Come aboard and witness the awesome lava flow up close with Kalapana Cultural Tours which is native Hawaiian owned and operated.  Our tours are authentic and cultural.

4:00 am Lava Boat Tour 6/10/18 Lava from Kilauea continues entering the ocean at Kapoho, creating new Land. Call us at 808-345-4964 or visit www.kalapanaculturaltours.com Aloha!

Posted by Kalapana Cultural-Tours on Monday, June 11, 2018

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Departure: 4:00 AM from Suisan Fish Market, Hilo, Hawaii
Check-in: 3:30 AM
Duration: 3 1/2 – 4 hours round trip with 30 minutes spent at lava site (depending on water conditions)
Price: $250/person (min. 10 years old)
Kamaaina/Cash Rate: $225/person
Private private tours available for $8,000.
* 15 person minimum

Departure: 4:00 PM from Suisan Fish Market, Hilo, Hawaii
Check-in: 3:30 PM
Duration: 3 1/2 – 4 hours round trip with 30 minutes spent at lava site (depending on water conditions)
Price: $250/person (min. 10 years old)
Kamaaina/Cash Rate: $225/person
Private Tours also available $8000.
* 15 person minimum

The Ohana Vessel

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  • The new boat provides additional capacity, but no overcrowding.
  • Younger adventurers (ages 10-65) are welcome.
  • More crew aboard to keep the tour intimate!
  • This vessel provides a more comfortable ride and covered seating.
  • Improved safety – USCG (United States Coast Guard) certified passenger vessel
  • Powered by four 200 Horsepower Suzuki engines

Safety / Requirements / Terms

Boat Tour Restrictions

  • NO pregnancies
  • NO recent neck, back, hip, knee injuries (or any injuries that could be aggravated while on tour)
  • NO respiratory, heart problems, major illnesses
  • Youngest age to participate is 10 years old, older guests to 65 please use your own discretion.
  • If you get sea sick (motion sickness) please use Dramamine, or any other type of motion sickness medication (used at your own discretion).
  • You will be on open water, and will most likely get wet while on tour.
  • Once the boat has departed, the captains will not turn the tour around if you are feeling sick / nauseous.
  • Vessel is not handicapped accessible.

Bike & Hiking Restrictions/Requirements

  • All participants MUST be physically fit
  • NO Pregnancies allowed
  • NO back/ knee/ hip/ foot injuries
  • NO major surgeries within the past 6 months
  • NO respiratory problems. Example: heart problems, chronic asthma... (or other chronic illnesses)
  • Must be in good physical health
  • Ages 12+ are allowed to participate

DISCLAIMER: Please note prices may change due to the distance and conditions of the Lava flow. Information provided above may change due to the distance and conditions of the Lava Flow. There are no refunds after services have been rendered.