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Bodie Island Lighthouse

8210 Bodie Island Lighthouse Road, Nags Head, NC 27959
+1 252-441-5711
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An interesting and still important lighthouse that can be visited but not climbed. (NOTE: The lighthouse is currently under construction, and is expected to re-open in summer 2013, with the ability to be climbed for the first time)
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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8210 Bodie Island Lighthouse Road, Nags Head, NC 27959
+1 252-441-5711

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit. The lighthouse is picturesque and the march walkway with observation deck allows you to see from Ocean to Sound.

Thank Liz A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We weren't able to go the the top because of our time constraints. They were allowing people to walk up on one hour basis and we would have to wait 90 minutes. The wind was too strong to go to the top so we decided...More

Thank Davistravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Lighthouse is a must see! I really enjoyed our visit, the only thing I can say is arrive early if you want to climb to the top by the time we arrived the tickets were sold out for the day and that was a...More

Thank Holly B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is well worth visiting this lighthouse, especially if you can climb to the top and take in the views from 164 feet in the air! Be wary, though, about the climb. They tell you it's ten stories, and yes, there are ten staircases. But...More

Thank Welt_Bummler25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little attraction in the Outer Banks the beautiful lighthouse black and white standing out the middle of a field, just nice to see

Thank Eastcoast1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip up the lighthouse is available for a small charge. The grounds are well kept and the observation deck over the marsh is a good way to spend a couple of hours

Thank HPSGene
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to let the children run about fantastic sea.Lots of fun on the dunes.Walk the boardwalks all in just a great place.

Thank CSB1864
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately, due to the evacuation this was as far south as we could go. We did enjoy this site, be aware that you will probably have to wait if you want to climb the lighthouse.

Thank Woozster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place to stop and spend some time. A few years ago we stopped at the lighthouse but it was under repairs. They did a great job. The lighthouse looks great and the area around is well kept. You can tour the museum and pay...More

Thank toniawelsh311
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not go into the light house, but it was an option as long as you were under a certain weight and met their other criteria. There was a fee to do this and you had to follow very specific rules when going up....More

Thank easinpc
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Bianca S
28 July 2017|
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Response from prep33grl | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is height restrictions. So No...
21 March 2017|
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Response from NowOnOBX-KateInNJ52 | Reviewed this property |
Bodie Island Lighthouse opens for self-guided tours the 3rd Friday in April yearly. However, year-round you can still go and see this beautiful place! Only things unavailable off-season are bathrooms, gift shop and climbing... More
29 January 2017|
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Response from Eloy C | Reviewed this property |
think tours are off till March or April. call ahead