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Nakalele Blowhole

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Address: Highway 30, between mile marker 38 and 39, Maui, HI
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A really cool sight to see. Having never seen a blowhole before it was quite fascinating for us. The drive there is a long and winding road so be prepared. The blowhole is at... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Linda P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A really cool sight to see. Having never seen a blowhole before it was quite fascinating for us. The drive there is a long and winding road so be prepared. The blowhole is at mile marker 38 and there is parking on the left hand side. Be sure to wear good sturdy shoes or hiking boots. It is a very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is not something that is a huge blowhole that predictably shoots water like Old Faithful. But it is something that is very unique and worth seeing once. Few things to keep in mind: - go during high tide, otherwise not much water comes up and you won't appreciate the full scope of its power - you just pull over... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The blowhole is accessed down a steep hillside. Wear real shoes. Stay away from the blowhole itself and the side of the cliffs. Gorgeous natural area and fascinating to see.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Don't expect Old Faithful. This is a small blowhole on the north coast of Maui, along a winding and narrow stretch of route 30. The road is in good shape, although at risk of falling rocks (in fact, while driving back we saw some fallen rocks on the road that fell while we we at the blowhole!). Hiking to the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A relatively short hike down to the ocean from the road gets you a beautiful view. The blowhole itself is pretty cool. There is also the "heart rock". For a couple hour activity, it's pretty fun.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

1st off the blowhole itself is really cool to see in action, make sure you take some slow motion video of it firing up. Just be aware to get to the blowhole is a bit of a dangerous hike so be careful and wear good shoes. 2nd if you decided to drive north to get there or go south afterward,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My last visit was 14 years ago. The drive can be a bit windy but the terrain is lush and green on the way. Enjoyed the views and hike down to a safe viewing spot. The blowhole was spouting bigger than last time. Good exercise hiking up and back. Be safe, don't get too close. Handmade signs warning you of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a genuine force and work of nature. The water blows high in the air multiple times per minute through the blowhole and it's an amazing sight to see whether you hike all the way down close or whether you stay high up and watch from there. We stayed high up because we had a very young child with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was very interesting to drive to the north part of the island. Easy walk to the blowhole - not much of a trek. And fascinating waves and neat to see the blowhole.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to see a big blowhole at work. The trail down is a bit steep. Follow the hill down over rocks, just remember you have to climb all that back up!

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