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Lava Ocean Tours is your front row seat to feel the heat onboard our 40+ft high speed aluminum catamarans. Our Lava Boat Tours are world famous for delivering the best views of the active lava touching the sea dont wait till its to late to...more
All reviews captain shane boat ride sunrise tour once in a lifetime rough seas foot ladder roller coaster pm tour isaac hale sea sickness the big island within feet change of clothes getting wet coast guard both sides an amazing experience
We did have to get up very early in the morning to meet the people who drove us to the boat dock. It was very dark. But it was most enjoyable ride out to the lava flow. I must tell you if you are prone...More
WOW - a can't miss opportunity of a lifetime. Very glad we did it. highly recommended experience.
1) Lava was promised, lava was delivered. Awesome up close view of the beautiful lava flows at sunrise. We could feel the heat and smell the sulfur. We...More
You take the boat near Suisan in Hilo and after quite a long ride you can see the volcano lava.
We took the 5.30 pm tour and I think that as the sun goes down it’s the best time to see the lava entering the...More
First of all - this is a 3 hour high speed boat ride on the Pacific Ocean, not a tea and biscuits sunrise cruise. If you are aware of that and okay with it, go. Yes, it’s early (check in 3:30). Yes, it’s bumpy and...More
Our initial reservation for the sunrise tour was canceled so we signed up for the sunset tour. It's really a rough ride and some people felt sick. TAKE DRAMAMINE, for Christ's sake, before you go and do some research... It was the last day of...More
Unforgettable once in a lifetime experience! Went on a 4 AM trip w/ very calm conditions. Captain Rick and his friendly crew took us to see about 6-7 spots where lava was flowing. Very dramatic to see it in the dark but got better video...More
What a perfect morning and a once in lifetime experience. The lava is still flowing into the sea, so if you're able to get here, this is still a must see. We took the 0400 trip, the change in view as the light came up...More
I had my cell phone out and took pictures with it. It was fine. However, you do get wet. I wore a sailing jacket and kept the phone inside it when I wasn’t using it. I think a camera would be fine. Also, it depends... More
I had my cell phone out and took pictures with it. It was fine. However, you do get wet. I wore a sailing jacket and kept the phone inside it when I wasn’t using it. I think a camera would be fine. Also, it depends on where you sit in the boat.