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.
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.)
Conditions: High Speed open ocean touring along East Hawaii’s southeast coastline
We Provide: Bottled water, Hawaii Lava Tour to see active lava from a local Big Island Ocean Guide showcasing Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Ocean Life and Hawaii’s active Volcanoes.
Group Size: Tour limited to a maximum of 24 guests.
Restrictions: Guests need to be 4 years old, able to climb a 10 ft ladder. People with any of the following conditions will not be allowed on tour, recent injuries, frailness, obesity, osteoporosis, pregnancies, back, neck, joint issues.
What to Bring & Wear: All items need to be brought in a bag preferably, all electronics need to have a way to protect from damage: ie zip-lock bags, Dress to get wet, long pants or swim shorts, a sleeved shirt, light jacket, rain poncho are great things to have available on while touring the active Volcano. Change of clothes to be left in vehicle for after tour most likely you will get wet.
Hawaii Lava Tour Boat LavaKai watching Kilauea volcano erupt into the sea!
Hawaii’s Best Lava Tours take you to see Kilauea Volcano in the dark of the night, during the daytime, anytime is a great time to view lava from the Kilauea volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii. The sunrise volcano tours and sunset volcano tours are the premiere Lava Volcano Tours due to the dramatic changes that occur at the dawn and dusk in Hawaii, however anything can happen Kilauea is an active volcano folks. Even during the daytime hours the volcano is continuously changing permitting unique views and great photo ops of lava flowing into the sea. On the premiere morning lava tours watch in awe as the early morning golden sunlight rays warm the lava covered coastline as the ultimate volcano viewing unfolds right before your eyes (Captains Pick). During the daytime the direct sunlight warms the coastline highlighting the coastline revealing amazing sights of the active ocean entry and amazing coastline. The popular Sunset volcano Tours boat you to see the sunset over Mauna Loa & Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Our experienced crew founded Lava Boat Tours & Volcano Boat Tours around our Sunrise Lava Adventure Tours since they are best volcano viewing, wind, weather, & swell conditions. We offer group lava tours & private volcano tours with seating for up to 24 passengers per tour.
Please expect this Boat Volcano Tour to be the highlight of your Hawaii Vacation, possibly the highlight of a lifetime… Now this is not a powder puff adventure expect the ocean to be rough we cover 36+ miles of rugged inaccessible Big Island coastline during the open ocean tour.
If you’re on the Big Island this is what you came to see Volcano Kilauea! See the Volcanoes National Park coastline, volcanic black sand beaches, lava sea cliffs, lava arches, Sea life, the ever changing Puna Coast, Junglescapes and earth newest lands. While lava’s entering the sea watch in awe as the ocean entry unleashes a lava show of eruptive splatter cones, oozing rivers of lava, crackling A’a lava, underwater upwellings, erupting lava bombs, volcanic steam explosions, and much more As the lava cools witness the aftermath left behind from these powerful lava flows, bench breaks, landslides, new black sand beaches, and geologic formations painted across the rugged seacliffs.
Our boat lava tours regularly experience: lava flowing on the Pali (mountainside), volcanic steam explosions, red rivers of lava, littoral explosions, bench collapses, plume clouds, erupting lava bombs, & ocean entry splatter cones. Explore the islands recent lava flows so fresh forever cooling. The crew all have years of experience at the lava ocean entry & are excited to you show you an unforgettable volcano tour highlighting East Hawaii’s volcanic Puna Coastline.
While the lava’s land based & not entering the sea our guests experience the panoramic view of the ever changing 29+ year Kilauea eruption. Witness the settling lava benches from recent 2012 volcanic activity. This Big Island boat tour reveals boat only views of Big Island Volcanoes (Kilauea, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa), Volcanic Black Sand Beaches, Unique Lava Tubes, Marine Life, Historic Lavascapes, Lush Junglescapes while cruising along the Historical Kalapana coast filled with scenic beauty.