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Address: Kaiolohia Bay, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763

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Odd, but serene

So shipwreck beach is just that. There's a ship wrecked not far from shore. Kinda eerie to see. The beach is nice and the water was extremely calm and clear while we were there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Rockwood, Canada
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Want to take along walk on a beach, just sit in the sun or take pictures? This is the place to be. If you adventure inland some you can find original petroglyphs that are stunning. A very Spiritual place to sit and contemplate.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Its a long way to drive for a photo op of a rusted out ship. The beach itself is junky, and I don't mean from things washing on shore like is mentioned. It's trashy from litter. If we ever go to Lanai again, this won't be on our to-do list.

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Makawao, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Shipwreck is not for everyone. If you crave open space, peaceful surroundings and amazing views - Shipwreck is the place for you. However, if you are not into the great outdoors, and the sun and wind (sometimes rain) that comes with it, stay topside! There are turtles galore in the near shore waters, and during their season here, whales can... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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55 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

So shipwreck beach is just that. There's a ship wrecked not far from shore. Kinda eerie to see. The beach is nice and the water was extremely calm and clear while we were there. I mean really, really calm with the water barely making any waves or impact on the shore. We could see a turtle off shore bobbing around.... More 

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Layton
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The drive to the beach was very bumpy because it was unpaved and at times dusty. There was supposed to be some petroglyphs that unfortunately we missed along the way.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

If you like to explore you like adventure this is worth a trip ! However take good shoes food water plenty gas in the tank for there are no amenities for miles wear proper clothing it gets extremely windy💨 The ship is very interesting but is further away than it appears you could walk up to five hours to get... More 

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haiku
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

If you like being on a beach with nobody around ..serenity to the max..this place is for you. With a very nice view of the shipwreck..hence the name..you will enjoy this long stretch of beach..perfect to relax..for a picnic or a swim.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The beach itself isn't much to speak of, though it was cool to see the ship further out. Makes you wonder about what happened and how it ended up there.

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Connecticut
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41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

From the other side of Lanai - shipwreck beach is small but worth a trip!! You'll do better with a 4 wheel drive and park before you reach the soft sand.

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Scotts Valley, California
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

If you don't mind a bumpy 4WD road and a short hike thru boulders and mesquite, the petroglyphs are worth seeing. They are a little hard to find as you have to follow the rock cairns. I lost the trail coming back but it is hard to get lost as you can follow the beach back to your origin.

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Address: Kaiolohia Bay, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Lanai  >  Lanai City

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