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Pali Coast

Address: North Shore, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748
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Ranked #1 of 17 Attractions in Kaunakakai
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Owner description: 14-mile coastline has the world's highest seacliffs.
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Blue Mounds, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Google Walter Naki and reserve a Moloka'i Pali coast boat ride and fishing trip - (the water was too high the day we went, but he will also show you how snorkeling is done, on a calmer day - he is the best around all-hawai'i) The cliffs are staggering, the waterfalls blow you away. Walter is the man. Do it.

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Rainier, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Looking up at the sea cliffs from just above sea level at Kalawao was wonderful. Crashing waves, rainbows and the threat of rain - perfect!

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Oahu, Hawaii
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

the drive was so slow paced and wonderful. this is the sunday drive! take it slow great little churches to check out the coast line was so beautiful! check it out.

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Vancouver, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
39 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Excellent views good road fun drive. Winding along the coastal highway one can make many stops for photos. Take a picnic lunch with you to fully enjoy the drive and the views. Hawaii at its best

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New York
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150 reviews 150 reviews
87 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

As others reviewers write, this is an awesome view and incredible wonder of nature. Probably more people know about 'pali' (Hawai'ian term for sea cliffs) from the movies shot on Kaua'i, such as Jurassic Park, and filmed from the air - often the best or only way. Tiny Moloka'i is said to have the world's tallest sea cliffs. It's very... More

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Glendive, Montana
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136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

The northern side of Molokai has the highest ocean cliffs in the world. Some as high as 4,000 feet. The views from the outlook are incredible.....breathtaking. Beautiful.

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Kaunakakai, Hawaii, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

cruised the North Shore on a friend's boat. No other humans around! Not one boat. Only saw us and the majestic natural creations.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

My wife and I rode out some abandoned roads off of 480 and got spectacular view to the east and the west. I would give you more detail, but nothing was marked. We just headed west toward the end of 480 and kept making rights (north) toward to beach/cliffs. One of the roads took us past tons of abandoned cars... More

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Carson City, Nevada
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

The pali along the North Coast of the Island of Molokai are the tallest sea cliffs in the world. Some of them tower as high as 4,000 above sea level, intertwined with deep beautiful valleys and highlighted by numerous waterfalls, one of them, Papalauea, has a 1200-foot cascade. The lighhouse marking the Kalaupapa Peninsula was the brightest in the world,... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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291 reviews 291 reviews
63 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

We saw this coast from an air tour and from a ground tour. Awesome views. Coming from the Virginia Atlantic coast where the land meets the sea at sea level, this was amazingly different. Beautiful!

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