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Spitting Cave of Portlock

Lumahai St., Honolulu, Oahu, HI
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“steep trail” (4 reviews)
“scenic spot” (3 reviews)
“blow hole” (5 reviews)
Lumahai St., Honolulu, Oahu, HI
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1 - 10 of 152 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A magnificent lookout that is at the end of the Portlock residential area. it overlooks Diamond Head and is known for its steep cliffs and crashing surf. The waves go into a big cave and shoots backwash out.

Thank Shannon G
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This was an unplanned excursion, but boy I was sure happy we went. Beautiful area where some locals go. Fun to navigate over worn rock ledges and chase down the spitting cave.

Thank mimi3783
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I was awestruck that how nature shapes these lave tubes, waves comes in from the ocean and gets in to the tubes and sprays out, a must see

Thank Bea M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Picutes and vidoes do not do justice. Seeing the Spitting Cave is an amazing expercience! Imigine the wind blowing in your face while you are listening to the waves crashing into the rock. Depending on the day, you can even feel the water spray you...More

Thank Tabetha P
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I am not an adventurous person, but my children and husband are. I climbed down here and was petrified!! Sat and watched the most beautiful sunset ever. My kids climbed around and my husband took photos. Just beautiful...but a tough hike down for me anyway!!...More

Thank wiilovethebeach
Reviewed 28 August 2017

After following a slightly 'off track' path down to spitting rock, we were quite impressed by the view. You do have to do a bit of clambering to get down the path - so would only advise if you are active enough to do that!...More

Thank drKat_10
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The trail is located in between 2 houses in a neighborhood. Parking was free on the street. Trail is steep but once you are out on the rocks it's beautiful. A must see!

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 20 August 2017

this site is easy to miss since right in the middle of a neighborhood with small public entry, very cool sight of layered rocks, beautiful coastline and a spitting cave...be patient and look to your left while facing the ocean...getting down to the area is...More

Thank Hibby922
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Steep trail gets you to a beautiful spot. Be careful as the trail and rocks can get slippery. I wouldn't bring small children there, but it's a great place to bring a picnic and/or relax if you can stay safe. And for God's sake, don't...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is my favorite place to visit when on Oahu. It is accessed through a residential area but as long as you don't block anyone's driveway, it's ok to park along the road. This place is peaceful and beautiful. I could, and have, spent hours...More

Thank Michaele R
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