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Address: Kapiolani Rd, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
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Natural pool carved into a lava shelf, the size of several large swimming...

Natural pool carved into a lava shelf, the size of several large swimming pools.

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Beautiful short hike and scenery. Locals dive off the cliffs into the rough water. Very dangerous! Summer months you can swim in the bath. Lots of huge turtles love the rough... read more

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Madisonville, Kentucky
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful short hike and scenery. Locals dive off the cliffs into the rough water. Very dangerous! Summer months you can swim in the bath. Lots of huge turtles love the rough water and you can see them from the cliffs.

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Ohio
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First and foremost, we did not visit when the waves were crazy or during the winter season. The bath is at the end of a nice hike, no flip flops, passing a waterfall. Parking is a bear, but it is so worth the wait. Crystal clear water with beautiful fish swimming and crabs climbing. (not too many) So fun jumping... More 

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Ontario, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I visited in May. We arrived around 10:00 on a Wednesday and parked quickly as two separate sets of people were leaving at that exact time. There was space for maybe 20 vehicles. We both hiked down in flip-flops and were o.k. It was a little muddy in a few spots, but I could imagine if it... More 

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Thank RayCenteno
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful ocean views with two very neat caves to explore. The ground has unique architecture from the ocean waves creating little caverns and holes. There were also these tiny little snails with black/brown shells that changed color once high tide started coming in spraying and submerging the snails in water. The shells turned white with black stripes and some hints... More 

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Lihue, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had read the reviews about the parking but had no idea how limited it really is! The community security came and issued warning of tickets for those of us waiting for a parking space so we decided to park, for free, at the golf course and walk to the Queens Bath. It's about a 10 minute walk from there... More 

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Thank Audra T
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The path down is very rugged and if there has been any rain it will be slippery and treacherous. I would not come here with young children (there are steep cliffs to get to the water) once you navigate the hillside down to the rocks. Also be very aware of the tides and surf. You can get hurt and there... More 

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Thank Ron C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of three (one 9 year-old girl) loved the hike down to Queens Bath. We went when the tide was reasonably low and Queens Bath was getting plenty of ocean water but not so much that it was dangerous. The path down to Queens Bath is steep, rocky in places, and very muddy if it has rained recently (and... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was amazing! For the very short hike make sure you where shoes/hiking shoes. We wore flip flops and highly regretted it. Queens bath is very dangerous and they remind you often with signs posted everywhere. However, we felt very safe walking along the lava and just looking over the edge. There were several people swimming and standing with... More 

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Queen's Bath is a spectacular sight with the pool, crashing waves and amazing setting along the coast. Caution - the trail is not for those with flip flops or with any limitations. It's dangerous. Take your time and watch every step.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Standing on the cliff overlooking this spot is a magical experience. Was able to see albatross in the sky and fish/turtles in the water

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