Quick stop on our way to Hilo. You're able to explore the cave as you wish. Bring headlamps. It truly is so dark that you don't know if your eyes are open or closed. We hiked a ways back and then turned off the lights....More
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We were just driving by and saw the sign. We went down the stairs to the entrance but did not venture in. We were not prepared wrong shoes no flash lights. Very cool though.
Note: bring a good led flashlight (not just your phone light) if you plan to hike back the tube. The tube was pretty cool. Most of the area was high enough to stand until we got several hundred yards in. Oh and bring an actual...More
Bring a good flashlight and go as far as you want. Not for those who are claustrophobic, and the further you go, the tighter the spaces get.
This cave is the favorite of people who like things a little scary, but not dangerously so. Every review reiterates to wear serious shoes, flashlight or better still head lamp, and water. It's fun, kids can do it, it's slippery, be careful, and as one...More
Unless you are prepared to explore the unknown, skip this site and visit the Volcano National Park instead. While I was prepared for the adventure, my husband took one look at the slippery jagged rock and unlighted tunnel and turned right around. Even the stairs...More
This is a do-it-yourself cave adventure. You crawl over hard, sharp lava. Find your way through tunnels, smack your head on hard rocks and scrape your knees on same. Our group exited with a couple small bruises and a little bit of blood...and then started...More
Broken lava tube covered with lush ferns. You can explore inside if you have a flashlight. Pretty, free. Bathrooms.
You enter at your own risk. Wear good shoes and bring a flashlight and/or a headlamp. You can go both directions in the "cave". No lighting in the cave except what you bring. We probably saw 4 other small groups in the time that we...More