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“thanks john”(9 reviews)
“the big island”(50 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 1 week ago

My husband and I visited the Volcano National Park in late December to see all the things this park is very famous for. Okay, so there wasn't any active volcano because of the eruption that took place in the summer and also, most of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been one of the most unique experiences. John and Jeff are a terrific combination of expertise and knowledge. Made the trip memorable. A must visit

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

I had been to VNP two times prior to this visit. Both times were great but as we made our way through the park we always felt like Chevy Chase in National Lampoon's Vacation...’Mauna Ulu...check...Crater...check’ Lol!! Although we were looking right at the sight(s), we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank TamMcS
Reviewed 26 November 2018

John provided an amazing tour of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. The history and stories provided by John and Jeff made the whole experience amazing. The stories that the two shared really were entertaining. People who were not part of our tour, would stand and listen...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

John took 4 of us on a fabulous tour of Volcaniea National Park and the Big Island’s southern Beach areas. He shared info in story telling fashion. John was great at sharing his vast knowledge of Hawaii and Kilauea

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Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank EstaireP
Reviewed 26 October 2018

I have same experience, like others. Same scenario. I booked Volcano Park Private Photography Tour online on Epic Lava for August 10, 2018 for 4 adults and paid US$1,321.80 by credit card. I received an email from Epic Lava, that the tour was canceled and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Compass827378
Reviewed 17 October 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank rafowler1
Reviewed 8 October 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
5  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

Date of experience: September 2018
6  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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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