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

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You get some amazing views here, you will sweat a bit but it is totally worth it and if you head to the waterfall make sure to jump in because the water is ice cold and one of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

You get some amazing views here, you will sweat a bit but it is totally worth it and if you head to the waterfall make sure to jump in because the water is ice cold and one of the most refreshing things you could do at the mid-way point of the hike.

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North Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

My husband and I both agreed that this was the highlight of our trip to Kauai. We hiked up to Hanakāpī'ai falls for a round trip total of 8 miles and let me just say, this hike has it all! Breath taking views, a beautiful beach, lush green forest to hike through, and a gorgeous water fall to take a... More 

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Smithtown
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This incredible trail is a great way to feel like a native Hawaiian as you traverse over a trail that was made centuries ago. The destination is worth the walk, but be prepared - it is a hilly, twisty and sometimes slippery trail. Wear good hiking shoes, grab a walking stick at the beginning of the trail and a couple... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Plan on 1 hour per mile if you're someone who stops to enjoy the scenery around you. We did the 8 mile round trip to the waterfall stopping at the beach along the way for an hour. Trail had been closed due to flash flood and landslide on and off for the week so make sure you check the website... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This was an amazing hiking trail along the coast. You really have to be prepared with good shoes, water, and snacks if you plan to do this. There are various distances that you can go. To go all the way the to secluded waterfall, plan on all day- 8 hours. You can go as far as time allows, just be... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The Kalalau trail is a majestic hike. You will be in awe of the sights. This hike is difficult. Bring tons of water. Start very early in the day. It is hot, wet, and muddy. The hike to Hanakapi'ai Falls is very difficult, but worth all the sweat. The falls are gorgeous. This hike is not to be missed.

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Highland Village, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

If you are visiting Kauai for the first time and are currently planning your method of seeing the coast, I do highly recommend this trail. Just remember that you are immersed in it's beauty when you are on the trail... I hope that you also get to view it by air or by sea so that you can see the... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Hiked four miles to the waterfall and back. Not an easy hike but well worth the time and effort. So many beautiful views of the coast and the waterfall is beautiful as well. We swam under the waterfall and had a blast. Go early before the heat of afternoon hits as the trail is a bit strenuous and parking spaces... More 

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Armonk, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Hike is not for amateurs ... But was soo much fun. The views and the laughs were great, as were all the nice people we met along the way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My 12 year old daughter and I hiked the falls, laughed, and swam in the pool and into the fall itself. On the way back we were blessed with an amazing sunset.

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Address: Kauai, HI
Phone Number: 808-587-0400
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai

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