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Kilauea Lighthouse

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Address: Kilauea Road, Kauai, HI
Phone Number: 808-828-1413
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Spectacular views surround this historic lighthouse.

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Gorgeous views. A must do while on Kauai!

Regardless if you're a birds fan or not, this place worth your visit! Located in Kilauea on the north shore (about 10 minutes drive from Princevellie), the Kilauea Lighthouse is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Regardless if you're a birds fan or not, this place worth your visit! Located in Kilauea on the north shore (about 10 minutes drive from Princevellie), the Kilauea Lighthouse is situated on a bluff and is the northernmost point of the Kauai. The views are breathtaking and if you enjoy watching birds there is a bird sanctuary - Moku'ae'ae Island... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love visiting this location for the beauty and wildlife that can be found there. It is also intriguing to visit the visitor's center and tour the lighthouse to learn about the history of the area and learn about the aspects of the lighthouse itself. The area is open Tues -Sat 10:00-4:00 and tours are only given on Wednesdays and... More 

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kansas city
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Parking is somewhat limited, particularly after closing. The view from the lighthouse grounds offers views of whales in season and spinner dolphins. There is a pleasant view of the coastline. There is an entry fee.

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Orlando, Fl
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Definitely worth stopping by if you are in the area. The views are amazing, and if you are into historic places this fits the bill.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether it is whale season or not, the views here are spectacular! Frigate birds soar above, amazing in their wing spread.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit and the $5 entry. Great views of the coastline, ocean and local birds. The lighthouse has amazing history. Gift shop had good choices and volunteers were wonderful.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kilauea Lighthouse is a little known outstanding visit. The lighthouse is a 15minute drive from the highway and what a visit. Views are killer and the lighthouse is awesome. A $5.00 entry fee sounds like a little much, but worth every penny. Don't miss this one!

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Watkinsville, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

End up coming here twice: for a visit to the National Wildlife Refuge ($5 a piece) but also to enjoy a beautiful sunset. Breathtaking views and perfect opportunity for bird-watching!

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Issaquah, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was beautiful there, and the birds were nesting in June so we saw some eggs. There was a possibility to take a guided tour I think, but we didn't do that. You could borrow binoculars for free in the lighthouse. We saw Anini Beach which we went to later. I wanted to bike down to the Lighthouse, but I... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is located on the north side of Kauai on Kilauea Point. There is a small fee but it is well worth the cost. There is a nice Visitor's Center to see before you take the walk on the wide paved path to the lighthouse or stop on the way back. There are informative signs along the way about birds.... More 

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