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Kilauea Volcano

Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-985-6000
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An active volcano.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lava tube” (11 reviews)
“national park” (10 reviews)
“viewing area” (6 reviews)
Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-985-6000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

During the day, you can see the steam from the lava rising from the crater and other steam vents in the park. But the lava is usually not visible. At sunset, the lava glows in the crater and you can see it vividly. Although at...More

Thank garbagecollector
Reviewed 5 August 2017

It was a short drive from airport. We also drove completely around the Island, an easy day trip where you can see it all. The waterfalls, Black's and beaches, the lava flowing into the ocean. We rented a car cheaply and saw all for free!

1  Thank jdhorn13
Reviewed 30 June 2017

There are several places where you can safely and easily view Kilauea, which is very active right now. The best is from the Jaggar Museum, which is at the top of Volcanoes National Park. It's free to visit and you can learn a lot about...More

2  Thank ImGeoff2
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Visited Kilauea May 2017 and it was a very interesting trip. We learned lots from the Park Rangers and had fun navigating through hiking trails and seeing the volcano at night, very cool.

2  Thank Gina H
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This was a bucket list item for me. The key is to go at dusk or after dark. The first time I went, I went during the day, and Kilauea is just a bunch of grey smoke/steam during the day. I heard that the time...More

Thank Annalisa H
Reviewed 5 April 2017

There is a nice observation point at the peak of the mountain that affords a view of the Kilauea crater as well as Mauna Kea in the distance. Fire is visible in the crater and is a spectacular sight after nightfall. There are trails for...More

Thank cryoung2
Reviewed 6 March 2017 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...More

Thank nlcu
Reviewed 3 March 2017

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.

Thank harryg713
Reviewed 26 February 2017

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

Thank islandgirlWisconsin
Reviewed 19 February 2017

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...More

Thank MBKOKent
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Janet B
30 June 2017|
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Response from islandgirlWisconsin | Reviewed this property |
Yes, regular car fine. As suggested, take comfortable hiking shoes and H20, and sunscreen. There is a great center there, and a wonderful restaurant nearby.
Gina H
24 March 2017|
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Response from Mike5466 | Reviewed this property |
You do not need to be part of tour granted you have your own transportation. We just grabbed a map from the Park Visitor Center. Enjoy but make sure you have a good windbreaker. The wind, even when warm, can really kick... More