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Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Kilauea

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#1 of 13 in Historic Sites in Kauai
Lighthouse Wildlife Area
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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  • There are great views in every direction once you hike down to the lighthouse: out to sea and a close by island, the cliffs to the right awash with birds, and the mountains in back of you. Informative...  more »
  • Do not miss this great place for birds, whales and The open ocean. The crashing surf against the rocks is unforgettable. A national park pass will get you in for free. Nice binoculars are available in...  more »
  • The view from the bluffs back towards the island gives you a wonderful perspective of the mountains down to the white sand beaches. The variety and amount of sea-birds is amazing to see. The volunteer...  more »

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