Current Lava Update The well established ocean entry has been flowing into the sea consistently since November 24, 2012. As of May 1, 2013 we have 4 lava entry spots, each providing unique amazing views of red hot lava to see as well as surface outbreaks just inland. A Hawaii lava tour experience of a lifetime awaits you. Recent photo updates available here https://www.facebook.com/Lavakai
Lava Boat Tour Times- Book a Tour Now
Pre Dawn Sunrise 2+ hours Adult: $175 Children: $125 depart 4:30AM.
Morning Sunrise 2 hours Adult: $150 Children: $125 depart 6:30AM.
Afternoon 2 hours Adult: $150 Children: $125 depart 4:00PM
Sunset 2 hours Adult: $185 Children: $150 depart 6:00PM.
Twilight 2 hours Adult: $165 Children: $125 depart 8:00PM.
Night Owl 2 hours Adult: $165 Children: $125 depart 10:00PM.
Tour Restrictions: Guests need to be 4 years old, able to climb a 10 ft ladder, passengers with heart problems, osteoporosis, recent injuries, back, neck or joint pain & no pregnancy’s are not allowed on tour. Expect the ocean to be rough we do!
All passengers need to check in 30 minutes prior to departure time. Late passengers or no shows will be charged full tour amount. We have limited seating & do not over book our tours.
Our trips are based 100% on nature and natural occurring events. We do not control the lava, unfortunately! Lava Conditions are an ever-changing phenomena & a spectacle to see whether entering the ocean or flowing red rivers of lava down the mountainside. (If Lava is not entering during your tour we will refund you $25 per passenger.)
To a Big Island of Adventure -
Big Island Volcano Tours & East Hawaii Activities based around the active eruption of Volcano Kilauea. Come experience Hawaii Volcanoes National Parks volcanic coastline on the Big Island of Hawaii! Our adventure tours include Volcano Boat Tours, Exclusive Halape Snorkel & Dive trips, Hawaii Fishing Charters,Guided Lava Hikes and our world famous Lava Boat Tours! We offer the best Big Island boat tours for fun ocean activities including Fishing, SCUBA Diving, Halape Getaway Snorkel & Dive Tours or Hawaii Lava Tours to see Volcano Kilauea!
Lava Ocean Tours offers you the finest Big Island boat tours activities in East Hawaii, we’re your source for fun Hilo activities. Our unique Volcano Boat Tours are small group adventure tours to see Hawaii Volcanoes National Parks (HVNP) incredible volcanic activity spanning from stunning geological formations, red hot flowing rivers of lava, exotic black sand beaches, panoramic views of Hawaii Volcanoes (views of active volcano Kilauea), lush tropical rain forests breathtaking lava waterfalls, sea life, and amazing natural beauty found on the Big Island of Hawaii. Come catch fish in Hawaii on a Big Island Fishing Charter or Volcano Fishing Combo Tour. All Lava Ocean Adventures captains are US Coast Guard licensed captains who look forward to sharing and making great East Hawaii ocean memories with you and your group. We are located 35 minutes outside Hilo Town near Pahoa Town on the south-east coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. Daily departures available from Isaac Hale Beach Park also known as Pohoiki Boat Ramp in East Hawaii.
Mahalo & a Hui Hou
Captain Shane Turpin
Hawaiian Air Hawaiian Skies Features Lava Ocean Tours, INC -
Hawaiian Airs in flight video features Lava Ocean Tours lava boat adventures from June-September 2012 programming on all inbound Hawaii flights. The video footage provided by Captain Shane Turpin is a first hand account of our lava boat tours recorded during the 2011-2012 Hawaii Volcano Tours from our 2 lava boats the 24 passenger “LavaKai” and the 6 passenger Grady White” catamarans.
This 9 minute documentary style production is action packed with lava sizzling into the ocean and features many aspects of ocean lava tours including: red rivers of lava, splatter cones, underwater upwellings, black sand beaches, lava tour guests, explosions, narrated by Captain Shane Turpin and so much more…