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Spitting Cave of Portlock

263 Reviews

Spitting Cave of Portlock

263 Reviews
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Margaret A wrote a review Nov 2020
Santa Clarita, California74 contributions15 helpful votes
Brent N from Atlanta got it right. We "rich" neighbors do hate: the noisy drunks and druggies. The wailing sirens coming several times a week to pull a tourist's body out of the roiling water. Screeching tires. Car doors slamming. Not enough room for two moving cars to pass between the parked cars on both sides of the street. What's the big deal? It's a bunch of water with no place else to go. It's very, very dangerous. Want a great sunset? Try Haleiwa. Easy to find. Sunset over the water any time of year (at Spitting Cave Oct-March). Want a marine geyser? Five minutes up the road at the Halona Blow Hole. Easy parking. A plus? sometimes you can see Molokai and Haleakala on Maui from that lookout.
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Date of experience: November 2020
Mitchell M wrote a review Apr 2020
Portland, Oregon8 contributions
This is a great place to view the South Shore part of Oahu and the Waikiki Diamond Head view is fantastic
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Date of experience: April 2020
Brent R wrote a review Feb 2020
Dayton, Ohio123 contributions23 helpful votes
Went here first thing in the morning. We had the place to ourselves, other than a few locals here fishing. Mind where you park, it's a nice neighborhood and heavily patrolled by police. The views are amazing.
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Date of experience: February 2020
al22tecc wrote a review Jan 2020
Philippines7,167 contributions989 helpful votes
This is still in the same neighborhood/subdivision as the china walls. So it is strongly recommended to use google map and/or waze because there is no sign that points to it. When your map app tells you that you have arrived you look around and cant find it. There is a small alley between two houses on the right. I couldnt find the house numbers of these two. Instead, the houses across has the numbers 5 and 7. Go through this narrow alley. Take note the hike down (and up) takes some effort. After the hike, we were rewarded with a very beautiful view of the ocean. Walk down and look down and left to see a cave that looks like it spits out the sea. The bonus was that a whale suddenly jumped out of the ocean. Though I only saw it splash down, all of this, for free, and yet, priceless. We did this midday instead of late afternoon or sunset when google map said it gets congested.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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dereckland wrote a review Nov 2019
Maui, Hawaii115 contributions33 helpful votes
We spotted Spitting Cave of Portlock while driving to Sandy Beach. It’s really beautiful, but I cannot stress how dangerous this place can be for both children and adults alike. I was tense just watching people walk close to the edge of the rocks. A particular type of shoe is needed for walking on the rocks or you could accidentally slip off. Please please please watch your children if you are taking them to Spitting Caves, and DONT GET CLOSE TO THE WATER. The force of the waves is crazy!!! I suggest visiting Hanauma Bay instead. It’s nearby and is very soothing.
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Date of experience: December 2018