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Queen's Bath

Kapiolani Rd, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
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Too dangerous, visit other safer beaches with life guards!

No Hawaiian Queen has ever bathed in "Queen's bath. Very dangerous area especially in the winter... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Norman S
Good little hike!

It can be a little slippery after if just rains, but so worth it. We went just before sun set and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hannah R
Milton, Vermont
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Natural pool carved into a lava shelf, the size of several large swimming pools.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“on the rocks” (59 reviews)
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Kapiolani Rd, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
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Reviewed yesterday

No Hawaiian Queen has ever bathed in "Queen's bath. Very dangerous area especially in the winter months with high and dangerous surf conditions. Many rescues by the first responders and life guards. Why put them in danger and yourself??

Thank Norman S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It can be a little slippery after if just rains, but so worth it. We went just before sun set and watched a little of it before we ventured back to our car!

Thank Hannah R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Must do!!! Warning, make sure you go at a decent time. This place is located in a housing development.They have about 8 or so parking spots. It's a small but beautiful hike to the ocean cliffs. You see about 3 waterfalls on the way down...More

Thank dthollybrown1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our trip to Kauai this year, my wife and I read about a swimming hole called Queen's Bath. After reading about it, we had to go. Oh man, it is amazing! The short hike down is fun when it's dry and tricky when it's...More

Thank james1628
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Queen's Bath is a wonderful natural pool carved out of the lava rock at the base of a Princeville cliff. It is a terrific place during the summer months -- deep enough for jumping off the adjacent rock ledge and big enough for swimming, with...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place. The waters are so clear and fresh. Warning: Be sure you know where you are jumping into. There are places that are NOT for swimming and very dangerous. The bath typically has other visitors there, but if you are the first one...More

Thank NeoNorth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I traveled down the trail. The person in front of me slipped on the trail. She slid down the hill right in front of me and stopped right before she would have gone over the 20 foot cliff by the waterfall. I found put later...More

1  Thank RScott1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well, to start off it was beautiful and if you go there I suggest to bring some goggles and a snorkel. They let you snorkel there(in queens bath) and there are tons of schools of pretty fish in there but while we were hiking there,...More

Thank Mila S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Queens bath is a pretty cool place once you get there. It is a variety of different pools formed by rocks that have waves crashing into them, or are quiet pools depending on the time of the year. This is not a trail for anyone...More

Thank Judy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The parking lot for queens bath is in a neighborhood and the parking is limited. Be prepared to wait for one of the 10 or so spaces they have. The hike down is treacherous -- make sure to take a walking stick and good shoes...More

1  Thank Steven A
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Jennifer K
25 September 2017|
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Response from tripper098 | Reviewed this property |
It's a tough hike if it's wet after a rain. Definitely not for your mother in law. I personally would not take a 3 year old unless you are comfortable with holding onto them the whole way. There were many places where we... More
20 May 2017|
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Response from Krpelj | Reviewed this property |
It is not that far but you also have a parking at the entrance to queens bath. Enjoy it
Rochelle L
20 March 2017|
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Response from Holly R | Reviewed this property |
It's only maybe 10 to 15 minutes but it is steepossible and can be muddy. If you are not an avid hiker count on about 20 so you can take your time and be careful :)