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Lava Boat Tour...preferred time?

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Melbourne, Australia
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Lava Boat Tour...preferred time?

In the process of booking a tour with Lava Ocean Adventures next month.

We can either choose to depart at 4.30am ($175) or 6.30am ($125-summer special price).

Apart from price, which would be better? I understand we need to be at the departure point 1/2 hour prior. Staying in Hilo so have a one hour drive ahead of us, so departure will be just before 3am.

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Dallas, Texas
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11. Re: Lava Boat Tour...preferred time?

Duh! Why did I not think of helicopter ride?

if teh ocean is choppy and the operator is not responsible view from the helicopter/aircraft seems to be best option.

Also aerial views are so nice anyways.

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12. Re: Lava Boat Tour...preferred time?

So hiking and helicopter it'll be then :)

Looking at Blue Hawaii.....they seem to be the most popular.

pzp
Kauai, Hawaii
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13. Re: Lava Boat Tour...preferred time?

"also going by the reviews on the actual Lava Ocean Tours listing."

And you expect them to be anything other than glowing? Well, it's your risk. We here just like to be sure that people are making informed decisions. No one here has any percentage in recommending or not recommending the activity.

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