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“incredible beauty!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Goat Island (Mokuauia)

Goat Island (Mokuauia)
Ranked #244 of 518 things to do in Oahu
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Seattle
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“incredible beauty!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2009

Goat Island is truly one of the most beautiful places I've seen. My husband and I found it accidentally while exploring a local beach. We decided to walk across to it and explore the area, and were so glad we did so. It is peaceful- there were maybe four other people there- if that many, and has a white sandy rock-free beach with crystal blue water.
Years later we decided to take our three teenaged boys there. We made it half way across when our youngest stepped on a sea urchan. Not knowing if they were poisonous or not, we left to take him to the ER. We were quickly told to pour vinegar over the spines, which was all of the treatment he needed. But, he is now scared of the water and he won't go back in.
In June we're going back to Oahu with our oldest son and will, once again, make the "walk" out to Goat island. This time we'll wait for low tide, or will bring a float of some sort with us. You must be strong on your feet or you must float over- one or the other. If you're wobbly or unsteady, don't try it. Also, wear shoes!
It is by far one of the most gorgeous places to go- don't miss it!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Goat Island...go there, but leave nothing behind”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2008

The island is a little piece of Paradise. We have been twice and are heading back this spring. Do wear foot protection if you plan to wade over. Our first jaunt over was during rough water and we were knocked off our feet a few times. Second time was a cake walk. Enjoy the pristine surroundings and please "leave nothing behind" when you leave the island.

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