Welcome to Kula Kai Caverns
"Come, explore one of the most fascinating and 'youngest' places on the planet."
Kula Kai Caverns is located in Ocean View on the south side of the Big Island. Experienced and knowledgeable guides offer spectacular and memorable adventures inside this braided thousand-year-old year old lava tube system.
You'll learn about lava and the science of the caves, as well as how tubes are formed and the ways Hawaiians used them. Many say this is the highlight of their Hawaii vacation!
Hike with our experienced guides and explore this fascinating subterranean environment. We will inspire you with a look into this valuable biologic and geologic resource. On-going research of these caves is providing greater insight into earth's evolving nature. Just a few hours of making memories will last a lifetime!
Kula Kai Caverns is located halfway between Kailua-Kona and Volcanoes National Park.
92-8864 Lauhala Drive, Ocean View, Hawaii 96737
Must call first for reservations and access code.
From Kona: Take Highway 11 South (approximately 45 miles}. Continue 1.2 miles past Tiki Mama's and the Welcome to Ocean View sign. Turn Right onto Kona Kai Blvd. Use access code at Gate. Drive 1.4 miles past gate. Turn Right on Lauhala Drive.
From Volcano or Hilo: Take Highway 11 South to Ocean View. One mile past the shopping center, turn Left on Kona Kai Blvd. Use access code at Gate. Drive 1.4 miles past gate. Turn Right on Lauhala Drive.
Member of National Speleological Society, Inc. (NSS) Dedicated to the exploration, study and conservation of caves.
Member of the Cave Conservancy of Hawaii (CCH)