Canaveral Lighthouse Tours provides weekly tours to the Lighthouse and Air Force Station. Always check out our calendar for special dates, usual standard tour dates are Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Call us if you need a specific date, custom and private tours are available for additional dates, contact us for scheduling.
Pickup and parking is at Port Canaveral Exploration Tower. Free admission to the tower is included in ticket. Tower is open from 10am to 5pm.
Length of tour is approximately 3 1/2 hours
A stop at the lighthouse is approximately 1 hour and a Lighthouse docent provides a guided tour. The first 5 floors of the lighthouse are available for touring as well as the museum, gift store and grounds surrounding lighthouse, weather permitting.
We visit historic spaceflight complexes, including launch complex 14, the site of Mercury missions, the first manned orbital flights. Launch pad 34, the launch site of the Saturn launch vehicles and Apollo launches. As well as photo opportunities of space program monuments and memorials. Views of current launch complexes and programs that are our next step into space, the moon and mars. Visit to museum of Spaceflight History with artifacts and exhibits of Air Force launch vehicles and programs.
Views throughout the tour route include historic cemetery of early settlers, wildlife on vast surroundings of the cape and operational hangers and complexes supporting space exploration.
Minimum height of 48″ tall is required to climb lighthouse. You must wear closed toed shoes that have a heel support, no flip flops, no slider/slip-on shoes (including athletic slip on shoes), no high heels.
Guests are not allowed to bring luggage, suitcases or over-sized backpacks on tour. Cameras and camera bags are allowed.
Tours require 2 day advance reservation for security clearance. Foreign visitors require 4 days advance reservation. Personal identification must be provided at booking or within 24 hrs of booking to reserve seats. A hold harmless agreement must be signed on day of tour for access onto AF Station. (click here to view form)
Cancellations made in advance 6 days or earlier receive 100% refund, 5 to 3 days in advance 50% refund. No refunds or reschedules for cancellations made later than 2 days prior to tour.