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Kilauea Visitor Center: Tours & Tickets

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A information center with literature about Volacanoes National Park.
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1 Crater Rim Drive, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ranges in the visit centers are super nice and knowledgeable. They can help you plan your routes and give tips for the park. The store is has nice souvenirs at a very reasonable price. You can also pick up a rain poncho there if you...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Simon W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved it here. Rangers very informative except on the age of everything. Good videos and movie to watch. Really enjoyed it. Nice grounds. Loved the thatch hut down the road and enjoyed looking at the original Volcano House which is now an art gallery.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Cormick026
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The highlight of my Hawaiian vacation was visitng the Volcano National Park and the Kilauea Visitor Centre. Lots of reading, things to look at and to learn so be sure to stop there first. Helpful staff.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Acadia80
Reviewed September 4, 2019

If you arrive early enough, there are plenty of parking spaces. If you happen to be renting a car on your cruise excursion day, then get there early to secure your spot. The visitor center offers bathrooms and water refill areas, along with an indoor...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank TDHSNJ
Reviewed August 5, 2019

We stopped and visited the Kilauea Visitor Center in the Park and boy, were we in for a nice treat!!! Great models of the park, tons of videos and even more displays to help us all understand plate tectonics and the ramifications of PT on...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank gary c
Reviewed July 25, 2019

We were based in Kona so we hired a car and the drive took around an hour to get to the visitor centre. Fantastic experience. Definitely not hikers so a slow walk round to the steam vents and volcano house was enough for us! It...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Louisa051969
Reviewed July 16, 2019

If you are planning to visit Volcano National Park, you should plan to come to the Visitor Center first. It has tons of information about the park, including trails that are closed. The rangers here are amazing - they are so well-informed, helpful, and enthusiastic!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank psm-belmont
Reviewed July 10, 2019

We enjoyed the interesting talk about the Park Rangers, they have an abundance of interesting information and help. We learned about the history of eruptions throughout the years. So much to learn! Really enjoyed the friendly Rangers. They were able to answer almost any questions....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank happy4travel
Reviewed June 23, 2019

Volcano Visitors center Reopened the end of September 2018. The earthquakes between May and August took a toll on the park. Jaggar museum is closed due to damage of both the building, the roads and parking lot. Still several roads and hikes are open. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chowa-Rides-Again
Reviewed May 18, 2019

Almost a necessity to stop here to read all the information and history of the area, The Visitor Center also provides answers to your questions thru guides, staff, videos and visual displays. Well worth the time to stop by.

Date of experience: May 2019
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August 14, 2017|
Response from Andy L | Reviewed this property |
The active volcano is not in Kauai. It's on the Big Isle of Hawaii. We did this tour last June and saw the ocean lava entry via a boat ride. The sunrise boat ride is the best. I highly recommend it! Lava Ocean Tours on the... More
June 3, 2016|
Response from Denis2727 | Reviewed this property |
Far as I know there's no public transport, you'd have to rent a vehicle or get on a tour