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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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Unique and engaging experience!

We recently went on "The Crawl" tour with Victor as our guide. First of all, Victor was just great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andy H
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Redmond, Washington
Fun tour!

Our group was 4 adults and 2 young kids, and we did the 3 hour tour. We wore helmets, knee pads... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Julie J
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Woodbury, Minnesota
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“hour tour” (35 reviews)
“knee pads” (9 reviews)
“guide gary” (9 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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"hour tour"
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"lava tube"
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"longer tour"
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"gated community"
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"the big island"
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"explaining everything"
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"uneven ground"
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"long pants"
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"highlight of our trip"
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"fun tour"
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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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"lava formations"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently went on "The Crawl" tour with Victor as our guide. First of all, Victor was just great. He was funny and so knowledgable. I think we learned more from him, not just about the cave but the Big Island in general, in the...More

Thank Andy H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group was 4 adults and 2 young kids, and we did the 3 hour tour. We wore helmets, knee pads and gloves. There was a small amount of crawling. Gary took his time in explaining everything in the lava tubes. He knew the science...More

1  Thank Julie J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just like you, we stumbled upon Kula Kai Caverns on TripAdvisor looking for a unique experience on the Big Island. It did not disappoint! Gary was a wonderful guide, extremely knowledgeable and entertaining. We even followed his advise after the tour and enjoyed some delicious...More

Thank 3Graces3
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you go to a cave, do this one! I did the short tour, but would have loved to do the longer one. Very nice tour guide, and very knowledgeable about the cave and surrounding geology. This cave has different tours for all levels.

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Couldn't have been more fortunate than to meet Gary today for a tour of the lava tubes. Absolutely spectacular and his knowledge of the caves, the history, and the area in general made it a highlight of our trip. Sometimes it can be challenging to...More

Thank denvertravelers4
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We did the 2 hour tour! Our guide Immanuel was excellent! So knowledgeable about volcanos, lava, and all the different forms in the lava tube. We had a blast and learned so much! Highlight of the trip!

Thank Megan W
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

We found the Kua Kai Caverns here on TripAdvisor and were wooed by the reviews. They are accurate, for sure! We took the quick "30 minute tour," which is actually closer to 60 minutes and comes with a great guide (Victor!) filled with great knowledge....More

Thank Samantha S
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 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 9 February 2018

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.

1  Thank Carole M
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

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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myounce
2 April 2018|
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Response from thurstonbow | Reviewed this property |
There is a road that goes to a certain point. After that you will have to either hike or May a nominal fee to catch a ride in the back of a pickup with the locals offer g service there
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reachkch
23 June 2015|
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Response from Megan W | Reviewed this property |
Not very narrow at all unless you are doing the crawl tour and decide to go that way. In the two hour tour you only crawl once so just depends if you prefer to crawl or mostly walk.
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Willarae D
5 January 2015|
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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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