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Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

Lighthouse Road, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
808-828-1413
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Private Tour
$176*
and up
Kauai Sightseeing Adventure with Picnic Lunch
93%
Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Kilauea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife, Whale watching
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Creston, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Wonderful visit. Tour of the lighthouse is a must and very informative. Dolphins, birds and the ocean what more could one ask for. Opens at 10 with the first tour at 10:30. Get there early like we did and it works out great.

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Kauai, Hawaii
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59 reviews 59 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is a must stop on the North Shore, especially for families with children. The little girl I took here loved all the birds. This place has beautiful views. A very unique spot!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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424 attraction reviews
294 helpful votes 294 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Nice place with plenty of birds. If you like birds then this place is for tou. Also, the small lighthouse is attractive. weren't allowed inside the house but is great for photos. Relaxing place. I did find the lady worker kinda of obnoxious. She kept reminding the kids to stay away from the walking birds. Hey lady, we got your... More

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Allen, Texas
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91 reviews 91 reviews
26 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Thousands of birds soaring in the air, breeding and nesting on sea cliffs, red footed boobies, albatrosses, frigates, nenes, many other kinds. The best part was spotting Wedge-tailed Shearwater chicks all over in the bushes along the trail to the lighthouse, thanks to a tip from one of the volunteers who helps at the refuge. The view is absolutely beautiful... More

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Spokane, Washington
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187 reviews 187 reviews
58 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I would like to state that my family and I didn't wait for the tour of the interior of the lighthouse. It would have been a one hour wait. None of us were so taken with the lighthouse as to wish to stay that long. The lighthouse itself is rather small, in comparison to other lighthouses I've seen. I don’t... More

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Naperville, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Aside from the Wildlife Refuge, the area is marked by the Kilauea Lighthouse. Both are very significant to the isalnd. Although the Lighthouse no longer serves its original purpose, it played a significant role in the history of air travel to the islands.

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Penn Valley, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
7 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Lighthouse is now open for tours (free) and the birds and views are just incredible. Photo ops abound and the ocean and cliffs are stunning!

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Calgary, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We saw fluffy sheer water chicks in their nests in holes in the ground. Very unique. Many birds were soaring overhead and above the nearby ocean cliffs. The lighthouse was pretty and there were many informative signboards throughout. The admission cost was only $5 and I thought it was well worth the cost.

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Las Vegas, NV
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134 reviews 134 reviews
27 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This is a National Park so your National Park Passport is valid for admission. Take your time and enjoy the views and the wildlife.

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Burnaby, Canada
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110 reviews 110 reviews
58 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Amazing view of the pacific ocean, lighthouse and bird sanctuary islands. Nice gift shop and watching the beautiful birds flying and congregating on the islands.

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