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Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

#1 of 28 things to do in Kilauea Features Animals
Lighthouse Road, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
+1 808-828-1413
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Lighthouse Road, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
+1 808-828-1413
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a beautiful overlook. You can see the coastline, lighthouse and do lots of birdwatching right from the viewing area in the parking area. If you're not too tired and want to walk, the price of admission shouldn't discourage you. It's around $6 a...More

Thank BelleOfMyHeart
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great place to stop for photos. Breathtaking. Learn all about the native birds and see hundreds of them. I've been in winter and summer and both times spectacular. Higher waves in Winter. Not expensive either.

Thank Lgebb
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice spot to see sea birds. We didn't do he lighthouse tour as our little one was too tired. If you are on North Coast, swing by. Unsure I would travel here specifically from elsewhere unless lighthouses are your thing.

1  Thank Kim C
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are great views in every direction once you hike down to the lighthouse: out to sea and a close by island, the cliffs to the right awash with birds, and the mountains in back of you. Informative signs tell the story of the area...More

Thank GPBurdell67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not miss this great place for birds, whales and The open ocean. The crashing surf against the rocks is unforgettable. A national park pass will get you in for free. Nice binoculars are available in the lighthouse building at no charge. Parking is limited,...More

Thank bolson2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view from the bluffs back towards the island gives you a wonderful perspective of the mountains down to the white sand beaches. The variety and amount of sea-birds is amazing to see. The volunteers were so nice and happy to teach and share stories....More

Thank MGoldwater
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited the Kilauea Lighthouse twice and love it more each time. Some days they have tours of the lighthouse which are informative and interesting. The view from the top of the light is stellar. For birders there are a lot of birds to...More

Thank Shellicious
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our Earth in all of its glory ......creation! When you imagine how our planet looked, millions of years ago, as lava flowed and mountain ranges were created.... this must be a small glimpse what the land looked like. And you are there.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Returned to improvements but the same old sights and sounds. This is a magical place with birds and sweeping views. I will visit every time I come to Kauai.

Thank VisualVicki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful spot for only $6 admission. lighthouse tours available with interesting store. Birdwatching is excellent. Boobie birds nesting. Albatross nests and activity mainly Nov- June so none were present in July. Jutting out into ocean with beautiful views up either coasts

Thank Al K
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28 May 2017|
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Response from Oscar_Retriever | Reviewed this property |
Let me change that answer. That is for the Kilauea Lighthouse. The wildlife refuge isn't really a place you go into. It defines an area around the lighthouse. So it is always open to the birds, and you can come anytime... More
12 April 2017|
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Response from jwredlabel | Reviewed this property |
You can definitely buy one here.
21 May 2015|
Response from Peter H |
Sure does. I actually bought my pass there when I turned 61.