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Kazumura Cave Tours

Uluhemalu Road, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
(808) 967-7208
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Ranked #18 of 46 activities in Hilo
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Toronto, Canada
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117 reviews 117 reviews
29 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Well worth the price and a must do. We wish we booked the 4 hour tour. We learned a lot from Harry, he is very knowledgable and truly enjoys what he does; Eloise is sweet too!! I took a bunch of pictures that had amazing colors.

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Fresno, CA
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73 reviews 73 reviews
28 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Without repeating the same things other reviewers have mentioned - this was a great experience. Harry was an expert guide and we learned more in two hours than multiple visits to the island. A few things to recognize: 1) This is a primitive cave, and you will be climbing up/down multiple sturdy ladders and walking on ledges and tight areas.... More

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Dallas, TX
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Very interesting tour. You can do a 2 hour or a 4 hour tour of the caves. Harry really knows his facts... will go at your own pace, answer all your questions, tell you fun facts. I recommend this lava cave tour to anyone that likes to learn about the history and science of volcanoes and how this island came... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Unlike Thurston lave tube, this cave (also lave tube) looks pristine and has a lot of exciting features! The guide and cave entrance owner is a witty and very knowledgeable guy. My wife and I were the only participants and the guide kept us well informed and entertained for hours. The price is reasonable, despite only two of us being... More

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Land O Lakes, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

We did the four hour tour and it was well worth it. It was a great experience. We like hiking, and are in good shape, so it was not a big deal. There is so much to see and learn about in the lava tube. There is some climbing of ladders and climbing over rocks, so if you are not... More

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bittersweet1
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14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

To get here, you have to drive on a number of gravel roads. Make sure you write down the directions when you make reservations! When we pulled up to this place, my friends were creeped out because there was a weird doll laying on a rock wall next to the drive way. Harry, the tour guide, was also a character.... More

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Bedford, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Remarkable access to a fascinating underground ecosystem. We planned on 2 hours and were not rushed when the tour ran over. Harry seemed happy to answer endless questions and he shared much from his research on the lava tube that runs through his family's property. Navigating the cave was comfortable but requires good shoes and long pants. Harry's comments through... More

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Dartington, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

We booked the 4 hr tour because I thought the 2 hr would not really give us much time underground. In the end, the 4 hr tour became closer to 5 hrs, as Harry doesn't really seem to worry too much about rushing through his tours. His love and enthusiasm for the lava tube is obvious and it seems he... More

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