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Address: Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 8007700326
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A scenic area of waterfalls and thousand foot cliffs.

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View is Excellent

We didn't go down to the beach, but saw the view. Really beautiful. Not on par with the Na Pali Coast, but similar. Definitely worth the drive out.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Matt S
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Bensenville, Illinois
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Bensenville, Illinois
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36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We didn't go down to the beach, but saw the view. Really beautiful. Not on par with the Na Pali Coast, but similar. Definitely worth the drive out.

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Ringgold, Georgia
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261 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty view from overlook, but must have 4 wheel drive to go down to floor. It is a little out of the way. We had time to go, but if you are short on time find something else.

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San Francisco, California
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The scenery was absolutely beautiful. If you have a 4x4, you can drive down further from where the parking lot is. Looking down at the valley, one can see the black sand beach.

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Port Aransas, Texas
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291 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took awhile to get to because we kept stopping for pictures; this place is beautiful. So peaceful and nature at it's best. We loved to talk to the other visitors from near and far. Only one of us hiked to the bottom (a 2 mile walk?) But my friend and I stayed at the top and just took in the... More 

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Pasadena
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40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't just stay at the lookout! Get your four wheel drive vehicle ready and take the hair-raisingly steep and treacherous drive down into the valley. This place feels like a magical oasis that only you know about. With big green mountain cliffs on either side of the soft sand beach, waterfalls on each side, and a gorgeous hiking trail, this... More 

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Waimea, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the drive. Stop in Honokaa. The view of Waipi'o Valley is gorgeous. It has been used in many movies. You can hike down to the valley but it is very steep. Can also take a 4 wheel drive tour

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The valley is really nice and the hike down a good workout. The beach at the end of the road is nice as well.

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Rostock, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful valley surrounded by towering cliffs. For lazy tourists I recommend just staying at the viewpoint. Even if you have a 4x4 jeep. The chalenge is to walk down and back up. It is fun, exhausting but fun. The beach itself is jus a bit over the average. Black sands and big waves. Just be mindful of your knees on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Be sure to park your car on the street and not the overlook parking lot. Bring a bottle of water and a comfortable pair of shoes. The road on the bottom of the cliff could be very wet and muddy. It is worth walking down the cliff (be careful as the road is narrow and some 4WD cars will be... More 

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1 Thank KAW46135
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Looking for the best beach on the big island? This is it, but you have to work for it! The hike down to Waipi'o is easy enough. It is a bit of a distance, but the pay off of the beautiful black sand beach next to the bluest ocean you've ever seen are worth it. Plan to spend sometime on... More 

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