Vavoom Volcano Tours [PUC License#5766-C] has led thousands of tourists on exciting Volcano and Hilo Town excursions since 2007.We have fun adventures for every level of physical ability. SEE SIDEBAR TO THE RIGHT FOR COMPLETE ADVENTURE CHOICES. Whether you want to try our 3.8 mile Crater Floor Hike Adventure and hike across the summit crater floor of an active volcano... or would rather enjoy a leisurely narrated tour around the rim of the summit on our Crater Rim Adventure, our guide will enhance your experience to the Big Island by providing Hawaiian lore, cultural tid-bits and geological information throughout! If you are just dropping in for the day, Vavoom Volcano Tours will make sure you don't waste any time...we take you to the best of the best according to your interests and physical ability. Call us at (808)937-5953.  We pick up and dropoff at the cruise ship dock, airport and anywhere in Hilo including the Hilo Park-n-Ride for you Kona vacationers. Specializing in small personalized tours, we use Chevy 3500 fourteen passenger vans that are air-conditioned, heat equipped and have surround sound stereo for enjoying hawaiian music selections.


The last eruption of Mauna Loa occurred in 1984.
However, Kilauea caldera has been erupting continuously
since 1983, making it the longest lasting eruption in
recorded history.

Take A Hike!

Take a hike down a live volcano
and live to tell the tale

Pick up Points

We pick up ANYWHERE in ...

Hilo (e.g. Hilo International Airport, front gate entry of the Hilo Port Authority, any accommodation or private residence in Hilo)

Kona and Waikaloa visitors drive to Hilo Town and check out the lovely Hamakua Coast on the way. The coastal views on this drive are famed in many a hawaiian song. Park at the free Park and Ride lot on Bay Front Drive .A printable map of the Park and Ride and detailed directions below.

What To Bring

Water Bottle
Please wear comfortable clothes and layers in case it is chilly. (sweater, jacket)
Wear comfortable walking shoes preferably with socks.
Sunscreen,sunglasses and hat are recommended. Binoculars and/or camera are a plus.

In the event of rain, we have raingear available (both ponchos and umbrellas) but we recommend you bring your own if you have it.

Vavoom Volcano tours

Coming from Kona?

What to do: Get on Route 19 and head east to Hilo. On this drive, you will view the lovely Hamakua Coast. If you are staying in downtown Kona , it takes 2 1/2 hours. If you are staying in Waikaloa (where the Hilton is , etc), then it takes 2 hours. The upshot is that it's a breathtaking drive! (Famed in many a Hawaiian song) Once in Hilo, park at the unlimited Free Park and Ride as marked on the map shown here. Hint: Turn right at the Gazebo. Make another right. Park in any of the free Park-n-Ride lots near the Bus Depot. And keep your cellphone charged and on.
Need a printable map? We recommend
Use Pauahi Street as the intersecting street -- it spills right over to the free Park-n-Ride lots.
On Board Driver's Cell number: (808)937-5953
See you there!!

Vavoom Volcano Tour passengers enjoy lunch on our Full Day Tour in Volcano Village or at the Mauna Loa Mac Nut Farm.

We are a Green Company

Until Chevy invents and markets a hydro- or solar-car , we here at Vavoom Volcano Tours, like the rest of the world, are reliant on fossil fuels to run our vehicles! However, we are proud members of Clear Sky Climate Solutions. Through the Clear Sky Solutions program, Vavoom Volcano Tours offsets the carbon footprint of all the emissions we release into the environment. You can do so too by visiting

Vavoom Volcano Tours, member of HVIB since 2007