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Kilauea Lighthouse

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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“frigate birds” (18 reviews)
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Kilauea Road, Kauai, HI
+1 808-828-1413
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Lighthouse is located in a National Wildlife Refuge. Although the lighthouse is interesting, it is small and can't be entered. The visit is recommended due to the beautiful ocean view, telescope views and the cliff filled with beautiful birds which you can read about...More

Thank LMacDee
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kilauea Lighthouse sits high on a bluff at the very end of a long, narrow finger of land jutting out into the endless Pacific Ocean, and as such is a picture postcard setting, with the blue water and sky and the crashing white waves...More

1  Thank ThorneBirdGT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lighthouse is on a scenic spit of land jutting out into the Pacific. It is well worth it to take the tour to hear about the history of the lighthouse and get an up-close view of the amazing lens. You can get into the...More

Thank luvt0teach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kilauea Lighthouse has some great views and places for photos. It also has a shop to buy things and see a layout of all the islands. They have telescopes (free) to look through. You can't go up in the light house but you can...More

Thank Ted W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came out here before dining at the Bistro (see my review), and this was a beautiful lookout point. Birds galore, the waves crashing into the cliffs below, and the lighthouse in the distance. Worth it....we came near sunset, btw.

Thank jjgasman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get to the lighthouse as it opens. We got our tickets for the tour right away . A volunteer gave us a wonderful tour of the interior. The volunteer was very knowledgeable & gave our group a lot of history. We brought our children 13...More

Thank TravRT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can save these 5 dollars entry fee; there is not much more to see than from the parking lot in front of the entrance. You can also drive to the lower parking lot to take a picture (without paying). The turquoise bay is simply...More

Thank Pascal M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the stop. If you can make a tour great history told from the park rangers with inside tour of the lighthouse. The park is also a bird sanctuary and view point. Gift shop on site

Thank Kenny F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Advisory: you do need cash to enter the state park, so make sure you have the entrance fee before you leave the closest shopping in the town about 20 minutes away. This is a bird sanctuary. Many of the birds live in the cliffs, ride...More

Thank Jericha D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful view. It was closed on the day that we went. Not a lot to do here other than enjoy the view and snap a photo from the parking area.

Thank Vicki T
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Can you see much from the free parking lot?
25 April 2017|
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Response from esethebomb | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Nice view if the ocean and the lighthouse, just not up close.
How much does it cost
3 February 2017|
Response from Mike5466 | Reviewed this property |
When we went it was $5/person, kids under 15 are free.