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Great experience, very informative

Great experience: friendly and knowledgeable guide with a passion for caving; lots of interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
luxbrain
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Best lava tube exploration in Hawaii

Harry is your guide and he is far more than just a guide! He imparts so much great information on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
thehat921
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New York
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience: friendly and knowledgeable guide with a passion for caving; lots of interesting trivia; safe; immersive and unforgettable experience; highly recommended; bring long pants and a raincoat!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Harry is your guide and he is far more than just a guide! He imparts so much great information on how lava tubes are made by nature and by the force of lava, gasses, and the natural power of heat, cooling and pressure all applied...More

Thank thehat921
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We very much enjoyed the tour in the lava cave. All the information and the practical views in the cave were amazing

Thank Susi R
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This is a really great example of a lava tube, usually when you go to State/Federal parks to see the tubes they tend to be larger with less variety of visible flow patterns and rock formations. Really interesting and great for Geology buffs, the tour...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Did he four hour pit room tour with Harry. He was a great source of info on lava and lava tunnels - he is very passionate about the cave! It was great to see the enormity of it and all the different colours and patterns...More

1  Thank AngeinUK
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Great tour of a lava tube! Harry has vast knowledge. I learned a lot that made me look at the lava differently throughout the rest of our trip. Since we couldn’t visit Volcanoes National Park I found this and was glad we didn’t miss it.

Thank lesliemV6296YJ
Reviewed 26 July 2018

My wife and I loved this tour. Was something different to do on the island. Very well preserved Lava tube and very knowledgeable guide who answered all of our questions and pointed out everything along the way. Would definitely recommend to do if you've got...More

2  Thank Fixtheorange
Reviewed 26 June 2018

I went on this tour with my family on June 14th in the midst of the Kilauea volcanic activities. Greatest 2-hr cave tour that should not be missed! Don't let Kilauea or the earthquakes (strongest was 5.3 during our stay in Volcano) keep you away....More

Thank rinmeow2
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Cool cave experience! We took the 2 hour tour and although I was nervous of the small space, there was nothing small about it. The tunnels were large enough for a train to go through. So much to see! Harry had so knowledge and really...More

Thank concernedkid
Reviewed 17 May 2018

I had such a good time and felt safe with our guide. No words to describe the beauty of these lava tubes. Pictures are hard to take as it is pitch dark down below with only the flashlights.

Thank marwelb
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Bradford A
11 December 2016|
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Response from travelfreakNewJersey | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of. It has its own website so check that out
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Response from dm49 | Reviewed this property |
Call (808) 967-7208 and they will schedule you for a reservation to visit! Well worth it, by the way!
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20 September 2015|
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Response from Martha L | Reviewed this property |
They provide directions once you book tour. They are on private property and they have had unauthorized "visitors" who gained access and did damage to the caves. So, they do not list address. They are very safety oriented... More
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