Kīlauea Visitor Center

1 Crater Rim Dr.
Hawaii National Park, HI 96718- Map It
(808) 985-6000

AAA Editor Notes

Kīlauea Visitor Center, on Crater Rim Dr. within Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, is the park headquarters and provides literature and displays describing the park and its natural and cultural resources. Displays depict volcanic land formations as well as the plants, animals and people of the volcanic region. A 25-minute film featuring the biology, geology and cultural history of the park is shown on the hour 9-4. An eruption update video is shown on the half-hour. Park rangers are available to provide eruption updates and answer questions. Detailed hiking trail guide booklets may be purchased in the gift shop. Free ranger-guided activities are posted daily at 9. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Included in park admission of $15 (per private vehicle); $8 (per pedestrian or bicyclist); $25 (Hawai‘i Tri-park Annual Pass, which includes Haleakalā National Park and Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park).
Hours: Daily 9-5.