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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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Lighthouse Road, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
+1 808-828-1413
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

We were disappointed that we didn't actually get to drive to the Lighthouse (Refuge)parking lot. We parked at the first lot, where were had a beautiful view of the lighthouse from a distance and got nice pictures. They would only let so many cars in...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

This was a great place to watch the birds flying and getting sticks to build nests. Plus many great places to take photos.

Thank BandBWichita
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Went there on a day when it rained at a decent clip at times. The lookouts are nice and one can see the crashing waves along with the multiple birds. A place where I don't mind seeing my tax dollars go to

Thank paulsT5342KJ
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Just five minutes off the highway is the lookout for the light house. If you visit between 10 and 4, drive into the wild life rescue. We saw a family of Nenes (Hawaiian ducks) wandering on the road. That was a treat. It was busy...More

Thank Debra K
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We always try to make a stop when on Kauai, as it is SO beautiful . Each stop there always seems to be something different.

Thank jsj1970
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We rented a car at the Lihue Airport and drove to the end of the road on this north side. The Wildlife Refuge is a small area, and well maintained by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The Lighthouse is a nice piece of history...More

Thank Kent K
Reviewed 19 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 19 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 18 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
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27 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.
20 May 2015|
Response from Peter H |
Sure does. I actually bought my pass there when I turned 61.