Biking Down the Active Volcano in Hawaii

Vanderlei J. Pollack - Aug 30, 2010
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Aloha from the Big Island of Hawai’i, home to one of the most active volcanoes in the world, Kilauea Volcano. Join on an incredible guided bicycle adventure as you explore Kilauea Volcano from summit to sea. Experiencing the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Kilauea Volcano’s East Rift Zone and Active Lava Flow by bicycle is simply amazing.’s guided bicycle tours of the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park takes you around the rim of the erupting summit crater of Kilauea Volcano. You will see incredible huge craters, lush native rainforests, stand next to steaming hot vents, and see dynamic lava formations. 

The Professional Interpretive Guides will take you through fantastic terrains, all on mostly downhill and level paved roads and trails, while sharing geological and mythological information with you. From lush ancient Hawaiian rainforests to dynamic lava landscapes, you will experience a variety of microclimates, huge craters, stand by steaming vents, walk through a lava tube, and if Madame Pele (the Volcano Goddess) allows, you’ll see active lava flows pouring into the Pacific Ocean. Bike as much or as little of this majestic tour, a support van will always be close by.

The sights you see in the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park are large-scale and breathtaking. Touring the Park by bicycle is absolutely the most unique and exciting ride anywhere on the Big Island of Hawai`i.

To top off this majestic adventure includes an optional complimentary wine tasting session at the Volcano Winery as an extra bonus experience at end of our full day tour. Relax as you taste the local wines inspired by volcanic fire and the bounty of the island. Or, if you only have a short time to explore the volcano, take our Summit Tour Special course. You can explore the summit area of Kilauea Volcano on a 3 hour adventure.

If your goal is going to the closest viewing point to the active lava flow, join on the Bike to Pele Adventure. On this afternoon/twilight journey you will travel along a costal country road through lush ancient tropical jungles of Kilauea’s East Rift Zone to the active lava flow. Witness Madame Pele, the Volcano Goddess; in her glory as she creates fiery explosions and the hypnotic glow of new land!

Flying over to the Big Island for the day? Join us on Fly & Bike Volcano Tours. These tour packages include roundtrip airfare from Honolulu and our full day tour of the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park followed by a wine tasting session at the Volcano Winery. You can also include a visit to a black sand beach and a waterfall with this tour package. All you need to bring is closed toe shoes, sunglasses, and your sense of adventure.

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