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All reviews bring a flashlight lava tube sturdy shoes watch your head cave floor steep steps flash light water dripping cave experience hands and knees proper footwear hiking boots long pants hundred feet come prepared total darkness climb down
Excellent little adventure. After descending a concrete stairwell. You can go right or left. On the right the tube it doesnt go that far before it gets really tight. On the left it goes for quite a ways.
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An easy stop with parking and bonus chickens in the parking lot. Wear good shoes as you have to climb a short set of rocky steps and the cave floor is uneven. Bring a flashlight (!!) as it is very dark inside and worth going...More
Give about 20 min. Take a flashlight and wear hiking boots if you can. Slick rocks to climb over. When you get in 50feet or so look up with your flashlight and it looks like the ceiling is glowing. Banyan tree roots in the cave.
As Volcano National Park was closed during our visit our host in Hilo suggested these lava tubes as an alternative. We had a great time exploring the 2 lava tubes here. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes & bring a torch. It is worthwhile going...More
Interesting free stop in Hilo. Bring head gear lighting because you will need your hands, plus there are other free lava tubs to explore all over the island. Gloves, pants, and good shoes/boots if you plan on going deep inside. Don't leave anything visible in...More
Our helicopter flight over the lava eruption got cancelled because of intense storms in Puna. We were so disappointed, but what can you do? Instead, headlamps in hand, we went to explore the Kaumana Caves. The caves are actually a 25-mile-long lava tube...More
We took our son here as an alternative to exploring the Thurston Lava tube in the park, which was closed at the time we visited the island. Am not a fan of exploring caves or dark places in general, but husband and son loved it....More