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Address: Kapaahu, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 808 345 5607
Description:

meeting point " uncle awe bar ". lava walking day and night....

meeting point " uncle awe bar ". lava walking day and night. extreme or regular tours.

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Pahoa is saved the Lava is headed back more downslope

The Lava or magma if you will is traveling now in tubes again more Easterly down into what was once the Royal Gardens subdivision before it burned down in the 1970's, there may be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2016
derrick w
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The Lava or magma if you will is traveling now in tubes again more Easterly down into what was once the Royal Gardens subdivision before it burned down in the 1970's, there may be an opportunity for above ground viewing opportunities in the near future down south of Kalapana.

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Frsno
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Unfortunately, the lava flow was so far away from the visitor center that we were unable to enjoy the spectacular views we've seen on TV programs. Next time we travel, we will take the helicopter tour.

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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Very special and unforgettable program of the island. The first thing and must see. You can see how an island is growing, and all aroud the island is the footprints of the lava.

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Kinsale, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I took a trip by helicopter over the National Park and around the volcano. The pilot was very informative and we were all supplied with headphones and amazed at how the volcano is expanding the Big Island (Hawaii) by several acres every year. Truly amazing at how nature works.

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1 Thank Tuf1954
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This National Park is both fascinating and evolving right now with new lava flows. Be sure to stop at the Visitors Center and the art gallery next to it which features all kinds of quality native art work, not the usual tourist souveniers. If you plan to take hikes, stay on the paths for safety and wear sturdy shoes (flip... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Historic area of tremendous geologic beauty, despite the local town and historic bay and beach having been overrun by lava. A classic and dramatic place to visit. The incredible thing to me about reading some of the reviews of this and several close by viewing areas, is how poorly informed some of these opinions are. To learn of active lava... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

If you're lucky and you have a nice (and hopefully competent) Captain, cruise ships will sail in the waters by the volcano at night so you can see the glowing lava coming down the volcano! Unforgettable!

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6 Thank RickTambosi
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Either our tour operator had no clue where it was or we were just not there at the right time to see it. Most tourists come to see lava not hear about it.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

Whether on your own or on a tour like our's, the lava flow is a must see. The raw power of the volcano overwhelms you when you get this up and close to the lava. Our tour guide, Robert, shared so many fun and interesting facts about this natural wonder and we left with amazing memories.

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Cambridge, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I am interested in geology but even if I were not, the rawness and very apparent power of the lava that can do this was truly awe inspiring. Go to both sides of this recent flow - the end of the road near Papua and the far side where the lava flowed into the sea and has created a new... More 

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