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The Volcano Van Private Tours

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Address: 73-1311 Onaona Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-8639
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+1 469-546-5282
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We are a personal and private tour provider serving all areas of the Big...

We are a personal and private tour provider serving all areas of the Big Island of Hawai'i, We allow our guests to get an up-close look at the Big Island's great volcanoes, including world famous Kilauea, the most active volcano on earth. Whether you're staying in the rain forests of Hilo, or the sun-drenched beaches of Kona and Kohala; we'll pick you up and introduce you to a day full of unforgettable excitement!

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Great Volcano Tour

We went on this tour with Scott on Friday! We were with one other couple. It was a big day but well worth the trip. Scott's knowledge and enthusiasm about volcanoes and the island... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Brochelle G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on this tour with Scott on Friday! We were with one other couple. It was a big day but well worth the trip. Scott's knowledge and enthusiasm about volcanoes and the island in general is infectious and provides an abundance of facts and info to keep you interested the whole trip. We got to see several land marks... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day in and around Hilo. Scott, Volcano Van's sole proprietor and owner is very well versed in volcanoes and the history of the island. We are a family of 5 with kids ages 13, 11, 8. We stopped at a local coffee shop, iconic breathtaking ocean views, recent lava fields and ultimately the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park to see... More 

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Thank VivaciousVal
lemont, il
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our party of 4 adults did a custom tour with Scott in Feb. We did not want to do a lot of hiking and he was very accommodating in planning a full Island tour for us. He made sure we experienced the 10 climate zones found on the island and gave is a full narration of the formation of it... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Scott was s hoot. Very passionate about his tour and deeply cared about giving us a great experience. Learned so much about the island, volcanoes and experienced 10 different climate zones!

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Thank janice f
Bedford, NH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

My wife and I spent a few days on the Big Island of Hawaii and wanted to get out to the Volcano since it was very active this February when we were there. Our hotel arranged a tour with Scott of the Volcano Van for us. The tour was amazing, Scott knows the national park like the back of his... More 

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Thank Chris K
Rio Grande, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Scott provided a perfect day for us to learn about the Big Island and basically drive around the entire island . He provided history and facts about the Big Island which is exactly what we wanted. He was monitoring the volcano activity and seemed to plan our visit to the Volcanoes National Park at the perfect time for us to... More 

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Thank Ann F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had the good fortune to spend the day with Scott. He showed us beautiful places on the island. He knew lots of good facts and lots about the volcano origins. He took great care of us and stopped at places we wanted including Tex Diner. We ended up with lots of time at the park and... More 

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Thank Jane M
Queensland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We had a great day with Scott. He is knowledgeable, very friendly and easy to get along with. He can adapt the tour to suit what you would like to see. Sea turtles, black sand beach, volcano at night. He can take you down small tracks and has great local knowledge. Would fully recommend this tour. We took our 5... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Our party of five adults, including two college-aged boys, really enjoyed this adventure...trip is just too mild a word for it! Our group only had one day to explore Volcano National Park, and since we were on a "private" tour, Scott altered the "Summit To Shore" excursion so we would get the best bang for our buck. He was worth... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We signed up for a private tour. Reservations were easy to arrange. We had to be a bit flexible with the date (so the earlier you book the better) but communication was very prompt and we had the details completed very quickly. Totally low stress way to travel. Scott takes care of everything. He picked us up at our VRBO... More 

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