<p>Head first to the small, off-the-beaten-path town of Pahoa with its inviting boardwalk. Nearby is Lava Tree State Park, a once lush rainforest that happened to be in the path of a lava flow. The trees burned from the inside out, leaving hollow stone skeletons. Now covered with moss, they make for an eerie panorama. </p> <br> <p>Visit Ahalanuiâs volcanically heated warm springs. Along the way and during brief stops, view the striking scenery that results when lava meets the sea â cliffs, lava tubes, and blowholes. Perhaps youâll be lucky enough to see a blowhole spouting water high in the air. </p> <br> <p>The small fishing village of Kalapana and Kaimu the site of the original black sand beach were both destroyed by a 1990 lava flow. Take a walk on this âfrozen fireâ and get a look at the active volcanic vent in the distance. Chat with a survivor of the eruption and view a photo exhibit of the area you just walked through to see how it looked before buried in 1990. </p> <br> <strong> Note: </strong> Participants must wear closed-toe shoes and be able to walk short distances unaided.
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1 of 3(33%)guests would recommend this to a friend.
The tour guide was cute and knowledgeable. It was cool to see the "frozen fire" but the tour was just ok. The video about the tour made it seem more exciting. Other members of our family went to Volcanoes National Park and loved it...we wish we would have done that instead.
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Review 2 for The Land of Frozen Fire
Party size: 1
I traveled with: Family
Cruise Date Month: January
Cruise Date Year: 2015
Favorite activities: Adventure
Favorite port: Barcelona, Spain - as a debark (Gem)
I would have to say that this was my least favorite excursion of the entire cruise. While the bus driver was very informative at the stops, I felt there were too many of them. The Rainbow Falls were pretty , seeing & understanding about the lava bed was interesting, but all in all it was just ok.
This was a wonderful excursion. The only thing we thought was a waste was the Lava Tree Park.....nothing to really see. The beaches of black sand and lava rocks were incredible. David tour guide was wonderful and knowledgeable. All of us loved this trip.