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Maui to Big Island: Big Island Volcano Helicopter & Bus Tour

Is it true that witnessing the Big Island’s volcanic activity from both the air and the ground can redefine one’s perspective on nature’s power?

Imagine soaring above flowing lava and then setting foot in the midst of Volcanoes National Park. This tour promises an unparalleled experience that merges thrill with education.

But what other surprises await participants on this journey from Maui to the Big Island?

The answer lies in the remarkable blend of adventure and insight that awaits those who embark on this unique expedition.

Key Points

  • Witness volcanic exploration from a helicopter for unique perspectives on Hawaii’s heritage.
  • Explore Kilauea Iki Crater and Chain of Craters Road for unparalleled scenic beauty.
  • Visit Volcanoes National Park for a close encounter with an active volcano.
  • Enjoy a thrilling helicopter tour and ground exploration with a scheduled lunch stop included in the immersive 11-hour adventure.

Tour Details

Embarking on the Maui to Big Island Tour offers participants an immersive 11-hour adventure with a non-refundable cancellation policy, live tour guide, and a limited group size for a personalized experience. The tour delves into a thrilling helicopter adventure, allowing guests to witness firsthand the volcanic exploration of the Big Island. Participants will soar over active volcanic areas, getting a bird’s eye view of the remarkable landscapes below.

The experience continues on the ground with a guided exploration of Volcanoes National Park, where visitors can marvel at various volcanic features and lava flows up close. This unique tour provides a comprehensive look at the island’s volcanic activity, making it an unforgettable journey for nature enthusiasts and adventure-seekers alike.

Experience Highlights

Witness volcanic activity firsthand on this thrilling excursion, offering a unique perspective on the Big Island’s natural wonders. This adventure combines a helicopter tour over active volcanic areas, providing unparalleled scenic beauty, with a ground exploration of Kilauea Iki Crater and Chain of Craters Road. Gain cultural insights as you learn about Hawaii’s history and heritage from knowledgeable guides. The experience culminates with a visit to the active volcano at Volcanoes National Park, where you can witness the raw power of the Earth’s geology up close.

Experience Highlights
Helicopter adventure Cultural insights
Volcanic exploration Scenic beauty
Kilauea Iki Crater exploration Chain of Craters Road tour Volcanoes National Park visit

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Full Experience Description

Upon arrival at the Big Island from Maui, travelers will embark on a thrilling guided helicopter tour showcasing the island’s active volcanic areas. The experience includes:

  1. Breathtaking Helicopter Views: Witness the mesmerizing volcanic landscapes from above.
  2. Inclusive Air Ticket: Enjoy the convenience of an air ticket included in the package.
  3. Volcanic Exploration: Discover the dynamic volcanic features and lava flows on the ground tour.
  4. Lunch Stop: Take a break to savor a delightful meal amidst the volcanic wonders.

This full-day adventure promises an immersive exploration of the Big Island’s volcanic marvels, combining the thrill of helicopter views with up-close volcanic encounters.


Included in this captivating Maui to Big Island Tour are a round-trip air ticket, a thrilling helicopter tour over the Big Island, a ground tour of Volcanoes National Park, admission to the park, and a scheduled lunch stop for your convenience.

During the tour, participants can choose from a variety of meal options at the scheduled lunch stop, ensuring that dietary preferences are catered to. It’s important to note that the tour is subject to weather conditions, with the possibility of schedule adjustments for safety reasons.

Participants can rest assured that the tour operators prioritize safety and will make necessary changes to the itinerary if needed, ensuring a memorable and secure experience exploring the mesmerizing volcanic landscapes of the Big Island.

Participant & Date Selection

When selecting dates and participants for the Maui to Big Island Tour, travelers can easily check availability and receive detailed information on meeting points and important participant instructions.

  1. Tour availability: Ensure spots are open for your desired date.
  2. Date flexibility: Check various dates to find the best fit for your schedule.
  3. Meeting point instructions: Learn where to meet for the tour departure.
  4. Important participant information: Get crucial details to ensure a smooth experience.

Travelers can start their adventure by securing their spots, picking the most suitable date, understanding where to meet, and being well-informed about essential participant guidelines. With pricing starting from $1,300 per person, planning your Maui to Big Island tour is just a few clicks away.


To navigate the Maui to Big Island Tour seamlessly, travelers can follow clear directions provided for meeting points, ensuring a smooth start to their adventure. Meeting points for the tour are strategically chosen near key sightseeing spots to maximize the experience. Transportation options for getting to these meeting points vary, with some participants opting for rental cars while others avail of shuttle services provided by the tour operator.

The directions will guide travelers to important locations such as the starting point of the helicopter tour showcasing active volcanic areas, the meeting spot for the ground tour of Volcanoes National Park, and the designated lunch stop. Following these directions ensures that participants make the most of their Maui to Big Island adventure.

Common questions

Are There Any Age or Weight Restrictions for the Helicopter Tour?

Age restrictions and weight restrictions apply to the helicopter tour. Participants must meet the specified criteria to ensure safety and comfort during the experience. Detailed guidelines and limitations will be communicated to interested individuals prior to booking.

Is There a Restroom Available on the Helicopter or Bus During the Tour?

Restroom availability on both the helicopter and bus provides comfort options throughout the tour. The tour ensures participants can enjoy the volcanic wonders without worrying about facilities. Experience convenience while exploring the Big Island’s volcanic landscapes.

Can Participants Bring Their Own Snacks or Drinks on the Tour?

Participants can bring their own snacks and drinks on the tour for personal comfort. It’s important to adhere to tour regulations, and having food options and beverages available can enhance the overall experience while exploring the Big Island.

What Happens in Case of Bad Weather Affecting the Helicopter Tour?

In case of bad weather affecting the helicopter tour, the company prioritizes safety. They may reschedule the tour or offer a refund per the policy. Safety precautions and emergency landing procedures are followed to ensure a secure experience.

Is There Wi-Fi or Cell Phone Service Available During the Tour for Communication Purposes?

During the tour, you will have access to Wi-Fi for communication and cell phone service. This allows them to stay connected while experiencing the volcanic wonders of the Big Island. Stay connected and enjoy the adventure!

Last Words

Don’t miss out on the incredible opportunity to witness the beauty and power of Hawaii’s volcanic landscape on the Big Island Volcano Helicopter & Bus Tour.

With a live guide, round-trip air tickets, and admission to Volcanoes National Park included, this 11-hour adventure is a must-do for any nature lover or thrill-seeker.

Book your spot now for an unforgettable journey from Maui to the Big Island!

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