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Aloha Lava Tour is located on the Big Island of Hawaii in Kalapana. We offer the experience of a lifetime hike to the actual hot lava surface flows. Our guides have an extreme knowledge and understanding of the active lava conditions,which enables...more
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My family of 6 did this tour in December 2017 with Kristy. I was nervous about my parents doing the hike. They aren’t in the best shape and I was so proud of them because they did great. All 6 of us were able to...More
I was lucky to hike to the red-hot lava on April 12, 2018. That day the flow was unusually far from its common place - some 4 miles northward and about 1000 ft uphill from the last gate. So, it was some 8 miles round...More
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Scott C, Owner at Aloha Lava Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018
Glad we happen made for you. I had great day even with the long hard hike that it was. We’re still trekking that Mountian and now it’s even further.
Hey Cheryl and Scott!! Zoe here (Lacey socks haha)
I cannot recommend this tour enough! Such a great tour and wonderful hosts!! Thank you for making a dream come true today!
Cheryl and Scott really know their stuff and know exactly where to look for...More
This tour was soo awesome... Our guides were so awesome. They were so excited even thou they had probably seen the lava 100 times. They stayed busy keeping track of our timing and our safety. The trek is quite long on uneven lava rock, but...More
Cheryl wasn't available, but her husband Scott stood in to lead our tour. He did a great job of keeping morale up on the less-than-interesting parts of the hike, and also kept everyone safe on the dark hike back to the cars. The guides were...More
My wife Annie and I joined Aloha Lava Tours for a sunset hike to the surface flows near Kalapana. Our tour guides, Nick and Scott were both professional and efficient. Scott was funny, and very personable. Nick was a little less talkative, but none the...More
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Scott C, Owner at Aloha Lava Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018
Aloha Ken and Annie
That night was one of my favorites. I love to talk and entertain our guest with as much knowledge and information along with some humor as possible for the short time have them. Sometimes Cheryl says to me less yak more...More
Watching active lava flow down a mountain and close up is something that is unforgettable and so unique and a must-do on the Big Island.
We hiked with Scott and Cheryl who are not only excellent guides and owners of Aloha Lava Tours but great...More
Scott C, Owner at Aloha Lava Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018
Wow Wow Wow! Cheryl and I were so glad the weather gave us a break so we could get you out see some beautiful lava flows before you had to leave the island. We had super fun time!
Thanks for all the compliments and this...More
We had an amazing day with Cheryl and Jerry. Safety is their main concern for everybody on the trip. After a lengthy hike over the old lava field, they found us an active lava flow. It was a very exciting experience. DO HEED their advice...More
Scott C, Owner at Aloha Lava Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018
Great guide who loves job! Learned a lot and did it safely with this company. It is a hard hike and didn’t want to be searching for lava longer than necessary. Go with the experts that know where it is, fastest paths, have GPS path...More
Seeing active lava flowing down and out of a mountainside is pretty breathtaking. The guide was friendly, safety-oriented and knowledgeable. We appreciate the fact that they have access to a closer starting to the hike, saving us 2 miles of unnecessary walking (other tour companies...More
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Scott C, Owner at Aloha Lava Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018
Check if Hw 130 to Kalapana is open. If yes you may drive to there and ask locals about the lava flow status in the area. They may not be allowed to guide you to the lava though but can provide a good advice. And yes it’s a... More
Check if Hw 130 to Kalapana is open. If yes you may drive to there and ask locals about the lava flow status in the area. They may not be allowed to guide you to the lava though but can provide a good advice. And yes it’s a bit risky, but nobody has ever escaped from this life alive...:)