Best places with active Volcanoes in 2024

Kilauea Volcano

Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii is like a giant mountain that spits out fire and hot rock. People can visit safe areas to see it from a distance. Going very close is dangerous because of toxic gasses and lava flows.

Mount Etna

Mount Etna is a biggest volcano in Europe that sometimes spits out fire and hot rocks. People can visit some parts of it with guides, but they need to be careful because it can be dangerous. 

Mount Bromo

Mount Bromo is a tall volcano in Indonesia that sometimes releases smoke and ash into the air.  Travelers can trek to spots such as Penanjakan or Mount Bromo to see the volcano activity.

Mount Vesuvius

Mount Vesuvius well know for the eruption happened in 76 AD, which destroy the entire city of Pompeii.  Travelers can hike to viewpoints around Mount Vesuvius, such as the crater rim or observation decks.

Mount St. Helens

Mount St. Helens is an active located in the Cascade Range of Washington State. People can walk to places like Johnston Ridge Observatory to see the Mount, going near is not permitted due to glacier grows inside and around it.

Mount Merapi

Another Indonesian volcanoes which is active, located near Yogyakarta on the island of Java. Reaching the top of the volcano is risky, tourists can still explore the lower areas and discover more about the volcano.

White Island

White Island is a small volcanic island in New Zealand that sometimes releases steam and gas from its crater. People can visit it, but they need to be careful because volcanic activity can be dangerous. 


Arenal is a volcano in Costa Rica which is active. It's recent eruption was in 1968 which destroyed town of Tabacón. You can go around the area near Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica by yourself however it is forbidden to climb it.