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Nakalele Blowhole

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Address: Highway 30, between mile marker 38 and 39, Maui, HI

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A Must See!!!

Well worth the hike, if possible go all the way to the bottom. I was wearing flip flops it wasn't too bad but would have been better if I had wore running shoes. I was AMAZED!

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Tammy H
Whitecourt, Canada
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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The road to the blowhole is bit remote. We were warned before we went that it wasn't always active. Unfortunately when we tried to see it nothing was going on. It is a pretty area, but I'm not sure it's worth the drive.

Thank BaileyL99
Whitecourt, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well worth the hike, if possible go all the way to the bottom. I was wearing flip flops it wasn't too bad but would have been better if I had wore running shoes. I was AMAZED!

Thank Tammy H
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was fun to climb the rocks down to the blowhole. My favorite part was the heart shaped cutout in the rocks to the right of the blowhole sort of behind you if you are looking at the blowhole. Fun to watch and beautiful scenery

Thank KCM2015
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This can be difficult to find if you are not looking for it clearly. It is a natural geyser like formation in the rock. The heavy waves crash in the the pressure shoots the water up through the hole and it is just amazing at what nature can do. Recommend to go earlier in the morning as there aren't too... More 

Thank ageier7
Long Beach, USA
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My friend and myself went during a weekday afternoon just to see if we could find it. Nice drive to get there. No parking issue for us as there was no crowd when we got there. I totally forgot about the hike down and wasn't wearing sneakers just sandals so we just went to the bluff and took some great... More 

Thank Isaslbc
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great hike down the cliff face to the blow hole. Amazing views and manageable hike. Wear tennis shoes instead of flip flops to maximize your grip. Was driving a big SUV and had no problem parking (unlike the other posts). Very beautiful and fun morning. Highly recommend

Thank Natsfandc
Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive to the blowhole was more impressive than the blowhole. Maybe it is because I am from Oregon, and we have incredible blowholes on the Oregon coast, but this was not that impressive. We tried to coordinate wit the tides, but no luck on performance.

Thank Ana V
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check the tides and visit when the tide is high, and on a windy day even better. The steep climb down is fraught with sliding soil and rocks so do not wear flip flops or such foot ware. Only a small sign indicates the danger of being too close to the blow hole. maintain a respectful distance. Limited parking. Right... More 

Thank Chain-user
Salt Lake City, Utah
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63 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My kids were skeptical of going here and hiking down, but they are so glad they did. The blowhole put on a show for us while we were there and we all decided it was better than Old Faithful!! Please remember to follow the warnings along the way to stay safe.

Thank Rachel U
Lincoln, California
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Maui three times. This was my first trip to the Hwy 30/340 kahekili Coastal drive, Really nice drive. I lived near the pacific coast line for many years (Santa Cruz, Monterrey, Big Sur, Santa Barbara- Hwy 1). This Maui Coast line is Beautiful and is great for vacation pictures of very scenic beaches and Ocean views.... More 

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