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

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Cool ship

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
Chester K
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Layton
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

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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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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San Diego
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71 reviews 71 reviews
33 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This secluded beach is worth the drive, .... if you can drive there. The road was paved until you reach the beach area, and then for several miles was badly rutted and would be impossible by car. We had a 4WD jeep and could get past the many recent washouts from the heavy rains in Feb and early March. The... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

well, if you want to stay on the beach- its not a place for you :) its only for those who enjoy four wheel ( Jeep) driving and are eager to see other places then golf courts and museums, for people who enjoy wilderness.. Yes, its beautiful here, naked beauty of nature..While we were driving Jeep, we met there people,... More 

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Oregon
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This was a long drive in sand for a very average beach - we wished we had stayed at manele bay and spent our afternoon on the beach at our hotel rather than trekking out here.

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Minden, Nevada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Not much to see except for an old rusty shipwreck. We had to scramble over lava rock to get a good view. The last 1.5 miles over dirt road was challenging to say the least. There were some HUGE ruts. Later we heard that an easier way to get there was to park at the end of paved road and... More 

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