Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Volcano, Hawaii your home away from home
Volcano is on the southeast of Big Island, Hawaii and is located on the border of the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. It is on the northeast rim of Kilauea’s Halema’uma’u caldera. The area is popular with many visitors as Kilauea is the only active volcano in the US, and has been continually active for the last 25 years. Renting a holiday home in Volcano, Puna is a unique opportunity to visit the lava flows, lava caves and tubes. Close by are the black sand beaches along with plenty more things to see and do.
Things to do in Volcano, Hawaii Helicopter Tour
A 2-hour helicopter tour will allow you to see some of the most remote and beautiful places on earth as you fly over Big Island’s rainforest, waterfalls and lava flows. See the tropical valleys of the Kohala Mountains and the beautiful coastline of this unique island. Walking
Big Island has some wonderful trails and hiking paths for those who want to explore on foot. One of the most popular trails is to Akaka Falls, an impressive 442-foot waterfall which cascades into Kolekole Stream. Shopping
Big Island has many arts and crafts outlets selling handmade goods including wood carvings and beautiful handmade quilts. The Waimea Craft Mall is a great place to browse, or head for the King’s Shops in Waikoloa, a spacious shopping centre.
Places to visit near Volcano, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
The Volcanoes National Park features the active volcano Kilauea. With its dramatic volcanic landscapes, the Thurston lava tube and the Observatory, the National Park is a highlight of any visit to Big Island, and is right on the doorstep of your holiday home at Volcano.
Hulihe’e Palace in Kailua-Kona is a former royal palace built in the1800s. It is now a museum run by the Daughters of Hawaii who are dedicated to preserving the Palace and the cultural legacy of Hawaiian history.
Pua Mau Place Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
This delightful attraction was established in 1974 to specialize in the native ever-flowering woody plants, called Pua Mau. There are 200 varieties of exotic hibiscus, a maze and an aviary to enjoy at this colourful and informative attraction.
Weather in Volcano, Hawaii
Volcano, Puna is well known for its year-round tropical warmth. Temperatures range between 79-84°F (26-29°C) from winter to summer although Volcano does have a several inches of rain each month due to its elevation which falls as short heavy showers.
Travel to Volcano, Hawaii
The nearest airport to your holiday home in Volcano is Big Island’s Hilo airport which receives only inter-island flights. It is 29 miles away. Honolulu International airport is on the nearby island of Honolulu so a connecting flight to Big Island would be needed.
The main airport on Big Island is Kona International airport which is on the west side of the island and serves inter-island and international flights. It is approximately 104 miles from Volcano, Puna.