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Good place for a tune-up scuba dive

We visited the crater to get in a tune-up dive before heading to the Red Sea in a few days. We had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Montana_Rustler
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Logan, Utah
Natural wonder.. rundown

Look it's an awesome natural wonder and worth visiting if in the area but dont go out of your way... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jason w
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Crazy fun soak in the crater - which looks like a hill adjacent to a resort hotel. You have to reserve time because the space is small and sometimes shared with scuba divers. But the water is warm, the cave beautiful and just a wonderful way to spend an hour in a very special piece of nature. You're recognize the locals as the ones who show up in bathing suits with robes . They don't waste a second of time in tiny changing rooms! Worth a visit if you are anywhere near this area.

Thank Wanita N
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must do if you are in this area. Not crowded, thank goodness, bc there are only 4 tiny changing rooms. Water was warm.

Thank 2muchbaggage
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the crater to get in a tune-up dive before heading to the Red Sea in a few days. We had a pleasant experience. The desk person was helpful and courteous, and we got our equipment with no problem. It cost about $50 pp to rent all the gear. Diving in the crater is not too exciting, but at least one can get to 60 ft down and practice a few skills. The water is warm, hot even on the bottom and very relaxing. It is somewhat murky but not too bad. All in all, it is a good place for a wintertime practice dive. The relaxing soak after using up all our air was like being in a bathtub.

Thank Montana_Rustler
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to enjoy our own sounding and do things as a family we had not yet done in Utah. We drove 1 hour to the crater and we were on time. We get to the desk and was quickly sent back out until the form group could leave. The host was some what grumpy and not enthused on making your swim enjoyable. Life Jacket are a must the pool is very deep. There is not much relaxing with the life vest up to your chin. I am 56 and was not to happy about the rule everyone had to wear a life vest. Water was warm but crater was crowded. For a resort, there were no towel offered, only a few tight dressing rooms to change. Over all it was nice to go see but too high of price for what it is. It's a been there, done that and not going back.

Thank Nyla M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Look it's an awesome natural wonder and worth visiting if in the area but dont go out of your way. It's very ran down in its surrounds.

Thank jason w
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visit to a hot spring inside a volcanic crater. The introduction is a bit primitive, with check in 150 yards away, a few changing cubicles, insufficient number of lockers, and limited time for swimming around in a life jacket. But the water was warm and bubbly, and I left feeling very relaxed and mellow.

Thank roadtrekker
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't realize that reservations were required when we decided to visit the crater. We drove from Ely, Nevada, but when we arrived we were told that they were totally booked up. The lady told us that we could get on a waiting list, and boy am I glad we did. We were able to get in the next morning at 9:30 and it was nothing short of AMAZING! We had such a wonderful time! Would and have recommended to several of my friends/family.

Thank cazijb1023
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a 5:30 pm crater time on a weeknight. Was told to arrive 20 minutes early to check in and change into suits so we could soak at 5:30pm on the dot. Did all this and was told we were unable to enter the crater until the group that was ahead of us was finished. No one came out to tell us when we could enter. Someone eventually went in and asked when we could enter. The lifejackets had a sour smell that was unpleasant and I felt unsanitary. After we were in the water for 10 minutes in comes a group of about 20 or more young people with scuba gear to use the crater. It was so crowded we decided to leave early. We were disappointed and sorry we paid extra for the experience. The water at 95 degrees wasn't very warm. My pool in Phoenix, AZ in August is warmer also the hot tub at other hotels have been warmer.
My husband and I agree we tried it once but wouldn't recommend it.

Thank Lynn L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our teen and kids enjoy the warm water, they spend a full hour having fun. Kind of small place but well worth it. Next time adults will go into the water too. Don't forget to walk on top of the crater the views are awesome.

Thank juanene C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This review is for diving specifically. I have swum in the crater several times and it is really fun. It’s about 95° and feels like a pleasant bath. The sun comes through the hole in the top of the crater at certain times a day and lights up the water. It’s blue and beautiful. Onto the scuba diving though....

I did my scuba certification of the crater. For that I would say it’s not great. The upside is that it’s very warm. The downside is that it’s very dark under there. Especially at night. My first dive was in the evening and the sun had passed the hole at the top of the crater. Aside from a few lit areas underwater, it’s pretty dark and murky. ( if you’re the first one in, it will not be murky. But the bottom is made of silt and once it gets kicked up, visability disappears) The next dive in the morning was much brighter. But overall the water is not super clear and there’s really nothing to see. They have scattered a few hidden treasures around for you to look for, but that’s about it I would only recommend driving there as a novelty. It’s really not that fun And the darkness can really freak you out, so a dive flashlight is a MUST.

Thank FlareyFlan
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