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“great walk”

Makawehi Lithified Cliffs
Ranked #10 of 30 things to do in Poipu
Certificate of Excellence
Victoria Canada
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119 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“great walk”
Reviewed November 20, 2012


we parked at the beachfront lot in front of the Grand Hyatt; and hiked from there ...Take your camera as the scenery is fantastic !
The trail does wander around, divide, rejoin, etc and is even hard to follow in places.
The highlights for me were the fantastic coastline vistas, the turtles playing in the surf; the vistas over Poipu Golf course, the cave, and the beach at Makawehi

Visited November 2012
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Canada
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56 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great little hike along the Mahaulepu Heritage Coastal Trail”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

We started the trail at Shipwreck Beach and did more of a leisurely walk than a hike since the trail isn't particularly strenuous and the views were amazing. The trail is only about 4 miles round trip and follows the coast but ranges from right down by the water to the top of some of the cliffs. The trail is often very sandy (or mainly sand) so I would recommend wearing something more than just flip flops. It was quite windy when we did the hike so heat wasn't really an issue but I would definitely recommend bringing water with you just in case.

Visited November 2012
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Manhattan Beach, California
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115 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Worth finding this spot”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

This is an out-of-the way place that requires a 20 minute drive over some tough roads and a short hike. But, it is absolutely beautiful and worth the effort.

Visited October 2012
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1 Thank Michael J
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Roseville, California
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152 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Hot but beautiful hike”
Reviewed November 6, 2012

This is a fairly easy hike with beautiful views of the Pacific that ends at a beautiful, isolated beach. But, there is no shade and it can get pretty hot here, so be prepared.

Visited October 2012
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California
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52 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Take a Walk”
Reviewed October 31, 2012

For a great walk along the coast take the Mahaulepu Heritage Trail. The trail starts just east of the Grand Hyatt and proceeds for at least 2 miles or so. You'll enjoy some beautiful coastal views, interesting small beaches, and undulating terrain.

Visited October 2012
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