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Native Hawaiian Lava

Kapaahu, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-345-5607
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See the lava flowing into ocean for a bigger island

I drove about an hour to get to this one before driving to Kona--loved Kona, it's like a little... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Washington DC, United States

Stopped here at night on part of a tour. It was awsome watching the lava bubble and explode. got... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Kate C
Timbuktu, Mali
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meeting point " uncle awe bar ". lava walking day and night. extreme or regular tours.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“dirt road” (2 reviews)
Kapaahu, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-345-5607
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

I drove about an hour to get to this one before driving to Kona--loved Kona, it's like a little French Riviera. Anyway, you literally drive to the end of the highway and to a dirt road, park the car and jump on a bicycle for...More

Thank 391kls
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Stopped here at night on part of a tour. It was awsome watching the lava bubble and explode. got some great photos

Thank Kate C
Reviewed 24 September 2017

When we went past the lava flow in our ship the flow was not at its best but even so it was just wonderful and well worth the visit. If you haven't seen a lava flow in the flesh then this is for you.

Thank Lop65
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Only people who have seen molten lava will have this etched on their memories forever. Hot, the heat is incredible and the colour; there is no colour like it, orange then whites and red and black, just WOW. The noise of Lava as well was...More

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We took a boat charter at 4.00AM in the morning to see the lava flow from the ocean- highlight of our trip, it was absolutely amazing!!

Thank Jenpick
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Boy was my perception of lava wrong. So entranced to have Dreu, our driver of Wasabi tours, explain Hawaii's volcanos, show us the different types of volcanos and lava. Drove and stopped in several lava fields, to see close up and photo opportunities, of course....More

2  Thank TxPetals72
Reviewed 16 April 2017

If you do nothing else in Hawaii - do this. I have no words that can adequately describe the power, heat, explosions of steam, red-hot lava straight from a National Geographic documentary. We rented bikes at the end of the road and rode them to...More

3  Thank Entiat
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The whole reason for my trip to Hawaii Island was to see the lava flow. It was a fantastic experience! From the pictures I've seen, the lava viewing area has been the same for the past few months. It is quite a distance away from...More

3  Thank Garrett408
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We were on a bus tour after our helicopter tour was cancelled due to a low cloud ceiling, so we ended up at the viewing area next to the Jaggar Museum. Someone could make a fortune renting binoculars, but even without them, you will see...More

1  Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Our first attempt was from the Volcano Nat. Park side. First a 4 miles gravel path walk and then 1 mile over rough uneven cracked lava, which is very risky and dangerous and even worse in the dark. Don't even try it!! Like many others...More

6  Thank Adrian S
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