Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

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5 expert recommendations


Fodor's Tick Choice

A beacon for sea traffic since it was built in 1913... a national wildlife refuge, where thousands of seabirds soar on the trade winds. Full review →


Frommer's 34

A 200-acre headland habitat—the only wildlife refuge open to the public—that includes cliffs, two rocky wave-lashed bays, and a tiny islet. Full review →

The primary draw for many of the refuge’s half-million visitors is the Kilauea Point Lighthouse.

Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Home to some of Hawaii's endangered wildlife, this refuge also has sweeping views. Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

Red-footed booby birds, soaring frigates, spouting humpback whales, basking monk seals and frolicking spinner dolphins are just some of the wildlife your family may see. Full review →



Bird watching at its finest. Take this opportunity to view red-footed boobies, Laysan albatrosses, wedge-tailed shearwaters, and other seabirds in their natural habitat. Full review →

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