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Koke'e Mountains

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Address: Waimea, Kauai, HI

Mountains on Kauai that offer many hiking trails.

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End of the Road.

Spectacular views of the Kalahau Valley from above. Go to the end of the road on route 550. You will find Pu'uokila Lookout. There is limited parking but it turns over quickly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Steve P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spectacular views of the Kalahau Valley from above. Go to the end of the road on route 550. You will find Pu'uokila Lookout. There is limited parking but it turns over quickly. Route 550 is must do drive-about.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can I say...the view doesn't get any better than this. If I lived here I'd never get any work done. This view is from the top of the canyon drive. Mile marker 18 & 19 have phenomenal lookouts for this Valley...I love it here.

Thank radctmriguy
Haslett, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will need to drive all the way to the end of route 550 in Waimea Canyon (18 miles of cross back mountain road from the base) to get to this scenic overlook. However, once you get there, it's worth the time (and the drive offers up some of the most spectacular views in the world - both heading up... More 

Thank Jeff S
kansas city
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I have walked into these revines. I have observed the cliffs, beaches and archs from the sea. I have walked the trails from both ends. Every view is magical.

Thank epirotiki
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Definitely worth continuing on from the Waimea Canoyn lookout all the way to ocean and the stunning Kalalau Lookout.

Thank GandTagain
Pearl City, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Breathtaking views. you can only appreciate it when you are right there standing in awe. pictures do not do any justice. we love Kokee. I've been here many times throughout my life. I take my children here to hike also, like my parents did for us. Must visit! Must hike! if cannot hike for physical reasons, at least go to... More 

Thank lara965
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Gorgeous views and really amazing. Take the time to do this trip. You will not regret it. My entire family enjoyed their time here.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Stopped by the Kalalau Lookout and the view was pretty until the clouds rolled in. This part of Kauai is unfortunately susceptible to rain as one of the rainiest spots in the world is close by. Still worth a trip here to try your luck. While checking the forecasts, noticed it tends to rain more in the afternoon. Do bring... More 

Thank Anthony H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

There are a number of overlooks and trails that allow hikers and just plain car bound tourists to see the wonderful North Coast from the west end of the island. The Canyon is spread out before you in majestic beauty

Thank bilewis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Keep going beyond the Waimea Canyon overlook, and the Kokee Lodge, to the Kalalau overlook for a wonderful view of the Kalalau valley. The road is curvy and narrow but the view is extraordinary. The overlook has restrooms. Lovely, impressive.

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