This was just awesome experience to see lava flow into the ocean up so close. During the ride, we even saw few small explosions supposedly underwater. We were very close to lava and can feel the heat from steam and actually smell the gas. The ride to lava flowing area is about 20-25 minute one way and the ride was bumpy. We did morning boat ride ( not the sunrise tour) and took our kids with us. Kids got seasick and I am sure the gas is not good for kids so I don't recommend this to kids. The view and the entire experience were just incredible. Few negative things. They quoted me $150 over the phone and the next day when I called back, the price went up to $165. When I confronted them, they said they will charge $160 which was the advertised price on website anyway. So make sure to check your price. and they have no website reservation and you have to call several times to get someone to answer the phone. The other thing is safety. Few explosions we have witnessed made me wonder if there was a big explosion, it may throw the boat away. I am not too sure if that is possible but seeing rocks fly away towards us makes you wonder. At one point, i felt like we were way too close to lava and when we were sailing through steam, it was scary for me.
Choice is yours. It definitely a great way to see lava flow into the ocean. Way better than National Park.
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