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Kalalau Lookout, Kauai

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#2 of 18 in Historic Sites in Kauai
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  • The views here are definitely worth it, and for sure worth a stop. We enjoyed taking pictures here. Make sure to stop.  more »
  • We drove up to the lookout and was hoping to take in some of the beautiful views. Unfortunately, when we got to the top it had been raining so much that you couldnt see a thing and the trails were was...  more »
  • The view can be really gorgeous, if you are lucky. We had a stormy day, so the view was quite limited by clouds and fog. But, it was ethereal and lovely. Next time we hope to see the Napali Coast.  more »
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  • Better views at the next lookout station at end of the highway. This one is around the corner from the big canyon. Has a bathroom with water faucet for cleaning shows however which made it our stopping point after hikes in the area.
  • A great morning hike at gorgeous Waimea Canyon! Get ready to get muddy and definitely helps to have a proper walking stick or sticks.
  • This place was just gorgeous. You could see out to the ocean from the lookout, and the gorge is right below you. It is different from Waimea though, because it has vegetation and a hiking trail that one can take to go near the lookout. When we went, there was heavy mist clouding our view of the gorge, but it did lift in about 20min
  • Make sure you know the weather, and when you think you know it youre wrong. Had bad views. Make sure you have alternate plans like hitting the beach west of weimea.
  • One of the best photo opportunities on the island. Hopefully, the view won't be spoiled by clouds/fog.
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