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Address: Ainako Road, Eastern End, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
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Vintage Biplane Tour of Kauai
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Watch those cliff divers!

Located next to Hyatt, local beach with stunning views of the cliff divers who are brave enough to jump! Fun spot to visit!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located next to Hyatt, local beach with stunning views of the cliff divers who are brave enough to jump! Fun spot to visit!

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Castro Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful beach. Great to watch the locals boogie board. A bit treacherous for malahini. Right next to the Grand Hyatt.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shipwreck Beach is absolutely gorgeous! It also has restrooms which is an added bonus.. We enjoyed spending some time there.

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Waco, Tx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the beaches we visited more than once while on Kauai in March. The other side of the island beaches were rough because of winter weather patterns and rain. The cliffs and hiking them nearby make this a two for one kind of setting. There's not a lot of parking but there are restrooms at the entrance.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hike starts at this beach along coastal cliffs. Go early before it gets too hot and be careful when approaching cliff edges as many of them are undercut and potentially dangerous. Nice little beach area as well and we had no problem finding parking space. Not sure it is good for swimming or snorkelling.

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Wanaque, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach was so beautiful! I wasn't expecting such turquoise water in Hawaii. The water was a little rough so we walked to Poipu beach. If you walk up the path by the cliff there is a great hike and breathtaking views on the other side. Don't pass it up.

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Regina, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In behind the Hyatt hotel. Poor parking but once you find it the beach is good. Lots of space for everyone. A nearby hiking trail, nice view from a rock cliff. Our family enjoyed it. A family friend was married on this beach.

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La Jolla, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very picturesque beach but only good for very strong swimmers even when surf isn't "up". Not recommended for children.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really nice beach that always seemed to have something going on to keep my attention. Lots of wave action.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited shipwreck beach a couple of times during our vacation. Great place if you like to boogie board or body surf! Saw some people cliff diving. Very pretty spot!

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