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Kazumura Cave Tours

Address: Uluhemalu Road, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: (808) 967-7208
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Ranked #15 of 66 Activities in Hilo
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Melbourne
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80 reviews 80 reviews
9 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My husband and I did the 4 hour “Pit Room Tour” with Harry – just us and him. Having found our way from Volcano to his home following his mother’s instructions, we were kitted out with hard hats, glove and torches before following a short track through the trees to the entrance to the lava tube. As other reviewers have... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This tour makes you feel like a real cave explorer! There's no other light source in the cave besides your flashlights, and the guide only takes down six people at a time. Harry gives you a ton of info and points out so many amazing aspects of the lava tube.You can feel comfortable asking any questions you have because there... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

Harry, the tour guide and owner of the property where the cave entrance is located, gave the 5 of us a fantastic tour. He is very knowledgeable of the cave and tells you where and how he obtained the knowledge of lava tubes. That is right, this is not a typical cave. It's a lava tube. You get to see... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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90 reviews 90 reviews
36 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is a review of the easiest 2 hour cave tour offered by Kazumura Cave Tours. We have been on about 20 cave tours in our travels and hands down--this was probably the best cave tour ever. However--to enjoy the cave tour you must be: 1. Not afraid of heights and have decent agility--I'm attaching a picture of the sturdy... More 

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Bridgetown, Barbados
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I left the cave feeling completely overwhelmed, both mentally and physically. There are myriad lava forms to wonder at, and Harry is a very knowledgeable guide. Self-taught, he has an appreciation of the fluid dynamics of lava flows and the formation of lava forms that is impressive. He left my head swimming with information. What was especially heartening is that... More 

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Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This tour was just what we were looking for. It was cool for our teenagers but would also be interesting for younger children that can hike a bit and climb ladders alone. Harry tailors the tour to as much or as little information as you want on the tour. Equipment was provided. Easy to find but off the beaten path.... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The lava/cave was great, it was located on the Aloha Crater Lodge grounds. Real cool lava tube. Incredible cave. Loved the hike in & out

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Renton, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

First rate experience. Harry's rappel tower is completed sans a few decorations and should be well suited for training the neophytes. Thank you

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Toronto, Canada
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127 reviews 127 reviews
28 attraction reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This tour was a great experience. The lava tube that we saw on this tour was a million times more impressive than the one that's open to the public in the national park - it was much larger and more pristine because it isn't as heavily touristed. Harry was a good guide - he was clearly very passionate about lava... More 

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Page, AZ
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

First, as everyone has said, follow directions to get there. It's not a big deal if you do. Second, you need to book through 'mom'. She's a hoot. That aside, we did the four hour tour. The price is up a bit but is worth every penny. I would do it again. Harry is very knowledgeable and cares very much... More 

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