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Kilauea Lighthouse

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Address: Kilauea Road, Kauai, HI
Phone Number: 808-828-1413
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Birdwatching, Whale watching, Viewing wildlife
Description: Spectacular views surround this historic lighthouse.

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Wonderful birding - but please open this more often to educate the public!

On an island with so many non-native species, it was wonderful to go somewhere and seeing interesting birds nesting, foraging and loafing. Why not let more of the public learn... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

On an island with so many non-native species, it was wonderful to go somewhere and seeing interesting birds nesting, foraging and loafing. Why not let more of the public learn about these birds? If it is funding, I would say charge more and be open longer hours and more days. With that said - even from the overlook the Red-footed... More 

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Maple Valley, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The lighthouse is closed on Sundays and Mondays, and there is a $5 fee, but the view is worth the price that goes to the bird sanctuary.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We were disappointed the the light house was closed on Mondays. However it was nice to be able to get a parking space to see the cliffs with the birds flying and in the trees. Bring binoculars. There were nene patrolling the small parking lot.

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Cleveland, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We have been to this Lighthouse twice. The scenery around it is beautiful! There are many birds on one side and the water is spectacular in color. The walk to the lighthouse is not far at all. This attraction used to be free, but seems like there was a small fee last year.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The lighthouse is on a point and a great view from the cliffs. A must see for a relaxing scenic view.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We really enjoyed learning about the history of the lighthouse. Of course, the views are exceptional and being attached to a wildlife refuge was a great addition to the experience. The lighthouse has been fully restored and is a neat piece of history. We did not go inside the lighthouse, but watched the video on it and walked through the... More 

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

The views from the point where this lighthouse sits are breathtaking. We visited early on a Saturday morning and thus were able to take a guided tour to hear the history of the lighthouse and it's construction. We saw a host of interesting birds including several nene. This was a very worthwhile morning excursion.

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British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Enjoyed our time spent at the lighthouse. The views here are very nice and span all directions. A lot of bird life is here and the wardens are very informative and happy to answer any questions you may have. Would recommend visiting this lighthouse.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The view from the lighthouse is just amazing. On the right side of the lighthouse you can see waves crashing and the water is white along the shore. You can see the coastline and its feature as far as your eyes can see. Great spot for taking pictures.

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Union, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were fortunate enough to go on a Saturday while they were giving lighthouse tours. A very informative and interesting 30 minute experience. The views from the area are spectacular. We were also lucky enough to see a large pod of spinner dolphins frolicking just off shore. Watched them for quite some time. Our kids enjoyed earning their Junior Ranger... More 

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Additional Information about Kilauea Lighthouse

Address: Kilauea Road, Kauai, HI
Phone Number: 808-828-1413
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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