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Waimea Canyon

Koke'e Road, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96752
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"The Grand Canyon of the Pacific," Waimea Canyon is 10 miles long and 3,600 feet deep.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“winding road” (107 reviews)
“hiking trails” (121 reviews)
“look outs” (65 reviews)
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Koke'e Road, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96752
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Reviewed yesterday

With the Na' Pali cliffs, tbis is the second natural wonder of Kauai. How is it possible on a 'small' island to have so many incredible landscapes ? The canyon with its green and orange - red colors is really impressive. All along the road...More

Thank gil40100
Reviewed yesterday

Our family has traveled all over the world, and this is one of the most incredible places we've been. Words don't do it justice. Drive to the top... go as far up/in as you can, get out, and go for a hike/walk. Bring a picnic...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was the first place we came after arriving on the island in the morning. We stopped at all the little stops and took pictures. There are some truly, stunning views and amazing it's on an island in Hawaii. You could see ton of helicopter...More

1  Thank dolittledigger
Reviewed 3 days ago

There are a lot of amazing, beautiful, jaw-dropping sights on Kauai, but for me, this was an almost spiritual experience! We were staying in Princeville, so we were up and away by 6am to beat the traffic, and also to make sure we were up...More

1  Thank TezBarneh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Easy for any tourist. Just drive to the lookout points and take in mother natures Grand Canyon of the pacific. It is like most things in Kauai... breathtaking. Well worth the short drive and it really is stunning. Do yourself a favor and make time...More

Thank Jason M
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Take the time and the water to check out the trails and views. Having taken the helicopter tour.... seeing it up close you truly appreciate what the rains and weather have carved out of this island

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stunning views. The drive up to the lookout was stunning enough. We got lucky on a beautiful clear day and could see it all.

Thank JWatt427
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Many people mistakenly take photos from the highway of the lowest parts ofthe canyon thinking they are seeing the whole thing. The best views are from the lookouts and pullouts going up to the top. At the top, if the weather cooperates you may be...More

Thank scubal0ver
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We decided to drive up the canyon to the lookout but not hike to any falls. The windy road was easy to drive and we were super pleasantly surprised to see a waterfall and stream flowing RIGHT NEXT TO THE ROAD. We were able to...More

1  Thank Blessedrn
Reviewed 4 days ago

As there are many reviews already, I will try to keep mine short. This is a great place to visit for all ages. You can do as little as just drive the roads and look out the windows at the INCREDIBLE views to as much...More

1  Thank Anthony O
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Gina G
June 16, 2017|
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Response from HouseFamilyTravel | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I'm the reviewer who mentioned the $5 app for a self-guided driving tour of Waimea Canyon. You can find it in the iTunes store or do a Google search on: Kauai Full Island GPS Driving Tours - Hawaii Audio Travel Guide... More
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Jellybean1960
April 23, 2017|
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Response from Dan D | Reviewed this property |
take the drive to the north shore and enter there to waimea and you won't get behind any tour buses they go in from the other side. 7-8 in the morning is a good time
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612holmes
April 14, 2017|
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Response from baltimoregirl07 | Reviewed this property |
Look at weather reports but it should be pleasant but may be a little cool.
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