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Kalapana Cultural Tours

12-5038 Kalapana Kapoho Beach Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778-7808
+1 808-345-4964
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EPIC: Boat in the morning, hike in the afternoon and evening.

Fabulous! Wonderful! Stunning! We signed on for the daybreak boat tour to view the lava flow into... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jim S
Don't miss this!

We rented bikes and rode out late afternoon. Took 30 minutes to get there and we picked $20 bikes... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Naples, FL
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LAVA Tours: Boat | Bike | Hike Big Island, Hawaii Native Kalapana Hawaiian Owned & Operated See lava with someone whose house is buried in it! Lava Tour Schedule 2016 Boat: 5:00am, 8:00am, 2:30pm, 5:00pm, 8:00pm Bike / Hike: 5:00am, 8:00am, 3:30pm, 5:00pm Private Tour/Boat Charter: anytime upon request
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“surface flow” (27 reviews)
“ocean entry” (29 reviews)
“lava fields” (26 reviews)
12-5038 Kalapana Kapoho Beach Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778-7808
+1 808-345-4964
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fabulous! Wonderful! Stunning! We signed on for the daybreak boat tour to view the lava flow into the ocean. Boat carried just six of us, three on a side facing out. Could not imagine a better way to get so up close and personal with...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We rented bikes and rode out late afternoon. Took 30 minutes to get there and we picked $20 bikes. They were good and you need the 7 gears coming back. The gravel road is great but being a walker it is a bit of a...More

Thank ceg51
Reviewed 6 days ago

We rented bikes for our daughter and her family who came from Colorado for a visit. They loved the bike ride out too the viewing area! They loved it and the grandkids were in amazement over mother nature.

Thank MarymikeHi
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are so happy we booked this boat tour! Our guide and captain were wonderful! We not only got to see the magnificent lava flow into to ocean, but also enjoyed the majestic Hawaiian coastline and learned about the variety of life...More

Thank Dawn Blackburn K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have wanted to go out to the lava ocean entry point via boat for some time! I hiked the trail to the lava flow last year when it first started entering the ocean and that was a long,gruelling walk though worth every minute and...More

Thank pymtattoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the highlight of our Big Island trip. We drove in from Volcano Village (~50min), and arrived for our 5am lava boat tour. The boat seats a total of 6 people plus the captain and deck hand. These guys really know there stuff, have...More

Thank gmpuzio
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I went on the bike and hike tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and made sure everyone made it into and out of the national park safely. We spent lots of time at the lava surface flow and got tons of photos...More

Thank CaribbeanFan79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rented bikes from them, and they were offering a one way free shuttle ride on the way to lava ocean entry. The bikes were in decent shape. Liked the headlamps, hand held torch, and the first aid kits. It was also nice of them to...More

Thank AtrG2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing experience!!! The guide JC was really nice and expert. Highly recommended the morning. Rossana & Marco.

Thank neo_126
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of the surface lava made for a very long hike over lava roads and lava fields but it was worth every step. To be in the midst of the lava as it breaks out of the subterranean lava tube and onto the surface...More

Thank Jim T
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Gloria M
Age is our problem Although your email said no age limit, the ad says 12-60 My husband is 77 and still works I'm 67 and my sister is70 We all work Aloha Mrs Menor
22 April 2017|
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Response from Kalapana_CT | Property representative |
Aloha Mrs. Menor, Can you please specify where you saw our age limits? We double checked on our website and reservation site, and can't find an area where it states our age limit is 60 years old. We are sorry for the... More
how long is the hike/miles one way? How does this tour compared to lava walk tour that says only 45minutes hike one way?
20 March 2017|
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Response from CBe987 | Reviewed this property |
We just returned from doing this tour this week. The length of the hike varied day to day depending on where the surface lava is. It changes minute to minute. When we did the bike/hike the first time, the lava was less than... More
oddkorat p
How much for a ticket?
20 January 2017|
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Response from Ted S | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the tour you take, they offer many (their boat for example was $200 / person while the hike I saw listed was was $85)