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Oak Island Lighthouse, Oak Island

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  • Very cool to see, but just not much to do there. Must be >8 to climb up, so we just kind of looked at it and left. Limited parking. The boardwalk across the street gives a good view of this. Neat to s...  more »
  • 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 defin...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
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  • Easy to get to by land. Was a nice visit and interesting lighthouse due to construction. It can be entered into without appointment most days, however, a climb to the top must be scheduled and I would suggest appropriate footwear as it is ladders to top, not stairs as is usual.
  • I visited Oak Island during non business hours, and did not view the inside. With that said, the tower and surrounding facilities were well kept and inviting, encouraging a second trip in the future... (and confirming business hours)
  • The volunteers are all very friendly and informative. Views from the top are amazing! You just can't show up and expect to climb though; have to request at least 2 weeks in advance.
  • Really interesting and nice volunteers. No charge, but depends on donations for upkeep.
  • I hated it! april fools! hah hah hah !

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