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Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Kilauea
Categories: Lighthouses, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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. See Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge and all Kilauea has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kilauea family vacation planner.
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We came for the view and were surprised by the interpretive centre nature of the park. Truly worth the drive and the time.
This was our second time visiting Kilauea Point. I was amazed at how many Nene geese were walking around this time. We also saw two pairs of Nene flying.. which I had never seen. There were many diffe... read more »
Always very heartwarming to see heritage preserved and wildlife protected. Enjoyed as always. A regular stop in Kauai
Even thought you have to pay Avery small fee I think this is a great place for the family if you are visiting or even a local. This place is also an amazing place to for photographers to take pictures with the beautiful views.
Beautiful spot, rough water, nice lighthouse. Where we bought our "golden age" pass! Go every year we visit the island. Great to see the seabirds.
Very pretty views from the light house. Good chance you get to see whales. The lighthouse tour takes an hour, a lot of it is talk which bored us a little. I'd say skip the tour and walk around more.
This is a fun for the whole family. The kids love running around the open grass area. It has awesome view of the coastline and to watch the rare flying birds.
Very nice. Short walk and a nice view of some really rare birds.
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