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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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  • Spouting Horn is located just past the Botanic Garden on the south Shore. There is plenty of parking, souvenirs for sale and a nice view. The spouting comes from waves squirting water up through a hol...  more »
  • What a great place. Loved watching the sunsets from Spouting Horn and enjoyed the whale watching. I can't wait to return. 
  • If you are nearby (around the corner from the Allerton Botanical Gardens) then be sure to drop by. Not worth a trek.