• View of the Kalaupapa Peninsula


    National Historical Park Hawai'i

Fees & Reservations

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The National Park Service does not charge any entrance fees for admission to Kalaupapa National Historical Park. However, there are fees associated with transportation to the park if you ride a mule, or take a flight into Kalaupapa airport. Walking the pali (cliff) trail is free.

To be granted access to the park you must be part of a scheduled commercial tour, which charges a fee.

To learn more about modes of transportation to the park and associated costs visit our Directions page.

Did You Know?

St. Philomena Church

Father Damien and patient helpers enlarged St. Philomena Catholic Church, a tiny wooden structure built in 1872, by adding a nave in 1876. After the steeple collapsed in a wind storm, he began constructing the larger masonry and wood main nave in 1888, which is the church seen at Kalawao today.