Volcanoes National Park
Exciting Day Trips Near Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

There are many trips in and around Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Lotus Garden Cottages Bed and Breakfast is located just a couple miles from the Volcanoes National Park entrance. Over 150 miles of hiking trails, a mixture of deserts and rainforests, petroglyphs and one of the most active volcanoes in the world, the park promises to not disappoint.

There are many tours and excursions offered in and around Volcanoes National Park! We have crafted some of our favorite combinations of hikes and sites into exciting day trips.

Remember, volcano weather constantly changes from rain to full sunshine, warm days and cool nights. Make sure to pack layers, fleeces, long pants, shorts and sturdy hiking shoes.

Activities & Places to Go

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is laden with breathtaking sites and exciting adventures. If you only have one full day in Volcano, explore the wonders of Kilauea, the most active volcano on earth. Visit the Park’s Visitor Center for Ranger guided tours, lava flow activity, trails, entertainment and programs.

Kilauea Volcano

Chain of Craters Road Drive

Thurston Lava Tube

Kilauea Iki Trail

Puu Huluhulu Cinder Cone

Mauna Ulu Steaming Shield

Petroglyph Trail

Lunch at Volcano House or picnic

Jaggar Museum

Night time lava glow from Halemaumau Crater

Kau Coast

Kau Coffee Mill

Wood Valley / Tibetan Temple

Punaluu Black Sand Beach

Punaluu Bakery

South Point/ Green Sand Beach

Hamakua Coast

Akaka Falls

Botanical Garden Scenic Drive

Honoakaa Town

Waipio Valley


Pahoa Town

Red Road

Uncle Roberts

Hot Ponds

Lava Tours (hike or boat)

Historic Hilo Town

Turtle Lagoon Richardson Beach

Liliuokalani Oceanside Park

Farmer’s Market

Boiling Pots Trail

Kaumana Caves

Mauna Kea Summit Sunset / Stargazing

Big Island Tour Groups and Things To Do

Hawaii Forest & Trail
Hawaii-forest.com (808) 331 8505

Big Island Outfitters
bigislandoutfitters.com (808) 895 8485

Kapoho Kine Adventures
kapohokine.com (808) 964 1000

Lavaland Hawaii Tours
lavalandhawaii.com (808) 430 0646

Volcano Eco-Adventures
fhvnp.org/institute.com (808) 985 7373

Kalapana Cultural Tours
kalapanaculturaltours.com (808) 936 0456

Blue Hawaiian Helicopter
bluehawaiian.com (808) 961 5600

Volcano Bike Tours
bikevolcano.com (808) 934 9199

Volcano Golf Course
volcanogolfshop.com (808) 967 7331

hawaiiphotoretreat.com (808) 985 7487

Bird Watching
jackjeffreyphoto.com (808) 964 3535

Volcano Art Center
volcanoartcenter.org (808) 967 7565

Volcano Garden Arts
volcanogardenarts.com (808) 985 8979

2400 Fahrenheit Glass Blowing
2400f.com (808) 985 8667

Akatsuka Orchid Gardens
akatsukaorchids.com (808) 967 8234

Volcano Winery

volcanowinery.com (808) 967 7772

Local Events

Local Online Events Calendar

Massage / Spa

Rachel Ferguson (808) 286 9402 On Location

Rebecca Gonzalez, RN, LMT (808) 640 7656, (808) 333 5913  bodywisebodytools.com

Young Elena Branch (808) 640 3075

Hale Ho’ola (808) 756 2421 Suzanne “Kamaluhea” Woolley  halehoola.net

Volcano Massage (808) 203 7763 Rea Cormick reatcormic.com