Waterfall & Dolphin Tours

When the lava is not flowing, you can find your favorite boat crew conducting Waterfall & Dolphin Tours along the magical Hamakua Coast.

View the majestic Hamakua Coast from boat for exclusive views of the best Hawaii waterfalls. This 3 hour Hawaii waterfall tour is aboard a cushioned seat luxurious 40ft vessel. You will make lasting memories as you experience the tropical landscapes, history and see unique geological features of Hawaii Island. Keep an eye out for marine life including whales, flying fish, sea birds & large pods of Hawaii dolphins. On clear days we are blessed with panoramic views of Hawaii volcanoes Mauna Kea, Kilauea & Mauna Loa. While on-board learn about historic landmarks surrounding Hilo Bay, Onomea Bay, Hakalau, and the town of Laupahoehoe.

Update: As of 11/18/17 on our 430PM tour all activity on the kamokuna bench has ceased until further notice LAVA OCEAN TOURS will not be conducting Lava Boat Tours. Quite an ocean entry RIP KAMOKUNA aka the Firehose flow 6/26/16-11/17/17. We are currently offering Volcano Boat Tours, Whale Watching and our Epic Waterfalls & Dolphin tour to see the beautiful Hamakua Coast. – Lava Ocean Tours

Book the best Big Island tours to explore breathtaking sites and experience the most exciting things to do on Hawaii Island. Let us ignite your sense of adventure! Cool off near tropical waterfalls or heat-up on a guided lava tour. Our tours are sure to make your trip one to remember. Lava Ocean Tours are the best way to see lava flowing from the world’s most active volcano – Mount Kilauea. And there’s so much more!

Guided lava tours by land or sea offer a first class, front-row seat to see lava enter the ocean – one of Hawaii’s top tour attractions! Experience active Kilauea Volcano up-close and personal. Highlights include cruising on a world-class US Coast Guard-inspected passenger catamaran designed specifically for Lava Boat Tours. See molten lava, feel the heat and hear the earth sizzling on a real adventure cruise. Your vessel is an aluminum luxury catamaran offering the most updated modern features including comfortable covered padded seating with backrests, ample passenger storage under each seat, onboard restrooms, stereo surround sound, and quiet 4 stroke motors capable of over 40 miles per hour. Your friendly boat crew and fully licensed captains look forward to making each trip a safe and exciting ocean adventure. Perhaps the best thing to do in Hilo, you also have the option of a hiking tour to experience lava flow in Volcanoes National Park. Small groups make the experience intimate and fascinating!

Want more? Discover the most beautiful island waterfalls as well as dolphins all along the breathtaking Hamakua Coast, only accessible from a boat tour. As our winter residents return for their own vacation, go whale watching alongside visiting humpback whales. Dive in calm waters near Waikoloa Resort and fulfill your snorkel dreams with dolphins, turtles and manta rays. Get hooked up on ”reel” adventure charter fishing in some of Hawaii’s deepest waters. Or just relax on a sunset cruise while indulging in savory delights en route to breathtaking Onomea Bay. Our Big Island tours depart from the Hilo and Volcano areas on the island’s east side and from Waikoloa and Kona on the west side. Our professional guides look forward to making lasting memories for you on a Hawaii boat tour or expert guided hike.

For reservations and more information, visit seelava.com or call 808-966-4200.

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Lava Ocean Tours 19.724553, -155.070099 99-27 Lihiwai St, Hilo, HI, USA (Directions)