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Kula Kai Caverns

92-8864 Lauhala Drive, Ocean View, Island of Hawaii, HI 96737
+1 808-929-9725
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A hidden gem

We only found this from a flyer at the airport and so glad we did! About and 1.5 hours from Kona... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Richard F
via mobile
These are lava tubes!

You can walk inside a lava tube here. It is a wonder of an experience and the guides are very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carole M
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Pomona Park, Florida
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“guide gary” (9 reviews)
“hour tour” (32 reviews)
“knee pads” (8 reviews)
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92-8864 Lauhala Drive, Ocean View, Island of Hawaii, HI 96737
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+1 808-929-9725
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"guide gary"
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"hour tour"
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"knee pads"
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"lava tube"
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"longer tour"
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"short tour"
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"gated community"
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"cave tours"
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"the big island"
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"long pants"
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"uneven ground"
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"explaining everything"
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"wealth of information"
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"a lot of fun"
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"private property"
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"highlight of our trip"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We only found this from a flyer at the airport and so glad we did! About and 1.5 hours from Kona are these magnificent lava tubes. You have the choice of difficulty in tours, we took the most challenging 2 hour crawl tour with our...More

Thank Richard F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can walk inside a lava tube here. It is a wonder of an experience and the guides are very informative and will give you a quick lesson in how these amazing tubes were formed.

Thank Carole M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had an amazing tour with our guide Emmanuel. We were lucky to be able to get in at the last minute, I recommend calling ahead. We did the "30 minute" tour (which turned out to be over an hour) which did...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a blast exploring the caverns with our amazing guide Victor. We signed up for a 2-hour tour, but it turned out to more like 3+. We got to crawl, climb, and explore deep into the lava tunnels, and got to...More

Thank jrp113
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I and our son's age 32 went to the caverns. Just the experience of walking through a cavern that lava had pushed through in the past. you could feel the history around you. The guide was great. We did the walking one...More

Thank Ruth r
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Took the family for an amazing adventure in a private lava tube. We learned so much about the history and geology. Our guide was amazing and helped to take pictures as well. It was one of the best tours taken on the Big Island. They...More

Thank thurstonbow
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We had a large private groupie experience and found these lava tube caves very interesting. To walk through these tubes would be interesting, but, having Gary our guide tell us the history and use of these caves was fascinating. The fact that there are things...More

Thank Kori N
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Definitely fascinating - not just the lunar-like landscape of the gated escape, or the incredible lava tubes but also Gary our wonderful host. We were very last minute booking this tour and he kindly came to meet us, and then spent an hour (perhaps more)...More

Thank melandade
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

This tour was amazing! It is in a gated community so it is a must to reserve ahead in order to get access code to the property. We reserved the $20 tour and it was worth every penny. We actually had our own private tour...so...More

Thank mardarb
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Loved the actual tour. Tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. However, the tour guide spent and immense amount of time trying to sell us on the idea of buy properties that were for sale near the tube tour, and voicing his political agenda of Hawaii not...More

Thank TravelingAngusFarmer
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Willarae D
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Response from Gregory T | Reviewed this property |
I think it was $15 per person for the shorter tour we did. The best thing to do is give them a call to double check.
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