Port Isabel Lighthouse

Historic Port Isabel Lighthouse.

The historic Port Isabel Lighthouse is open to the public, weather permitting*. Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Summer 2022 Hours: Daily, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., May 26 – September 6). Last ticket sold 30 minutes before closing. Tickets may be purchased at the Lighthouse or the Keeper’s Cottage. Credit or debit card only. (*The Lighthouse closes during wet weather events for safety purposes. On high wind days, the upper catwalk may be closed for safety).

Tours of the Lighthouse are self-guided. Groups of ten or more may request an orientation at the base of the Lighthouse or in the Visitor Center.

The park at the Lighthouse is open to the public. The Keeper’s Cottage Visitors Center/Chamber of Commerce is open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 3 – 5 p.m.

 The Port Isabel Historical Lighthouse is a Texas Historical Commission State Historic Site.

TICKETS: Ticket prices are $5.00 (adults); $4.00 (seniors 55+); $3.00 (children4 – 12 yrs.) Purchase tickets at the Keeper’s Cottage Visitor Center or at the Lighthouse.

• Children must be 38” tall to tour the lighthouse. A child may not be carried by an adult.
• Hand sanitizer will be available at the Lighthouse and all guests are advised to sanitize their hands before and after the tour.

LIGHTHOUSE PARK: Open to the public.

KEEPER’S COTTAGE VISITOR CENTER: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (956) 943-2262.

HOLIDAY LIGHTHOUSE & VISITOR CENTER CLOSURES: Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day.

  • From the top of the Port Isabel Lighthouse. Carmen Alaniz.


The Port Isabel Lighthouse is a
Texas Historical Commission
State Historical Site.