Daniel K. Inouye Kīlauea Point Lighthouse Tours

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For over 100 years, the Kīlauea Point Lighthouse has been a beacon for the island of Kaua‘i and the community of Kīlauea. Guiding ships safely and standing tall as a link between the islands past, present and future.


Information and requirements for Lighthouse tours: Tours are offered Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. pending availability of staff or volunteers. 

  • Participants may sign up for a tour no earlier than one hour in advance.
  • All participants must be present to sign up and receive their ticket.
  • Tour involves walking up steep and narrow steps, and it can be quite warm at the top. If you have health difficulties, this tour may not be for you.
  • Children must be at least 44 inches tall and accompanied by an adult. No infants allowed.
  • Backpacks, tripods, or other large items are not allowed inside the lighthouse and must be stored in your vehicle.
  • Shoes must be removed before entering the lighthouse. Protective booties will be provided, if participants do not want to remove shoes.
  • Lighthouse tours will go as far as the Watch Room.