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One word - AMAZING!

We were on our way to Hilo and initially wanted to book the sunset boat tour that afternoon but it... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2017
Phoenix, Arizona
Get up close to the lava

We called to find out about last-minute lava boat tours and, of course, they were all booked out... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2017
Carrie H
Melbourne, Australia
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A walking tour to see the lava flowing into the ocean with a Hawaiian Guide. The tour lasts about 4 hours and the price is $74 per adult (plus a separate $25 per person 'website user fee' required to book) or $99 total. Kids 10 and under are FREE!!
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
+1 808-238-6304
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

If you are looking to book a Lava tour in Hawaii, we suggest looking elsewhere.. Upon reviewing Greg Nottingham’s LavaWalk Tour, we decided to make a booking for May 2017. Following the instructions on his site, we scheduled and paid a $50 deposit through PayPal....More

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Reviewed March 6, 2017

We were on our way to Hilo and initially wanted to book the sunset boat tour that afternoon but it was sold out so Greg (the owner) suggested the Sunset Lava Walk. Our guides Chris and Ivan were fantastic! We were able to drive further...More

1  Thank SportMom456
Reviewed March 4, 2017

We called to find out about last-minute lava boat tours and, of course, they were all booked out, but Greg (who runs LavaWalk) said there was space on the evening tour if we wanted to go along. We're so glad we did! We met our...More

2  Thank Carrie H
Reviewed March 3, 2017

This was truly an awe inspiring walk! We did the sunset hike with Chris and we had a spectacular time! Chris was extremely knowledgeable and packed all of the necessary equipment. Chris has first hand knowledge and knows an incredible amount about the history of...More

2  Thank kmtrudeau
Reviewed February 26, 2017

This was an amazing walk. Chris is from Hawaiʻi and brought his upbringing in to the walk adding blessings and songs to the historical and cultural information of the volcano. We were able to walk to the water to see the lava flowing into the...More

2  Thank Patricia M
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Seeing the lava flowing into the ocean is amazing.It is well worth the trip. Chris is a wonderful guide. He told us all about the volcano and flow. We also heard stories about Pele, her sisters and her brother Maui We were able to drive...More

2  Thank mikewalky
Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

Had the sunrise lava walk with Chris and he was great! He taught about different lavas and different flows. His information on Hawaii and culture was interesting. He is enthusiastic and helpful, even taking us on an additional side venture into the lava fields to...More

2  Thank BHLovesTravel
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Chris our tour guide has spent years studying the volcano. He is extremely knowledgeable and thoroughly enjoys sharing the experience with anyone that is interested. you cant go wrong with this tour.

3  Thank slednut
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Flew over to the big island for my GFs birthday and all she wanted was lava. Kavika was a great guide and man did he deliver on the lava. It was great to drive in a little further in than the rest of the people...More

3  Thank Pete W
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Good value, knowledgeable guide, Chris, was great. Learned a lot about Hawaiian culture, saw flowing lava right in front of my eyes. I'll never forget. Overall I recommend. Good communication.

3  Thank riefscott
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Response from Pete W | Reviewed this property |
The guide will meet you just before the entrance to the national park and you will pay him in person if you don't pay in full online. The tour will save you half the walk, but it's about 2 mi each way. You will see the lava... More