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Kilauea EcoGuides

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Volcano's newest private tour option, Kilauea EcoGuides, offers custom explorations of Kilauea Volcano and Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. We are changing the way that guests explore the volcano! Get out of the big buses and vans and truly...more
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19-4748 Old Volcano Road, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked about 7-8 km with Erik on the volcano and it was amazing. We could learn about the rocks, the fauna and the flora of the volcano park during our hike, Erik was so knowledgeable and he knows how to transmit his love for...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ask the self-designated travel agent for our family trip to Hawaii, I discovered that finding group activities appropriate for age eight to eighty is no easy feat. However this tour more than fit the bill. Our guide was kind, knowledgeable and fascinating. My dad, a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Erik was simply a fantastic guide. As a geologist and devotee of Hawaiian culture, he brought a unique knowledge set to our tour. He even tailored his highlights to our family’s interests. His crisp but detailed story of the ‘18 eruption made me glad I...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a tour with Erik and he provided us with a steady pahoehoe of knowledge on the geology and cultural history of Hawaii’s volcanoes. With effortless grace, he made the park come alive. When our three-hour adventure came to a close, our twelve-year-old daughter...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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LivinGreat808, Manager at Kilauea EcoGuides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha 491paulgm and thank you for your review! We are so happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your private tour of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. It is not uncommon for children on our tours to wonder where the time went as our...More

Reviewed March 13, 2019

If you go to Hawaii Volcano National Park go with Erik! He was so wonderful to work with. It felt as if we were being taken around by not only a local and an expert on the area, but also a friend. Erik has such...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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LivinGreat808, Manager at Kilauea EcoGuides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha laurenpbiddle! Thank you for your response, and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your private tour for your group of 50 people. We are always happy to help organize private tours for large professional and corporate groups. Mahalo for choosing our small...More

Reviewed March 4, 2019

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Hawaii. We had a 6 hour private tour with Erik. He is extremely knowledgeable, engaging and has the experience to take you through an amazing tour anywhere in the park. He started by asking us...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank runmeg
LivinGreat808, Manager at Kilauea EcoGuides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha runmeg and thank you for your review! We agree that even when there are no active surface flows there is still so much to explore on the worlds most active volcano. It is only a matter of time until the lava resurfaces and we...More

Reviewed February 22, 2019

We had a six-hour private tour with Eric. He customized it to include the parts of Volcano National Park that we were most interested in seeing. These included petroglyphs and other places of spiritual significance. We saw highlights and hidden areas. During our hikes, he...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Karen D
LivinGreat808, Manager at Kilauea EcoGuides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Karen D! Thank you very much for your review, and knowing that our guests are comfortable while on tour is very important to us. Mahalo for your recommendation!!

Reviewed February 14, 2019

We did the 6 hour tour with Erik earlier this week, and it was the highlight of our trip. Erik is very well educated with a degree in geology as well as having a background in Hawaiian culture. He is a certified guide and also...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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LivinGreat808, Manager at Kilauea EcoGuides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha ohsuzannabananna and thank you for your review! We take a lot of pride in being a local, family run business. And we are always happy to help with recommendations for the island outside of the tour. Mahalo!!

Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

Erik guided our whole family in July 17 through Volcano National Park - a terrific adventure, so “the old folks” (just the elder couple) toured with him again in 2 parts ... a 3 hour hike the first day, and a 4 hour hike the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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LivinGreat808, Manager at Kilauea EcoGuides, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2019

Aloha rwwarren and thank you for your review! We also appreciate your continued support with taking our private tour multiple times. There is so much to see and do inside the National Park that we always enjoy having repeat guests! And while our native birds...More

Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

Erik met and exceeded all our expectations for this private tour. Not only does have have great experience in the national park, he also has the formal education to answer questions about geology. Taking it to an unexpected level was his cultural knowledge- he’s studied...More

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LivinGreat808, Manager at Kilauea EcoGuides, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2019

Aloha reidt858! Thank you very much for your detailed review, and we are very happy to you enjoyed your private tour of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. We take a lot of pride in the cultural aspects of the tour which always includes translations of Hawaiian...More

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jawilson1983
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Thanks for the quick reply!!! With the 3 hour tour, would we be able to get to the Jaggar Museum, the steam vents and sulphur banks, Kīlauea Iki crater, Nahuku lava tube, the 'devastation trail' and several spots along the... More
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