jackets, umbrellas, hot towels, and plenty of snacks and drinks. Our group of 8 got along extremely well and we enjoyed getting each other's back stories. A terrific and memorable day!
Response from Host, Mar 2024
Aloha, Karla! Thia is indeed a gem, and we're thrilled that her knowledge, friendliness, and energy made your experience truly special. It's wonderful to know that Thia's tips added to your enjoyment, and we're glad you had the chance to try the lilikoi mimosa at the cafe in Volcanoes National Park. We're also pleased to hear that her attention to detail, including providing jackets, umbrellas, hot towels, snacks, and drinks, contributed to your comfort throughout the day. It sounds like your group of 8 had a fantastic time together, and we're delighted that you enjoyed each other's company and shared back stories along the way. Creating memorable experiences and fostering connections among our guests is what we strive for, and we're thrilled to hear that we succeeded in doing so.
Grat trip
sherrie_C, Feb 2024
Great trip around West and south side of the island. A very long full of interesting stops. I loved the sea turtles and the volcano.
Response from Host, Mar 2024
Aloha, Sherrie! Mahalo nui for joining us and sharing your thoughts on the tour. May you have continued safe travels! Best wishes.
Great Tour of the Island!
Jerry_P, Feb 2024
Our tour guide was very, very knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommend him. This is a long tour(long day), but so worth it. It takes you to all "the spots" to see on the island. We learned so much and thoroughly enjoyed it.
Response from Host, Mar 2024
Aloha, Jerry! Thanks a million for your fantastic review! We're thrilled to hear that you found our tour guide to be both a walking encyclopedia and a ray of sunshine. 😊 It sounds like you had a blast exploring all the must-see spots on the island and soaking in the knowledge along the way. We're delighted to have been a part of your adventure! If you ever find yourself craving more island exploration, you know where to find us. Until then, keep those island memories alive!
Bucket List
Krista_B, Feb 2024
Alex was one of the best guides of a tour we have every had. The whole day was one great experience after another.
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback! We're thrilled to hear that Alex provided such an outstanding tour experience for you. It's fantastic to know that each moment of the day was filled with great experiences. We appreciate you choosing our tour and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future.
Everything on your list & lots of extras, too
Gail_F, Jan 2024
Chance, our tour guide, was amazing: with anecdotes about every place on the island. The island highlights tour was a great way to experience many parts of the island of Hawai'i without having to wait in a long crowd while trying to figure out what & where to go. We got many ideas for what we will explore in more depth over time. There are many extras along the trip, and we enjoyed meeting people from all over who joined the excursion for the day. Highly recommended for honeymooners, and probably most appropriate for folks over 10 or 12 who don't mind a few long drives in a long but amazing day.
Response from Host, Jan 2024
Aloha, Gail! Mahalo nui for taking the time to share your experience with us! We're delighted to hear that Chance, your tour guide, made your island highlights tour amazing with his insightful anecdotes about every place on the island. It's wonderful to know that our tour provided you with a great way to experience many parts of Hawai'i without the hassle of figuring out what and where to go. We appreciate your openness to the extras along the trip and the opportunity to meet people from all over, creating a memorable shared experience. Your recommendation, especially for honeymooners, is truly appreciated. We understand that the tour involves a few long drives, but we're glad to hear that you found the day to be long but amazing. We hope you carry the ideas for further exploration with you and that you return to the island for more in-depth adventures. Mahalo again for choosing Kailani Tours, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
This tour was the best of...
Angie_D, Dec 2023
This tour was the best of all of them! Debora was the best tour guide I have ever had! She really made us feel the culture. She told us all about the history and most important about the life style of Hawaiians. We had an amazing day visiting all the nice places in big island. She even gave us names of places to visit and eat. She was amazing. Please go on this tour! And if you can, please ask for her because you’re not going to regret it. Please ask for her, she is the best!
Response from Host, Dec 2023
Aloha, Angie! It's fantastic that Debora's passion for sharing the culture and history of Hawaii resonated with you, making your day memorable. We truly appreciate your recommendation and the glowing praise for Debora. We agree—she's amazing! We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back on another adventure.
Awesome way to see entire island!
Tiffany_S, Nov 2023
Stefan was our guide and he did an amazing job. He was so knowledgeable about the history of the island. He was very accommodating and friendly. Would recommend this tour as you get to see so much across the entire island.
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Aloha, Tiffany! We are thrilled to hear that Stefan's knowledge about the island's history left a positive impression on you. It's always our goal to provide insightful and engaging tours that showcase the rich cultural and historical tapestry of the island, and we're pleased to know that Stefan contributed to that experience. Stefan takes great pride in ensuring our guests feel accommodated and welcome. We are delighted that his friendliness added a personal touch to your tour. Your recommendation is the highest compliment we can receive, and we appreciate your trust in us. Exploring the entire island offers a diverse and enriching experience, and we're glad you found value in the variety of sights covered during the tour. It's our hope that the memories created during your time with us will stay with you for a long time.
Great time very informative
Linda_W, Nov 2023
Derek was excellent,well worth price,great accommodations,food awesome.coffee farm outstanding,volcano tube crazy.
