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Kileaua Point National Wildife Refuge Lighthouse

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Beautiful place to view whales

The wave crashing below the towering white lighthouse gave a perfect setting to see whales... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mudaVW
Gorgeous view

Interesting history and amazing view. We actually saw a couple whales off the coast from here. They... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
wendymcel
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All reviews light house bird sanctuary red footed boobies national park pass frigate birds gift shop entrance fee senior pass less than an hour secret beach north shore interesting history worth the trip see whales gorgeous views hawaiian islands take pictures
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We saw fence or gate overlooking refuge, while we were viewing lighthouse from afar. Lighthouse was closed. Did not see that there was very good access to refuge for visitors,

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rita W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wave crashing below the towering white lighthouse gave a perfect setting to see whales breaching just off the shoreline.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mudaVW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting history and amazing view. We actually saw a couple whales off the coast from here. They had loaner binoculars and fixed binoculars. You can watch the birds float above, and nest on the rocks.One of my favorite parts was watching the waves crash on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wendymcel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a crystal clear day, so view from the lighthouse park was gorgeous! Love the efforts to keep this maintained.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EmptyNest0603
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a cute lighthouse but the real highlight is the wildlife. Managed by the fish and wildlife service, but they do accept the same interagency pass as does the national park service. Here in late feb, whales everywhere. Love that they have a junior ranger...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SeattleDoc2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

National park, helpful people, fantastic scenery, wildlife. All things I enjoy so I loved it. Plan on going back a couple of more time during my visit to the island.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Georgia87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to check out the birds and whales!! The old Lighthouse is wonderful, and had great history!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank xoft
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the day before the big storm hit the islands, but the winds were already picking up & was quite brutal. In spite of that, there was much beauty all around. I had hoped to spend more time there viewing the ocean & possibly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank westtravelers2019
Reviewed 9 February 2019

Wave action. Whales. Lighthouse. Beautiful point off of Kilauea. A great stop and one not to be missed.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank seetheworld010
Reviewed 2 February 2019

Second visit here and it was raining this time. This was still an amazing place despite the rain and wind! Saw whales and albatross. The view is spectacular rain or shine! Mother nature at its best! Don't forget your senior park pass for free admission...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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