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Shipwreck Beach, Poipu

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A great spot for surfing and body surfing, Shipwreck Beach offers a wide sandy shoreline surrounded by greenery. You may recognize the 10.7 m (35 ft) cliff at the site, as it was featured in the movie "6 Days and 7 Nights" with Harrison Ford and Anne Heche, who jumped off it. You can climb the cliff for a new perspective of the beach. (Jumping is not recommended, however, because tides can cause shifting sand and expose rocks.) Hike a nature trail here to take advantage of the scenery. Due to strong waves, and because there are no lifeguards in the area, swimming at this beach is not recommended. To visit Shipwreck Beach and get the most from your holiday in Poipu, create itinerary details personal to you using our Poipu travel itinerary planner.
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  • What spectacular views from the top of the cliffs! You can certainly see where ships would become shipwrecked when entering this area on a very stormy day ! 
  • Great beach in Poipu, highlighted by the rock that people will jump off of, like maybe even your teenage daughter who will mercilessly shame you for the rest of your life if you do not do it with her....  more »
  • The beach is great, often crowded, but the gem is the walk along the cliffs to the east. After a short climb, you can walk a few hundred yards or 2 miles along a spectacular coastline. Every 100 yards...  more »