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Hwy 56, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
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This would be a good stop for those who haven't seen a view similar to this before (mountains, river and planted fields). It was worth a quick stop, but no need to spend 30 minutes here. It was actually a letdown after all the raving...More

Thank Legopod
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This expansive view of the mountains, the Hanalei River and the taro fields is stunning. A wonderful pullover when traveling between Princeville and Hanalei. Great picture opportunity.

Thank Abbcb53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you drive down from Princeville towards Hanalei town, you'll find a pullout on the mauka side of the road, with space enough for maybe a half dozen cars. The views from the pullout on a nice day can be amazing--but even on an overcast...More

Thank dunadan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great location for first timers to get a perspective of “the view”. Anytime is awesome, especially when there is a rainbow or sunset to experience.

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Scenic. Green. Lush! On a clear day, this lookout is so picturesque. Always worth a stop especially it's just a short detour.

Thank r2d2Seattle
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Pretty much every view on Kauai is gorgeous, but this one is special because it shows the huge expanse of this northern valley. The plants here are much different from other areas of the island such as Waimea.

Thank monicaredfox
Reviewed 13 July 2018

You absolutely should stop for photo ops if nothing else. This was not destroyed by flooding and does show you what Hanalei is all about. I would recommend, as others have stated, easy to find, right near the shopping center in Princeville.

Thank Tripking07
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I wouldn't go out of my way to see this, but if you are in the area, it's worth looking at. It's free and it's a beautiful view of the fields in the valley with the mountains in the backdrop.

Thank kearz10
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Only parking for around 5 cars but what an amazing view. The best pictures are taken here of the valley, Mountains and the Bay and of coarse Hannalei.

Thank Perry H
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We stopped at the Hanalei Valley Lookout on our first day in Kaua'i, and went back toward the end of our trip. We found it to be a nice panoramic look at the valley below, and the mountains across the valley. There is a small...More

Thank moodblu
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20 September 2016|
Response from CTDesign | Reviewed this property |
The overlook is simply a viewpoint or pullout at the side of the road. There are no trails or walkways involved. There are several places nearby in Princeville, in Hanalei or the lighthouse where you can walk with a pram.