Navatek Dinner Cruise Waikiki sunset

On the Evening Volcano Adventure, witness the lava glowing from the summit!

Navatek Dinner Cruise Waikiki sunset

Check out the feral sheep on Saddle Road

Navatek Dinner Cruise Waikiki sunset

Experience rivers of lava on the newest addition, the Lava Viewing Hike!

Navatek Dinner Cruise Waikiki sunset

Relax in the comfort of a full size SUV with A/C

Navatek Dinner Cruise Waikiki sunset

On the Hawaii Island Adventure, circle the island and visit Kilauea Volcano!

Navatek Dinner Cruise Waikiki sunset

Enjoy personalized, small group experiences with Kona Adventure Tours!

Navatek Dinner Cruise Waikiki sunset

Hakalau Birdwatching & Nature Walk is perfect for avid bird & nature lovers

Navatek Dinner Cruise Waikiki sunset

From Pu'u O'o trail, gaze upon the beauty of Mauna Kea

Navatek Dinner Cruise Waikiki sunset

The Endangered Birds Of Hawaii Adventure is the ultimate Hawaiian nature tour

Navatek Dinner Cruise Waikiki sunset

'Akiapōlā'au in 'Ōhi'a

Navatek Dinner Cruise Waikiki sunset

'Apapane in 'Ōhi'a

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Kona Adventure Tours specializes in small, personal group experiences and you feel like you’re hanging with friends. The group size is no larger than 6. Make lasting memories from the comfort of a full size SUV, and you will see the island as you’re never seen it before. You will be picked up and dropped off at your hotel. Kona Adventure Tours can be adjusted if needed to fit everyone’s personal preferences, and you can charter the entire vehicle for private tours too.

Jon Knight leads these personalized tours, and he has been a certified interpretive guide with 15 years experience. He has a strong desire to share the knowledge and passion he has for the island. And he’s learned that the best possible experiences for guests are the ones that are in a personal and immersive setting.

Grand Volcano Experience – an evening tour

There’s nothing quite like witnessing the glow from lava waiting to rise to the surface in the dark of the night from the summit of an active volcano.  Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is one of two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Hawaiian archipelago.  You will begin your adventure before lunch and pass over Saddle road while exploring fascinating sites along the way.  Walk sprawling lava flows,  visit the birthplace of the Hawaiian Islands, and experience the beauty of the park.  Your day ends with dinner followed by a view of the glowing summit crater.

Schedule:  Daily.  Departure times vary with the season, typically between 10am-11am.

Tour Includes:  ​Beverages, snacks, lunch & dinner.

Lava Viewing Hike

It is not everyday that we get to see the magnificent event of red flowing lava!  Rivers of lava carve paths into the landscape as it marches its way to the sea.  This new addition is the most challenging of all the Kona Adventure tours, and it is the ultimate lava view experience.

Schedule:  Daily.  Departs the Kailua Kona area at 9am and returns around 9pm.

Tour Includes: Beverages, snacks, & lunch

Restrictions:  Minimum age is 18.

Hawaii Island Adventure

On this tour you will circle the island and visit Kilauea Volcano.  The Hawaii Island Adventure gives you a greater understanding of the beautiful sland life and the people and places that live there.  You will learn how Hawaii’s ancient cultural past is closely connected to the geologic makeup of the island.

Schedule:  Daily except Monday & Tuesday.  Departs Kailua Kona area at 6:30 AM.

Tour Includes:  Beverages, snacks, continental breakfast & lunch.

Hakalau Birdwatching & Nature Walk

If you’re an avid birdwatcher or if you just love nature, Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge is a must see location.  In this ultimate experience, native birds and plants await nature lovers looking for a unique and publicly restricted view of Hawaii Island.  This tour is for anyone who has always wanted to witness the beauty of Hawaii’s native birds.

Schedule:  Tuesday and Thursday.  Departs Kailua Kona areas at 6:00 AM.

Tour includes:  Beverages, snacks, continental breakfast & lunch.

Restrictions:  This tour is not recommended for children under 12.

Endangered Birds Of Hawaii

Explore the beautiful saddle region of Hawaii island between two of the world’s largest volcanoes.  Spend the day visiting some of Hawaii’s most endangered bird species, Palila and ‘Akiapōlā’au.  The Pu’u La’au & Pu’u O’o areas are the remnants of native forests where the last of our breathtaking native bird species are found.  This tour is a perfect compliment to their Hakalau Birdwatching & Nature Walk tour, and creates an ultimate Hawaiian nature adventure.

Schedule:  Wednesday and Friday.  Departs Kailua Kona areas at 6:00 AM.

Tour includes:  Beverages, snacks, continental breakfast & lunch.

Restrictions:  This tour is not recommended for children under 12.

General Information
Pick up & Drop off:  For your convenience, they will meet you at your accommodations and drop you off at the end of the tour.  If your accommodations are too far away or in the opposite direction of tour travel, they will have you meet the tour in Kailua Kona.

Duration:  All of the tours run approximately 12 hours. The private/custom tours can be shortened if needed.

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What to Bring & Wear:  We recommend dressing comfortably, and wear closed toed shoes and a light jacket.  Most locations on the tours can have much cooler temperatures and greater rainfall averages.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours before the start of the event. 1 week for a party of 6 or more.

Evening Volcano Adventure
Witness the glowing lava!
I'iwi
Spend the day with Hawaii’s native birds

CATV Outfittersruise Ship Passengers

Cruise ship passengers cannot do the Kona Adventure Tours, because of their duration.

 

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