Overlooking the Halemaunau Crater

Destination

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Holidays

Active Volcanoes and Stunning Scenery

Home to not only the world's most active volcano but also the world's largest, this national park is a must-visit during your trip to Hawaii Island.

See the landscape change before your very eyes as you witness the primal, natural movements of Kilauea and Mauna Loa, both of which sit within the park's 333,000 ancient acres of volcanic craters, barren deserts and lush rainforests. Kilauea produces anywhere between 250,000 and 650,000 cubic yards of lava each day; making it one of the world's most natural splendours, while the majestic Mauna Loa stands over 13,500 feet above sea level where you can enjoy the millions of stars from both.

You'll also have the chance to visit the Halema'uma'u Crater, a sacred site to Hawaiian locals, and Pu'u Ō'ō Vent, that pours fiery red lava into the surrounding ocean via underground tubes, making for a spectacular sight. 

Witness and experience the heartbeat of this incredible volcanic landscape; the most active volcano in the world (Kilauea) and the largest volcano in the world (Mauna Loa). Stand at the edge of Kilauea's Crater Rim to truly understand how massive the crater is or stay overnight at one of the most unique accommodations on the island, Volcano House and watch the glow over dinner as the day turns to night. Explore the watch fresh lava as it creeps across the highway at the Chain of Craters Road.

Destination Highlights
  • Visit the Jaggar Museum
  • Journey along Crater Rim Drive
  • Walk through the Thurston lava tube
  • Dine at The Rim restaurant at Volcano House

Top Tips from our Experts

Charlie

Destination Manager

"For a truly memorable experience, stay at Volcano House within the National Park so you can watch the glow of Kilauea Volcano from your room or dine at their restaurant."

Our favourite hotels

Our favourite places to stay are below. We know everyone is different, so if you can’t see something you like, we'd be more than happy to help.

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Volcano House

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Volcano House

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