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Address: Kapaahu, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: +1 808-345-5607
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meeting point " uncle awe bar ". lava walking day and night....

meeting point " uncle awe bar ". lava walking day and night. extreme or regular tours.

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Madam Pele at her best

Only place in the state to see an active volcano building more island layer by layer. You must go to see this natural phenomenon, you will not be disappointed. Remember to see... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Only place in the state to see an active volcano building more island layer by layer. You must go to see this natural phenomenon, you will not be disappointed. Remember to see the lava after sunset to see the magnificent glow of Pele's cauldron.

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Dartmouth, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While on a cruise from Vancouver to New Zealand we stopped in Hawaii. While in Hilo, we had the opportunity to visit the Volcano National Park through a ship tour, but as we sailed away from the island, the captain decided that given the time, he would take the ship as close as possible to the lave flow to give... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is something worth seeing at least once in a lifetime. Something you can not miss if you come to Hawaii, just unforgettable, very impressive

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Thank Josean_41
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

6 hr excursions off a NCL cruise ship..... A lot of things to see and learn for such a short time. To overlook a huge crater still venting steam with lava flaring up is not something you see everywhere. Jaggar Museum very nice. The bus drive thru lush forests and then opening up to lava flows. Bus stopping and walking... More 

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Claremont, California
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Lava is flowing now and seeing the flow from the Lava Boat Tour was something you should not miss if you are in Hilo area

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

You have to walk 7 miles to the lava activity and 7 miles back about 2 hours each way if not going with a child. The best time is arriving at the lava at dusk. You can then take some pictures of the glowing lava while there is still light and then when it is all dark, you can see... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

The Lava or magma if you will is traveling now in tubes again more Easterly down into what was once the Royal Gardens subdivision before it burned down in the 1970's, there may be an opportunity for above ground viewing opportunities in the near future down south of Kalapana.

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Frsno
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Unfortunately, the lava flow was so far away from the visitor center that we were unable to enjoy the spectacular views we've seen on TV programs. Next time we travel, we will take the helicopter tour.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Very special and unforgettable program of the island. The first thing and must see. You can see how an island is growing, and all aroud the island is the footprints of the lava.

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Kinsale, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

I took a trip by helicopter over the National Park and around the volcano. The pilot was very informative and we were all supplied with headphones and amazed at how the volcano is expanding the Big Island (Hawaii) by several acres every year. Truly amazing at how nature works.

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