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Address: Kapiolani Rd, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
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Natural pool carved into a lava shelf, the size of several large swimming...

Natural pool carved into a lava shelf, the size of several large swimming pools.

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Great stop and short hike to coast

Short and relatively easy hike for active people. Tidal pool is fun for kids though swim w turtles off the rocky coast is best left to young adults with little to lose. Turtles... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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New York City, New York, Usa
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New York City, New York, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Short and relatively easy hike for active people. Tidal pool is fun for kids though swim w turtles off the rocky coast is best left to young adults with little to lose. Turtles by the dozen there to greet you. Gorgeous views. Parking is a wait but try early in the morn. Best not to hike it after a big... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is awesome. The trail down was a lot muddier the first half of the trail than last year. Just be careful and take your time down. The views are beautiful and the water is great. The second pool and third little pool are the ones to swim in. Its in a subdivision so the parking sucks there is... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We made the journey down and it's a slippery 10 minute hike. There was kids and elderly people doing it so while slippery it was being completed by people of all ages. There was people swimming in the pool and in another area but the ocean swimming is probably not for everyone. There was a bunch of sea turtles in... More 

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West Hartford, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed the views and sighs at Queen's Bath. The pools are amazing and there are relaxing ones to go in and a crazy one to just watch (though we did see people in it, some having some scary trouble trying to get out). My wife was less than thrilled by it, mostly given its a pain to get... More 

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Thank Joseph M
Yorba Linda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the muddy hike down to the Bath. The views are beautiful along the coast and it's fun to watch the people jump into the surf. My advice: don't do it!

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Thank brookerenae
Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun hike down to shore. Be careful of waves, but beautiful location. Small parking at, but walkable from Wyndham and St Regis.

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Thank harrryboiler
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A very small hike down to the baths were you can peak out over the edge and see enormous sea turtles in the water. Do not go swimming as it's extremely dangerous. The currents can slam you into the rocks and drag you out into the ocean. If you stay out of the water, it's quite magical.

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Thank aeh91190
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful spot and worth the sketchy, 10 min trek up & down the impromptu "trail" through mud, roots & rocks, but I would not recommend swimming in it. It is heralded as one of the most dangerous places on the island and there actually is a sign tallying the number of people who have died here. However... More 

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Thank Steven V
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed within walking distance of Queens Bath, so after our 1st visit and trying to get a parking place (there is room for about 10 cars), we just walked each time we went. This is not a place for young children, elderly, or people that have ANY issues with back or knee problems. There is a wicked hike down... More 

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Thank Patrick O
Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not for everyone. Went there after 2 days of rain so trail was really muddy and slippery. Limited parking so be prepared to wait or park at the golf course and walk .5 mile or so. It's not a long hike down but can be very dangerous if not careful. The view at the end of the hike is just... More 

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