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Kilauea EcoGuides

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Volcano's newest private tour option, Kilauea EcoGuides, offers custom explorations of Kilauea Volcano and Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. We are changing the way that guests explore the volcano! Get out of the big buses and vans and see the REAL...more
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19-4748 Old Volcano Road, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

My family and I took a private 3-hour tour with Erik in late April and it was one of the highlights of our vacation! Completely kept our easy to distract tweens engaged and we all learned a ton! Erik is incredibly knowledgeable on both ecology...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Have to start this review with our guide Eric. To say he knows his stuff would be a monumental understatement. As an educated and professional geologist, Eric is not your normal "tour guide." Our 7 hours together was a Master Degree program in the floral,...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 May 2018

This was our first time to the Big Island and Volcanoes Nat'l Park was at the top of our list of things to check out. Knowing that we couldn't possibly tour around on our own and learn all of the history, etc. in a day...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Malia and Erik Storm are the perfect team. Malia was constantly trying to find a slot for our family of six (we waited until the week of our trip before trying to book with them) and we got lucky. Malia was always keeping us updated...More

Thank Ryland M
LivinGreat808, Manager at Kilauea EcoGuides, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Aloha Ryland M! Thank you for your review of your private tour of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. We strive for excellence in customer service from the booking process to the tour itself and beyond. We agree that spending as much time in the field is...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018

Our private lava hike with Erik Storm far exceeded expectations. Erik is extremely knowledgeable and his love of all things volcanic shows. The hike itself was gorgeous. The rock beneath our feet was a constantly changing piece of art. And then we saw lava in...More

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LivinGreat808, Manager at Kilauea EcoGuides, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Aloha colletteleland and thank you for your review! The fact that your private tour exceeded your expectations is truly great for us, and we feel honored that you feel that way. Mahalo for your review!

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent tour. Highly recommend it. We learned so much and walked away with a greater understanding of the Volcanoes and Hawaiian culture. Erik was a an excellent and knowledgeable tour guide. Great sense of humor. Patient with kids and willing to answer all our questions!...More

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LivinGreat808, Manager at Kilauea EcoGuides, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Aloha carolbda! Thank you for your review and we are thrilled to hear that you left the volcano with a deepened understanding of the science and the culture - we strive to bridge those two subjects while on tour. Mahalo for your recommendation!

Reviewed 4 April 2018

My wife, 9 year old son, and I spent 6+ hours with Erik touring Volcanoes National Park. It was amazing, once-in-a-lifetime experience. Erik's knowledge and ability to engage as he guided us were fantastic. I've done a number of tours like this in other places...More

Thank Jeremy R
LivinGreat808, Manager at Kilauea EcoGuides, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Aloha Jeremy R and thank you for your review! We offer family friendly private tours of the worlds most active volcanoes, and we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed yours. We also offer the Jr. Ranger program for our guests with children which...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Eric was a treasure trove of knowledge. With degrees in both geology and Hawaiian culture, and having been raised on the islands, he was both interesting and very personable. I would highly recommend taking a tour with him, and do it towards the start of...More

Thank Steve H
LivinGreat808, Manager at Kilauea EcoGuides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Aloha Steve H! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your private tour of Hawaii's active volcanoes. And great advice to take the tour at the beginning of the trip as many other features on the island will make more sense overall. Thank...More

Reviewed 10 March 2018

My sister and I booked a private tour because we were very interested in learning about the formation and ongoing status of the volcanoes, as well as more about the Big Island in general. Erik, our tour guide, is also a geologist and was an...More

Thank Deborah C
LivinGreat808, Manager at Kilauea EcoGuides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Aloha Decorah C and thank you for your review! We strive to provide our guests with a unique exploration that is both fun and informational. Mahalo for your recommendation and support!

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We went to see lava with Eric as our guide. It was absolutely one of the best tours I have ever been on. He was very informative and was patient with all our questions. Also he one of the most personable and accommodating people that...More

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LivinGreat808, Manager at Kilauea EcoGuides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Aloha fredf512 and thank you for your review! It is quite a compliment to know that our tour is one of the best you have ever been on, and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your private lava hike. Mahalo for your recommendation and...More

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2 September 2015|
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Response from LivinGreat808 | Property representative |
Aloha, and thank you for your inquiry! I am happy to report that due to a last minute cancellation we are available for a private tour of Kilauea volcano on Friday September 4th, 2015 - we offer a 3-hr and 6-hr option, and... More