A private hike to the isolated active surface lava flows on the East Rift Zone of Kilauea volcano
This option takes you to the active flows of Kilauea safely and legally! This is not an area you want to explore with out a guide due to the unforeseen dangers such as active lava tubes and lava delta collapses. This option is dependent on current eruption conditions so please contact us for an eruption update before booking.
This tour is strictly a hiking tour, no transport or driving involved. Meeting area is at the end of HWY 130 on the East side of the Big Island of Hawai'i. Specific directions to meeting location are given upon booking. This hike requires each guest to be in good to excellent physical condition due to the distance involved. Hike can vary from 7-mi to 15-mi roundtrip (11-km to 24-km round trip).
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Suggested by Guide: Rental car needed to access meeting location.
End Point Options: Suggested by Guide: Rental car needed to access meeting location.
Duration: 6 hours
Average lava hike runs 6-hrs total. 2.5-hrs of hiking each way and 1-hr of viewing time. Lava hike option can take up to 10-hrs total depending on guests physical condition and surface flow locations.
Not included. Guests must drive to meeting location where hike begins.
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
No cash is needed for this tour
I am not a tour driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or you can choose to hike for the duration of the tour.
My hikes to the flowing lava (when safely and legally accessible) require a minimum age of 12 years old for safety reasons.