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Lavaland Hawaii

262 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2836
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An amazing experience!

My husband and I took the Lavaland tour in April 2018 while on a cruise. Vince was our guide, and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Joanne M
Great Tour on Day of Earthquake

We had a day tour with Lavaland on May 4th, the day of the significant earthquakes in Volcano... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Tours, Rainforest Tours, Lava Hikes, Birding Tours in the most beautiful places on the Big Island of Hawaii.
  • Excellent96%
  • Very good2%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cruise ship” (57 reviews)
“national park” (87 reviews)
“lava flow” (50 reviews)
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262 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2836
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I took the Lavaland tour in April 2018 while on a cruise. Vince was our guide, and was very knowledgable. Our group was small, just 8 of us plus Vince, and we could go places and see things that the larger tours...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

We had a day tour with Lavaland on May 4th, the day of the significant earthquakes in Volcano National Park. Our day started when our tour guide, Luanna, met us at the cruise terminal, as we were in port on the Celebrity Solstice. Our group...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

We researched many options for a Volcano’s National Park Tour while spending the day in Hilo aboard Norwegian’s POA Cruise Ship. We did not want to rent a car and do this on our own as suggested. We also did not want shopping stops. Lavaland...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

I had initially thought I could go on my own, until I read a review of Lavaland and changed my mind. I am so glad I didn't attempt it solo. Hank knew the best route to take, had excellent gear for us all, and was...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2018

Took the hike to the lava flow with a Lavaland guide, and it was unbelievable! The hike itself is an adventure, but seeing, and feeling, the lava flow up close was surreal. Wear shorts, regardless of the weather. Yes, sturdy shoes are needed- you will...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

If you want to see lava up close and almost personal, this is the tour for you! We took a private tour. WOW. The memories and phones we took are incredible. The guide was very prepared and knowledgeable. If fact he lives on the lava...More

2  Thank JrVandy
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

Been there in February 2018. We booked our trip online and got confirmation and payment details via e-mail. Payment is due at time of booking. On the day of the hike we got e-mail info about weather and conditions and where to meet our guide...More

2  Thank Monika A
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

Hank is a superb guide with Lavaland Hawaii, leading our small group toward the lava breakouts of Puʻu ʻŌʻō's rift zone on a recent late afternoon hike. It ended with stunning nighttime views of the slow-moving flows, and with our well equipped and safe return...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a must if you visit the big island. This was our first time here and my husband wanted to see lava. So I did a search looking for the best place to find and view it. I researched Lavaland and it got terrific...More

1  Thank pjcat77
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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Hank was our guide. He was patient and amazing in every way! We met him and he drive us down to the bikes. We rode the bikes a short distance and then began our hike. It was mesmerizing and breathtaking!

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luvtovaca111
May 7, 2017|
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Response from Henry P | Property representative |
Aloha and thanks for your question! We offer several different tours which each have different pick up locations, however we do not do pick ups on the Kona side of the island. Our popular lava tours do not include... More
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chris h
April 27, 2017|
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Response from oahusquid x | Reviewed this property |
Unless you're out of shape, it should be easy. Just be careful, as you will be riding on loose rocks.
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BThurston13
July 12, 2016|
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Response from Henry P | Property representative |
Aloha, and big mahalos to all of our former guests who have answered! We offer several different tours and you can see detailed information about each one, including available pick up locations, on our website. We offer pick... More
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