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Lava Cave

Harry Shick offers a comprehensive and excellent tour of his deeded lava cave entrance. The locked... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Wasilla, Alaska
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Fun and learned a lot

We did the 2 hour tour and he let us stay longer because we all enjoyed asking questions. It wasn’t... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2018
Tracy S
San Francisco, California
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Uluhemalu Road, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Harry Shick offers a comprehensive and excellent tour of his deeded lava cave entrance. The locked door insures no one else will enter or interfere with rules designed to keep the cave nearly pristine. The only non pristine aspects are designed for safety of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

We did the 2 hour tour and he let us stay longer because we all enjoyed asking questions. It wasn’t scary like some other spelunking. There’s plenty of open space in the lava tube. Harry was a good tour guide, checking in with us frequently...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Great experience: friendly and knowledgeable guide with a passion for caving; lots of interesting trivia; safe; immersive and unforgettable experience; highly recommended; bring long pants and a raincoat!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Harry is your guide and he is far more than just a guide! He imparts so much great information on how lava tubes are made by nature and by the force of lava, gasses, and the natural power of heat, cooling and pressure all applied...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We very much enjoyed the tour in the lava cave. All the information and the practical views in the cave were amazing

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Susi R
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This is a really great example of a lava tube, usually when you go to State/Federal parks to see the tubes they tend to be larger with less variety of visible flow patterns and rock formations. Really interesting and great for Geology buffs, the tour...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Did he four hour pit room tour with Harry. He was a great source of info on lava and lava tunnels - he is very passionate about the cave! It was great to see the enormity of it and all the different colours and patterns...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank AngeinUK
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Great tour of a lava tube! Harry has vast knowledge. I learned a lot that made me look at the lava differently throughout the rest of our trip. Since we couldn’t visit Volcanoes National Park I found this and was glad we didn’t miss it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lesliemV6296YJ
Reviewed 26 July 2018

My wife and I loved this tour. Was something different to do on the island. Very well preserved Lava tube and very knowledgeable guide who answered all of our questions and pointed out everything along the way. Would definitely recommend to do if you've got...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Fixtheorange
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I went on this tour with my family on June 14th in the midst of the Kilauea volcanic activities. Greatest 2-hr cave tour that should not be missed! Don't let Kilauea or the earthquakes (strongest was 5.3 during our stay in Volcano) keep you away....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Bradford A
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Response from travelfreakNewJersey | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of. It has its own website so check that out
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Response from dm49 | Reviewed this property |
Call (808) 967-7208 and they will schedule you for a reservation to visit! Well worth it, by the way!