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Address: Between Hilo and Volcano off HWY 11, Kurtistown, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: (808)-217-2363
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Highlight of our trip to the Big Island!

Our lava tube exploration was a fantastic experience! Unique and gorgeous. The lava formations in silver and black (and some crystals) were just fantastic. Susie was our guide... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2016
GreenTea-SNAM
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Minneapolis
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We waited a half hour for the guide and he never showed up or called. At noon, two hours after the tour was scheduled for, the guide called and said he had an emergency. Had he called earlier in the day and just noted that he needed to move the tour until noon that would have been fine. However, not... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Our lava tube exploration was a fantastic experience! Unique and gorgeous. The lava formations in silver and black (and some crystals) were just fantastic. Susie was our guide (along with Cinnamon Girl, sweet dog) and was very interesting and knowledgeable, also patient and helpful with the older member of the group who was slow on the uneven parts climbing over... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

I read about this lava tube adventure in Fodor's guide to Hawaii. I called and spoke to a very nice guy named Steve. I had to play a little phone tag because of time difference but he always called back. We made a time and date for our visit. When we came to the day to go to the lava... More 

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Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

This lava tube is unbelievable. It's hard to believe that mother nature made this. There is a beautiful walk through the jungle and down some steps to get to it. There is just enough lighting inside to see where you are going. Constant dripping gets you a little wet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The Kazamura Lava tube stretches 40 miles from Kilauea Iki to Hilo. My husband and I were excited to find the Caverns of Fire offering a three hour adventure tour into the lava tube. Steve was an amazing guide. He can read the lava formations to tell the stories of the lava flowing, stretching, cooling, etc... He was extremely knowledgeable!... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

This private tour is a must-see. The lava tube is very well preserved and shows stalactites, stalagmites, and many colors of oxidation. It also shows several different kinds of lava throughout. It was very cool to learn about and get a chance to see a specimen so well kept. I wish I had taken more pictures.

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Lynden, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

You need a vehicle to get to this, the drive is worth the experience. The guide was professional and well informed. We learned a lot about volcanos and the lava tube. This tour should be on everyone's "bucket" list!

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Milwaukee, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Words cannot express how special it was to experience this lava cave tube! Dave and his dog cinnamon are great caretakers and advocates for this special sacred place. Take the time to get this out of the beaten path gem.

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

We're in disbelief that more people don't do these tours. Thurston lava tube in Volcano National Park was such a let down, that we started calling around to find some caves we could actually explore and climb around in. It turns out that there are only 3 guided tours on the island, and all seem to have good reviews. We... More 

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Tigard, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We were hesitant to pay money to see a lava tube since we are from the Pacific Northwest and have hiked in lava tubes before. However, the Kilauea Caverns of Fire was a completely different experience and worth every penny. Steve, our guide, shared his fascination and enthusiasm for all of the beautiful formations within the lava tube. Steve is... More 

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