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Address: Koke'e Road, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96752
Phone Number: 808-274-3344
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"The Grand Canyon of the Pacific," Waimea Canyon is 10 miles long...

"The Grand Canyon of the Pacific," Waimea Canyon is 10 miles long and 3,600 feet deep.

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Kauai Waimea Canyon and Wailua River

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3rd times a charm...

This was our 3rd visit to the canyon over a 23 year span, but this span never gets tired as a fantastic view. Worth the trip, but be sure to take the first, lesser traveled, road... read more

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was our 3rd visit to the canyon over a 23 year span, but this span never gets tired as a fantastic view. Worth the trip, but be sure to take the first, lesser traveled, road up, and the main road down.

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Hockessin, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Traveling by pickup truck to the trailhead, we had a great hike to the edge of the canyon and were treated to exhilarating views while enjoying a picnic lunch we packed in.

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Chantilly, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must do while in Kauai!!! :) impressive and a beautiful drive. Some crowds... Go early or later. The Grand Canyon of the pacific. :)

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Indian Wells, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One, if not the best, place to visit on Kauai !! The sights are amazing, both over the huge canyon, waterfalls, etc but when you get to the end of the 20 mile road, you get spectacular views from the Pu'u O Kila outlook down to the Na Pali coast area. There are numerous hiking trails from moderate to strenuous.... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The whole park has the kind of raw beauty that’s simply picture-perfect, it can lure you into abandoning any other plans you had for the day. It boasts rugged cliffs in brilliant hues of red, green, brown, and orange. Waterfalls. The natural java plum, monkeypod, and native wiliwili trees ad a touch to the whole experience. Just make sure NOT... More 

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took about 50 minutes from Poipu but definitely worth the drive up. Spectacular overlook of the canyon with amazing colors and waterfalls.

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Snohomish, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The drive up along one side of Waimea Canyon is wonderful. There are several overlooks along the way, each with a different spectacular vantage point. The road culminates with a view down the other (North) side of the island, down to the Napali Coast. What a great natural feature! Make sure you take a stop at the cute little Koke'e... More 

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Wellington, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took a drive with the family to see the "grand canyon" of Hawaii! Well worth the drive. It was only about 40 minutes from the Hyatt and we stopped at Da Crack on the way back. You should do both.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A couple of top tips...firstly ignore the sign (driving west) that says canyon road in three miles time and take the first right up in to the canyon. You get much better views. Secondly, don't just stop at the first major look out you get to. There are four so keep going all the way to the top, even passed... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spectacular scenery, get to the end of the road for the views of the coat ( and hikes), then come back and hike the canyon to the falls

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