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“Simply amazing” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lava Ocean Tours, Inc

Lava Ocean Tours, Inc
Isaac Hale Beach Park, Wailoa Small Boat Harbor, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
+1 808-966-4200
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Ranked #5 of 18 Activities in Pahoa
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Owner description: In 2006 Lava Ocean Tours became the first licensed lava ocean tour company & soon after began offering lava hikes. Our Hawaii Lava Tours & Volcano tours take you to see the current eruption on the Kilauea Volcano. Whether lava is flowing on the land or sea we will get you to the closet viewing point safely possible. Lava Ocean Tours,INC offers exclusive tours to boat or hike to access to East Hawaii's pristine Volcanic Coastline. Tours include Lava Boat Tours, Guided Lava Hikes, Volcano Boat Tours, Waterfall & Wildlife Tours, Charter Fishing, SCUBA Diving and Private Tours.
Bellevue, WA
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“Simply amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2009

The day we went on this boat tour the lava was really pumping. It was easily one of the most spectacular things I have ever seen. We got within 100 feet of the lava flowing into the ocean! Surely there is no better way to see the lava flow.

The three crew members on board were knowledgeable and very cognizant of each passenger's comfort and safety, and Captain Shane's narration really helped us to appreciate what we were seeing even more. At no point did I ever feel unsafe, and I was constantly in awe of what I was witnessing.

This was a once in a lifetime experience for me and I doubt I will ever see anything quite like this again. Well worth getting up at 3am to see the sun rise on the lava flow.

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“the highlight of my 1 week hawaii trip just fabulous. lava viewing, dripping”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2009

although everybody was soaked right through with sea water. i never felt unsafe at anytime. you must have one hand holding a hand rail at all times. you can stand up walk around take pictures no problem. the trip was about the right amount of time, they have a small raft and life preserver onboard. just in case. the crew does a outstanding job telling you all about what your seeing and answering your questions.

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“Lava Ocean Adventures”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2009

Fantastic way to witness the power of lava pouring into the Pacific. Capt Shane and Keith provided a great adventure. We took the 5am boat ride to the lava sites and enjoyed an ocean sunrise on the way.

Capt Shane's experience and knowledge made the trip smooth sailing on March 22, 2009.

This was the highlight of our 9 day spring break.


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