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Address: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 808-985-6000
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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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Walking over Lava Fields - what a sureal experience

With park entrance fee of only $15 for a car and occupants, and so much to see and experience, what tremendous value for money. Even if you travel on a budget this a best value... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Stevenage, United Kingdom

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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245 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

With park entrance fee of only $15 for a car and occupants, and so much to see and experience, what tremendous value for money. Even if you travel on a budget this a best value visit for everyone. Ideally allow a full day to experience all that the park can offer, from steaming vents to walks over relatively recent lava... More 

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Lufkin, Texas
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

360K acre park to explore, and not enough time! We didn't realize the awesomeness of volcanoes, until standing on the rim of a caldron.

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Wisconsin
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a definite must see for any visitor to the island. The little Jagger museum is a great view point for a pretty amazing Hawaiian wonder!

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Thank WisconsinChristi
Sacramento, California
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41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was on my husband's bucket list. This place was beautiful! We spent our whole day here! We took so many pictures! We are glad we visited here!

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Fort Worth
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307 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the short drive from Hilo. $15 per carload to get in the park and then a couple of miles to Jagger overlook. We were staying at the Volcano House so we went twice during the day and again an hour before sunrise which was by far the best. All the steam vents on both sides of the road... More 

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Pennsylvania
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408 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to see the glow as of now you have to go to jagger museum and the best view is at night. It is awesome to get there before dark and watch it glow brighter and brighter as the night gets darker. Definitely and awesome sight to see and would highly recommend it because it is a must... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't realize that the crater and hot lava would be most easily seen at night. I was glad that I had a chance to get to the Jagger Museum parking lot at night and get some great pictures of a very hot Kilauea. The photos during the day were great, too, but nothing like seeing it at night when... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When the volcano blows. Understand the geological history of the island by directly witnessing it being made. The only downside was that roads and some access was closed due to noxious gases being released.

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Thank Alan C
NYC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is an amazing site to see a live volcano - equally awesome during the day, as at night. There are easy hikes, more challenging hikes, and longer back country hikes. Stay at Volcano House! If you have only one day, do the Kilauea Iki trail, where you first hike through a fern forest with amazing birds, then down into... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my highlight during my stay on the Big Island. An active volcano, one of the most active in the world. During a sunny day, the views are stunning!

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