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

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Very hard to get to except by 4W drive

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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San Diego
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71 reviews 71 reviews
33 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

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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34 reviews 34 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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Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Easy to get to (with a Jeep). It's a bit of a walk from the parking area to the shipwreck itself. Unique setting though. Worth seeing.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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82 reviews 82 reviews
30 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Rough roads and very isolated, but worth the trip. We went around 9am and seen no one. Seen the rock carvings and lots of junk on beach to look through.

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Houston
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The beach was minimal but the hike that was near the shipwrecked beach was great. Short and good for beginners. The weather was awesome and views were spectacular. Highly recommend!!

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Maui, Hawaii
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My husband and I have visited Lanai City once before but when my cousin and her husband came to Maui to visit us we decided we wanted to show them something a little different that all the typical beaches on Maui. We took the ferry over from Maui and rented a 4WD jeep (It is a necessity) from Dollar Rent... More 

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Union, New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The beach is littered with trash and debris from the water. Not a safe swimming beach. OK view of Molokai and interesting to see an old rusting ship. Good for a secluded beach walk, we did not see a single other person in the 2 hours we were there. Tide pools along beach hold some cool fish and you may... More 

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San Francisco, California
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118 reviews 118 reviews
38 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We had always heard of this beach on Maui but never knew were it actually was. Its out ot the way but relatively easy to find and well marked. Keep walking when you get to the sandy part of the road, the beach itself is more rocks than sand but an easy walk.

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