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A beautiful, scenic spot overlooking Makapuu Peninsula.
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Kalaniana'ole Hwy, turnout above Makapu'u Beach, Oahu, HI 96795
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All reviews whale season rabbit island lighthouse trail see whales whales swimming great place to take pictures uphill hike views are amazing catch your breath sea life park body surfing don't forget your camera windward side parking is limited waimanalo beach other islands the pacific ocean
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Makapu’u Point is one of the best panoramic views you could find. The water is so magnificently blue, and mountains so flush with green, and the rocks providing a gorgeous contrast to it all, make for our most worthwhile side trip so far. The hike...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice location to hike, paved trail and family friendly. You can go down to tide pool but at your own discretion. Summer time is ok when the wave is calm Parking is a bit small, but fast turn around

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank M A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to see part of the Windward side of the Island as well as Rabbit Island. Not far from where Magnum PI's house is located and just above Sea Life Park.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank brb905
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one the best viewing spots in Oahu!. You can get to the top with a bit of effort but there are plenty of stopping points where you can catch your breath and see some beautiful scenery of the ocean. During the whale season...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bonnie B
Reviewed June 6, 2019

Wow so very Beautiful! The beach and all the breathtaking scenry, plenty of parking, and mongueese running around.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Linda E
Reviewed May 30, 2019

This is my very favorite spot on all of Hawaii and the globe as far as I've seen (and I've been to about 30 countries). Standing at Makapu'u takes your breath away. It's a vista like none other and it can never be erased from...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank MusingsOnTravel
Reviewed May 23, 2019

We drove past this view point and had to turn around but so glad we did as the views were amazing. Great place to take pictures and stretch your legs for a bit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 207rickih
Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

This place is so relaxing. I know it is a hike, but with so many areas to stop to enjoy the view one can’t even feel you are exercising. Just start the walk and enjoy...

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank orgulloboricua
Reviewed April 21, 2019

Beautiful local beach...that can be a bit dangerous when big surf rolls in...must be a strong swimmer otherwise lay on the beach

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank blowhole808
Reviewed April 21, 2019

I've done Diamond head crater many times but Makapu'u Point beats Diamond Head. It's free, not crowded and paved. This is a moderate 1 mile uphill hike/walk with great views the whole way. And it's not too crowded. You will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: April 2019
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