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Spend a day up Waimea Canyon and you will get treated at this spectacular view from the lookout. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joppa, Maryland
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Beautiful place

Great views down to the Na Pali coast. Plan time to hike the rim trail if the weather is good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Waimea, Kauai, HI
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spend a day up Waimea Canyon and you will get treated at this spectacular view from the lookout. I have never seen anything so beautiful.

Thank Ortiz8384
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views down to the Na Pali coast. Plan time to hike the rim trail if the weather is good. Good for pictures and sightseeing

Thank Jarsteve
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You won't want to miss this. It's a must see. Incredible views at the various lookouts along the way. Make sure you have gas in your car b4 going up

Thank radctmriguy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views from the lookouts are spectacular. I enjoyed just standing there soaking up the beauty. I went fairly early in the morning so there were not too many clouds. The beauty is stunning.

Thank Mathyew
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Lots of trails and pretty views to see. All the views are breathtaking. Definitely check it out. Must see- Great for families.

Thank stepgie
Reviewed 9 May 2017

If you don't take a helicopter ride you might miss these views. Get on the the highway to Koke's and take it to the end and you will see spectacular sites. Unfortunately on of the pull offs was all fog, but don't despair....just keep going.

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Out of the handful of times we did this long drive, it's only been clear twice. It can be totally amazing when it's clear, and the pictures cannot convey the grandeur if it. Other days, it was rainy or cloudy. The rolling clouds are a...More

Thank AdventureTripping
Reviewed 15 April 2017

this relatively short hike has quite the panoramic view of this canyon , normally only available to the helicopters and boats that provide tours.

Thank timcgunn
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The drive will take a while but it is worth it, especially if there are no clouds blocking the views. We went early (before 10a) and beat the crowds and the clouds. Views are amazing!

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

At the end of the road, is Kokee State Park. Drive to the lookout and be prepared for breathtaking scenery. If it is cloudy, wait a moment. They will blow through. At 5000+ feet above sea level, you are where the clouds live. The horizon...More

Thank terrijane012016
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