Coffee Farm: You will start with a visit to Bay View Farm, a working 24-acre Kona coffee farm nestled on the slopes of Mauna Loa Volcano. Here you’ll see coffee growing on the trees and learn about the various steps and processes in making coffee.
Scenic Drive: Continue your adventure as you head through the South Kona and Ka’u Districts. Stunning views, alternating between stark lava flows and Hawaiian dry forest.
Kahuku Unit of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park: Next stop will be at the 116,000-acre Kahuku Unit of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Your trained guide will lead you down a historic trail past conder cones, lava tree molds, and a hidden meadow with old growth native trees.
Black Sand Beach: Punalu’u Black Sand Beach is lined with swaying coconut palm trees and known as one of the best black sand beaches on the island. Don’t forget to lookout for the honu (Green Hawaiian Sea Turtles) feeding offshore or sun-worshiping on the sand.
Bakery: Before heading back to the pier, you will stop at Punaluu Bake Shop, famous for Hawaii sweetbreads and other delights.
Requirements & Restrictions: The minimum age is 3 years old. Guests must be able to climb in and out of a lifted 15-passenger van unaided.
What to Bring: Comfortable closed-toe shoes and cash or credit/debit card for additional purchases.
Good to Know: Children 7 years old and under require a car seat per Hawaii state law. The tour operator can supply a child safety or booster seat at no charge with advance notice to the onboard Shore Excursions Desk.