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Blue Pool a no go...

So, ya... Got in there and got turned around. It's funny how the locals set up fruit stands... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2011
Paulin_Family
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Calgary, Alberta
Blue Pool in the early nineties

Ignore the Oct 2010 date--I had to enter it in order to write this. I found out about Blue Pool... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2011
rOgdives_7
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Mount Shasta, California
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A spectacular oceanside waterfall.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible48%
2 weeks ago
“Don't Risk it!”
4 weeks ago
“Nice Try!”
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Maui, HI
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11 - 20 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 27 October 2011

So, ya... Got in there and got turned around. It's funny how the locals set up fruit stands & other roadside shops to accept your cash, but threaten you to stay away from local attractions. I thought Maui was different, but get 5 minutes from...More

20  Thank Paulin_Family
Reviewed 12 September 2011

Ignore the Oct 2010 date--I had to enter it in order to write this. I found out about Blue Pool around 1990 during a trip there with my girlfriend. A local who was a friend of mine told me about it and gave me a...More

16  Thank rOgdives_7
Reviewed 8 September 2011

There is too much controversy over the falls. Not only do you have to trespass through someones yard to get there you also have to trespass on over a mile of private road. There are even residents who patrol the road to turn you around.It...More

10  Thank HanaRenegade
Reviewed 31 August 2011

The confrontation my family and I had with the locals could not have been more dangerous. We were driving along the supposedly PUBLIC road to the supposedly PUBLIC attraction when we were flagged down by a friendly looking old man. However, looks can be decieving....More

35  Thank Jim S
Reviewed 25 August 2011

My wife and I visited Helele'ike'oha Falls (aka Blue Pool) many years ago, apparently just before the controversy exploded. It was beautiful, but given the events of the last few years I have to advise people to just stay away. Not only are you trespassing,...More

8  Thank k9runner
Reviewed 19 July 2011

We followed Maui Revealed (GREAT guide book) to get here - blissfully unaware of the potential dangers. If we had read the reviews here first, we might not have gone, but in the end, it was worth it to us, as it was the most...More

10  Thank SnickersMeow
Reviewed 8 July 2011

the road to hana is an experience that is not to be rushed, in fact it cant be done in one day! With that said choose your stops carefully. the blue pool is one not to miss, but tread lightly this is the private history...More

7  Thank kyle a
Reviewed 21 February 2011

After a great drive up to Hana with exceptional sights along the way, we were excited to see the renowned Blue Pool. Unfortunately we had not read all the reviews or the papers from 2007 describing the ongoing battle the locals and property owners are...More

5  Thank cord_thomas
Reviewed 30 December 2010

Yes, I must admit this was not an easy place to find. I too was concerned about the "no trespassing" signs and seemingly endless distance but it was surely worth the trip. It was one the most memorable experiences ever! It was definitaly worth all...More

3  Thank cadspec
Reviewed 2 August 2010

Ok, it is like this. Don't drive a 'tourist' car. Carry a lei or a single flower as an offering. Wear a sincere smile and love in your heart. Leave nothing but your footprints. The part of Maui which is still quite full of Hawaiian...More

19  Thank Makalani
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Sal H
Hi all, Is the Blue Pool still a problem getting to? Are their any other ways to get to the Pool without having to get through private property? Any new updates are appreciated. Thank you,
29 July 2015|
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Response from rOgdives_7 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sal, I haven't been there in years, and it was fantastic when I went, but that was over 20 years ago. I can tell you that there is only one way in, and one way out (unless you have a boat or helicopter). If I were you... More
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