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All reviews lava fields wild goats parking lot spinner dolphins tide pools great hiking unique view great place to hike bring water porta potty natural area makena road ahihi kinau narrow road sturdy shoes bit challenging parking area
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and great variety of terrain, beach, plant and animal life and ocean scenes. There are blow holes, beautiful sand and lots of lava rock. Watch for the wild black goats! Go early because it can get VERY hot, take lots of water, wear a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank S3056YMsusanm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our first choice for snorkeling on Maui, and my wife is a native here. Some mornings the spinner dolphins are out in the bay leaping about. But every morning the west end of the bay has amazing fish and beautiful colors. It is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank cheeley2017
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

On our last day in Maui my family trekked it over to La Perouse Bay and to our surprise what awaited us under the sea was tons of coral and sea life. My son and I found ourselves swimming in schools of fish and even...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank medeam2016
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

We hiked past the bay, to the light on the point. The trail was well defined, but we didn't realize we had actually past the bay until we got to the light. It was a day of high surf so we didn't get in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alice C
Reviewed October 1, 2018

A great hiking spot! Go early in the morning to avoid the heat of the sun. Wandering through lava flows and past cultural sights was super cool!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NadiaShm
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

One of the highlights of our trip. The trail has a lot of elevation changes but only a couple of spots that are “challenging”. Wear tennis shoes as the lava rock and gravel would suck to walk in in sandals. It is hot so make...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank shawntildawn
Reviewed September 25, 2018

You have to want to find this spot but when you do you will be rewarded with a beautiful location that harkens back to old Hawaii.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BAppelt1
Reviewed August 31, 2018

On our last day in Maui, my wife and I drove through to La Purouse Bay. Seeing one of the last lava flows on Maui was interesting as were the black goats. I found the drive to the very end of the road a bit...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Grant F
Reviewed July 17, 2018

If you want a great snorkeling experience, take the morning trip with Blue Water Rafting. I think the boat is 28’ aluminum with pontoon sides, high speed. Kids 8 and above will love this.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Steve Z
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We decided this time to just keep walking and we were rewarded with beautiful sights. This is a morning type hike and wear proper shoes if you plan to hike to the lighthouse.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank gregfrazier66
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August 12, 2018|
Response from S3056YMsusanm |
Yes, sadly.
July 9, 2018|
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Typically 7 am