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Fantastic early in the day hike!

Had a fantastic time meandering along this trail. Often the path divides in a variety of directions... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Becky B
Great coastal views

The trail provides some fantastic views of the coastline near Poipu. The scenery is truly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a fantastic time meandering along this trail. Often the path divides in a variety of directions but it all comes back together. Offers variety as you hike out and back. Cliffs are breathtaking! Enjoyed watching sea turtles and whales! Bring your water bottle.

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The trail provides some fantastic views of the coastline near Poipu. The scenery is truly incredible. You also pass by heiau sites that are very interesting. The trail could use a bit more maintenance, there are times when the vegetation pretty much covers the entire...More

1  Thank Bill2100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this hike, the scenery was amazing, huge waves crashing along the coastal side...saw many sea turtles from a distance and we got to see the sunset upon our return to Shipwreck Beach. Absolutely stunning - highly recommend.

Thank Isabelle S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great trail! I'd say be thankful for all the sun relief available but the breeze off the ocean keeps you cooler in the sun than in the treeline where there is no breeze. Very beautiful scenery and facinating formations. Saw several Nene's along the trail...More

1  Thank davestolz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this very easy but stunning trails. Many beautiful views, clear path and plenty of pics opportunities

Thank Silvia C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved getting up early in the morning and just taking our time enjoying the sunrise a beautiful,peaceful place.

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on this hike at 9am. It got quite hot so make sure you bring lots of water and a snack. When you think you've see it all, keep on going. We walked as far as the creek running into the ocean but didn't...More

3  Thank Shelly S
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Ok, so our trip was relatively short at only 2.5 days, but we packed in a lot and this was by far our favorite activity. I can't wait to bring my kids back to experience it. I would consider it a mild to moderate hike...More

3  Thank aack22
Reviewed 8 October 2018

I just loved the hike towards the cave. The scenary is mostly just stunning. So many great cliffs. We were able to see many turtles and even spotted a ray in the open sea. The way takes about 90 minutes, including a couple of stops...More

2  Thank Immerenga
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Awesome, amazing & beautiful views from this 4+ mile round trip hike. There is easy parking on the street just in front of the entrance to Shipwreck's Beach. As you walk towards the beach turn to the left and you will see a small path....More

4  Thank pratts81
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19 July 2018|
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Response from CMRZR | Reviewed this property |
It is about 2 miles each way and should take a few hours. A good chunk of it is just walking on the beach. Nothing strenuous and good for all levels.
Denise K
21 January 2018|
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Response from GalavantingJeff | Reviewed this property |
Going east to west, park at public parking located at the end of Ainakoa St (30 spots). Or park on Poipu Rd and walk 400 meters to the beach. Going west to east, follow Poipu Rd, sign to CJM Country Stables (past Golf... More
Cathy G
5 March 2017|
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Response from LoveToTravelBoston | Reviewed this property |
Same answer: facing the ocean, going right gives you a paved walking path that windes along the water and eventually fizzles out at the condos. Going left gives you the trail.