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Kapalua Coastal Trail

99 Coconut Grove Ln, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-8737
+1 808-464-0840
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Morning Walk

This is a beautiful, coastal nature hike with absolutely gorgeous vistas! Early in the walk as you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Burnaby, Canada
Hiking along the ocean.

This was a fairly easy hike. You'll reach the end because you're constantly stopping for Kodak... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Huntington Beach, California
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A two-mile walk along Maui's northwest coast, the trail begins and ends on a beach. In between, you'll see spactacular oceanfront and bountiful greenery on the dramatic coastline.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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99 Coconut Grove Ln, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-8737
+1 808-464-0840
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful, coastal nature hike with absolutely gorgeous vistas! Early in the walk as you cross the bridge, climb down the rocks to the mini inlet to watch sea turtles frolicking in the waves! Continue along the marked trail and you'll end up...More

Thank DJazz275
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a fairly easy hike. You'll reach the end because you're constantly stopping for Kodak moments. Beautiful trail along the ocean. Wear closed shoes. Not flip flops.

1  Thank ritahib
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this hiking trail on Trip Advisor. There were 8 in our family, including my 4 yr old granddaughter and 6 year old grand son. We all enjoyed this beautiful scenic hike along the coast. It was easy hiking and a great way to...More

2  Thank ConnorsGrandma1212
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Kapalua Coastal trail starts at Kapalua Bay. It goes behind beautiful resorts with manicured landscaping, through a protected bird breeding area, around a very rugged coastline, and along a gorgeous sandy beach where we saw a couple getting married. This trail is fun to...More

1  Thank splacejb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great trail with lots of opportunities to get down to the shoreline and amongst the rocks. We watched a couple of turtles swimming around from the top of the shore. Parking seemed to be an issue until we found where we were going, take Office...More

1  Thank Wes M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trail was beautiful. Found a place to jump off a cliff into the water. Had trouble finding a place to park to access it.

Thank Hokemom
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Check out the many sites along this wonderful trail. From the "Dragon's Teeth" to the bird sanctuary, this is a lovely trail that we hike multiple times on our visits to Maui.

2  Thank Laura E
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We parked and walked quite aways on this trail,very scenic and a good way to get a little exerise. Then lay or snorkel on the Kapalua beach,great snorkeling

Thank tjmagoo
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Easy, rewarding with astounding views, just do it. Be careful and leave nothing in your car that can attract theives.

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Walked the Kapalua Coastal Trail as a change from walking the boardwalk between the Westin Villas and Whalers Village. First - park at The Ritz - it's too confusing to find the trail from the park, there's no signs or markers there and you won't...More

Thank Patti24
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Carolyn B
Would you recommend wearing hiking shoes? Also is it ok for an older couple?
3 December 2016|
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Response from FM6565 | Reviewed this property |
Sneakers should be fine. The first part of the trail is suitable for all ages. There are some moderate hills if you venture out a little further.
Sharon K
Had knee surgery in November. Doing well we even bought Ahnu walking shoes will I be ok.
11 May 2015|
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Response from M J | Reviewed this property |
Previous answers provide good guidance. I can only add that my wife had total knee replacement last September which healed perfectly. While there in March, she was actually more agile--and less concerned--walking the trail... More