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Highway 30, Between Mile Marker 38 And 39, Maui, HI
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We were skeptical that this attraction would turn out to be more hype than substance, but no! The blowhole is actually such an amazing phenomenon - the water does indeed spout out at regular intervals, and with such force! it's wonderful to spend some time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank IndianBirder
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a very short hike down to the blowhole - approximately 10 mins. It is a little steep, so we didn’t take our one year old all the way down. But there are plenty of very easy-to-get-to spots along the way where you can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank aco688
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wear your hiking shoes! To get a great view, and some memorable photos, you are hiking down a very rocky path. The blowhole is mesmerizing, and the views of the rocks and Pacific Ocean are magnificent. It’s a little out of the way, bit so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brsexton1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn’t know what to expect. Just saw it mentioned on the map. At first, we just looked from the parking lot which was fun but then we walked down and were so glad we did. We are older but in good shape. It was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Janet112015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderul scenic drive. A bit treacherous decent but not too strenuous. My sister’s 75th birthday is the reason for the trip and she says the flight to Maui was more exhausting than climbing to the blowhole!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far one of the biggest surprises. After not being in Maui for 20+ years, we wanted to re-explore the island. Someone told us about the blowhole and how to find it so we ventured out! It is not the easiest to find...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ckb7063
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing natural water experience. Be prepared to hike up and down about a 400-500 foot rocky hill to get close to the blowhole. There is also the "heart hole" to the right of the blowhole. Many different angles and ledges for great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank buddyatl
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove a rental mini van for about 30 min of winding road off HWY 30. At time it was rugged but overall not too bad

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank annatZ7570DL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hiked to the blowhole from a small parking lot located around mile marker 38 off Hwy 30. We hiked an old Jeep path which led to lava rock formations. We kind of winged it and found the smaller blowhole before finding Nakalele. It was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hiked to the blowhole from Acid War Zone Trail. It's a rugged hike but absolutely beautiful. The blowhole is really cool to watch and we spent an hour just watching her fury.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Eric I
July 13, 2018|
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Response from sanddsheppard | Reviewed this property |
It’s not a difficult trail, however, it is rocky with a couple of big steps, depending on your route down. Take your time going down and you will be fine. It is muddy and slippery if raining.
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Nic H
June 14, 2017|
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Response from Albert J | Reviewed this property |
I was there in the middle of the day about 2:30 pm. It was very windy.later in the day the incoming wave get bigger and the blow hole burst are higher for sure. Try not to stay to close to the night time, If you are not a... More
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KristenC841
April 20, 2017|
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Yes, very easy.
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