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All reviews shipwreck beach golf course easy hike great hike dirt road bring water a small parking lot every corner waves crashing horse stables worth the effort heritage trail ocean view beautiful area hyatt fossils coast
You will see these cliffs if you take the Mahaulepu Heritage Trail from Shipwreck beach. We didn't go down to sea level but that's where the fossils are supposed to be. Either way, the scenery is stunning and we saw humpback whales breaching offshore.
Park at Shipwreck, numerous trails all leading to same place. We took the trail closest to the ocean and was rewarded with at least 30 whales playing in the water. Luckily we had binoculars. Cliffs are amazing!
We really enjoy this hike-you can go a long way or turn around at any point. There are quite a few exposed areas so it can get really hot. But if you go a long way, past the walk along the golf course, you can...More
A nice hike that gets treacherous the farther in you go. The lithified cliffs are sand and slowly being eroded by wind, water, and people walking on them. If you are interested in geology and erosion it is a terrific place to observe these taking...More
I pick Hawaii as a vacation spot for it's tropical beauty and this destination did not disappoint! It's a 2 mile hike in an undeveloped part of Poipu. I'm 60 years old and had no problem walking up to the cliffs. The trails were in...More
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Yes, absolutely. It is more an area to explore than a linear path. You could go as long or short as they are up for but there are rocks to climb, and inlets with sleeping seals. Like everything with younger kids, it’s not... More
Yes, absolutely. It is more an area to explore than a linear path. You could go as long or short as they are up for but there are rocks to climb, and inlets with sleeping seals. Like everything with younger kids, it’s not the same hike you’d take on your own but very enjoyable.