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Kilauea Lighthouse

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Kilauea Road, Kauai, HI
+1 808-828-1413
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Spectacular views surround this historic lighthouse.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bird sanctuary” (49 reviews)
“light house” (36 reviews)
“bird watching” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Kilauea Road, Kauai, HI
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+1 808-828-1413
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"bird sanctuary"
in 49 reviews
"light house"
in 36 reviews
"bird watching"
in 18 reviews
"frigate birds"
in 20 reviews
"national park"
in 19 reviews
"red footed boobies"
in 20 reviews
"gift shop"
in 34 reviews
"small fee"
in 10 reviews
"local birds"
in 8 reviews
"state bird"
in 9 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 14 reviews
"parks pass"
in 12 reviews
"wedge tailed"
in 8 reviews
"see whales"
in 21 reviews
"north shore"
in 31 reviews
"free binoculars"
in 8 reviews
"waves crashing"
in 10 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The lighthouse is on the way to Anini beach and Hanalei so is worth stopping by. There is parking for a few cars outside the gate if the area is closed. Outside the gate is actually the best place to take a picture of the...More

Thank Jerry S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kilauea Lighthouse is 100 years old, located on the north shore of Kauai. It's a National Park, so if you have a lifetime pass, there isn't an entry fee. It's a lovely venue, well maintained. There is an informative video that's hard to hear sometimes...More

Thank Patricia H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rush hour and construction can make this a terrible drive, so we were glad we went north early on a Saturday morning. Doesn’t open until 10 and we snared a couple of the 15 tickets for 10:30 tour of the inside of the fully restored...More

Thank RKWh2o
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

$5 per person to enter. Definitely worth it. Lots of birds, 2 cliffs and a lighthouse. Don't stop before the entrance to the national park. Drive in and visit.

Thank Shelly W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kilauea light house is a 100 year old lighthouse located up north in a very picturesque location. There are hundreds of white tailed birds on ridges surrounding the light house. Tours of the light house are offered but there is limited capacity and it is...More

Thank Sara_Ramaswamy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit to see frigate and red footed boobies. The view of the coast is wonderful and spectacular place for photography

Thank BigNigel1970
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

$5 entrance fee per person. The views from the lighthouse are outstanding. They have a small visitors center and gift shop as well.

Thank Rachael M
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

This is a state park and they do accept national park passes here. Otherwise there is a fee to visit the lighthouse. You can park just short of the lighthouse and pay nothing but if you want to venture further, they expect a small contribution....More

Thank PKDenton
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

The lighthouse and refuge was unfortunately closed when we were there. But a quick ride down to the parking lot allowed us to see a great view down to the lighhouse. Worth a stop just for that.

Thank swearengen
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Reviewed June 2, 2018

Not sure what the big draw here is,,, its a small lighthouse that has really nothing going non.. you can't go in it, but lots of people taking pictures with it.... the birds are the real draw in the area as there are hundreds of...More

Thank markj4golf
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Teeny P
May 7, 2018|
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Response from bleesdo | Reviewed this property |
Closed Sunday and Monday. Open 10 am to 4 pm Tues through Sat.
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bllanier
January 22, 2018|
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Response from racer13715 | Reviewed this property |
Although the point is moot as I write this, the park is operated by the Federal Government, so it may well be affected in the event of anothershutdown. The site's phone number is 808-828-1413.
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Elaine B
September 21, 2017|
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Response from VKInada | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The parking lot is on an incline, but wheelchair navigable.
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