Oak Island Lighthouse, Oak Island

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  • You have to book it in advance, because it is all volunteers that allow you to go to the top. They will climb with you. This is not a circular climb, so it is unusual and really neat. The view from on...  more »
  • The most beautiful lighthouse I have ever seen! And it’s working!!! It was decorated for Christmas. I could gaze at this lighthouse day and night!!!!! It was mesmerizing!  more »
  • By far one of the best Lighthouses in the State. Climb to the top and be Wowed by the spectacular views of the beach strand, Southport, Bald Head Isl;and and the Cape Fear river.  more »
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  • Very pretty area~ Tours are available but check the schedule as they're only available at specific times. Right across the road is a small walking area with information about the local Flora and fauna which was fun to discover and read~ This walkway exits onto the beach as well! A very charming lighthouse~
  • Oak Island Lighthouse and Fort Caswell are 2 great places to see. This area is rich in history. You can feel the history as you imagine what it was like when this was an active fort defending our coast so many years ago. Great place for kids to visit.
  • Not your typical lighthouse, as it's just a plain concrete one, but nice. Only disappointment is that you have to make reservations at least two weeks in advance if you want to climb up. Located in great area. Well kept.
  • Absolutely an amazing experience. I've been 3 times and the volunteer staff are great. If you haven't been this is a must for your bucket list. It is free but donations are strongly encouraged to meet it maintained.
  • It was awesome the brick mason. Who built it was a genius. It had a great view and the very top is accessible.
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