What is there to do out in the middle of a lava field? Well, read on, you might be surprised.
Activities at the Refuge
At The Lava Refuge, you could easily stay busy from sunrise to sunset. Or not. – if relaxation is your number one priority, you will find
- Lava hiking
- Deep sea fishing on our boat
- ATV rides
- Lei making instruction
- Guided lava walks
- Pig hunting from your cabin (yes, you heard me)
Tiki Bar -”The Cockeyed Pig”
After a long day of adventure and excitement, what better way to unwind than by relaxing at your very own private Tiki Bar! We can mix up a wide selection of local-style drinks, beverages and pupus (appetizers) for your enjoyment.
By Invitation Only
Breakfast is $10 per person, which is included with your cabin. We will need to know in advance how many servings to prepare. You may choose from:
- Fresh local fruits with granola & yogurt
- Oatmeal & toast
- Eggs, bacon & toast
All breakfasts are served at the Tiki Bar with coffee, tea and juice. We’ll get your day started off right!
Lunch: If your day’s plans include an adventure with Poke-A-Stick Guided Lava Tours, then your lunch will be prepared at the Hilo office or we can pack you a picnic/backpack lunch to your liking for only $12. Please order in advance.
Dinner: But here at Kalapana Lava Refuge, it’s chef Scotty and his open-fire-pit dinners that really steal the show. Meat, fish, veggie, he can do it all in style — “Hawaiian Kine” family style, that is. We’ll get you started with pupus at the Tiki Bar, as the sun sets and the evening glow of the volcano begins to emerge. $25 per person.
Internet & Phone
Taking an adventure vacation doesn’t mean you have to be totally cut off from the outside world – unless you want to be. We do have limited broadband Internet service available by using our computer, but there is no local wi-fi service. Otherwise, we have limited telephone and no television service.
We do have limited cellphone reception here at the Refuge, but only for Verizon & ATT. We do have internet service at the Tiki Bar.