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Address: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: +1 808-985-6000
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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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Kilauea Volcano Bike Tour
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Small Group Tour: Deluxe Volcano Experience with Restaurant Dinner

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Mars-Like walk inside the crater!

Take your time when walking into and out of the crater and follow the pyramid of rocks and take your time and watch your step because it is ALL WORTH IT!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Copperas Cove, Texas
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Copperas Cove, Texas
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Take your time when walking into and out of the crater and follow the pyramid of rocks and take your time and watch your step because it is ALL WORTH IT!!

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Camas, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a beautiful drive to Kilauea yesterday. We have been there in the past and never been able to see active lava. Yesterday there was lava bubbling out of the Caldera which was awesome to see.

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Gonzales, Louisiana
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular place! Allows you to see the beauty of something so destructive! Actually visited in 2003. A must see!

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Winter Haven, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see, Mother nature at here very best Prepare to spend the day. Pack a lunch and enjoy. Remember to bring water

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a surrealistic experience, and a sight unlike most others. Kilauea is the most active of the 5 volcanoes that make up the Big Island, and it still emits lava. If you are going to the park, you have to see this.

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Banner Elk, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was on my bucket list....to see volcanoes and lava flow. Started at the National Park, over 62?, get a $10 pass. Will be good the rest of your life in National Parks across the US. Lava was flowing which not everyone gets to see. Took the bikes at night to the flow. Enough up and down on the gravel... More 

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Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seeing Kilauea was an amazing experience. From the museum, we saw lava flowing in the caldera. Incredible day and night. We also loved hiking and driving to see the different, older lava flows. Definitely worth exploring. One doesn't see volcanoes every day.

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Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take your time and try to imagine the forces that created these lava areas. Truly a unique vision. Worth the time.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I never knew how powerful and wide ranging volcanoes like Kilauea can be and what happens when the lava flows. Beauty and devastation. Check it out.

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole experience in Volcanoes is so unique that you will remember it forever. The view of the Kilauea Caldera from the Jaggar Museum is fantastic - the day we visited you were just barely able to see molten lava bubbling in the crater, which was really memorable.

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