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This was an awesome visit. We loved exploring the caves here. Bring a headlamp. They work much better than flashlights so your hands are free to navigate the lava rock. Some areas you may stand upright and some we crawled through. We did not go...More
I recommend hiking boots, sneakers or sandals that stay on and have good tread. We went prepared with hiking boots and flashlights which enhanced our experience. There are low spots where one can easily bump one’s head so hold your hand on top of your...More
We were looking for something to do with our 17-year-old son and were intrigued by the listing for these lava tubes in our guide book. It began raining as we arrived, so we grabbed our headlamps and flashlights, ran across the road from the small...More
The day we visited the cave, it was raining. We had to take extra caution as we walked down the rugged steep path leading to the cave. Once inside the cave, the only source of light was the natural day light from the entrance. There...More
This place is great...if you are prepared! Wear sturdy hiking boots or tennis shoes- no sandals or flip flops! You’ve got to have a headlamp or at least a real flashlight to go. Your phone won’t cut it! I’d recommend going to the left once...More
If you are looking for a little cave you can walk through with even ground, lighting throughout, and rangers nearby, don't go here. But, if you're not scared of the dark, crawling over boulders, being away from crowds of tourists, this is the place to...More
Not wired for illumination, dripping roots in the caves when it rains. Excellent example of lava tube formation. Although lava tubes are common on the big island, this one is conveniently located in a little park just a few miles up the road from Hilo...More