Making the Most of your VisitMolokai offers a variety of activities, which range from learning about the island's rich history to outdoor adventures.
How to Visit Kalaupapa:To visit Kalaupapa, visitors must take the commercial tour offered through Damien Tours, which is owned and operated by a Kalaupapa resident. The tour provides stops at all major points of interest at Kalaupapa, including the Kalaupapa Bookstore. The tour stops for lunch at Kalawao on the windward side of the peninsula with scenic views of the north shore cliffs and off-shore islands.
Persons wishing to access the park must prearrange their visit with one of these sources:
Kekaula Tours (muleride.com 808567-6088)
Saint Damien & Marianne Cope Molokai Tours LLC (808) 660-3388
Both tours are owned and operated by a Kalaupapa patient-residents, and offer tours of Kalaupapa and Kalawao daily, except Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day holidays.
Descend the 2,000 foot sea-cliffs riding on the back of a sure-footed Molokai mule. The mule-ride operation is located on 'topside' Molokai off Highway 470 near Pala'au State Park and the Kalaupapa overlook. Mule rides on the Kalaupapa Trail can be arranged through Molokai Mule Ride or Kekaula Tours. For reservations and rates call 808.567.6088 (local) or book through their website at muleride.com .