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Address: Uluhemalu Road, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: (808) 967-7208
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Better than Thurston lava tube

We really enjoyed the trip to the Kazumura cave tour. Henry, our tour guide, was incredibly well-versed in all things lava tube. He spent a few hours teaching about how the tube... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Calgary, Canada

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Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed the trip to the Kazumura cave tour. Henry, our tour guide, was incredibly well-versed in all things lava tube. He spent a few hours teaching about how the tube is formed, and you could tell he loves the cave. You need a bit of agility to get up and down ladders, but it is not strenuous in... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We explored Kazamura Cave with the Aloha Crater Lodge. We loved hearing the history and seeing the details of the cave without being rushed. Shannon was very knowledgable!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Harry is a fascinating person and the value per dollar cannot be beat. If you want to expand your geeky side, you get a lot of info, and it's an easy walk and climb in the cave/tube. Really a pleasant experience and one that my kids and I enjoyed

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Daly City, California
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I'm a geologist and knew that this lava tube tour was something I wanted to do. I was not disappointed! My husband and I found this tour in "The Big Island Revealed" book reviewed well and also saw the great reviews on Trip Advisor. We called Harry a few days before we wanted to do a tour (because we're procrastinators,... More 

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Cornwall UK
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

My husband and I did a tour whilst on the Island for the honeymoon, and we absolutely loved it. We were the only 2 people on this tour which was nice and also made it very easy to ask any questions. Harry's knowledge of the caves is very impressive, and he clearly respects the environment of the caves and educates... More 

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Franklin
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133 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I was nervous going on this cave tour esp. after reading some of the reviews and looking at the pictures. But we decided to go and my husband and I were the only two people on this tour! Our tour guide was very interesting, knowledgeable and protective towards his guests and his cave. It was amazing to have the owner... More 

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ARLINGTON
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29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This was a very unique experience. I learned a lot from the tour guide (and owner of the property). He was willing to take me solo for a tour which was very generous. He has spent a lot of time studying and learning about the lava tube. This is a far better experience than the Thurston tube in Volcano Park.... More 

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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Very interesting tour and good tour guide. This tour is for fit people who like geology and cool rock formations. Not good for claustrophobics or vertigo sufferers. Need to reserve in advance.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

An outstanding introduction to volcano plumbing by a thoughtful, knowledgeable and friendly guide. The behaviour of lava is well illustrated in the subterranean walk, making it easy to imagine the conditions of formation. Anyone interested in volcanoes will find this tour fascinating. Highly recommended.

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Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 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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Address: Uluhemalu Road, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: (808) 967-7208
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo

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