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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad we drove up to this lookout! It’s definitely worth the trip & there are gorgeous views all along the way! Plenty of parking at this lookout. Don’t waste your time at the ‘unmarked’ lookouts. The official ones, like this one, are the best!...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I figure if you are already in the area to hike the Canyon Trail, take a few minutes to drive up the road first for the Kalalau Lookout. Easy parking, easy access, and incredible views.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a drive that seems to keep going and going...but you need to go to the top. WOW is this an amazing overlook. The view is so beautiful it could be a green-screen. It looks like a screensaver, except you can feel the breeze, smell...More

Thank Dowling8889
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we drove to the Kalalau on a beautiful day, but the best was that we stopped at a very famouus Kauaian Festival which is celebrated to honour Queen Lilli's presence. Many hundreds of people most Hawaian from all Islands were there and see the beautiful...More

Thank wode47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must-see in Kauai if you visit Waimea Canyon Drive - do stop at the lookout - great photo op! If it's cloudy hang around for ten minutes and watch how quickly the clouds/mist move in and out. You'll likely get a few clear shots...More

Thank AndChe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Kalalau Lookout provided the best views anywhere on the island, with the least amount of effort. If, like us, you couldn't bring yourself to spend $150+ per person for a boat cruise/helicopter ride of the Na Pali coast, this is your only real chance...More

1  Thank AndrewK508
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This view looks down the Kalalau Valley from the top of Waimea Canyou, but it is only the second best view. The Best view is the one at the end of the road Puu o Kila lookout looks down the center of the valley. This...More

1  Thank csarchibald
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

The hike on this lookout is not advertised! Walk to the left behind the green fence and you are on your way! It takes about an hour each way and the view are breathtaking! Don’t worry about the fog because it fades away at the...More

1  Thank Kevin K
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Stunning views out across the valleys. Plenty of parking and well worth a visit. The scenery is amazing. Can also walk some trails from here.

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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

You have to see this - we’ve been coming every year for 20 years and we still do it every year. You can just get out and look if you aren’t healthy enough to hike - or you can hike the ridge for constantly changing...More

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Response from Sandrinelle | Reviewed this property |
hi! i dont think, it s very easy to access with a car:-)
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