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We only had time to go through a few attractions along this road -- the Visitor Center, the Thurston Lava Tube, and the Jaggar Museum -- since we also wanted to do the Chain of Craters Drive. We went to the Jaggar Museum after doing...More
With the continuing collapse of the summit crater of the Kilauea caldera since May 2018 the Rim Drive is longer accessible and portions have been destroyed. Someday, however, I'm sure that it will be repared and reopenned and I very much recommend the drive when...More
How convenient that many of the attractions at Hawaii Volcanoes NP are accessible from this road. The pamphlet that we were given at the park entrance has a very good map which helped us plan and easily navigate the park – from the Visitor Centre...More
This is a short drive, but well worth the time. There were a number of stopping points on the drive, interesting how at each of the planned stops things can look so different. Yes you are close to an active volcano, interesting to see the...More
This short drive takes you to some of the major sites in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park - the crater, steam vents, Kilauea Visitor Center, Devastation Trail. You can spend as much or as little time as you like at these sites. We also did the...More
Crater Rim Drive was a real fun drive. It's located smack dab in the center of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Along our drive we had wonderful views of volcanoes, steam vents, pit craters, underground lava tubes and so much more.
Went into the park around 7 when the sun was already setting. You don't have to pay if you go in at this time but the visitor's is closed as well as many other spots. There are many lockouts along the way some include the...More
Half of the road is closed because of fumes from the caldera. You can drive to the Jagger museum on one side. And just past the entrance to the Chain of Craters Road. The area that is open encompasses all of the major sites to...More