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Address: Waimea Canyon Dr., Kauai, HI
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When we arrived at the lookout, the view was covered by clouds. A helpful local suggested we wait five minutes. The clouds moved and we got a marvelous view.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark A
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived at the lookout, the view was covered by clouds. A helpful local suggested we wait five minutes. The clouds moved and we got a marvelous view.

Thank Mark A
Ketchikan, Alaska
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207 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived. We saw the view. Many did not because they were impatient. We went to the end of the road and hiked to the peak of Pihea and checked the view again on the way back. Then after seeing the pitiful museum down the road three miles we went back to the view again! Loved it every time!

Thank Loren778899
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62 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

It's the last stop on Waimea Canyon Drive. We heard it had wonderful views but it was cloudy when we went so there wasn't much to see. We waited about 15 minutes but it didn't clear. If you are taking the Pihea Trail it starts here.

Thank Ruth D
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36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

If you love lush scenery this is for you. The drive there provides many surprises. Have you ever seen a rainbow tree? Beautiful

Thank Celeste M
Traverse City, Michigan
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

It was cloudy when we arrived and we couldn't see a thing. But gradually, the clouds deteriorated and the valley came into view like a picture developing. It was so beautiful.

Thank Kasa05
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223 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

A place where the sky meets the ocean. When the clouds are limited the merger is complete. Towering green cliffs of mountains rise from the ocean floor. Recommend an early start arriving by 10 am or earlier before clouds move into the area. An experience you will not forget. Enjoyed by everyone. Must travel by car or van. Large buses... More 

Thank jammerspot
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Visit here every time we go... amazing views, hiking trails for all levels, just research before you head out on a trail from here. At the very least, do the drive thru the canyon- you won't regret it.

Thank connieh2
Eagan, Minnesota
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47 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This view is unbeatable. It was breathtaking and definitely the most beautiful vista of our entire vacation!

Thank kristaerin12
Boise, Idaho
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121 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

While the Pu'u o Kila Lookout a couple of miles farther up, at the end of Koke'e Road provide more stunning views, Kalalau Lookout is also worth gazing out from. It is located at the 18-mile mark. The views get better the farther up Waimea Canyon Drive and Koke'e Road you travel. Both of the final two lookouts provide great... More 

1 Thank Sowellman
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19 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Still nice views if you want to stop but the very end lookout has the very BEST view of the Kalalau valley!

Thank Sylvie B

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