Hidden Crater Hike
Vendor: Hawaii Forest and Trail - Big Island
Category: Hiking
Location: Hawaii


Duration: 5 hours

Rated: Easy to Moderate, Ages 8+

Group Size: Max 9

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. Explore a unique lava tube and capture scenic views of the coastline.

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
  • Time: Tour is approx. 5 hours. Travel time round-trip is less than 1 hour.


Guests should be able to hike on uneven or rocky terrain. We may encounter cool and wet conditions. Other tour restrictions may apply.

What to Bring & Wear:

Comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, and a light sweatshirt or jacket.

Gear Provided:

Walking sticks, warm wear, day packs and rain ponchos.


Trail bar snack and bottled water

Tours depart from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters. 5 hours round trip.

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Rates for
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Child 8-12$154.00