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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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Muddy and slick but we'll worth it.

Took our 5 and 7 yr old down the trail. Very slick and you will be filthy so bring a towel to sit on in the car and maybe even water to wash your hands. It's well worth the views... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Trevor H
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Bismarck ND
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Bismarck ND
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took our 5 and 7 yr old down the trail. Very slick and you will be filthy so bring a towel to sit on in the car and maybe even water to wash your hands. It's well worth the views, amazing to see, just don't get to close some of the waves come up really high. Don't miss this awesome... More 

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Chugiak, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful spot if you can get down the path to the Secret Beach. The water is a wonderful blue color.

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Oregon Coast, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Queens bath hike is lovely but the bottom near the rocks can be quite dangerous…Our group elected to stay close to the trail since the high tides have been known to have sneaker waves which can pull people out to the ocean unexpectedly.There is a lovely waterfall on the hike down and great views from the trail.

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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad we made the hike to Queens Bath. The waterfall was beautiful. You are hiking in a tropical rainforest. Can be very slippery getting there but so worth it. The views are gorgeous and the waves don't disappoint.

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Allen, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of our first hikes in the area due to it's Easy rating, and we wanted to see how our two boys (10 and 12) would do. Due to the recent rains, the path was extremely muddy. We didn't mind the mud as we had the proper shoes, but a walking stick was a huge help. Views are... More 

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Smyrna, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning. Don't over estimate the power of the ocean. Be safe, wear sneakers for climbing rocks, not flip flops

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Thank Jennifer M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn't prepared for this muddy trail so I wore flipflops. I recommend hiking shoes you don't mind getting wet and dirty. Every step is slippery and many people (including myself) were falling be careful! Not safe for kids! We didn't see the bath because the waves were too high but the view was spectacular! Definitely a must see!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was muddy and slippery but was a good hike to a beautiful natural ocean tide pool. Tides are rough in winter but still beautiful!

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Kauai, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because the hike is short and begins in a resort area, I thinks it's a crime to not see it if you are in the area. This activity can be completed in half an hour. Very important to have a walking stick for balance as it is extremely slick and muddy and steep. On my trip down I saw two... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here expecting a gorgeous swimming spot. Didn't even think to check the tides, oops. Anyway, when tides are high or water is rough, there is lots of beautiful waves crashing against the rocky shore but no bath to swim in. The trek down is muddy and slick so wear appropriate waterproof shoes.

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