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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Address: Volcano National Park, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: +1 808-964-1000
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Triple Crater Hawaii Volcano Hiking Adventure
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Full-Day Waterfall and Twilight Red Lava Glow Viewing Tour from Kona
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Waterfall Red Lava Glow Viewing Tour from Hilo

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Amazing Park!

We viewed the caldera twice from the Jaggar Museum. Once during the day and once at night. We were lucky both times to have clear skies so we got quite a show each time. We... read more

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Redondo Beach, California
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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We viewed the caldera twice from the Jaggar Museum. Once during the day and once at night. We were lucky both times to have clear skies so we got quite a show each time. We also stopped at some steam vents. Sad to say some people have been throwing trash down them. Also walked down to the Thurston lava tube.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Completed the 10 mile round trip hike to view the lava flow into ocean. First 4 miles out was gravel then you hike 1 mile across lava field. Was worth the trip - what a spectacular view! We went right around sunset so the view of lava was great. Even caught the lava boat tours getting up close. Walk back... More 

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Arlington, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the view from the visitor center. I hope it reopens soon. Amazing display of Mother Nature. The view at night is unbelievable. Taken during December.

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Thank Robert N
Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Must see while on the Big Island. Awesome sights and the lava crater was amazing. A must see at sunset. Also, take the time to see the lava arch as well

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Pearland, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was an easy drive up to this peak. Even on overcast and rainy day the volcano was impressive with it's steaming plume. Take the time to walk the trails, visit the museum and hike through the lava tunnel. Could have spent more time here but we rushed on to Black Sand Beaches and Kau Coffee Plantation to complete a... More 

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Thank MagnificentMom
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great place to visit while you are on the Big Island. Be sure to drive the Crater Rim road (at least as much as you can since part of the road is closed). A quick stop by the visitor's center and a chat with the extremely helpful staff will help you make the most of the time... More 

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Riverton, Wyoming
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was kind of a rainy day. We had brought binoculars with us, so we could see the lava flowing quite well. We walked thru the Thurston lava tube, that was really cool. It was raining so we couldn't do a lot of walking and sightseeing. Seeing the lava flowing is a once in a lifetime experience. I had bought... More 

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Aurora, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Where else can you be so close to an active volcano as at the Jaeger Visitor Center. It is a long drive (1-1 1/2 hours) from Hilo or Kona, but worth it. If you have the time, spend the day or stay at the Volcano House to see the night glow. There is so much to do and so much... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is no where quite like this place on earth. Therefore, if you're visiting Hilo, you must visit this spectacular place. First stop at the Visitors Center for a movie, orientation, maps. There are also rangers available in the lobby to answer specific questions. Next you drive to Jagger Museum --from the terrace of this museum you have a great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There is so much to see in this park and it's all fascinating. Drive both Crater Rim Road and Chain of Craters Road to see the sights. A must see is the bottom of the latter where lava meets sea. There are many places to pull off and take in the views or hike. Plan to arrive at the Jagger... More 

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