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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Address: Volcano National Park, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI
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US$ 205.00*
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Triple Crater Hawaii Volcano Hiking Adventure
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US$ 129.00*
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Waterfall Red Lava Glow Viewing Tour from Hilo
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Evening Volcano Explorer From Hilo

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Awesome lava flow

We hiked 5 miles out to the lava flow into the ocean. 4 miles was on good gravel road. The last mile was on lava fields and was a tough hike. They have it marked off with a rope... read more

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West Jordan, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We hiked 5 miles out to the lava flow into the ocean. 4 miles was on good gravel road. The last mile was on lava fields and was a tough hike. They have it marked off with a rope so you know how to safely go. The hike back in the dark was difficult but worth it. We had a... More 

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Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Here you are within view of two volcanoes, and very near to others. This national park is a refuge for indigenous wildlife, and plant life. You can see plants and animals here that exist no other place on the planet. You can also see live, active volcanoes, and lava. We actually saw lave, but from a long distance away.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the park during the day time, at night, and toured it in a helicopter. I preferred the night time view of the bubbling crater (via a astronomical telescope provided by Kailani tours' Jim Carey) than via the $600 helicopter tour! It was magical. It was great to stop by the steam vents during the day and also to... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hard to believe you can hike around, in, through lava tubes, volcano craters, etc. If you have any interest in science, this is a must at some point in your lifetime. The key is to monitor the lava lake level. While it can fluctuate significantly like a piston, if you can be there when the splattering is visible... it's an... More 

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Chico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visitor center is informational. Trails and volcano eruption site could be better described/ marked.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Go to the Jagger Museum when it's DARK, either at night, or early morning. That way you will be able to see the glow of the volcanic activity. If you go during the day, it's not as impressive. We went at 5:30am, and there were just a few visitors. By 6:00am, it was getting crowded.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Happy to visit this huge park.A lot of wonderful views and ideas about our changing nature.See it before you are too weak to do these things ;i.e. walking,climbing,driving down the steep mountains,difficult to move your legs and feet and visiting alone only by yourself because you will get lesser fun to do that . Prepare to stay near the park... More 

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San Francisco, California
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It is definitely worth seeing and visiting the park. On our trip the lava flows could not be seen due to the wind and steam direction. We actually had to leave the park and approach from the other side off of highway 130. Bonus was that you could rent bikes for the 4-5 mile road into the site. This is... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Go! It's worth every second and every cent. Do the side hikes from the Chain of Craters Rd, esp. Kilauea Iki (counterclockwise) and the petroglyphs. Don't miss the OLD Volcano House (1877), now a high end gallery.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went through the park as part of a tour. Beautiful scenery! Lava deserts to tropical jungles. Lots to see and do no matter what age and activity level you like. This month they had lectures at the visitors' centre by scientists about the volcanoes and their workings. A must see on the Big Island.

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