Travel south into Kona coffee country for the first stop at Bay View Farm, a working 24-acre coffee farm nestled on the slopes of Mauna Loa Volcano, known for the best Kona coffee since 1984. Learn about the coffee-making process and sample 100% Kona Coffee at a gorgeous overlook with stunning views of Kealakekua Bay and the monument to Captain Cook. The adventure continues as you head through the South Kona and Ka’u Districts. Great views, alternating between stark lava flows and Hawaiian dry forest, are visible through the huge picture windows of your tour vehicle.
Later, stop at Punalu’u Bake Shop, the southernmost bakery in America offering the finest Hawaiian sweetbreads since 1991. Later, you'll visit the picturesque Punalu’u Black Sand Beach, lined with swaying coconut palm trees, this is one of the best black sand beaches on the island. Stroll along the beach and look for honu (Green Hawaiian Sea Turtles). Picnic-style lunch will be served here weather permitting.
Next travel to the crown jewel of the Big Island, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Visit the Kilauea Visitor’s Center, the Volcano Art Center, and famed Sulphur Banks. Take a hike out to Keanakako’i Crater and head to Mauna Ulu and admire a landscape like no other on Earth. Photo ops abound here, the closer you look the more unusual and striking shapes and fascinating colors you will see. Take a quick break at Volcano House, enjoy the views or check out their gift shop.