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Halape Snorkel & Dive Trip

Halape is Paradise Found! This getaway lets you to choose your Big Island Adventure, Snorkel, Dive, or Relax in Hawaii Volcanoes National Parks secluded natural wonder known as Halape. An Ocean Volcano Tour of a lifetime awaits you on this Big Island of Hawaii castaway cruise!

Departs 5AM, 2PM video coming soon

This unique 6 hour Big Island ocean cruise is aimed at guests seeking a full day ocean adventure in Hawaii to Discover East Hawaii’s hidden ocean treasures!

Are you looking to be adventurous while on the Big Island, then this is the tour for you.  Imagine seeing pristine white sandy beaches, viewing active volcanoes from the sea, swimming & snorkeling with the tropical fishes, exploration SCUBA Diving exclusive dive sites, it’s all available on this 6 hour Hawaii adventure tour.

White Sand Halape Beach East Hawaii

Castaway today to Hawaii’s exclusive oasis of White & Black Sand Beaches, Tropical Coconut Groves, Abundant Sea life, Uncrowded Snorkeling, Diving, onboard one of Lava Ocean Adventures fleet of World Class Catamarans.

The US Coast Guard inspected 24 passenger LavaKai is East Hawaii’s premiere boat for snorkeling, diving, She was designed specifically for those seeking Hawaii?s ultimate snorkel & dive adventure tours. Don’t get stuck in the Kona tourist traps/crowds, we limit our passenger count to 12 per trip to ensure you an intimate, uncrowded Big Island ocean adventure.

Big Island Lava Boat "LavaKai’s" aluminum hulled catamaran design paired with reliable twin Honda 225’s allows faster speeds and smoother rides then monohulled and fiberglass boats. Secluded Big Island destinations previously inaccessible, have now became accessible.

LavaKai inside breakwall of Pohoiki Boat Ramp in East Hawaii Big IslandFoxes Black Sand Beach Big Island Hawaii
Top – LavaKai departing Isaac Hale Beach Park (Pohoiki Boat Ramp) on a Big Island Boat Tour
Right – Foxes Black Sand Beach covered by volcano Kilauea’s active lava flow on July 25th, 2010

Hawaiian Green sea TurtleEast Hawaii Sunrise from Volcano Boat Lavakai
Left – Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle silohette revealed as she swims through the sun.
Right – Big Island, East Hawaii sunrise begins another day in paradise!

Big Island Munk SealUlua Fish Hawaii Big Island
Left – Rare Endangered Hawaiian Munk Seal encounter at Halapae.
Right – Large Ulua swims out of an underwater lava cave into Apua Point deep blue ocean waters.

East Hawaii JellyfishVolcano Boat Tours to Volcano Kilauea
Left – A giant Jellyfish with its own school of fish
Right – LavaKai viewing active Lava flowing from volcano Kilauea into the Pacific Ocean

East Hawaii’s remote underwater world is a vast area of exploration dives & snorkeling. These secluded waters offer incredible schools of brightly colored tropical fish, lava caves rich in sea life, stunning coral formations and pristine ocean diving conditions. East Hawaii is also a known breeding ground for Hawksbill Turtles, so theres always a chance you might get a rare glimspe of the rare hawksbill turtles. We’ve even had an endangered Munk Seal swim with us a few times as well as giant Manta Rays & Eagle Rays.

This Big Island getaway castaway take you to see secluded white & black sandy beaches far away from the Kona crowds. We specialize in Big Island Boat Tours to remote locations guarenteed to amaze even the most seasoned Big Island travelers. Come discover hidden Hawaii’s secret destinations along the Puna Coastline! Located in the shadow of active volcano Kliauea inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Parks amazing Lava Fields is a first class oasis of white sandy beaches, tropical coconut groves, abundant sealife, cool ocean breezes, a Big Island ocean paradise like no other. This secluded Hawaii destination is rich in history ranging from geology, Hawaiian culture, tropical fish, wide array of wildlife, and is accessible only by a 15 mile hike across hot lava flows or by cruising one of our volcano boats. During our Big Island castaway adventure your Big Island ocean guides will inform you of coastline sights including: 3 Black Sand Beaches (Kaimu,Kalapana,Foxes), the giant seacliffs created during from the 65 acre East Lae`apuki bench break, the Holei Sea Arch, panoramic views of Hawaii Volcanoes (Kilauea, Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea), views of the ongoing active Kilauea eruption, Halape iki, Keauhou Landing, Apua Point, Pu’u Kapukapu Pali (hillside), and many other unique Hawaii Volcanoes highlights. Whether you are going to be snorkeling or SCUBA diving, underwater features colorful reef formations full of incredible schools of tropical fish, sea life rich lava tubes, and an opportunity to see rare species of marine life which include Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles & Dolphins. This East Hawaii destination is also a known breeding ground for Hawksbill Turtles, so there’s always a chance you might get a rare glimpse of the rare Hawksbill turtles. We’ve even had an endangered Monk Seal join us for a dive at the Halape dive site.

Snorkel & Dive into a secluded paradise!:

Adults (13+) $215 Children (7-12) $190 Kama’aina $200 (Minimum Age: 7 Years)
Tuesdays & Thursdays (5AM & 2PM)

6-Hour Cruise Includes:
– Visit remote White & Black Sand Beaches
– Photo ops galore secluded shoreline scenery
– Enjoy a Historical overview of sights
– View active Volcano Kilauea’s current eruption
– Snorkel with Tropical Fish, Turtles & Marine Life
– SCUBA dive into an exotic underwater paradise
– This exclusive cruise is limited to 12 guests.
– Snorkel gear with friendly instruction
– A guided snorkel tour of the reef
– Fresh island foods, lunch & beverages
– Extreme SCUBA fun for divers of all levels.

This Snorkel & Dive, getaway is serious ocean fun guaranteed to quench your thirst for adventure!!!
A must do Hawaii adventure on East Hawaii’s less known Hilo side

Lava Kai Features:
– 34′ Armstrong Marine power catamaran (Built in 2003)
– Experienced friendly crew
– Side door for easy water access
– A Restroom & fresh water showers
– Roomy, covered seating
– Snorkel gear and instruction
– Flotation devices of all types

Additional Options:

– Refreshments ( soda, juice, water)
– 1-tank scuba dive $50 w/gear 75 w/o gear

Are you looking to be adventurous while on the Big Island?

Any health or issues pregnancy’s please consult your doctor before booking.

Hawaii Volcano Boat Tour Times

5AM,2PM Tuesday & Thursdays
6 hour Castaway Adventure
Web Adults $215
Kama’aina $200
Private Charter (6 Passengers) $1200>
1 tank SCUBA Dive $250

Lavakai Private (12 guests) $2400

Online Reservations:

Please select a time for your tour

Prefered Activity Date

Web Adults & Kama’aina

Junior (7 -18)

1 tank SCUBA Dive

Kue’wa Private (6 Max)

Lavakai Private (12 max)


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