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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Address: Volcano National Park, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 808-964-1000
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Best at evening!

We were not lucky to see the bubbly lava but it's still amazing to see the grow from the mountain! Better go before sunset then stay until the sky turn dark, then you can see the... read more

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We were not lucky to see the bubbly lava but it's still amazing to see the grow from the mountain! Better go before sunset then stay until the sky turn dark, then you can see the grow from lava clearly!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Drove down the Chain of Craters Road and saw all of the many small craters along the way - also walked through the Thurston Lava Tube! Fantastic opportunity to see something unique to Hawai'i!

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Pickering, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited the park between Sept 17-23. It was definitely cooler on the mountain than down at the coast so make sure you have long pants a sweater and a jacket when visiting in the evening. We checked out the Jaggar Museum where you can see the active crater (great at night). We took the Chain of Craters Rd all... More 

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san francisco, ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It should first be mentioned that the "central attraction" is the volcano Kilauea, not Mauna Loa. We were lucky to be there to witness the lava erupting in the Halema'uma'u lava lake. The Jagger Museum overlook is the best place to see this attraction. The park rangers are very informative and pointed out that the mountain that we were standing... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unlike any other national Park. I spent a day here and it was sufficient to get to see the basics of the park. We didn't hike in to see the lava flow but chose to see if via a boat tour instead. Well worth the money and ease of seeing the current lava flow. Some great sights especially at night.... More 

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The hike out to the lava flowing into the sea is long and hard and hot, but so worth it. Go from the non-park side though, it's a shorter walk. We walked across an active lava flow from the park side, you could see the smoke coming up through some of the cracks in the hardened lava. The caldera up... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were lucky enough to come when the lava was going crazy. We went to the park to see the amazing lava tube and watched the lava lake at the Jagger museum. The staff had scopes set to watch the lava lake and talk history. A big plus was that the pass was good for 7 days so we came... More 

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent a whole day at the HVNP, there's so much to do. The rangers at the visitor centre were really helpful & helped us make the best use of the day. We visited the Jagger Museum during the day & then again in the vending to see the night glow from Halema'uma'u Crater. Drove down the Chain of Craters... More 

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cordova, tn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Three stops on the tour ... fantastic opportunity to see something unique to Hawai'i! Ancient lave tube, quiet crater and the active one too!

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Montgomery, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are several trekking roads in the national park. We have chosen the hardest one. At first, we drove Chain of Crater's Road all the way down to the ocean which was an excellent drive. Then, after parked the car, we walked 10 miles (Rd) just looking at lava and beautiful ocean. It was quite a tough one, but worth... More 

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