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After months of anticipation, Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park and Volcano House have reopened!

Be among the first visitors in the world to experience the dramatic changes to our landscape following months of eruptions and seismic activity at the summit of Kīlauea.

While the natural event depleted the lava lake inside the Halemaʻumaʻu Crater and the lava flows from Puʻu ʻŌʻō, according to USGS scientists, the depth of the crater has more than tripled while its diameter has more than doubled – an incredible sight to see right from our windows!

And since there is very little volcanic gas rising from the crater, our nighttime skies are some of the clearest we have seen in decades. Since our corner of Hawaii Island has little-to-no light pollution, this means incredible star-gazing opportunities.

There are also many famed hiking trails and cultural sites open throughout the park. These include the Crater Rim Trail between Volcano House and the Kilauea Military Camp, the Sulphur Banks Trail, the Kīlauea Iki Overlook, Devastation Trail, portions of the Crater Rim Drive to the Keanakāko’i Crater (open to pedestrians and cyclists only), the Mauna Loa Road, the Chain of Craters Road, sections of the Escape Road from Highway 11, the Kīlauea Visitor Center, and the Hawaii Pacific Parks Association store at the visitor center.

We look forward to welcoming you soon.

An Iconic Location Among Hawaii Island’s Volcanic Landscapes

Imagine a past marked by the insistence for tomorrow, a time of ecological amazement and human survival. Upon the volcanic landscapes in Kau, the Native Hawaiians built villages, temples and trail systems to connect their families to the land for food and spiritual quests. Retrace their steps as you walk along the fossilized footprints left behind inside Volcanoes National Park. Here you’ll explore a relentless landscape, continuously reborn from fierce molten lava flows.


A Day in the Life

Discover all there is to do at Volcano House.

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Volcano House Great Room

Hawaii’s Historic Legacy Since 1846

Historic Volcano House, perched on the rim of Kilauea caldera with a view toward Halema’uma’u crater, is the only lodging available inside the park’s mystical landscapes. When you stay at our hotel you’re signing up for an unparalleled experience. Wake up to the sunrise and the sound of rare Hawaiian songbirds. Walk or hike over 150 miles of park trails, over the crater floor, through a lava tube and misty rainforests. Our lodge is a retreat for the body and spirit, offering cozy rooms, breathtaking views and fantastic restaurant in a truly unique setting. Volcano House has received the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for the year 2014 for consistently receiving excellent traveler reviews.

Discover All There Is To Do At Volcano House

Start your morning with a guided tour or borrow a cruiser bicycle for a ride of a lifetime through Volcanoes National Park. Visit our retail shop offering a curated selection of locally made art and gifts. Dine with the glow of the caldera at The Rim and enjoy live music and handcrafted cocktails at Uncle George’s Lounge.

The Magic of Volcanoes

Volcanoes National Park, located just 30 miles SW of Hilo, is home to one of the most active volcanoes on earth, Kilauea. On your journey through 150 miles of hiking trails you’ll see native plants, birds and some of the most unique terrain within reach. Explore craters, deserts, rainforests, steam vents and even a lava tube on this incomparable adventure.

Volcano House Hotel Volcano Crater View Guest Room

Retreat to Historic Hotel Rooms

Wake up to stunning volcano views of the Halema’uma’u Crater. Keeping with the lodge’s historic aesthetic, these newly refurbished hotel rooms are the perfect retreat among nature.