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Spitting Cave of Portlock

Lumahai St., Honolulu, Oahu, HI
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Lumahai St., Honolulu, Oahu, HI
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

I've never seen water so blue in my life! What a great sight to check out. A little scary with small children though.

Thank habsfan69
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to take beautiful photos and relax with the crashing waves!!!! There is parking for cars and motos!!!

Thank Laura R
Reviewed June 21, 2017

When the surf is rough, this place is at its best. Some beautiful views of the coast and sandy beach.

Thank Devin C
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Tucked away in a residential area south of Honolulu, Spitting Cave is one of the most spectacular sights on Oahu. Make sure to wear sturdy shoes, the way down is not developed and will get slippery. I would not recommend to visit on a rainy...More

1  Thank M M
Reviewed April 22, 2017

If you like beach and water views. This is a must see. The island has many beautiful coastal views. I took a day tour of the island and enjoyed it. They gave you lots of information.

Thank Moby2017
Reviewed April 17, 2017

We were going down the list of "to-do's" in our tour guide and this came up. Hard to get to (drive through residential neighborhoods, rugged terrain) but we stuck with it. When you get there, you know you have gotten there. Wow!. Could have spent...More

Thank Marion M
Reviewed April 7, 2017

you definitely should check out this spot, the rocks are very beautiful, you might see some people are doing cliff jumping there

1  Thank MsLamm
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Well a friend of mine wanted to go there so we took the bus to what he thought was the closest point, Im pretty sure we walked in circles for about an hour until we actually found it. Which wasnt a problem at all, we...More

1  Thank FranziAlice
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Geocaching brought me here to learn about the geology of this site, but it's a familiar scenic location for 'Lost' fans as well. The site is accessed from a residential street down a pathway that's not friendly to mobility-impaired persons. It's recommended to keep a...More

2  Thank WHSkinner
Reviewed February 21, 2017

This is an out of the way place that the locals know about, and for any visitor to be surprised at. It's not the easiest to get down to if you have mobility problems. The surf wasn't big so the spit was small. The glittering...More

3  Thank Travulot
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