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“thanks john”(6 reviews)
“bucket list”(15 reviews)
EpicLava is a once in a lifetime adventure to experience the volcanoes of Hawaii. We make safety and fun our priorities as we guide you to the current volcanic eruptions and features. The volcanoes national park tour takes the guesswork out of the...more
19-3834 Old Volcano Rd, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
+1 808-345-2263
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Reviewed yesterday

I booked this tour in May for a vacation on Aug 31, 2018. Charges for $545. 24 came through promptly. After the hurricane in Aug, I tried calling numerous times, but never received a call back. I've emailed numerous times and once received a response...More

Thank rafowler1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a tour online on Epic Lava for August 22, 2018 for 2 adults and 2 children and paid US$660.90 by credit card. I received an email from Epic Lava the day before the tour saying that they had to cancel the tour due...More

Thank ericahsu123
Reviewed 12 September 2018

I booked a tour with them and had some personal events happen that forced me to cancel my tour. Even though they advertise a cancellation policy for a full refund, its been over a month and several emails, voicemails and other efforts on my part,...More

4  Thank F8688PWkevinc
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

I signed up for 9 Aug sunrise hike, emailed and called multiples times, all went to voicemails and asked me to check out their instagrams. I even went to their mobile office in keaue with nobody working there. Few hours before the time, finally they...More

3  Thank Ryan T
Reviewed 19 August 2018

These tours, and the guides, get wonderful reviews ... and I'm sure they are well deserved. This review, however, is directed towards the business office. If you are looking for a lava hike, please be aware that they have not been running these tours since...More

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5  Thank njarehart
Reviewed 15 August 2018

To those reading this review, I will state that I had a memorable experience with my daughters. However, as a volcano enthusiasts who woke up at 12am for a 1am-7am private tour... for a once in a life time lava tour experience... I was disappointed...More

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5  Thank ari p
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Athough the tour is excellent, the location behind the fish market you are directed to park has been experiencing multiple vehicle break-ins. The police officer that responded to our incident and the vehicle next to us indicated this is a routine occurrence. I recommend this...More

7  Thank TX2033
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Going to keep this short because I could write forever but Yvonne took me out and I had the most incredible morning. We were blessed with incredible lava flows a beautiful sunrise and a double rainbow! Thank you epic lava for your expertise and patience

9  Thank evanhalleck
Reviewed 9 May 2018

I signed up for both a sunrise lava flow hike and a late night volcano photography tour. Both were absolutely amazing, with passionate and knowledgeable guides. The sunrise lava flow starts around 3:30 - 4:30 am, with a challenging hike/trek upon the dried lava fields....More

3  Thank Lannie S
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We loved the tour! It was so incredible to see the lava. All the guides are incredibly nice, passionate and focused on safety. Be warned that you do need to be in good shape given you are hiking in the dark, on uneven terrain and...More

3  Thank Alice T
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2 August 2018|
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Response from John T | Property representative |
Check the Hawaiian Volcano observatory website for current conditions... the Lava is constantly waxing and waning and it is very hard to predict what will happen in the future... on any given day in Hawaii regardless of what... More
15 May 2018|
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Response from John T | Property representative |
Go ahead and give us a call a couple weeks before you dark and we will be able to give you the most current information and set you up with the best availability