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Port Isabel Lighthouse

421 E Queen Isabella, Lighthouse Square, Port Isabel, TX 78578-2412
+1 956-943-7602
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Very nice lighthouse, but this was not one we were willing to pay to go upstairs. Guess the town... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2015
Jennifer V
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Breath Taking Views

I remember this lighthouse when I was a young boy 50 years ago. It is still amazing. The tour is... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2015
George A
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Austin, Texas
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You can see the entire South Padre Island from atop this historic lighthouse, first lit in 1853. A replica of the lighthouse keeper's cottage is on the grounds.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average23%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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421 E Queen Isabella, Lighthouse Square, Port Isabel, TX 78578-2412
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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Very nice lighthouse, but this was not one we were willing to pay to go upstairs. Guess the town has to make money anyway they can. Great view from the outside. Nice quick little stop to make.

Thank Jennifer V
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I remember this lighthouse when I was a young boy 50 years ago. It is still amazing. The tour is quite amazing and the view will give you a different perspective of Port Isabel and SPI.

Thank George A
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Just took pictures outside, we arrived in town to late to go inside. Got Some good pictures, view is so pretty from bridge.

Thank SafteyMan
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

At 4:55 was told by the keeper they closed at 5. She turned away 3 separate families. Arrived next day, our 5 year old determined to make the lighthouse climb. While waiting along with another family we had to bare witness to her interaction (with...More

Thank tkiffe
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We are stopped spending money for entrance fees at all trivial locations and this one we did not go to the top. Just no reason. Great on the ground for a photo opt and you can easily see the bay from the ground level so...More

Thank texaswillie
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Great views from the top. This lighthouse is nestled in the small town where restaurants and shops line the street.

Thank Peg C
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

It's smaller than you think. You walk up some very small, narrow steps and walk down again. It's too hot to linger, not a lot to see once you're up there. It makes a good photo prop, but that's it. I don't recommend spending the...More

Thank ItsQueenB
Reviewed 3 July 2015

I did not think I would be able to climb to the top, but we made it. It was a lot of fun and you could not beat the view. The stairs are very small and steep, so it is not for the faint of...More

Thank BuddiesMom28
Reviewed 2 July 2015

A great spot to stop on the way home from South Padre! We stopped for a brief visit after dinner and took some beautiful photos and enjoyed the small park.

Thank Paige_Michelle
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

Looked forward to visiting our first lighthouse during our visit to South Padre. Wasn't much to it just stairs to the top and a great view. Spent $5 for the family to go to the top and it was extremely hot. The balcony was being...More

Thank Robert N
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Marcelio H
How much per person?
9 January 2016|
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Response from Tammie P | Reviewed this property |
$3.00 each for Senior Citizens
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