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Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

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Address: Lighthouse Road, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
Phone Number: 808-828-1413
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Activities: Birdwatching, Whale watching, Viewing wildlife
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Amazing view and vibes!

One of my favorite places on the island! You can go around in 30 minutes but I stayed 3 hours.... Beautiful views and a lots of birds. It was incubation period so many eggs... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

One of my favorite places on the island! You can go around in 30 minutes but I stayed 3 hours.... Beautiful views and a lots of birds. It was incubation period so many eggs everywhere with birds. In morning, you could see dolphins and seals and in season, whales. The place is peaceful...and it is a great spot for sunset... More 

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Marquette, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

It was a great view of the coast and different birds. The waves were spectacular. Plus, a nice activity before flying out.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

If you have an hour or so to spare, this was a beautiful spot to take in the beauty that is Kaua'i. It was about a 20 minute drive from the Westin in Princeville and very much worth the $5 entry fee. There was a very nice older gentleman who volunteers on the grounds who is very adept at taking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We are not really "bird people," but enjoyed the wildlife refuge and the incredible views of the coastline from the refuge were well worth the few dollars admission. I wouldn't go way out of my way for this, but we stay in Hanalei and Kilauea is just a few minutes away.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

One of our favorite stops on any trip north. Small park with great views and lots of birds, many soaring in the winds.

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Chatham NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The views are incredible and the free binoculars for viewing a real plus. While the lighthouse is the main attaction, definately stop for the views!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The Kilauea Point NWR is by far the most popular place to visit in the Kilauea area of Kauai, and for good reason. This is the farthest northern point of all the Hawaiian Islands, and it is a beautiful place to go to see all types of sea birds, whales if it is the right time of the year, and... More 

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mountain view, ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Fantastic vista point on the north shore of Kauai - lots of sea birds year round - albatross, nene, red-footed boobies, shearwaters, great frigate birds, and more. Also a small exhibit at the lighthouse. Definitely worth a side trip when in north Kauai, although check hours first since the park part with the lighthouse closes early - you can still... More 

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Columbus, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Binoculars available for sign out (free)! What an awesome idea. We saw lots of birds we'd not seen before and took advantage of the gift shop book store on site. The volunteers were so helpful and kind and proud of their work. My tax dollars at work!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This looked really beautiful from the gates, but unfortunately we and lots of other visitors showed up on a Monday. They are closed on Sunday and Monday! Our fault for not checking the website, hopefully we will be back to Kauai and can try again to visit.

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Address: Lighthouse Road, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
Phone Number: 808-828-1413
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kilauea

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