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Queen's Bath

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Address: Kapiolani Rd, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
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Natural pool carved into a lava shelf, the size of several large swimming...

Natural pool carved into a lava shelf, the size of several large swimming pools.

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A Must Do in Princeville

I thoroughly enjoyed my time at the Queen's Baths. It is like a built in swimming pool right beside the ocean. The water was warm, the fish were friendly and it was a great social... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Christine L
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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my time at the Queen's Baths. It is like a built in swimming pool right beside the ocean. The water was warm, the fish were friendly and it was a great social atmosphere as many groups were there at the same time. It was also very beautiful. We saw tonnes of sea turtles in the inlet near... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Gorgeous tide pool following a very muddy trail. Absolutely worth the muddy and slippery hike down. If there is no parking, park at the golf course and walk over to the trail head and do NOT jump in during high tide as you will get sucked into the ocean which could lead to death.

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Thank Katadventure
Philadephia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We did this hike in the rain- the trail is full of roots and mud and it was a challenge but well worth it- there is a small waterfall that is lovely and the vegetation is lush. once you get down to the bottom, the water is so loud you can barely hear someone talking right next to you. Some... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved Queens bath but make sure you are there during low tide because it can be dangerous! The hike down can be a little challenging and muddy so be prepared you will probably get a little dirty. Wear good hiking shoes because it's difficult in flip flops! Absolutely beautiful!!!

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Thank Dana B
Mesa, Arizona
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So we went there not knowing what to expect and it was absolutely beautiful. There were a lot of people swimming but be careful as rogue waves can come in and take you away. It's a fairly easy walk to get to, we did it in flip flops. Spectacular scenery. Make sure when u hike down the trail you go... More 

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Northern Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So we went here after reading many scary tales. I'm sure they are true. The day we went the seas were rather calm so I was not too fearful. It was beautiful and one of the ladies in our group jumped in one of the baths fully clothed. We had a lot of fun, but I can see where this... More 

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Norco, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The thunder of the crashing surf yesterday was almost deafening at times. Be prepared for a slippery, muddy descent and accent back out. Once down near the ocean, the walking is almost like boulder hopping on lava. The trail parallels a small stream with waterfalls along the way. You could fill the more in your camera with pictures at this... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty dicey trail when my wife and I went. Probably not suitable for people that don't have the greatest balance. Once we made it down the slippery slope… Queens Bath was a trek worth the chance of a broken hip. Much easier ascent than the decent.

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Sonoma, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hiked with friends to this spot and usually, it is difficult to get into the Queen's Bath due to the waves and high surf. On our visit, it was low tide and the pool was accessible. It was clear, warm and a wonderful experience. There were a fair number of people there but it wasn't overwhelming. We saw sea... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a quick, easy hike that you should definitely do if you are in Princeville. My wife and I did the hike early in the morning as we learned if you go later than it is more crowded and you may not find a parking spot. There are 5 parking spots or so and there is a sign to... More 

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