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All reviews night tour masaya volcano visitor center bat cave per person costa rica molten lava walk up parking lot viewing area smoking crater once in a lifetime amazing experience wind was blowing closed due entrance fee volcanic activity
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go at dusk - park opens around 5 pm and crater at 530 .there is a visitor centre for great view of lake masaya and some of the volcanos history . Worth a look ! The Santiago crater is a wonderful thing too see ....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank P9079MLvictoriab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good roads and access to view the volcano crater with rock retaining walls and platform to view from. Parking is limited to 15 minutes and a park ranger may ask you to move on as this is a busy area at times we were told....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathleen W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a unique opportunity to look down the smoking volcano without climbing. The is a road all the way up with parking for buses. Beautiful views and experiences

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank racuch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can't believe that I have stood at the mouth of this incredible volcano. It was like peering down into the centre of the earth. Very humbling experience indeed. We stayed in Costa Rica and took advantage of the opportunity to travel to Nicaragua to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rodgersfamily
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We went for an evening tour of the volcano. It's the best time to go, so you can see the red bubbling lava. Also good to go if it has been raining so you are not enveloped in the toxic gases and fumes. When it's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jovinder H
Reviewed 1 November 2018

A live volcano! Look down and you can see the molten lava. Several of the viewpoints are closed including the one where they used to throw people off as human sacrifices. But it's amazing! A must.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ripwalk
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Go for the evening tour if possible. You can see the lava bubbling and boiling at the bottom of the volcano. Super impressive. We went at about 430 or 5 o’clock you are able to see the lava fields on the way up in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fastphilad
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

I’m not sure what the huge price tag is about. It’s a volcano, it’s not as if it needs any maintenance?! BUT it is one of only a few places that you can experience this and it’s relatively easy to get to and as mentioned...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Mullen89
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

One of the many wonders of Nicaragua, the Masaya volcano, highly recommended and excellent place to be among family and friends!!!! 👌🏼👌🏼

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank K3377GYfranciscom
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We went during the night and and it was superb. During the day you can see the geological layers, which is fine, but you can hardly see the active volcano lava. Truly unique and worderful to see the force of nature!

Date of experience: October 2018
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27 February 2018|
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Response from davoscjims | Reviewed this property |
that is the park entrance fee not a tour fee
14 February 2018|
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Response from TrailBlazer655440 | Reviewed this property |
You should be fine with your pack. You drive all they way up, short stop at the visitor center and then on to the top. Just bring water, and a good camera.
Léonie C
5 January 2018|
Response from ZnGTravels | Reviewed this property |
You need a car or to pay a taxi and have them stay with you. It’s way too far to walk although I suppose you could from the entrance to the museum. From the museum they take a certain number of people up to the volcano at... More