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Address: Kauai, HI
Phone Number: +1 808-587-0400
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Kauai's hiking trail along the Na Pali coast.

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Superb trail and views

This was my second time on this trail. The weather was much better than 2 years ago. It is worth waiting for a sunny day. Don't go too early in the morning because the fog will... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my second time on this trail. The weather was much better than 2 years ago. It is worth waiting for a sunny day. Don't go too early in the morning because the fog will hide the views but parking will be a problem if you arrive too late after 8am. The views are just fantastic but the trail... More 

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Highland MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The whole area on the North Shore is awesome. This trail is not for everyone. It is tough but for those that can make even part of the hike, it is worth it. I think we made about 3 miles into the trail before we turned back.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The views on this hike are breathtakingly beautiful. I grew up hiking and my hubby doesn't love it, but it was an easy enough hike for both of us. We only did the first 2 miles to the beach and then the extra 2 miles to the falls, but WOW! It was so gorgeous. Even though it ended up being... More 

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Oliver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the main hike we wanted to do when visiting Kauai. We were well prepared for the mud conditions and rock scrambling, river crossings and rain forest atmosphere. What we were not prepared for was the amazing site and time spent at the falls. We left at 800 am from the trail head and returned by 230pm. Truly an... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I just completed a tour of Kauai, Japan, and the national parks in the American Southwest, and Kalalau was the most impressive activity of the multi-week trip. We got permits and went past the two mile mark to see both waterfalls - 18 miles in all. Took us from dawn until just after dark. Stunning views, and sightings of wild... More 

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Thank christin m
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's an easy not too difficult hike. Approx 6hours one way. Start early to enjoy kalalau beach. It's a must do in kauai

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just finished the hike with my boyfriend this morning. It's by no means a walk in the park especially with the trail being muddy and slippery after a rain last night and again during our hike. But it all adds to the experience. Tips: - Go early. We got there around 6 am and it was still dark so we... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was without a doubt, MY FAVORITE day on Kauai. Arriving at 8:30am, parking was easy, but I imagine it would be difficult if you arrive any later. Even with a bit of overcast, the views along this trail were absolutely breath taking. It was a bit challenging in certain areas (going across rocky, running water, slippery rocks and some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Completely worth the hike with mud or no mud. Don't slip off the trail though.... The beach at the end is great and you have the option to hike another two miles to the falls. A yes to see the coast!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've visited on Kauai six times and we've hiked to Hanakapi'ai Beach of Kalalau Trail six times. If you're hiking in the afternoon and coming back to trailhead around sunset time you'll see beautiful golden Na Pali Coastline!

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