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Address: Kaiolohia Bay, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763

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Short walk to interesting view

Alright, there's a lot of confusing directions on how to actually see the shipwreck, but here's the details (skip to number 3 on how to get to the first views of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Superhot C
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San Francisco, California
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Waimea, Hawaii
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This location is the northwest of the Lanai ... it looks like the wind blows a lot there. It was windy to the point that we were getting sand blasted. Worse yet, the beach is full of debris.

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Thank troybrost
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My Husband and I got lots of advice, and it was all pretty realistic, before going. Then when we got nearer, a local gave us more up to date advice about whether the road was passible in our jeep, it was. Soooo, go when it's dry, take a 4X4, and enjoy the journey. The actual beach has a problem with... More 

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Thank Crystal W
Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Theis was to be a white sand beach and a shipwreck. The beach is very small and there was a lot of trash around. There was an interesting shipwreck off the beach. Because of the remote location and evidence of alcohol bottles and trash we didn't feel comfortable taking the path towards the petroglyphs.

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Thank Luv2travel601
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Alright, there's a lot of confusing directions on how to actually see the shipwreck, but here's the details (skip to number 3 on how to get to the first views of the shipwreck): (1) the beach itself isn't a beach to lay in the sand and get your tan on. I can see why many ppl think it's dirty but... More 

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Thank Superhot C
United States
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97 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It isn't easy getting here! It's a rough drive over a rutted track suitable only for 4WD vehicles, followed by a long walk. Sure, there's a shipwreck offshore, but there are far nicer beaches in Hawaii.

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Thank CrossgarDown
Newport Beach, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Interesting beach. The day we were there it was very windy so it was really fun watching the windsurfer and the kite surfers flying along.

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Thank plumeria54
Napa Valley, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

also the gateway to the petroglyphs. road can be sandy--only four wheel drive. Very windy and interesting view of the scuttled and stuck shipwreck. good picture point, but a long way across for this.

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Thank Bret J
Reno, Nevada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Four wheel jeep to get to this location. Interesting but nothing too special, spend the day at the beach at the Four Seasons is a better choice

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

An adventure but to a dirty beach . The waters looked dangerous, dark and murky. The beach was strewn with garbage. Plus it took a long while to get to on pot holed muddy dirt roads.

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Thank yolanda r
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Kind of fun. Decent -- but short -- hike. The ship wreck is hard to get to. Some interesting local history.

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