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"The Grand Canyon of the Pacific," Waimea Canyon is 10 miles long and 3,600 feet deep.
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Koke'e Road, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96752
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All reviewswinding roadhiking trailslook outsbeautiful drivekokee state parkbreathtaking viewspu'u o kilatake your timelookout pointred dirtwell worth the tripeasy drivesunny dayrental carnapali coasttake pictureshelicopter ride
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the most beautiful place. I Loved all the "lookout" sections. The drive is awesome and worth an all day plan. Then a must have is a stop at Jo Jo's

Thank Melanie R
Reviewed yesterday

Do the drive. It is worth it. Hire a tour, do the helicopter. This is one of the most amazing wonders of this planet.

Thank Safari768799
Reviewed yesterday

Located in the western part of the island and accessed via at least two roads from the south, a day with sun is a must in order to enjoy the colors of this canyon. Some have described this as the "Grand Canyon of the Pacific."...More

Thank brifd1
Reviewed yesterday

As owners of a condo on Kauai, we visit this canyon as often as possible, always beautiful and worth the drive from Princeville.

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed yesterday

If you're visiting Kauai for the first time, please make a trip to visit the Canyons! It is so beautiful! Also make sure to drive up to Puu O Kila Lookout to see the Na Pali Coast as well!

Thank Tinarrific
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The canyon it a beautiful drive and experience. There are stops the whole way up route 550. Take your time at the stopped and soak in the views

Thank ghappliancerepair
Reviewed 2 days ago

You absolutely have to see Waimea Canyon while you're in Kauai - it is stunning! It truly looks like a green Grand Canyon and it almost took my breath away. Don't forget to pay attention during the whole drive to the viewpoint - there are...More

Thank Hayley L
Reviewed 2 days ago

My cruise around Hawaii had me looking forward to visiting the island of Kauai. We took a bus tour with Roberts Hawaii that included a visit to a coffee roaster and plantation and through several small towns but the pinnacle of the tour was the...More

Thank Ronald J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Breath taking! Drive slow and stop at the all the lookouts also the vista points. Amazing views and great pictures! A must!

Thank Mae C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was breathtaking. I enjoyed this tour. Except for the return bus ride😂. I would do it again though. Amazing and cold when you get to over 3000 above sea level.

Thank Michelle B
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Victor C
27 July 2018|
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Response from L B | Reviewed this property |
You could see a waterfall from 2 or 3 of the lookout points that you stop at. We didn't do any hiking, but you get quite a view from the lookout points. Be sure to drive all the way to the last lookout point. it gets... More
9 June 2018|
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Response from Ben B | Reviewed this property |
Never heard of Alex but the Canyon is easy to get to and I've never need a guide to get to any point in Kuaui. I'll take that back. A map is handy. Enjoy the island it a beautiful place. I've been there four times now and... More
La Familia N
17 May 2018|
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Response from Pipermu | Reviewed this property |
Look outs first...you want to be at the top before clouds start rolling in. I Think it took us about an hour to the top from Waimea with no stops. Be at the look out before 10.30. We just grabbed food from the food land... More