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Once in a lifetime trip never to be fogotten to see the Lava

I booked with Yvette from Moku Nui as I got the impression it was a fabulous and friendly firm. I... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
Eddie E
Manchester, United Kingdom
Amazing Trip - Experience of a Lifetime

This was an experience to remember for lifetime. We went when the volcano was erupting with lava... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2018
San Jose, California
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93 Lihiwai St, Wailoa Boat Harbor, next to Suisan Fish Market, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4611
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

I booked with Yvette from Moku Nui as I got the impression it was a fabulous and friendly firm. I found Yvette very easy to deal with via email. We booked on the 4am trip from Hilo which meant we had to get up at...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Ok, first let me say, the crew could not have been nicer and great to be with a local crew, some of which have lost houses in the area due to the lava. The viewing of the lava into the ocean was mind blowing!! Once...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2018

There were a lot of things that weren't as we expected, some of which they correctly explained before we booked. 1) they're combining with 2 other companies on a 39 passenger boat. We chose them because we carefully researched and liked that they used to...More

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Yvette J, Owner at Moku Nui Lava Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Aloha and mahalo for your feedback! I’ll address the “Captain turns the boat so both sides have great views” first. I have never guaranteed great views on both sides to anyone. I tell our customers that the Captain tries to give both sides equal viewing,...More

Reviewed July 3, 2018

This was an experience to remember for lifetime. We went when the volcano was erupting with lava flowing into ocean along several miles through the cliff. Since the original starting point was inaccessible due to lava flow, the boat started from Hilo harbor. It was...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

My friend had researched and booked, and this trip with Mockup Nui turned out to be the fulfillment of a lifetime dream! Honest, book this sunrise tour, with only six captain’s seats and front seat views of the creation of new land: you’ll be forever...More

Thank Kathy E
Reviewed November 25, 2017

We went on a lava boat tour with Moku Nui as recommanded by a fellow traveller on another forum and we're so glad we did. It was an amazing experience, totally worth it. As there is only six spots available per ride you feel more...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2017

This was one of the best things we did on our trip to Hawaii. We took the sunrise lava tour, getting to the beach about 4:30 in the morning and setting out on the water while it was still dark. It was a clear sky...More

Thank Bryce E
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

It was the best experience i Big Island!!! We booked very late bit manage to get the spot. Worth every penny!!!! The boat accompdate max 6pax (min 4 to go to see lava) and we were only 4!!!! You feel like you are on privet...More

Thank _karol_ozimski
Reviewed October 6, 2017

I was personally very impressed. When we arrived the guys had just gotten back from a trip and thought we might be disappointed with the lava flow and would not charge us if we decided not to go. We had travelled from Australia and only...More

Thank 22mummyof2
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Moku Nui was a pleasure to work with, I had several questions before booking and they were all answered promptly and clearly. The trip out to the Lava flow was the highlight of our Hilo Vacation. We went on the sunrise trip and it was...More

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Yanni A
April 8, 2018|
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Response from _karol_ozimski | Reviewed this property |
I think you have to arrange it by yourself. We had a car so we met the guys in the marina.
September 8, 2017|
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Response from Joey572015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes :) Really worth the Money.