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Aloha, Linda! Mahalo for sharing your fantastic experience! We're delighted to hear that Derek provided an excellent tour, making it well worth the price. It's wonderful to know that you enjoyed the accommodations and found the food awesome. The visit to the coffee farm sounds outstanding, and we're thrilled that the volcano tube added an extra element of excitement to your adventure. Your feedback is truly appreciated, and we're grateful for the opportunity to be a part of your memorable journey. If your travels bring you back our way, we'd be honored to welcome you for more exceptional experiences! Safe travels!
Great way to explore the Big Island
Guus_W, Nov 2023
Great way to explore the Island, and learn about history, culture and nature. Our driver and guide Chance made our tour a great experience.
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Aloha, Guus! We're thrilled to hear that you found our tour to be a great way to explore the island while learning about its rich history, culture, and nature. It's fantastic that Chance contributed to making your experience enjoyable. Mahalo and safe travels!!!
Don’t miss this awesome day tour!!!
Helen_M, Nov 2023
Get Jim as your guide if possible. He was so informative and entertaining. The tour is long but comprehensive, and well worth the money!
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Aloha, Helen! It is with great appreciation that we read your recommendation for our guide and tour! It was an absolute pleasure and we welcome you back any time. Mahalo!
Great trip with Kailani tours
Karen_B, Nov 2023
The crater at the volcano was amazing. Our tour guide Gary was great!! He was thoughtful and accommodating.
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Aloha, Karen! The breathtaking beauty of the volcano's crater truly is a sight to behold, and we're thrilled that you found it amazing. Gary, your tour guide, certainly seems to have made a positive impact on your experience. Thoughtfulness and accommodation are key qualities we value in our guides, and it's wonderful to know that Gary demonstrated these attributes throughout your tour. We understand that a guide's attentiveness can significantly enhance the overall experience, and it's clear that Gary succeeded in making your day special. Your feedback is greatly appreciated, and we'll be sure to pass on your kind words to Gary.
Big island tour
Kelly_H, Oct 2023
Would definitely recommend this tour. It was a great way to experience the island and the tour guide was amazing!
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Aloha, Kelly! Thank you for your fantastic recommendation! We're delighted to hear that you found our tour to be a great way to experience the island. Our tour guides take pride in making the experience truly amazing. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcoming you and others for more memorable adventures in the future!
Amazing Tour!
Elizabeth_D, Oct 2023
Uncle Chris was the best tour guide, so knowledgeable and friendly! We were on our honeymoon and decided to take this tour since it was our first time visiting the island. We got to see the island in one day as well as some hidden gems only the locals know about!
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Aloha, Elizabeth! Congratulations on your honeymoon, and we're thrilled that you chose our tour to enhance your first-time visit to the island! Uncle Chris is an exceptional guide, and we're delighted to hear that he made your experience enjoyable with his knowledge and friendliness. Exploring hidden gems known to the locals is a special treat. Mahalo nui for sharing your memorable day with us, and we hope to be a part of more unforgettable moments on your future visits to the island!
The black sand beach and...
Tammy_J, Oct 2023
The black sand beach and turtles was a favorite!!! The entire trip was wonderful and our guide Sam truly pampered us! Food, local facts and historical pieces, scented hand towels to freshen up, it was GREAT!!!
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Aloha, Tammy! It's fantastic to hear that the Black Sand Beach and the turtle encounter were your favorites on the trip! We're delighted that your entire experience was wonderful and that Sam went the extra mile to pamper you with food, local insights, historical knowledge, and those scented hand towels. We're thrilled that you had a great time, and we look forward to providing you with more memorable adventures in the future! Best wishes and safe travels!
Lava tube, Caldera, wine...
Sue_T, Oct 2023
Lava tube, Caldera, wine tasting and lunch. Our guide Kevin was great - knowledgeable and wonderful stories. We had a nice group who we interacted with.
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Aloha, Sue! It sounds like you had a fantastic day exploring the lava tube, Caldera, enjoying wine tasting, and having lunch. We're delighted to hear that Kevin provided a knowledgeable and entertaining experience. Interacting with a nice group certainly adds to the enjoyment. Mahalo for choosing our tour, and we hope to have the pleasure of serving you on more memorable adventures in the future!
Big Island Tour
Lisa_W, Oct 2023
Jim was a great tour guide throughout the day and felt well taken care of. The one item was he was sick and coughing throughout the day. My husband and I are now sick as well and can’t enjoy our last few days in Hawaii. Think next time he should just call the day off to avoid contagious people
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Aloha, Lisa! I'm sorry to hear that you and your husband have become unwell during your vacation. To clarify, Uncle Jim has a chronic cough and wasn't actually sick. Nonetheless, we understand the inconvenience you experienced. We appreciate your feedback. We hope you both recover soon and can still find some enjoyment during your last days in Hawaii. Mahalo and best wishes.
Awesome tour
marguerite_a, Oct 2023
We enjoyed from start to finish. Our guide, Alex, was excellent...explaining the history and landscape of the island. Kilauea was our favorite place to visit.
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Aloha, Marg! It's wonderful to know that Alex provided excellent insights into the island's history and landscape. Kilauea is indeed a captivating place to visit, and we're glad it was a highlight of your tour. Mahalo for choosing us, and we hope to have the pleasure of serving you on more adventures in the future!
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