LOCATION & DRIVING DIRECTIONS
KMC is located within Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawai‘i. There are direct airline flights from the continental U.S. and from other locations that land in Kona International Airport. Inter-island airline flights land at both Kona and Hilo Airports.
For convenience and ease, most guests will fly into Hilo Airport.
FROM HILO AIRPORT
From Hilo Airport, turn left onto Hwy. 11 and travel south for about 28 miles until you reach the main entrance of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (mile marker 28). It will take about 1 hour.
FROM KONA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
From Kona International Airport, take Hwy. 19 south which will become Hwy. 11 south until you reach the main entrance of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. It is about 105 miles away and it will take about 3 hours or so.
Enter the park to get to KMC. Drive 1 mile, past the Kilauea Visitor Center and steam vents. There will be a grassy front lawn and row of cottages. In the center of the row is the Headquarters/Front Desk building for check-ins.
Available to and from the Hilo Airport at $10 per person, one way. 48 hours advance reservations required for shuttle to be dispatched. Allow 1 hour travel time each way. Schedule as noted below:
Depart from KMC Lobby: 8:30am, 12:00 pm, 2:30 pm
Pick-up at Hilo Airport: 11:00 am, 1:30 pm, 3:45 pm