How long does it take to drive from Kona to the volcano?

Yes, the driving distance between Kailua-Kona to Volcano is 103 miles. It takes approximately 2h 19m to drive from Kailua-Kona to Volcano.

How far is volcano from Kona Airport?

about a 2.5-hour driveKona Airport (KOA) is about a 2.5-hour drive from Volcano. There are two routes to the lodge from Kailua-Kona. Saddle Road is the fastest route taking about 2 hours.

How do you visit the volcanoes in Kona?

If you're looking to see lava, your best and safest way is to book a Hawaii volcano tour. The best way to see lava on the Big Island is by helicopter or by hiking across the dry lava fields.

How close is Kona to volcano?

How long is the volcano hike in Kona?

Distance and hiking time:From Kīlauea Iki Overlook: 3.3 mile (5.3 km) loop. Plan for approximately 2 to 3 hours. Nāhuku (Thurston Lava Tube) can be included with this hike.

Can you see volcano from Kona?

You can see [the Mauna Loa lava flow] from Hilo. You can see it from Kona. You can see it from Kau." In order to see both the Kilauea and Mauna Loa eruptions at the same time, you'll have to go to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (HVNP), atop Kilauea.

Are there volcanoes near Kona?

Hualalai Volcano is the third most active volcano on the Big Island. Hualalai has historically erupted an average of 2-3 times every 1000 years. It's most recent eruption was in 1801. In the image below, Hualalai rises above Kailua-Kona on the west coast of the Big Island.

Can you do a day trip from Kona to Hilo?

The southern route to Hilo from Kona is possibly the most unique in all of Hawaii and depending on geological activity it can also be the most exciting. It can take around 3 hours (without stopping) to get from Kona to Hilo or visa versa.

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