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Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

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Lighthouse Road, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
+1 808-828-1413
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“sea birds” (60 reviews)
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Lighthouse Road, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
+1 808-828-1413
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful spot that is now in National Park system. Interesting, historically lighthouse, lots of unusual birds and we even saw some whales.

Thank jcgtune
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Go Wednesday or Saturday early opens at 10Am, lighthouse tour at 10:30. Must sign up only 15 allowed per group. Well worth the visit, great tour inside the lighthouse.

Thank showlsmo
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The wildlife reserve which is located where the light house is, is a great place for the kids to see nenes as well as Albatross that nest nearby.

Thank jrobba
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We had visited many years ago but could not last year due to construction so we were very happy to see the lighthouse again. There are beautiful views from the lighthouse on high and many birds flying around and the Nene parading around the grounds....More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful! Fantastic view. We spent a fair amount of time there because of the view. Nene birds there.

Thank Ruby G
Reviewed 16 February 2017

It's so cheap ($5) to get such great views, to see the lighthouse, take pictures, and to hear the history as well as seeing the 1000s of birds. For those requiring assistance, there is a cart which will take you from the gate to the...More

Thank marjieP
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Very well taken care off historic lighthouse, lots of sea birds on site and if the timing is right, lots of whale sightings.

Thank Ted P
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Watch the seabirds and admire how they glide above and below you. This is a short but interesting place to see. It offers historial information along with fabulous information on the birds nesting on the refuge. A lovely gift shop too. I have always been...More

Thank sashalute
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great time here taking pictures of all the amazing birds and seeing all the beautiful scenery.. you can't walk in to the reserve and if you try to ..you may get your head bit off by one of the older woman volunteers!!...More

Thank debathome
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Our visit to the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge is located at the Kilauea Lighthouse. This refuge is for the many sea birds of the area. You not only learn about the variety of birds, but the history of this decommissioned lighthouse. Binoculars are offered...More

Thank kcronk
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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.