Dragon's Teeth

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Dragon's Teeth
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Points of Interest & Landmarks • Geologic Formations
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Shutterbug444
Southwest39 contributions
Sep 2019
I happened to visit on a day with a lot of off and on rain and the surf was really splashing on the rocks, so I got pretty wet. There weren't many people around, probably due to the weather, so I felt like I had the whole area to myself. The scenery here is so rugged, raw and unbelievably beautiful. My main suggestion would be to wear good hiking shoes with a good, grippy sole. When the rocks get wet, they are pretty slippery
Written August 17, 2020
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Previa1994
Chicago, IL5,469 contributions
Jan 2020
Dragons Teeth is a geologically unusual place to visit on the west shore of Maui. Amazing to see the rocks jutting out against the ocean in a row of what look like dragons teeth. The white waters splashing over the teeth from the lashing waves look like froth on the teeth! It is short walk from the parking lot to get to the Dragons Teeth area. Be careful, especially if the waves are big. A short walk further up on the plateau is a Labyrinth where one can walk in and out in a pretty short time. It is well maintained by volunteers.

Dragons Teeth is an exciting stop on the west shore of Maui (north of Lahaina).
Written February 24, 2020
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Mark S
Corrales, NM3,637 contributions
Feb 2022
This little hike is a MUST! Parking available most times. Don't be turned back by several keep out signs to the sides, just follow the path along the north side of the golf course down to the point. Be very careful as the ground is very rough and wear sturdy shoes. So much to see from views of Molokai to the tide pools teeming with little fish, crabs and crustaceans. Really cool pools that rise and fall up to ten feet as the waves come in and out. Watch for whales, Monk Seals and Eagle rays too!
Written April 6, 2022
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Sally T
Albuquerque, NM5,044 contributions
Sep 2021
Dragon's Teeth is a unique lava flow that was influenced by high waves as the ancient lava flow hit the ocean. The wave energy at the time of the flowing lava was strong enough to curl up the edges of the lava before it cooled leaving these unique giant tooth-like structures. intriguing views at the edges and watching lapping waves above the blue ocean with sea breeze blowing through our hair. We were amazed to see sea urchins fossils shelled creatures and small fishes in the tide pools on the lava rocks. A large circle of stones just north of Dragon’s Teeth is a prayer labyrinth and it was interesting to watch visitors walking on it. It's a must when you are visiting Maui and you will be blown away with the scenic views.
Written October 15, 2021
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chowso
Gloucester, UK1,172 contributions
Jun 2022 • Couples
The walk is easy at the beginning, from the car park down to the end of the golf course. It’s very rocky after that so no good for flip flops or anyone who can’t walk on uneven ground.

It’s a nice little walk - not very long but with fab views of the beaches on either side, and the rock formations are cool. Parking can be an issue, there are two free car parks close together but neither are big. Worth arriving early for parking and to escape the heat there’s no shade)
Written June 6, 2022
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Laura L
Hudson, NH994 contributions
Oct 2021 • Couples
Nice walk along the ocean on the lava to a peninsula…saw turtles swimming RIGHT near the edge. We actually walked this whole area as it was super cool. Jumped the rocks into the ocean on the left side of the peninsula. A FAVORITE thing on this Hawaii adventure. Just be careful climbing back up the rocks if you jump. The water was CLEAR and very very deep. Saw a couple locals diving in w/no issues. ♥️♥️♥️
Written October 11, 2021
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Tricia B
Wisconsin340 contributions
Dec 2019 • Family
After parking in the lot off Office Road, you will follow a path along the right side of the golf course. The rugged rock formations of "Dragon's Teeth" (aka Makaluapuna Point) are like no other. Keep in mind that these "teeth" formed when the force of the wind pushed against the cooling lava so it will likely be breezy. Do not wear sandals as the terrain is rough. Keep walking to reach Kapalua Labyrinth and a wave gouged inlet. Definaltely worth a stop!
Written February 29, 2020
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GeneralShamu
New York City, NY768 contributions
Apr 2021
Remarkable rock formation that is an easy walk, not hike, from the parking lot allocated for this. Note there is limited parking but it seems the car turnover rate is high so if you don't find something immediately, it should free up pretty quickly.

Total times takes about an hour or so. No shade cover really. There is a garbage bin by the parking lot. No restrooms. 1 liter of water / per person sufficient.
Written May 5, 2021
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SunshineWonderland
Massachusetts385 contributions
Sep 2021 • Friends
We walked with my 81 and 84 year old parents. I read reviews saying to wear sneakers, etc. I didn’t pack sneakers, and had flip flops on, and it was an easy breezy walk out.

You do step on and over rocks, but go slow, and no issues.
Parking is easy, and the turnover of spots is fast.

We spent about an hour total, and it was just enough. No shade, but the ocean breeze and mist was refreshing.
Written September 23, 2021
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megklee30
Appleton, WI264 contributions
Oct 2019
A fairly easy walk from the small parking lot nearby or from DT Flemming Beach. Starts along a pretty golf course and you eventually get out onto this crazy edge of rock along the water. Very aptly named dragon's teeth. Some of the best views of the west coast. Cool little labyrinth out there as well. Would be a nice place to watch the sunset to the south west.
Written January 21, 2020
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