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Ohe'o Gulch

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Haleakala National Park, Maui, HI
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Haleakala National Park, Maui, HI
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Reviewed 9 August 2014

If you drive all the way to Hana you must keep going to Oheo Gulch. We were there on a Sunday in August and the pools were clear and not overly crowded. The lower pool where you can swim can get some people but the...More

1  Thank ktjnemo
Reviewed 6 August 2014

... and back. We took a day for this trip and could have taken longer. We were unable to take a dip in the pools due to high water. Next time we will stay in Hana over night and take two days!!!

Thank Mac S
Reviewed 5 August 2014

So the Seven Sacred Pools name was a marketing ploy by a hotel owner years ago, but the name has stuck as well. And I can see why, this is a beautiful place to end your road to hana adventure! Its a short easy hike...More

Thank travelreimagined_jen
Reviewed 2 August 2014

The pools at the Ohe'o Gulch are beautiful! Definitely a cool and refreshing end to a long and beautiful journey on the Road to Hana. Do not pass up the opportunity to get in the water! But definitely DO wear water shoes, or even flip...More

1  Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 31 July 2014

I was looking forward to taking a swim in the Ohe’o Gulch. Unfortunately, the pools were closed that day. The park ranger told let me know this before I paid my $10 parking fee, which I appreciated. I found out it had been raining on...More

2  Thank Mark L
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Our first trip to Maui was back in 2010 and the pools at Ohe'o Gulch were the highlight of my trip. But things have changed. The water seems stagnant and dirty and is infested with people. Many of the amazing detours along the Pipiwai trail...More

Thank jc209
Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

I was really excited to see Ohe'o gulch and swim in the seven sacred pools. Not quite what I imagined it would be. It had rained for three days before we got there and the pools looked dirty and brown. Also they were closed. Would...More

1  Thank Kcooperr
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Did the pipi..falls hike, then did a swing by the pools. Both are accessible from same parking lot. After you go through Hana, you end up here. One parking lot...lots of overflow. You go one way for the 2 hour falls hike, then swap shoes...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 23 July 2014

We were very unimpressed by the Ohe'o Gulch. There were dozens of cliff divers jumping off the rocks, which the park warms against over and over again. We saw a couple of near-misses just in the brief time that we were there. I wish Wailua...More

Thank scottzee
Reviewed 22 July 2014

If you are in Hawaii go to Maui and see these heavenly pools. It is very fresh swimming in the pools, sitting around gazing at the scenery. One of the wonders in the world

1  Thank Earibal
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Elise A
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Response from fremme | Reviewed this property |
You can camp at the campground which is free.
28 June 2016|
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Response from fremme | Reviewed this property |
We were camping at the campground so fairly early in the morning. Maybe 10am or so.