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Nahuku - Thurston Lava Tube

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It was a site to see, you can feel the air get cooler when you walk down the trail to walk through the tube.

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Plainville, Connecticut
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Plainville, Connecticut
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a site to see, you can feel the air get cooler when you walk down the trail to walk through the tube.

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Boulder, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well, even though it's short and dark and overly fixed up, and too many tourists, it is kind of cool to walk inside a lava tube, just don't plan on it being the highlight of your trip.

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Halifax, Canada
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Must see. Short little nature walk prior to entering lava tube. We didn't need a flash light on the day we were there.

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I liked walking through the lava tube. Not a big activity, short, fun, get to as you travel the Chain of Craters Road.

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Easy walk, and it's lighted, don't know of anywhere else you can walk through a 600 foot lava tube. Well worth the quick stop.

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Burbank, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were shocked how big this tube was and we loved that it was lit and that you can see it at night. This was really a worthwhile stop.

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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I need to look up the history of how this tube was found. We had to walk down a steep ramp and then along the trail a bit before we got to the entrance. Who discovered it initially before the National Park Service set it up for visitors to walk through? What shape was it in? It would have been... More 

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We really enjoyed our hike through the lava tube, interesting to see lava from this perspective. There are steps down to the tube with a gentle walk back. Go early, parking gets REALLY difficult in the afternoon.

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Kitchener, Canada
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The Thurston Lava Tube is an interesting underground tunnel a few hundred metres long. It was a neat experience to walk in the lava tube which took about 10 minutes to walk through.

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Bostic, North Carolina, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Lava Tube as one of the stops on a Circle Island Tour. It is a must see attraction if only to see the power of nature at it's most beautiful

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