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The cave is closed to passerbys, so if you want to see it, take this tour. Linz is an archeologist and a great guide. He makes the information fun and the tour fast-paced and never dull. Promise.
The cave is awesome. Easy trip. But very...More
Finally made it here after many years coming to Kauai. Fair warning it’s over two miles of unpaved roads. I would NOT recommend taking a rental car (voids insurance) or if you do make sure it’s a larger, higher vehicle. The cave site is small...More
We visited this cave twice during our trip. The first time we followed the directions for driving down the dirt road and parked and went in. The cave itself isn't overly exciting, but it was fun to explore around for a bit and it was...More
We hiked to the cave site from Shipwreck Beach on a cloudless, hot day! We both wore hiking sandals (Tevas). It was about 2.25 miles one way, according to my Fitbit. The hike was lovely, following the ocean through some sand dune type paths and...More
We heard about this area from a friend. We did not realize that there were two ways to access the site via car...we put the name of the cave into our mapping program and blindly followed it...not smart on our end...we took a dirt road...More
We love what we found to be “Hawaii`s largest limestone cave richest fossil site in the islands, and a uniquely preserved archaeological site” – a lucky find indeed on our trail hike.
My husband ventured inside to view but I looked at the site from...More
My group of 3 parked at Shipwreck Beach and got to the cave via the Mahalepu Heritage Trail. After passing the Poipu Golf Course and a horse stable, there were signs guiding us to the Makauwahi Cave Reserve. One side of the trail is an...More
I heard about this place last year and didn't have time to stop. A little journey to get there. The green gate was closed because of rain so we went right towards the stables. At the stables turn left to the beach. Find a place...More
Great experience. Learned many things. Linz is well educated on many levels. So appreciate the work being done to preserve and return Kaua’i to it former beauty and retain the history and documentation of all. Loved the return of original plants and trees and removal...More