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Oak Island Lighthouse

300A Caswell Beach Rd, Oak Island, NC 28465-8443
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Not much to do there but the volunteers very nice

Very cool to see, but just not much to do there. Must be >8 to climb up, so we just kind of looked... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Raleigh, North Carolina
Great view and information

My family and I really enjoyed the 1 hour tour of the lighthouse. The volunteers were very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Fairfax, Virginia
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300A Caswell Beach Rd, Oak Island, NC 28465-8443
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Reviewed yesterday

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 see but just...More

Thank nickisee
Reviewed 6 days ago

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 definitely come back on our next trip to Caswell Beach!

Thank Dyverdad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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 do this...More

Thank ditzymudgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We climbed this lighthouse this morning at 9:30. It was very hot inside but worth it for the breeze and the view at the top. I am 51 and in average physical condition: the climb was not too bad. I am afraid of heights so...More

Thank Librarianwithkids
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great experience. The view from the top is wonderful. But what is better is listening to the volunteer guides talk about the lighthouse. You need to reserve a tour in advance. You can learn more at their website, which you can find...More

Thank Sprtsgy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just visited Oak Island for work and drove by the Oak Island Lighthouse while looking for my destination. This Lighthouse is operated by the U.S. Coast Guard and not open to the public like most Lighthouses along the shore. While most of the famous...More

Thank pparrothead
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a lighthouse climber or not afraid of heights this a great adventure and not open every day

Thank kvsmith22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Oak Island lighthouse for the first time on July 6th. Although you are able to climb to the top, you must schedule a tour to do so and we were not really up for that. The lighthouse is still operational and is a...More

Thank rcjones7664
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this lighthouse. It's the first one we were in that had navy ship ladder to get to top. The view and breeze from top are absolutely worth every step to the top. My son is afraid of heights and he made it to...More

Thank Tina z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was one of the more difficult lighthouse climbs but well worth it. It was a beautiful view from the top!

Thank Jody K
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1 October 2016|
Response from Charlie G | Reviewed this property |
it is closed in October for maintenance work.
1 October 2016|
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Response from gary t | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay....this is also the info I have gotten