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Currituck Beach Lighthouse

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Currituck lighthouse

Beautiful piece of history ! We limbed to the top and the view of currituck sound was amazing. I... read more

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Currtick Lighthouse Corolla, NC

This is a beautiful lighthouse, you can pay to climb. It is privately owned. Anyone interested in... read more

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Used today to light the dark stretches of the southern coastline, this lighthouse was built in 1875 and today can be climbed by the spiral staircase that reaches up 150 feet.
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1101 Corolla Village Road, Corolla, NC 27927
+1 252-453-4939
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful piece of history ! We limbed to the top and the view of currituck sound was amazing. I recommend.

Thank Nomad783358
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful lighthouse, you can pay to climb. It is privately owned. Anyone interested in saving lighthouses, you need to go pay & climb. It's a gorgeous view / 360 degrees. A must see & please donate if you can, it goes to...More

Thank Betty Z
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great area of Corolla, whale head club, the Lighthouse etc. Great place to watch sunsets and take the kids crabbing

Thank Riki T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here and learned so much. After so many steps we finally got to the top, and the view is incredible! Would totally recommend spending a few hours walking around here.

Thank George G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The climb up was hot and sweaty, but worth the view at the top. It’s a unique light with interesting history, and amazing views. I pray the hurricane is kind to it so many can enjoy for years to come

Thank Lynn L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this adventure around noon on one of the hottest days of the year. The amount of stairs sounds daunting but the builders of the steps took that thought and created more than enough landings so you do not have to go all the...More

Thank Duaine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would absolutely recommend visiting this lighthouse. There are multiple landings along the way up the 220 steps to the top with historical information to read making it a really easy climb. We went up on a very clear day and had some beautiful views...More

Thank JennS12345
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Lighthouse and surround park which was comprised of the Whalehead Club, Historic Corolla Village and piers and it was impressive. There were many people crabbing and fishing off the piers along with people strolling about looking at all the sights. We were...More

Thank Hayvern
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been to the top several times over the years, I was determined to make it for the last time. Whoopee! 78 and I made it, thanks to the landings on the way up and the courteous visitors coming down who wait on the landings...More

1  Thank nickmac207
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the lighthouse. It was worth the money to climb to the top (it may seem like a lot to climb, but the view is well worth it!) Definitely walk to the top- it isn't hard, and the view is great.

Thank terry3124
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Emily S
25 July 2018|
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Response from Baron R | Reviewed this property |
In total about 10-20 minutes. It takes about 10 minutes to climb and the view from the top takes about 10 minutes depending upon how long you want to stay. It’s a self-guided tour. I would say 30 minutes maximum.
25 July 2017|
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Response from LisaP67123 | Reviewed this property |
They only accept cash or check. No credit or debit cards.
Penny T
1 April 2017|
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Response from rockbite | Reviewed this property |
Adults cost $10, however if you just want to go inside and take a photo looking up at the spiral stairway there is no cost.