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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited Volcanoes National Park on 25th October as part of a tour group with Kailani Tours. Our guide Amanda was great and took us first to a steam vent were we got a free steam facial! We then went to the Kilaueu Caldera to...More

Thank Yvonne P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably the biggest attraction in the park, this volcano was pre-eruption when we were visiting. We'd never seen anything like it and would do it again in a heartbeat.

Thank scranton38
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to visit. Unlike anything you can see anywhere in the world. The volcano park has just reopened after the last eruption. Great to walk around and see the different parts of the area.

Thank nicholast462
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Visiting Kilauea Volcano is a once in a lifetime experience to view history in the making. The entry to the park is $25 per car. After that, everything is down to you what you do. Go to the Visitor Centre and talk to the rangers....More

1  Thank Anton V
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Our family visited the Kilauea crater & Thomas A Jaggar museum. What a great experience. Our 2 kids loved hiking down into the crater & walking across (it’s about 4 kms across) then switch backs up. Easy hike & well worth it. Bring water &...More

Thank coreyk995
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Our cruise ship sailed by one of the active fissures of Kilauea Volcano. What an awesome site! We were close enough that I got great pictures. Best seen at night. We saw it at dawn when the ship came into port, but the best viewing...More

Thank MurfeeW
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Viewed from the lookout point at the museum, the Kilauea volcano is located along the southern shore of the island, the volcano is between 300,000 and 600,000 years old and emerged above sea level about 100,000 years ago. It is the second youngest of the...More

Thank Karrst
Reviewed 25 June 2018

You can watch as new earth is brought forth by this amazing volcano. Take the county road outside of the park for the best viewing.

Thank Tom Z
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This is definitely not a routine holiday destination. While I am writing this review the volcano must be devastating the area and changing the landscape of big island. But visiting the Kilauea Volcano and spotting the lava as shown in my pictures is once in...More

4  Thank DivikGlobal
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We were in a tour group that visited Kilauea Volcano the day the recent eruptions started. We were viewing the crater at the ranger station when the first earthquake hit and the smoke started billowing. The ranger station has a visitor center with a small...More

3  Thank tlahuele
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Janet B
30 June 2017|
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Response from Ellen B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, regular car fine. As suggested, take comfortable hiking shoes and H20, and sunscreen. There is a great center there, and a wonderful restaurant nearby.
Gina H
24 March 2017|
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Response from Mike5466 | Reviewed this property |
You do not need to be part of tour granted you have your own transportation. We just grabbed a map from the Park Visitor Center. Enjoy but make sure you have a good windbreaker. The wind, even when warm, can really kick... More