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Address: Kauai, HI
Phone Number: 808-587-0400
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Kauai's hiking trail along the Na Pali coast.

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amazing views, slippery trails

So far we have only made it as far as the beach- about 2.5 miles in. We keep coming back to finish the hike, but weather has closed the trail each time. This is an expensive... read more

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Encinitas, California
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Encinitas, California
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

So far we have only made it as far as the beach- about 2.5 miles in. We keep coming back to finish the hike, but weather has closed the trail each time. This is an expensive obsession!!! The views are spectacular and the rainbows unparalleled. One day I hope to post that we finished what we started!

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Auckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did the hike from the end of the road along to the first beach. Arrived at the carpark after lunch and had to park half a mile up the road. it was a fine day, but the trail can be very wet and slippery. By afternoon it was apparently a lot drier than in the morning. We saw people... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We hiked to the falls which is about 4 miles up. After you reach the beach at two miles you turn left and head up hill toward the falls for another two miles. It is slow going due to very slippery, muddy conditions. Our group did not have any very young or very old individuals. This hike was still difficult.... More 

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This hike is simply spectacular, and a must-do if you are able bodied. We hiked with two 65 year olds, two 35 year olds and two kids (8 and 11). One of the grandparents and the 8 year old make it about .75 miles only, then headed back to the beach. The rest of us hiked to the beach. It... More 

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Palmdale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stunning hike of moderate difficulty depending on conditions. A permit is needed to do all 11 miles but you can go out to the beach at the two mile point and the views along the way are great. If conditions are favourable head on up to the waterfall (another two miles) to be truly rewarded for your efforts. River crossing... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

That pretty much sums it up. It's 2 miles to the beach and when it rains it is very slippery. There are some great views, but I fell a couple times. And we decided not to make the extra 2 mile one-way trek to the waterfall. Not my favorite activity of the trip. And I normally enjoy hiking. Had it... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must do if you are on Kauai! We only went to the first beach and back (4 miles round trip), but we enjoyed it and the views are breathtaking. I will say that it had rained the few days before and most of the trail was mud and it made for a slow pace. Still worth it... More 

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denver, CO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took hike with my husband and 8 and 10 year old daughters. We did the section to the beach and back (4 mills round trip). I'd rate this section as moderate to strenuous but my kids did fine and had a blast. We spent an hour or so at beach before heading back. Bring lots of water and wear goods... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you do not have a permit to do the full 11 miles you can hike two miles in (and another two to a great waterfall) and then back out. The views are fantastic. The trail does not gain a lot of altitude but what it does gain comes fairly steeply. The trail is often wet and the Kauai mud... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time hiking this trail. We did the 8-mile round trip which spans from the trail-head to the waterfall and back. We are glad we did this activity (it was one of the top 3 activities that we did for the 14-days we were on the island (snorkeling at Tunnels Beach #1 and Helicopter Tour #2). There... More 

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