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The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is now opening for climbing!

For today only, the lighthouse is offering FREE climbs! Free tickets will be avilable on a first come, first served basis and can only be obtained in person on the day of at the lighthouse. 

Stop by the light station on your next visit to Hatteras Island and experience the amazing view from the top of the lighthouse. Climbing the historic Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is a unique experience. The climb is self-paced and provides views from the tallest brick lighthouse in North America.

The lighthouse will be open for climbing seasong through Monday, October 14th - Daily from 9am - 4:30pm. Tickets are required. 

Climbing tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for senior citizens (62 or older), children (11 and under, and at least 42" tall), and the disabled. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis and can only be purchased in-person at the site the day of the climb. There are no advance ticket sales for regular climbs.

Ticket sales begin at 9:00 am and climbs begin at 9 am, running every 10 minutes with a limit of 30 visitors per climb. Ticket sales close at 4:30 pm. Ticket holders should arrive at the base of the lighthouse five minutes prior to their ticketed climb time.