Fees & Passes

No entrance pass required

An entrance pass is not required to access Kalaupapa National Historical Park.

Other National Park Service sites may require an entrance pass or fee. Depending on your trip plans, an interagency pass may save you money.

The National Park Service does not charge any entrance fees for admission to Kalaupapa National Historical Park, but all visitors need a permit before entering the park. Most visitors can get a permit by reserving a spot of a guided tour to the park, if there is an operational tour. These tours charge a fee for their services. Children under the age of 16 are not allowed in Kalaupapa Settlement. **Permits are required by the National Park Service and the Hawaii State Department of Health.

2024 Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

Come experience the national parks! All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone (other fees may apply). Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free dates:


Permits and The Cost of Visiting

All visitors need a permit. Though the National Park Service doesn't charge an entrance fee, there will be a cost to visiting which will likely include a reservation with a guided tour and plane tickets.

  • A yellow bus a road
    Guided Tours

    Persons wishing to visit Kalaupapa must book a guided tour.

  • Two informational signs at an overlook
    Plan Your Visit

    Hawai'i State law requires all individuals to secure a visitor permit prior to entering Kalaupapa.

Last updated: June 12, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 2222
7 Puahi Street

Kalaupapa, HI 96742


808 567-6802

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