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Cape Florida Lighthouse

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Address: 1200 Crandon Blvd, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area, Key Biscayne, FL 33149-2795
Phone Number: 305-361-5811
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Amazing views

Worth the $8 park entrance a short wait time to climb 109 steps to the top. The views are amazing 360. Wear closed shoes. Flip flippers had issues. Entrance is under 5ft so might... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Kathy B
Beavercreek, Ohio
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Beavercreek, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the $8 park entrance a short wait time to climb 109 steps to the top. The views are amazing 360. Wear closed shoes. Flip flippers had issues. Entrance is under 5ft so might be had for a tall person. Some rest platforms on way up. Stairs narrow also. View deck is very narrow. Not recommended for large, very tall... More 

Thank Kathy B
Davie, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Volunteer was nice and very knowledgeable. Remember the lighthouse is only open during tours-no tours on Tues and Wed. Replica cottage keeper's house is next and the lighthouse was fun for the kids-exciting narrow climb, with an incredible view at the top. 42" height requirement to climb the stairs.

Thank Karen A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beach. Water is very clean. However, toilet is very dirty. Bad maintenance. They are collecting $8 per car entry. beach chair and umbrella is available for rental ($20). Light house is very good. They don't if child is below 42'inch height. Old person can not go up.

Thank Mohamed Abdul K
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was quite a lot of people on a weekday. I passed by when doing my morning run. Seems to be popular with local tourist but I didn't go up there myself

Thank Yuli A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This lighthouse is beautiful and well maintained. It has the original house next to it and you can climb up, if open. It has benches to sit around and also a cafe vlose to it. The views are beautiful! Of course! Worth stopping by.

Thank nabeab
Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We stopped by the lighthouse on our way to the beach and were able to go up into it. It was an easy climb and not too scary for those who have a fear of heights. The outside deck had beautiful views of the beach below and out into the water. The park employee outside had a lot of wonderful... More 

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Charleston, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Visited the park and lighthouse via bikes. The bike trail they have is great and the lighthouse gives an amazing view. There's a nice beach as well and you can see Stiltsville across the water which was kind of neat.

Thank KeithnAlly
Sandy, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We were there around closing time but the amazing park ranger could see that it was our one chance to go to the top, and allowed us in. The views from the top were absolutely amazing.

Thank zracoon
Cameron, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We went as a family to the beach here and it was wonderful. Too many people to go up into the lighthouse but loved just hanging out at the beach.

Thank Peele87
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Typical Atlantic coast light, fighting beach erosion. I did not arrive during open touring hours, and there is very limited locations to photograph the light. Interesting keeper's house. Inside a state park.

Thank Milton J

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