Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Self-Guided Driving Audio Tour

Entrance Station, Volcano, HI 96785, USA, Big Island of Hawaii, United States of America
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What To Expect

Your journey begins at the entrance station to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. From there, you’ll head to the Visitor Center and have the option to hike the popular Sulfur Banks Trail.You’ll pass steam vents where water is constantly boiling beneath the earth’s surface, before continuing on to Kilauea Overlook. This astonishing vista looks out across the massive Kilauea Crater, and it’s one you won’t want to miss! As you drive toward Puʻupuaʻi Overlook, you’ll hear about how volcanoes actually created the Hawaiian islands. Then you’ll pass a string of remarkable craters left over from past eruptions.On your way to the Pu’u Huluhulu Trail, next, you’ll hear about the goddess Pele and her mysterious hair, which can be found across the park. Then you’ll find out how that national park was created in the first place. Next, you’ll hear an ancient Hawaiian legend and stop by Alanui Kahiko Overlook, offering views of where the Chain of Craters Road was before being destroyed by a lava flow. Then you’ll reach the Pu’uloa Petroglyphs, authentic rock carvings dating back hundreds of years!Finally, you’ll arrive at the Hōlei Sea Arch, a magnificent sight that may not last very much longer.

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Important info

Know in advance:

  • This is a self-guided tour, no guide will accompany you. The local operator's app functions as a guide, an audio tour, and a map all in one
  • Please arrange for a vehicle before you take the tour. You only need to book one tour per vehicle, not per person
  • This tour provides a live GPS map on your smartphone, audio narration, written text explanations, and suggested stops
  • After booking the tour you will receive an email from the local operator with the instruction to download the tour, search in your email for the phrase "Set up your self-guided tour now." Follow these instructions to finish setting up the tour while you have Wi-Fi/data. The tour and maps will work off-line, but you will not be able to download it and set-it up without data
  • This tour is valid for an entire year - from the moment of booking. You don't need to change the booking if your travel plans change
  • The local operator has an all-day support line available via call, chat, or email
What's included
Audio-guided tour
What's not included
Entrance fees
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Stand at the precipice of the enormous Kilauea Crater. Hike awe-inspiring volcanic landscapes—and even through a crater!. Catch impressive panoramic views from Mauna Ulu Lookout. Witness the beauty of the Hōlei Sea Arch before it collapses into the ocean. Learn about the region's volcanic history and find out how those volcanoes work

Cancellation Policy
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This is a self-guided tour. Note that there will be no guide waiting for you at the starting point.