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Active Lava Hawaiian Tours

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Challenging Hike but well worth seeing the lavaflows!

We hiked to the lava flows on March 22 and it was a highlight of our trip to Hawaii which included... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
AnaT241
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Littleton, Colorado
Hiked The Pali & Witnessed Liquid Lava!!!

Hiking the Pali with Active Lava Hawaiian Tours is epic and a must do!. This hike was not to... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
toptravel430
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Park City, Utah
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Active Lava Hawaiian Tours - Offers three extraordinary yet different ways to experience lava on Hawaii's Big Island. We offer an alternative lava hike for the times when the lava ceases to flow. This easy lava hike will take you through a maze of...more
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12-5403 Ala Lokelani, Kalapana, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

We hiked to the lava flows on March 22 and it was a highlight of our trip to Hawaii which included competing in the Lavaman Triathlon! Three of my children and I participated in the tour led my Matthew and we LOVED seeing the lava!...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Hiking the Pali with Active Lava Hawaiian Tours is epic and a must do!. This hike was not to difficult for us and the views were amazing. Once we reach the top our guide was equipped with GPS and able to find the area the...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

I can't say enough about Michelle for setting up our lava hike at the last minute after another tour group cancelled on us. She was prompt, efficient and went out of her way to make our tour come together! Matt, our tour guide, was great...More

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Michele L, Owner at Active Lava Hawaiian Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Aloha Awesome review, much Mahalos.. I'm certainly glad that everything worked out for you, we're so happy to be able to pull it together for you last minute. So excited that you had a great experience getting face-to-face with molten lava at Active Lava Hawaiian...More

Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

The picture on this is outdated. (As of Feb 2018) The lava is t flowing into the ocean anymore...be sure to do your research before booking tours.

Thank anjnovotny
Michele L, Owner at Active Lava Hawaiian Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Aloha Definitely showing current photos of Kalapana lava field, the most active lava field in the world. Come get face-to-face with molten hot lava with Active Lava Hawaiian Tours... Mahalo Michele

Reviewed 8 February 2018

My husband and I booked a tour with Active Lava Hawaiian tours in late January, 2018. The owner of the company, Michele, was our guide and we were extremely pleased with her knowledge, enthusiasm and professionalism. I was very apprehensive about the tour, concerned about...More

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Michele L, Owner at Active Lava Hawaiian Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Aloha Debra & Bruce Can you see the smile on my face :-) I cannot thank you enough for taking the time to write this review, your positive experience with Active Lava Hawaiian Tour is important to our success. We do our very best to...More

Reviewed 1 February 2018

My wife and I visited in late January 2018. It was raining that day, but we were allowed to continue our tour. With the rain, we had a private tour with our tour guide. There was no lava entering the ocean, so no need for...More

Thank Auburnhuey
Michele L, Owner at Active Lava Hawaiian Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Aloha Thank you for taking the time to write your . Great here about your experience with Active Lava Hawaiian Tours. There is nothing that compares to the face-to-face experience you get with molten hot lava! It definitely is a bucket-list experience and grateful that...More

Reviewed 5 January 2018

Amazing tour with Active Lava Hawaiian Tours. We were do keen to see the lava we drove from Kona (around 2.5 hours each way but a lovely scenic drive) and met with Hans our instructor. Initially taken out with the van and then a short...More

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Michele L, Owner at Active Lava Hawaiian Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Aloha Truly excited to hear that you had a great time with Hans and thank you for taking the time to write your review... As we get you face to face with molten lava, Active Lava Hawaiian Tours takes every measure to assure a safe,...More

Reviewed 7 December 2017

We were interested in the geology, the plants, the history, and we even had questions about how the rangers do their job. He was able to answer them all and put on a cooking demonstration of beef jerky. There was a bike ride and a...More

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Michele L, Owner at Active Lava Hawaiian Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Aloha Clarissa Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Hans and Active Lava Hawaiian Tours. We certainly have exciting times in Kalapana Hawaii as the lava has been active and flowing down the Pali for 18 months. We are extremely fortunate...More

Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

This tour is worth every penny. Hans , our guide, was knowledgeable, courteous, careful and fun. The van and bike rides save a lot of time to focus on lava viewing. Hans know the best places to go to see lava up close, and teaches...More

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Michele L, Owner at Active Lava Hawaiian Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Aloha Katy Such a well thought-out review you gave Active Lava Hawaiian Tours, I appreciate the detail. I always take time to share these reviews with Hans and he Prides himself on doing an excellent job on the lava field. Much Mahalo's Michele

Reviewed 15 November 2017

If I could give this experience more than five stars, I would. I was in Hawaii celebrating my 60th birthday and recovery from a total knee replacement - I did the hike with my husband and sister in-law. Hans was our guide and he could...More

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Michele L, Owner at Active Lava Hawaiian Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Aloha Liz Thank you for taking time to post a review for Active Lava Hawaiian Tours. I always enjoy reading customer's response to our Hawaii Lava Tour. As well your mention of guide Hans goes a long way.. Much Mahalo's Michele

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dawnmw74
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Response from Michele L | Property representative |
I want to say yes but it really depends on that individuals ability to overcome physical challenges. I've personally witnessed individuals come back feeling so empowered by what they just accomplished physically.
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