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Address: Kauai, HI
Phone Number: +1 808-587-0400
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Kauai's hiking trail along the Na Pali coast.

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Fantastic hike

It's an easy not too difficult hike. Approx 6hours one way. Start early to enjoy kalalau beach. It's a must do in kauai

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's an easy not too difficult hike. Approx 6hours one way. Start early to enjoy kalalau beach. It's a must do in kauai

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just finished the hike with my boyfriend this morning. It's by no means a walk in the park especially with the trail being muddy and slippery after a rain last night and again during our hike. But it all adds to the experience. Tips: - Go early. We got there around 6 am and it was still dark so we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was without a doubt, MY FAVORITE day on Kauai. Arriving at 8:30am, parking was easy, but I imagine it would be difficult if you arrive any later. Even with a bit of overcast, the views along this trail were absolutely breath taking. It was a bit challenging in certain areas (going across rocky, running water, slippery rocks and some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Completely worth the hike with mud or no mud. Don't slip off the trail though.... The beach at the end is great and you have the option to hike another two miles to the falls. A yes to see the coast!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've visited on Kauai six times and we've hiked to Hanakapi'ai Beach of Kalalau Trail six times. If you're hiking in the afternoon and coming back to trailhead around sunset time you'll see beautiful golden Na Pali Coastline!

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So much advice about this trail discourages people who are out of shape, older, or overweight to not do the trail. I would suggest going to the trail to see for yourself and see if you feel comfortable making it to the 1/2 mile point and the deciding for yourself what you would like to do. We saw children and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Trail has many excellent vistas. Destination (Kalalau valley after 11mi) is beautiful. The highlights: several river crossing (clean and warm water), fruits along the trail and in the valley, waterfall for shower, warm ocean (but with huge waves), nice people. Trail is muddy on many sections, but I guess it's part of the experience. Rain is not a problem: it's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked to the waterfall, if you do definitely go for a swim. Cold but worth it! The beach is lovely too but we spent less time here to save time for the round trip hike. I wish I would have used hikers that could get wet in the river, lots of rock hopping on this hike. Be prepared to... More 

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Smithfield, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Did this hike with my wife in October. We also did the additional 1.8 mile hike inland to the waterfall. The first hike to the beach is a workout but certainly doable for anyone in decent condition and with the right preparations. The views are fantastic and the beach at the end is wonderful for a lunch or just sunbathing.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get yourself a good pair of hiking shoes, waterproof your phone and camera, you will get wet at least during this season It will be very slippery and muddy but it is all good One of a kind scenery, not California trail, neither Alaska, only in Kauai There is a river you have to cross before the 2 mile hike... More 

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