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Spouting Horn, Poipu
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Local Hawaii legend speaks of Spouting Horn and its ocean blowhole on Kauai's south shore. Formed by a combination of volcanic lava rocks and erosion from crashing waves, the spout represents the home of a mythical and angry lizard. Waves funneled into the small opening in the rock shelf can blast as far as 15 m (50 ft) into the air from the mouth of the blowhole, spraying the surrounding area. You can take photos of the spout from the nearby viewpoint with the Pacific Ocean as a backdrop. Keep in mind that this force of nature can be dangerous; remain behind the guard rails and obey all posted signs. To visit Spouting Horn and get the most from your holiday in Poipu, create itinerary details personal to you using our Poipu trip itinerary planner.
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  • Good place to sit and eat a sack lunch. Awesome view. Several nice little shopping booths for trinkets to take home to the kids. 
  • it's located on the south side of Kauai Island near Poipu. Water shoots upward when the wave hits the rocky shore. The day we went was very sunny; water was very blue; the water shot up high and the s...  more »
  • Interesting to see how the ocean makes holes in the lava rock creating the spouting horn. Good photo opportunity.