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Kilauea Volcano

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Address: Island of Hawaii, HI
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8089856000
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An active volcano.

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US$103.12*
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Early Bird Volcano Express
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US$350.25*
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Volcano and Zipline Adventure
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US$217.71*
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Kilauea Hike and Glow from Kona

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Born of Fire

It's been one of the privileges and thrills of my life to witness this volcano many times since my first experience in December, 1959 when, as a young teenager staying at the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
nlcu
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Eugene, OR
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Eugene, OR
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's been one of the privileges and thrills of my life to witness this volcano many times since my first experience in December, 1959 when, as a young teenager staying at the Volcano House with my family, I saw my first spectacular eruption. It was breathtaking and amazing, and because of that experience, I have had a lifetime fascination with... More 

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Sebastopol, California
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took an evening ride and were not disappointed. The volcano was gurgling lots of molten lava and spewing sulphery smelling smoke for all to see.

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Wisconsin
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must see if you are on the big island of Hawaii. They have a great information center, and exceptional viewing areas.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most active volcano in the world. A visitor centre explains what has happened here. Lava flows constantly to the sea. Viewed from the sea at night the flow is quite dramatic. As a result the Big Island grows bigger day by day though the new land is barren and useless at present.

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Auburn, California
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54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

This was my fourth visit to Kilauea. The volcano changes constantly, so visitors never have the same experience. My number one TIP: Ignore your nice hotel room on the other side of the island and stay overnight at Volcano House. You need at least a whole day to see everything, and if you stay to see the lava at night,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

After arriving at our hotel we decided to drive the 2 1/2 hr drive to the volcano so to get a better view in the evening when much darker. The lava if any will be seen better. The roads are slow going getting out onto more open roads. If driving you have to stop at the Punalu'u bakery and have... More 

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Austin, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Seeing the lava flow from our ship at night was a spectacular experience. We saw Kilauea during the day and lava flowing into the Pacific at night. These are wonderful opportunities to see raw nature.

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Brooklyn, NY
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175 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I have to give this 5 stars because of the sheer magnificence of this natural formation. The wonder it deserves goes without saying. A couple of tips, however... A drive to the volcano park will let you drive through the steam vents on the side of the volcano. Another 1.2 miles up the road brings you to the Jaggar Museum... More 

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Copperas Cove, Texas
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39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Crater hike INTO the volcano, along with a stop at Jagger Observatory, and Thurston Lava Tube made for a Great tour. Saw shooting lava from Jagger, and the landscape inside Kilauea was Mars-like! It was a rocky 4 mile hike into and out of the crater but take your time and watch your step and keep between the rock pyramids... More 

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Summerville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Having been to Sicily and observing Mt Etna, I found Kilauea a much more fascinating volcano to visit. The crater is much easier to observe and the surrounding area and scenic places to visit are amazing. It is a beautiful National Park !

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