Fees & Passes

The National Park Service has designated the following fee free days for 2017:

  • January 16: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • February 20: Presidents Day
  • April 15-16 & April 22-23: National Park Week Weekends
  • July 8: Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park 37th Annual Cultural Festival & BioBlitz
  • August 25: National Park Service Birthday
  • September 30: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11-12: Veterans Day Weekend

Park entrance fees will be waived on these days.

 

For your convenience, park passes may now be purchased online.

Regular entrance fees are paid at the entrance station when you arrive.

 
Self Pay Station on the Lānai at Kīlauea Visitor Center
Self Pay Station at Kīlauea Visitor Center

If you arrive and the entrance station is not manned, please proceed a short distance to the Kīlauea Visitor Center on the right. Under the covered lānai (patio) area is a Self Pay Station. Please pay your entrance fees here.

 
 

ENTRANCE FEES - Effective June 1, 2017

$25.00 per private non-commercial vehicle (capacity 15 or less) - 7 days
$12.00 per pedestrian or bicycle - 7 days
$20.00 per motorcycle - 7 days
$30.00 Hawai‘i Tri-park Annual Pass

 

Vehicle
$25.00 - 7 days
Admits one single, private, non-commercial vehicle and all of its passengers.

Individual
$12.00 - 7 days
Admits one individual when entering by foot or bicycle. Individuals 15 years old and younger are admitted free of charge.

Motorcycle
$20.00 - 7 days

Groups
Non-commercial groups entering the park in a bus or vehicle with a capacity of 16 persons or more will be charged $12.00 for each person on board. Exceptions:

  • Anyone who is 15 or younger is exempt from paying an entrance fee.
  • Passes may be used for entry as defined on the back of the pass.
  • In many cases the driver will have been hired for transportation only and is exempt from paying the entrance fee.
  • The total fee charged will not exceed the equivalent commercial fee for that type of vehicle.

Hawai`i Tri-park Annual Pass
$30.00 - Annual

An annual tri-park pass may be purchased for $30.00 and allows access for 1 full year from date of first use at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, Haleakalā National Park, and Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park.

The pass admits the pass owner and/or spouse along with accompanying persons in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle. When entry is by other means (bicycle, foot, Hele-On bus, etc.) the passport covers the purchaser and accompanying immediate family (spouse, children, and parents). Pass is not refundable or transferable.

Interagency Annual Pass
$80.00
An annual pass valid 12 months from month of purchase.
Admits the pass holder and any accompanying passengers in a private vehicle.* For areas that charge a per person fee, the pass admits the pass holder and 3 additional adults (16 and older). Two people can sign the pass.
Coverage includes access to and use of, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, U.S. Department of Reclamation, and the United States Department of Agriculture-Forest Service sites that charge entrance or standard amenity fees.

* A private vehicle is defined as any non-commercial vehicle that is being used for private recreational purposes.

Interagency Senior Pass
$80.00 - Effective August 28, 2017
A lifetime pass for citizens or permanent residents of the U.S., age 62 or older.
Admits the pass holder and any accompanying passengers in a private vehicle.* For areas that charge a per person fee, the pass admits the pass holder and 3 additional adults (16 and older).Coverage includes access to and use of, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, U.S. Department of Reclamation, and the United States Department of Agriculture-Forest Service sites that charge entrance or standard amenity fees. Also provides a 50% discount for pass owner on some expanded amenity fees such as camping (excluding hook-ups), boat launching, etc.

What if a senior citizen is on a fixed budget?
Legislation establishes an annual Senior Pass for $20. That pass is valid for one year from the date of issuance. Click here for more information about changes to the Senior Pass.

* A private vehicle is defined as any non-commercial vehicle that is being used for private recreational purposes.

Interagency Access Pass
Free
A lifetime pass for citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. who have a permanent disability, regardless of age. Admits the pass holder and any accompanying passengers in a private vehicle.* For areas that charge a per person fee, the pass admits the pass holder and 3 additional adults (16 and older).Access to and use of, U.S. Bureau of Land Managemenent, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, U.S. Department of Reclamation, and the United States Department of Agriculture-Forest Service sites that charge entrance or standard amenity fees. Also provides a 50% discount for pass owner on some expanded amenity fees such as camping (excluding hook-ups), boat launching, etc.

* A private vehicle is defined as any non-commercial vehicle that is being used for private recreational purposes.

Interagency Volunteer Pass
Free
An annual pass for those who volunteer 500 hours or more at Federal recreation sites beginning January 1, 2007. Valid 12 months from month on issue.
Admits the pass holder and any accompanying passengers in a private vehicle.* For areas that charge a per person fee, the pass admits the pass holder and 3 additional adults (16 and older).
Access to and use of U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, U.S. Department of Reclamation, and the United States Department of Agriculture-Forest Service sites that charge entrance or standard amenity fees.

* A private vehicle is defined as any noncommercial vehicle that is being used for private recreational purposes.

 

Every Kid in a Park (links to external website)
Free access to Federal Lands and Waters for 4th graders and their guests

 
Free Annual Pass for U.S. Military
 
Commercial bus or Tour
Fees vary by passenger capacity of the vehicle and type of tour being given.
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Educational Fee Waiver
Academic institutions may be eligible for a fee waiver.
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Last updated: October 2, 2017

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 52
Hawaii National Park, HI 96718

Phone:

(808) 985-6000

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