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Hanalei Pier

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Address: Hanalei, Kauai, HI
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The waters here are amazing. Calm and clear blue. This is a must see when your in Kauai. Saw a few weddings even while we were here.

Reviewed 4 days ago
Alison C
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The waters here are amazing. Calm and clear blue. This is a must see when your in Kauai. Saw a few weddings even while we were here.

Thank Alison C
Durango, Colorado
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A must see for the older generation that saw movies filmed in the area. Easy to get to and a beautiful bay with spectacular views of the north shore. Get there early before the tour buses arrive and your experience will be greatly intensified. Wear a swimsuit and enjoy the beach, facilities and bay.

Thank GloriasTravels
Vancouver, BC
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really wanted to see this spot after seeing pictures online. Had trouble finding the area where the pier is...no signage that we could see. Once we did I have to say I was a little underwhelmed. Not much to it and not worth the time we spent looking for it. There is a nice beach that was quite crowded so... More 

Thank sunnyplaces
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hanalei Pier is a great spot to visit because you can park close to the beach, take a surf lesson or stand up paddle board ride from the pier, eat a shaved ice or just park your bike and walk down to the pier. Bring your mat for some yoga at sunrise, check out the good surfers and the... More 

Thank KellyPrimos
Mukwonago, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pier is just that, a pier. There are signs to not jump off the pier but everyone was doing it. There is a beautiful beach there for lots of family fun and parking on the beach. It was a little difficult to find but we stopped at the local fire department. They gave us excellent directions. Great picnic area.

Thank 196LindaC
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47 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was raining when we were there. The waves had really churned up the beach. Views were not spectacular. Lots were trying to surf or body board. Snorkelling would have been terrible.

Thank Gwynne O
Eugene, Oregon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hanalei Pier offers a truly iconic view of the sea and mountains coming together in a symphony of color and grandeur. The sunsets are magnificent and the beach large and relatively uncrowded.

Thank blacklab1601
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views from an iconic spot. The pier is a nice spot to watch a sunset and end your day on Kauai. Don't miss it.

Thank Eugene L
Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Nice beach but a little crowded. Cars also drive/park on beach. Pier is a nice photo op and offers great view of "Bali Hai". Get there early of you want a good spot on the beach.

Thank Mary H
Henderson, Nevada
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

We stopped by here to watch the sunset. Could not have been more perfect. So fun and perfect. Love it here

Thank michelle t

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