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Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

#1 of 28 things to do in Kilauea Features Animals
Lighthouse Road, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
+1 808-828-1413
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“sea birds” (56 reviews)
“bird watching” (28 reviews)
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Lighthouse Road, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
+1 808-828-1413
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for bird watching Great Frigate birds, blue footed boobies, in winter months great views of whales! Nice gift shop with many gift options. Bring binoculars for better viewing.

Thank Eileen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent place to see wildlife and a beautiful view of the sea and island. It is only $5 per person to enter which is a small amount to help protect and maintain the wildlife refuge. Without that this place would probably not...More

Thank HBM85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the walk out on Kilauea Point, surrounded by beautiful sea cliffs and surf crashing on the rocks is very pretty and, unless you are from Hawaii, you get to see a lot of birds you will never see at home.

Thank D_PN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped on our way to stay in Princeville. It was a lovely view but there are many lovely views in Hawaii! I would not make a special trip here

Thank KPDandCo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When driving along the north shore of Kauai, Kilauea Point is just a few minutes off of the main road (Hwy 56). Or walk from the town of Kilauea (20 minutes). Many visitors stop at a turn-around with a railing overlooking a bay with steep...More

Thank Cliff C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was not much to see or do here. Interesting history. Views are not as good as elsewhere on the island. We killed some time here but not really much to see. the town itself had some nice shops and restaurants though.

Thank sckmommd50
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

If you were a bird this would be paradise found. The birds were plentiful that they appeared to be dozens of white flowers in the trees on the rocky cliffs surrounding the lighthouse. Peaceful and beautiful - good for a stop during operating hours which...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Worth every penny! You will be up-close and personal with many different kinds of sea birds. There were also Nene walking around. Great views of tropic birds, frigate birds, and many others I didn't know. They were also nesting just over the railing and you...More

Thank Jarsteve
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Had a pleasant visit to the lighthouse and really enjoyed the views of the coast and the rookeries through our binoculars.

Thank Bernbag
Reviewed 9 July 2017

First thing we saw was a chain link fence filled with passion fruit flowers. Saw shear waters and tropic birds with their long central tail cover the cliffs and cove. Love those frigate birds swallowing other birds vomit when they make them throw up. Always...More

Thank tiredandtravelled
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28 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.
21 May 2015|
Response from Peter H |
Sure does. I actually bought my pass there when I turned 61.