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23apr(apr 23)11:30 am(apr 23)11:30 amEvent OverNPS Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Tour - April 23, 201611:30 am - 2:30 pm Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute


(Saturday) 11:30 am - 2:30 pm


Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Volcano, HI 96785


Due to high interest, reservations are restricted to no more than four (4) people per group.

Tickets are not available for sale any more for this event!

Event Details

The Puapo‘o Lava Tube Tour is a moderate to challenging ranger guided hike through a tropical rain forest and fragile lava tube. Special care is required when entering the lava tube to insure the preservation of this unique Hawaiian lava tube and its features. Access is restricted to National Park Service & Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park ranger/FHVNP certified guided tours only. Tours will be offered once a week and limited to 12 persons/group. Due to the fragile nature of the lava tube and the moderate/challenging nature of the tour, youth under the age of 7 are prohibited. Reservations will be required at least one-week in advance. In addition, due to high interest, reservations are restricted to no more than four (4) people per group.

Tours are available once per week (NPS and Friends alternate weeks)

  1. NPS tours start at approximately 11:30 a.m. and end between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m.
  2. Friends’ Wild Cave Exploration Institutes start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m.
    Friends’ tours include lunch, beverage, commemorative souvenir and certificate of completion (suitable & ready for framing)

Visit Puapo‘o Lava Tube Tour page for full details


FHVNP Instituteemail, or call 985-7373