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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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Feel the power of the Earth

Feel insignificant and understand what it would have been like in the age of dinosaurs. An awe inspiring place with plenty to see and learn. Can also so multi-day pack/hut trips... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Feel insignificant and understand what it would have been like in the age of dinosaurs. An awe inspiring place with plenty to see and learn. Can also so multi-day pack/hut trips in the area. Would consider returning for that.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

GREAT TIME. This is a must. We had a hotel room at the Hilton on the other side of the island. The drive to the park was a Great Decision and we recommend it (especially if you have young jr high children)

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We felt so small and insignificant.... This is an ever changing landscape and like nothing we had ever seen. You can really feel like you're at the mercy of mother nature in this place. Awe inspiring...

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Thank t0asty23
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 424 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an impressive place to visit with the volcano and extensive lava fields and other places to visit.

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Caldwell, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not to be missed. Standing there will remind you how insignificant man is to nature. Go earl in the morning while it's cool out and bring a jacket. Don't miss it at night either! It gets cool up there. Stunning to see.

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Kamuela, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see. Kilauea is an active volcano which is continuously putting off smoke and lava. I highly recommend visiting here.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is sooooo impressive nowadays and absolutely worth to walk to Kilauea's point where lava flows into the ocean. It is about a 10 km walk (street is closed for cars since lava crossed the road) but especially after sunset it is one of the most impressive experiences you can have. Flowing, glowing lava... Also it is good to drive... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

so many rocks. though at night it seems like there are northern lights in hawaii. though it is not cold.

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Culebra, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Did the hike into the crater - was great. GO early to avoid other hikers. Main area to hike. Other hikes in area of park have alot less people.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

This was an incredible experience. How many people on Earth have stood 10 feet away from flowing molten lava rock. It was a 3 1/2 mile bike ride in to get to the lava flow, but what an amazing experience. A steady flow of lava was dropping into the ocean. If you have the chance, do not miss this one!

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