Things to do in Kalapana

Our most recommended things to do in Kalapana

From Hilo: Kilauea Lava Flow Tour with Lunch and Dinner

1. From Hilo: Kilauea Lava Flow Tour with Lunch and Dinner

Start with a drive through Hilo along the historic waterfront, and head out to the old fishing village of Kalapana. Move on to Mackenzie State Recreation Area, take a hike along the now-closed highway. Follow the lava flow through the pine forest to the cliffs overlooking the new black sand beach. Enjoy a picnic lunch amongst the pine trees. Stop by Star of the Sea Painted Church, moved twice to save it from lava flows. Head to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to visit the Kilauea Visitor’s Center, the Kilauea Iki Crater Overlook, and Steaming Bluffs. Hike out to Keanakakoi Crater and walk over the most recent cracks and sinkholes left behind by the eruption of 2018. Later, enjoy a delicious dinner.

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What people are saying about Kalapana

Overall rating

3.9 / 5

based on 7 reviews

Beautiful hike, with several stages to see the lava flow, the volcanoes national park, the Kilauea caldera, all fascinating and interesting. The visit to the vinery with tasting and dinner was also very good. Recommended excursion.

Good thing it was not spoken in Spanish too.

What I said when I spoke English, I didn't hear anything. The guide driver is very spicy and talkative, well