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Shipwreck Beach

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Address: Kaiolohia Bay, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
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Beach is good for snorkling

You see the shipwreck from a distance. The beach we went to (about 100 feet past the Shipwreck Beach marker/sign. It was calm and sandy, but also very close to coral, meaning... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2016
Internetuser2013
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San Luis Obispo, California
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Santiago, Chile
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A fabulous beach. Very windy. Great adventure to go in jeep with the kids. The view of the shipwreck is very novel.

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Thank Georges1407
Palm Springs, California, United States
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232 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is well worth the time and effort to get to Shipwreck Beach. You have great views of Maui and Molokai on the drive over to this side of Lanai. The beach is not the best, but you can have a great walk. Sometimes you can see turtles if you are lucky. The highlight is the rusting hulk of a... More 

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Thank Steve S
Friendswood, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

This is possibly our favorite time on the island. The drive was a haul, but if you take it slowly predawn it is so worth it. The sunrise over Maui was breathtaking and the nature in the areas was neat. Yes the beach has very slippery rock areas and a good bit of washed up debris, but it's one of... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Uneventful, there simply isn't much to see. There is alwasy a chance that we missed something?! But I'm glad we ventured out to take a look! The shipwreck is pretty cool looking we just were not able to get super close to really appreciate it.

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Thank sammieac
San Luis Obispo, California
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

You see the shipwreck from a distance. The beach we went to (about 100 feet past the Shipwreck Beach marker/sign. It was calm and sandy, but also very close to coral, meaning this was a good place to snorkel.

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Thank Internetuser2013
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I had seen pictures of the shipwreck on websites... in the map it doesn't look like a long drive, but it is. It's long and treacherous. After driving for a while, I saw the sign to Shipwreck Beach, so I was expecting a BEACH with SAND where we could sit and see the shipwreck and take some pictures, like the... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Enjoyed a trip to the beach where you can see both Maui and Molokai. Can be windy there. You will also see the hull of a shipwrecked ship out on the coral reef giving the beach an ominous feeling, and hence its name. Clouds often develop in the afternoons as well as the wind; blue skies more frequent I gather... More 

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Thank Charles R
Greeley, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

All restaurants were welcoming and the next one was better than the last. Was given great advice where and when to go. Most exciting trip to shipwreck beach. Woudn't trade the memories for anything. The cat sancturay was a visit to remember. Clean animals well cared for. (cared for in isolation, were the sick) emotional and wanting to adopt the... More 

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Thank Glenda E
knoxville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We enjoyed our jeep ride down to the beach road, but once the sand started getting loose we were afraid to go farther. It might be a great adventure for more intrepid drivers!

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Issaquah, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

You can see the shipwreck from a distance as you are driving down the long switchback hill (on a paved road). To get to the beach from the point where you can first see the ship in the distance takes maybe 40-45 minutes. If you are in Lanai for more than a day then you have plenty of time. If... More 

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