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Address: Waimea, Kauai, HI
Description: Mountains on Kauai that offer many hiking trails.

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Well worth extra drive

Don't just visit the Canyon, take the extra drive to the end of the road. Watch out for drivers going too fast, especially on sections without centre markings. In some ways even... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Don't just visit the Canyon, take the extra drive to the end of the road. Watch out for drivers going too fast, especially on sections without centre markings. In some ways even more spectacular than the Canyon views. Great views looking down the valley even if you don't take the hike (which we were too tired to do in the... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This is a great place to take pictures and to see the mountains and the water. Again this place is out of the way so plan to dedicate at least a couple of hours to get there and see the sights.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Even if you don't take the hike, stops at the two viewpoints right off the road, is a must. We saw rainbows on the ocean under the grand setting of the Na Pali Mountains.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The Canyon trail its semi-strenuos it takes about 3 hours,wonderful views of the canyon are offered in this popular trail and the reward of swimming in freshwater pools

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Went on a great hike from the campground. It is not well marked but what a wonderful "jungle tour" including massive redwoods!! About a 4 mile hike

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Hilo, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

At the end of the road is this view. It was clear in the early morning. To get here, drive past the canyon lookout road and you will come here about 20 minutes later. Beautiful view!

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

So, I understand the climate changes in a matter of seconds on the island and that's what makes it unique. Unfortunately, when we visited it was a light rain, with clouds... But you can appreciate being on top of the mountain, feel the tranquility, watch the birds, and feel the breeze on your face... Awwwww

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Breathtaking views - cannot miss this when on Kauai'i!! Not much more to say than this! And yes, the weather changes in a split second.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

The views, its all about the views. Weather is unpredictable up here it rains and can clear up in a few moments and then the rainbows! If you want great pictures bring your tripod.

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West Springfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

loved being up in these mountains.. if i were to do it again I would have stopped at the visitor's center for maps and a little more information. That would be my best advise for future travelers

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Address: Waimea, Kauai, HI
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Waimea

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