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Spouting Horn, Poipu

3.8
#2 of 30 in Nature in Kauai
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 other attractions in Poipu, use our Poipu visit planning website .
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  • spouting horn is a beautiful spot to check out. The "horn" itself is pretty cool and the Oceanside around is beautiful as well.  more »
  • This was so worth the drive to see! It is amazing how this happens and the sprays are never the same!  more »
  • Easy stop to make to see a natural phenomenon. Beauty is everywhere in Hawaii. It is an amazing place for a break in the day.  more »
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  • So pretty. Definite tourist spot but very neat to watch. Don't budget a long time for here may stay 5 minutes.
  • Definitely worth the drive but after five minutes it loses its ability to impress.
  • Great little spot. Decent price at vendors, found some great items. Fun to watch the water.
  • We always love going to the spouting horn. Saw a large turtle today. We always buy some trinkets, and our granddaughter loves to play with the chicks. We’ve been staying in Princeville for almost two weeks and we’ve been to spouting horn 4 times. Love the waves; soothing.🌺
  • Interesting site if you're in the area. A bunch of little souvenir shops with some neat items for reasonable prices.
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