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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Volcano National Park, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-964-1000
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Volcano National Park, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a must do activity on the island. Don't under estimate how much there is to do and how long it will take to do it. Could easily spend 2 days here but 1 is enough to see the essentials. Start at the visitors...More

Thank Rebr_11
Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent two days here with 2 adults and 2 teenagers. Tons of great hikes and the steam vents are very cool. There are two that are very close to the main road, but walk a short walk on the trails from that point to...More

Thank Mdtonc
Reviewed 5 days ago

stayed on two separate nites.room was nice and big, clean,comfortable,with a mini-fridge.so the first nite there we got up at 3a.m. to go over to the crater and it didn't disappoint. it was lit up and boiling up.no one was there .stayed till sunrise.awesome stars...More

Thank travelinjunkie3
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are spending time on the Big Island, make the trip to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Admission is $25 per car and ticket is good for several days, which you can easily spend in this expansive place. The park is designed for you to...More

3  Thank Mhbirnbaum
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were initially blessed to be able to take the trip to the Big Island in January of 2017, but were doubly blessed when we arrived at the park and were welcomed with an incredible display by Pele and her power! We were told by...More

Thank deniselynn0823
Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved his place. The vista is amazing. We went to see the Lava Tubes. This was an easy walk from the car park. You can then walk down to the bottom of the crater. The steps are fairly steep but my family thought it was...More

1  Thank Mary H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must see. Well organised with a good information centre that uses text, video and exhibits to educate. Only downside: because people have been foolhardy in the past, visitors are kept at a distance. There's still plenty of scope for exploring though: walk through a...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a haul if you're staying anywhere but Volcano, but so worth it! Here you can get a true sense of the power of Pele, and see landscapes that are so amazing. There are a couple of well paved walks or actual hikes that...More

Thank CaliGirl510
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had very nice lunch at the Volcano House. We had an amazing view over looking the Volcano. The park was amazing. The sites and history was absolutely stunning. There are trails to walk. There is so much to take in visually. I would do...More

Thank In4theTD
Reviewed 6 days ago

While we have been to the park many times, this was the first time we visited when there was lava visible from the caldera/museum. Talk about breath taking. Our children also did the junior ranger activities to become junior rangers and really enjoyed the experience.

Thank msjj30
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Jess H
15 July 2017|
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Response from AJEmerson | Reviewed this property |
I've never been to Hilo in Dec but the temperatures are normally warm. The best tour would be a boat tour to see - feel & hear the lava as it's streaming out (see my review of the Hawaiian Lava Boat Tour). A helicopter tour... More
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Carol B
20 June 2017|
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Response from Ronda M | Reviewed this property |
Hi. You can drive part of the way to the volcano but have to walk the rest. The hills are more like slopes. It's pretty much a straight shot there, with not a whole lot to see until you get to the volcano. Keep in mind it is... More
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Jen D
18 June 2017|
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Response from KurtAndWendy | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I "googled" mileage Hilo to Volcanoes National Park. Website links are not allowed here, so look for nps.gov for the national parks. The Directions page gives directions + info about rental cars. The park is about... More
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