Academic Fee Waiver
NPS Image, Drew Grice
National Park Service regulations allow schools and other bona fide educational institutions to receive entrance fee waivers for visits conducted for educational or scientific purposes related to the resources of the area.
There are no entrance fees for Cape Lookout National Seashore. However, the park is offering fee waivers for lighthouse climbs (ferry transportation fees still apply) to school groups that meet the following criteria:
Ticket fees will also be waived for 1 chaperone (18 years old or older) for every 9 qualifying students.
Please note: Climbers must meet all the safety requirements for climbing the lighthouse outlined on the Climb the Cape Lookout Lighthouse webpage.
Application Process1) Make A Reservation
2) Submit the Application Packet
3) Submit a Payment (if applicable)
Did You Know?
If you keep your eyes on the water, you may catch a glimpse of whales’ tails (shown here), dolphins playing in the water, or sea turtles popping up for a breath of air. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...