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Address: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 808-985-6000
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Activities: Hiking, Group tours/helicopter tour
Description: Active volcano built on the southeastern slope of Mauna Loa features a...
Active volcano built on the southeastern slope of Mauna Loa features a caldera approximately 4 by 3.2 kilometers wide and walls from zero to 120 meters high.
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Stunning views of steaming crater

this is one of the best highlights of the park you can either drive or walk personally I would walk because you go on crater rim trail and you can see all the steam come out from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Fareham, United Kingdom

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

this is one of the best highlights of the park you can either drive or walk personally I would walk because you go on crater rim trail and you can see all the steam come out from the cracks the walk is about half a mile from volcano house take the crater rim trail all the way up and your... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Must see place while visiting the island of Hawai'i! 🌋 We didn't have much time to visit the entire park so we opted for the twilight visit. We went at night avoid the heat and crowds. We really only wanted to see the crater and the lava. Halemaumau crater is huge and the area but from the observatory you have... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Seeing the park during the day is very interesting. The steam vents are really hot, the Halema'umu'u crater inside the Kilauea caldera are both very interesting, Thurston's lava tube is a must see, and the ocean crashing against the end of the lava flow and giant arch is exhilarating! But seeing the red glow and steam rising from the lava... More 

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florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is the best place in the world to see an erupting volcano since you are safe. The park is beautiful, the eruptions (they are not huge geysers, just gentle bubbling) are spectacular and the Visitor's Center wonderful with parking, education, staff and viewing areas. This was on my list of most important things for my children to experience and... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Stop at the Jaggar Museum for incredible views of Kilauea. You can also learn interesting information about the volcano and the island history. This is a must see! We highly recommend and would return!

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Anniston, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This is as good as it gets when it comes to the volcano's. The hard part is up to you. Like most sites, the more you hike, the more you get to see. There are plenty of good things to see with minimal walking or you can hike across the lava fields to the volcano. There is an awesome lava... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My wife, my son and his family and I spent the day touring the Volcano National Park. This was a very interesting tour and we enjoyed viewing the wonders that nature has provided us. The trails are very well marked and you will not have any problems touring from one location to another. However, my son and daughter-in-law are very... More 

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Matawan, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

From the 9000 foot visitors center we looked down upon the clouds and saw a beautiful sunset. To go further up required a four wheel drive vehicle, which we did not have. The center had a good exhibit and videos.

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Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

See the terrifying force of nature! The weather and luck will impact your experience - we went to a lookout point and saw very little. After dark you should see the glow - and its free :-) If you can afford a helicopter ride that is the best way to see the volcano and the lava flows are stunning.

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Punaluu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

It really depends on the moment here. Try at sunset for a really nice glow off the lava. Which you likely will not see

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Phone Number: 808-985-6000
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