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Hidden Craters Hike

Venture onto private land behind 3 locked gates to explore the upper slopes of Kona’s very own volcano – Hualalai. This journey provides intimate, unique access to the site of multiple volcanic eruptions from the 1800’s, all within a short distance.

Highlights Include:

  • Exclusive private access onto Hualalai volcano and into a native forest
  • Take pleasure in a 3-4 mile hike through untouched cloud forest with incredible vistas of the Kona coast.
  • Stand on the edge of precipitous volcanic craters that plunge deep into the earth below
  • Climb through a segment of a lava tube




Until November 30, 2023
Adult (13+): $175.00 + taxes and fees
Child (8-12): $150.00 + taxes and fees

From December 1, 2023
Adult (13+): $179.00 + taxes and fees
Child (8-12): $154.00 + taxes and fees

*Price subject to change. Please check booking calendar for up to date pricing.

Availability and Schedule:

Availability varies; please check booking calendar for up-to-date information.

Approximate Pick-up Time:
7:30 AM

Approximate Return Time:
12:30 PM


Pick up from Hotels not available.

Tours depart from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters (73-5593 A, Olowalu St, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740). Please check in by 7:15 AM. Approx. 5 hours round trip.

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