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Review of Wai'anapanapa State Park

Wai'anapanapa State Park
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Small-Group Road to Hana Luxury Tour and Helicopter Flight
Ranked #1 of 32 things to do in Hana
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Waianapanapa State Park is on the road to Hana, Maui.
Las Vegas, Nevada
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74 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“home of the black sand beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2013

the only problem are the crowds---another one of those hard to believe sights of a beach made of entirely of black sand, pebbles and rocks---a couple of the paths around are quite beautiful to walk

Visited September 2013
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“Awesome Campsite!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2013

The best campsite I've ever camped! We tented it here for two nights and it was a really good experience. The campsite has an outdoor shower and mens/womens restrooms. You can hear the ocean all night long from your tent and the black sand beach is just steps away. You can have it all to yourself if your up early enough. A lady drove by on a golf cart asking for a last name and to post passes on your tent. I read complaints about her on tripadvisor and I would have to say she isn't the most friendly person in the world, but not that bad. You cannot camp here without a paying for a pass ahead of time, it's that simple people. If staying here keep in mind that Hana has roughly two expensive restaurants to choose from in the evening. Hana Fresh down the road was a daily stop for breakfast, good stuff!

Park/Campgrounds are worth your while, especially if your looking to save a buck!

Visited September 2013
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“Breathtaking”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2013

Wow absolutely breathtaking. The most beautiful part of the road to Hana. We'd an beautiful day with blue skies. So the park looked at his best. Unfortunately there were a lot of people. But the beach was still beautiful black, we've been to the number one most beautiful beach of the USA :-) definitely go there!

Visited October 2013
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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Absolutely Breathtaking.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2013

Although the Road to Hana is long and arduous, this beach is definitely worth seeing. I recommend planning to stay here longer rather than continuing on.

Visited September 2013
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Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Beautiful! Beautiful!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

This is at mile marker 32. You must stop! Beautiful beach, surf, sights. Whether you are contuing or ending your journey here, it is a great place to relax and get out of the car.

Visited September 2013
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