This tour will bring the wonders and excitement of "The Big Island" of Hawaii to life. You will enjoy a fully narrated 260 mile tour that circumnavigates the largest of the Hawaiian Islands. Your tour will take you along the Kona coast to spectacular views of Kealakekua Bay, and then you'll visit a Kona Coffee Plantation where you will sample this world famous flavorful brew. Your Hawaii Grand Circle Island Tour continues with an extensive exploration of the incredible Volcanoes National Park, which includes Kilauea Iki Crater, steam bluffs, a fern tree jungle and the Thurston Lava Tube. You will get to survey the unique volcanic landscape of the park from the observatory and browse Jagger Museum. Then, you will visit an Orchid and Anthurium Nursery, and drive past many cascading waterfalls along the Hamakua Coast. Your tour will travel through Parker Ranch lands, home of the original paniolos (Hawaiian cowboys) in the lovely town of Waimea. There will be a no host lunch stop. Some hiking may be involved. Guests with asthma or respiratory problems and small children are discouraged from taking this trip to avoid potential health problems due to exposure to fumes. Sturdy, covered walking shoes are required.