Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Kilauea

4.6
#1 of 13 in Historic Sites in Kauai
Enjoy views of the Pacific Ocean, an historical lighthouse, and a diverse bird sanctuary when you visit Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge. Gaze at residents such as red-footed boobies, tropicbirds, Laysan albatross, great frigatebirds, and nene, and try to spot humpback whales and Hawaiian monk seals in the ocean. To learn about the historical significance of the lighthouse, and the wildlife that resides on the refuge, read informative displays at the visitor center and speak to staff there. There is also a small museum and volunteer center where you can educate yourself further. Take a look at our Kilauea trip planning website to schedule your visit to Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • October 2, 2017
    This isn't a full day or even a half day visit by any means but for $5 you can't go wrong for a 30 minute look at the lighthouse. The view is beautiful and you will see some birds nesting if you visit...  more »
  • October 1, 2017
    Beautiful view in front of you. Beautiful beaches are visible. And can be seen near birds in Earth burrows.
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  • October 1, 2017
    This refuge was an amazing place to see seabirds - White-tailed and Red-tailed Tropic birds, Red-footed Booby, Nene, and others. The scenery and the lighthouse are beautiful sights.  more »

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