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“Breathtaking views” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Waimea Canyon

Waimea Canyon
Koke'e Road, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96752
808-274-3344
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Ranked #1 of 18 things to do in Waimea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Driving, Hiking
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Owner description: "The Grand Canyon of the Pacific," Waimea Canyon is 10 miles long and 3,600 feet deep.
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“Breathtaking views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The canyon is amazing and beautiful. A must-see for nature enthusiasts. Lots of hiking possibilities. You'll need a car. And be sure to bring a rain poncho, it rains a lot in this area.

Visited August 2012
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“spectacular!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

this is a must see. The drivealone from Lihue was just beatiful and as you drive up this long winding road the views are breathtaking.. Be sure to drive al the way to the top to Kokee state Park.

Visited October 2012
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“Beautiful drive!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

We spent half a day driving up Waimea Canyon. There were three beautiful lookouts! I wish we had planned for more time to take in some of the outstanding hikes available. We will do so on our next trip!

Visited October 2012
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“Drive Waimea - Cool and Cool!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

The drive up Waimea canyon is twisty, turny, and worth the effort. From the red clay to the pine trees, and standing in a cloud there is no better way to escape the heat and see the canyon.

Visited October 2012
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“Grand views!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

The "Grand Canyon of the Pacific" is the perfect nickname. The views are incredible. The desert colors that changed with the different levels are so beautiful. Definitely a must on your visit it Kauai!

Visited June 2012
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