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Address: Lolokai Road, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI

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Very Unusual Site.....

Got to see this right next to the Salt Pond Beach Park.... It was odd to see the spot where locals have mined salt for generations. It is not available for sale but some locals... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 7, 2014
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Cantrall, IL
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Hanapepe, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Its a perfect place to enjoy the sun and sunset take a nice suntan and enjoy that cool ocean saltwater nice place to snorkel Before u go there stop by the store grab u some lunch n Snacks and Don't forget that cold cold drinks n enjoy n relax in the sun Aloha

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Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Very convenient to stop by and spend the day. Great for picnics and a day relaxing at the beach. The salt ponds make it an even nicer stop.

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This is a sleeper surf fishing spot, frequented by locals. Take Lokokai Road, as though headed to ponds and park, then turn left on Kaalani Road, the small sand/dirt road before the park. Head toward the beach and go as far as you can. The best fishing is along the rocky outcroppings that lie to the left of the beach... More 

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Minnesota
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The salt ponds are quite a sacred area to the people of kauai. You can look, but do not touch! They mean it! Beautiful area to watch a sunset, plenty of parking at the beach area, and do be careful because there is a tent city there at times, nestled in the tree areas. Worth experiencing for sure!

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Hanapepe, Hawaii
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6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Living in Hanapepe, one of the highlights was going to Salt Pond Beach (I used to walk there) the beach is amazing and so interesting watching the sea salt processing. Ugh, I can't get enough of Kauai...

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Cantrall, IL
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Got to see this right next to the Salt Pond Beach Park.... It was odd to see the spot where locals have mined salt for generations. It is not available for sale but some locals will gift you some if you are lucky.. Some of it is higher in iron content

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Kapaa, Hawaii, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Historic and sacred Hawaii, that is what salt pond is about. The adjacent beach park is the place you'll spend most of your visit here I'd bet. Have a look, but don't touch...these drying pond are Kapu. Meaning, look but don't touch.

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Burnaby, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Good for swimming around. Waves are blocked by a reef barrier so not very wavy. Picnic table, showers and restrooms available as well

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Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Great place to bring something to ear, bring your dog, swim, play horseshoes, and swim. Best of all, the glorious sunset!

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Prineville, Oregon
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Interesting, but if you are on the island for less than two weeks I wouldn't recommend visiting the ponds. As there is so many other more amazing places to see.

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