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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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Absolutely Beautiful!

We stopped to view the lighthouse on our way up to Hanalei and it turned out to be a highlight of our trip to Kauai. The view from the upper parking lot is stunning and a great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Sharon W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped to view the lighthouse on our way up to Hanalei and it turned out to be a highlight of our trip to Kauai. The view from the upper parking lot is stunning and a great photo op. Travel on down the road to the lower lot and pay the low admission fee to go onto the lighthouse grounds.... More 

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Thank Sharon W
Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The lighthouse is located at the end of Kilauea Road at Kilauea Point. The lighthouse and the surround area is managed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. (US National Park Golden Pass is accepted). Please note the park is opened only Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. In discussion with local ranger the lighthouse itself is only... More 

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Thank Norbert H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like looking at lighthouses than you must see this one. Beautiful setting among some geese. Surprised me that geese would be there but they were flying over. We got there too late as it closes at 4pm. The view was amazing.

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Thank Cindy S
Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second time trying to visit and always forget they are closed on Mondays! Even if you can't go to tour the lighthouse & grounds, go for this stunning view and photo opp! Very different than your typical New England lighthouse!

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Follow the signs from the highway and at the end of the road you get to a turn-around with some parking. From here you can see the lighthouse, the cliffs, the bay and the birds, and for some visitors a few minutes here is all that is required. I would recommend going further and paying the $5 per person admission... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's hard not to feel moved, seeing this gorgeous structure stand talk on an lonely bluff, huge waves crashing against the rocks underneath. The power and beauty of this vista...

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Kihei, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do take the time to visit the lighthouse and view the video and climb up to the top of the lighthouse if you have the stamina for the climb. Do bring a camera to photograph all the birds that nest here.Lovely views of the coast. One of the special attractions on Kauai.

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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by the Kilauea Lighthouse en route to Hanalei, and paid the $5 to get in. This is not only a lighthouse, but a wildlife refuge area. We saw many birds and got a tour inside the lighthouse and learned some interesting facts. It's as pretty as a postcard. The workers are incredibly nice and passionate about the lighthouse... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No words can describe the sights you will see here. I could've spent all day here. Its part of a wild life refugee and well worth your time. We even got to see a monk seal sunning itself on the bank. You can't go to Kauai and not stop to see this lighthouse. I can't wait to go back.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cost is $5 to get in which is totally worth it. Not only are the views amazing but the money goes towards ensuring this location survives.

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