Jay, there's no telling if lava will be visibly flowing, much less if it will be in the park and accessible. Madam Pele does what she pleases when she pleases. That said, please don't even think of going by boat. It's dangerous, much more so than the marketing would have you believe. Go to the main Big Island forum and use the search box above the postings for "lava boat."
Your best option is probably a helicopter tour, which is pricey but quite worth it.
Where would you access helicopter tour? We will be in Kalapana in the Puna region of the big island.
My wife and i took lava roys boat ride out of the puna area. I t was us and another couple in the boat. Captain roy got us to within 25 to 30 feet of liquid lava flowing into the pacific ocean !! You could hear it and smell it and watch it make the ocean boil . It was one expperience i will never forget. We found his ad in one of the local magazines. Honestly it didn't seem dangerous at all.I would highly recommend. Thats if the lava is flowing. good luck
dreams, I will recommend the same to you as I did to Jayhawk. Put "lava boat" into the search box. You will come up with threads that say, overwhelmingly, that it's dangerous and why. As I said, the marketing, i.e., what the perpetrators say, doesn't mention the danger lest they have no customers.
Sorry, I dont buy it.
You posted the same thing a couple of threads ago and you seen a reply stating the danger, and you post again the same thing.
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