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Camp Olowalu

800 Olowalu Village Road, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We stayed here for three nights. The campsites are clearly marked and some do have great views of the ocean. One of the few campsites with with showers and toilets. There is also a power outlet strip near the laundry. The campsites were nice and clean except for the dead trees everywhere. There are centipedes and scorpions everywhere so beware.

Thank Jacob H
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

This place is filed with Peoria smoking meth all night long! It's all you can smell and it's enough to make a billy goat puke! There are centipedes an scorpions everywhere once it's dark and you shine a light on the ground. The porta potties were full and terrible. The guy that works there is not friendly and the vibe... More 

1 Thank Jensinejean

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This place is busy! Probably a result of the limited camping options on this island. We found a spot about 20 paces to the ocean. Great place to watch the stars and awake to the sound of waves. It's a bit of a walk to the restrooms. Didn't try the showers, but they looked decent. The campsites were clean, though... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The campsites were adequate: dirt and sand to sent up a tent on, no fires allowed, ample garbage/recylcing cans, two private outdoor unheated showers and a row of portopottys. The cars droned on the highway until about 11:00, then then big trucks took over ending at a about 1:00 am. Only complaint would be the the sad state of the... More 

5 Thank nonskim
Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This camp area is gross, dirty, and sketchy. People are not friendly here and our friends got in a fight with some locals the next night because one of them drunkenly hit their car and tried to drive away, then he pushed the girl to the ground before others intervened. I would not recommend this place to camp. Camping is... More 

4 Thank JonnyB333
Pahoa, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Having never visited Maui, we were uncertain what to expect at this campground. We were pleasantly surprised. Over 50 camp sites, all different shapes and sizes, some with amazing views of the ocean. The campground is quiet, with the exception of the crowing roosters, who sometimes get confused about what time dawn is. The bathrooms are porta-potties, which are stinky... More 

1 Thank Erin G
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I emailed before my visit asking about visiting with a VW westy and was told there was no need to make reservations, there is plenty of room. What they failed to mention is that you are just getting a parking spot in the lot. Hell, I can park at Walmart for free if I just need a safe spot to... More 

Thank loisgriffin_ri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I shouldn't even write this, because I'm afraid the place will be full next time I go there. This campground is one of the only private campground on Maui. It is very well located, a few miles from Lahaina, in one the more dry area of the island. A very good launch pad for your daily exploration. It has many... More 

2 Thank baronetsky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We just got done doing a Kayak/snorkel tour and I can't begin to tell you what a great experience it was!! Not only was the tour guide incredible but we got to swim with (but not touch) turtles!! Kale was our guide and he was THE best. He explained the science behind the reefs, history and culture behind the island.... More 

Thank Shannon S
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It's been awhile since my first review. We stayed at Olowalu a few times in between, and unfortunately, the site kept getting a little more creepy each time we stayed. Domestic fights, things being stolen between full-timers, being woken up in the middle of the night by strange chemical-smelling smoke... So when we went this past January, I was a... More 

4 Thank KayClifton
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