Kilauea Caverns of Fire, Kurtistown

#33 of 52 in Nature in Island of Hawaii
Cave · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
The Kilauea Caverns of Fire are a unique set of caves that are part of the Kazumura Lava Tube System, the longest and deepest in the world. To date, over 55 miles have been mapped. We are located just out of Kurtistown on the Hilo side of the Big Island. We offer two types of tours - the walking tour and the adventure tour. We do tours by RESERVATION ONLY. To make a reservation, please call: 1-808-217-2363

THE WALKING TOUR: The 1-hr walking tour can be enjoyed by anyone 5 years and up. You must be able to negotiate stairs and uneven terrain for this tour. Closed toe shoes are REQUIRED for this tour.

THE ADVENTURE TOUR: The 3 hour adventure tour can be enjoyed by anyone 14 years and up. You MUST be able to climb a 30-ft ladder, 5-ft boulders, and briefly crawl beneath a 30-in ceiling. Closed toe shoes AND long pants are REQUIRED for this tour.

For questions or comments please e-mail:

NOTE: This e-mail is NOT a reservation line, ma halo!
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  • This was a highlight of our trip- we did the one hour tour with Steve and were amazed at his knowledge, enthusiasm and the sheer beauty and wonder of the lava tube. would definitely recommend  more »
  • We had an amazing 1 hour exploration of the Kamazuka Lava Tube with Steve. Steve is extremely knowledgeable and passionate. We spent time talking about bats; or the lack thereof! Lava flows, drips...  more »
  • Monica was wonderful! The views were incredible. Thank you, it was amazing.
  • We were impressed with the lava formations and the 1 hour tour was perfect for exploring. Our guide was friendly and knowledgeable. Definitely recommend stopping here if you're in the area and want a unique experience!

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