First Sunday Public Tower Climb Tours

(Private Group Tours are also available. For more information, click Here.)

You are invited to climb the Wind Point Lighthouse on the First Sundays of June – October.  These 5 climbs will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Reservations are not required, but are suggested to secure your preferred time. 

Fees are:

Children 6-12                       $ 5.00The Climb

Anyone 13 and older           $10.00

Tower Climb Dates and Times for 2015:

June 7th                   9 a.m.; 10 a.m.; 11 a.m.; noon; 1 p.m.; 2 p.m.

July 5th                    9 a.m.; 10 a.m.; 11 a.m.; noon; 1 p.m.; 2 p.m.

August 2nd              9 a.m.; 10 a.m.; 11 a.m.; noon; 1 p.m.; 2 p.m.

September 6th          9 a.m.; 10 a.m.; 11 a.m.; noon; 1 p.m.; 2 p.m.

October 4th             9 a.m.; 10 a.m.; 11 a.m.; noon; 1 p.m.; 2 p.m.

Your Tower Climb begins with a 12-15 minute presentation on the history and purpose of the Wind Point Lighthouse, followed by the 15-20 minute climb to the top of the tower where you’ll find incredible views of the surrounding area and gardens, an opportunity to view our Memorial Brick Garden on the shore of Lake Michigan, the restored Fuel Building, and a visit to the Fog Horn Building Museum & Gift Shop.  Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the time scheduled for your climb.

BY SUBMITTING A REQUEST FOR A RESERVED DATE AND TIME TO CLIMB THE WIND POINT LIGHTHOUSE TOWER, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE BELOW TOWER CLIMB SAFETY RULES

Tower Climb Safety Rules:

  1. Due to safety and liability concerns, no children under age 6 are permitted to climb the tower.
  2. Study walking or tennis shoes must be worn; no flip-flops or high heels.
  3. You must be physically fit and able to climb 11 stories (144 steps).

To make a reservation for a public tower climb, send an email to WPLTours@gmail.com with the following information:

  • Your Name.
  • The number of children 6-12 years of age in your group.
  • The number of individuals 13 and over in your group.
  • The date and time you are requesting.
  • Your email address.

Upon confirmation of your requested date and time, a confirmation invoice will be sent to you for the required fees, payable through Paypal.  Instructions for submitting your payment through Paypal will be included in the confirmation email.

Reservations must be prepaid to guarantee your request.

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