We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Oak Island Lighthouse

300A Caswell Beach Rd, Oak Island, NC 28465-8443
910-278-5471
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Great view and information

My family and I really enjoyed the 1 hour tour of the lighthouse. The volunteers were very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dyverdad
,
Fairfax, Virginia
Double up with Old Baldy

It is a lighthouse with very limited hours. Check the website. Out goal is to see all 7 NC... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ditzymudgirl
,
High Point, North Carolina
via mobile
Read all 187 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 14:00
LOCATION
300A Caswell Beach Rd, Oak Island, NC 28465-8443
CONTACT
Website
910-278-5471
Write a Review
Reviews (187)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

My family and I really enjoyed the 1 hour tour of the lighthouse. The volunteers were very knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. The view is spectacular, and the climb is quite "doable." We will definitely come back on our next trip to Caswell Beach!

Thank Dyverdad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a lighthouse with very limited hours. Check the website. Out goal is to see all 7 NC lighthouses, so we knocked out Old Baldy and this one. Could be more. . . but it is a good photo op. Plan to do this...More

Thank ditzymudgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

We climbed this lighthouse this morning at 9:30. It was very hot inside but worth it for the breeze and the view at the top. I am 51 and in average physical condition: the climb was not too bad. I am afraid of heights so...More

Thank Librarianwithkids
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great experience. The view from the top is wonderful. But what is better is listening to the volunteer guides talk about the lighthouse. You need to reserve a tour in advance. You can learn more at their website, which you can find...More

Thank Sprtsgy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just visited Oak Island for work and drove by the Oak Island Lighthouse while looking for my destination. This Lighthouse is operated by the U.S. Coast Guard and not open to the public like most Lighthouses along the shore. While most of the famous...More

Thank pparrothead
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a lighthouse climber or not afraid of heights this a great adventure and not open every day

Thank kvsmith22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Oak Island lighthouse for the first time on July 6th. Although you are able to climb to the top, you must schedule a tour to do so and we were not really up for that. The lighthouse is still operational and is a...More

Thank rcjones7664
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this lighthouse. It's the first one we were in that had navy ship ladder to get to top. The view and breeze from top are absolutely worth every step to the top. My son is afraid of heights and he made it to...More

Thank Tina z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was one of the more difficult lighthouse climbs but well worth it. It was a beautiful view from the top!

Thank Jody K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was out doing some sightseeing one day and came across the lighthouse. It is very interesting to read all about the history of the lighthouse.

Thank Cynthia G
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Mr. P's Bistro
474 reviews
3.43 km away
Delphina Coastal Cuisine
138 reviews
3.71 km away
Mojo's on the Harbor
306 reviews
3.72 km away
The Provision Company
1,045 reviews
2.84 km away
Nearby Attractions
Oak Island Golf Club
24 reviews
3.22 km away
Southport Pier and RIverwalk
272 reviews
3.13 km away
North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport
243 reviews
3.24 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
ccrider47
2 October 2016|
Answer
Response from Charlie G | Reviewed this property |
it is closed in October for maintenance work.
0
Votes
ccrider47
2 October 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from gary t | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay....this is also the info I have gotten
0
Votes