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Ke Ala Hele Makalae East Shore Beach Path

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Address: From Anahola to Kapaa, Kapaa, Kauai, HI

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This is an excellent paved hike/bike trail. Although the terrain on the pavement is easy, careful stepping down onto the lava rocks...broken ankle and fire dept coming to carry... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lynn h
Muskegon, Michigan
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Muskegon, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent paved hike/bike trail. Although the terrain on the pavement is easy, careful stepping down onto the lava rocks...broken ankle and fire dept coming to carry you up the hill is not so fun! ;-) Excellent long range views of ocean. Resting areas along walk. One of our favorites!

Thank lynn h
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hiked along the beaches and the paved trails for miles and even saw monk seals sunning themselves and whales breaching out in the ocean. There are toilet facilities and showers along the way as well as covered picnic areas.

Thank Sheri102
Calgary, Alberta
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been on this bike path several times over about 7 years and each time is a fresh and new experience. Around every corner and over each rise is a new view to take in. The path can easily be done on a 1 speed cruiser but is more fun on a multi speed bike. If you go, make sure... More 

Thank Exiled_rider
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

We rented some bicycles and rode the whole length of the beach path. The views are gorgeous. We had this done this before a couple of years but just had to do it again. If going by bicycle it is an easy ride. We stopped several times just to take in the views. This time we did not see any... More 

1 Thank golfladd
Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

With Seattle being a home base for us, we use the Green Lake "bike" path often. Well, to me, this is the Kauai version of the GL path. It runs for miles (5+?) along the beautiful coast with a nice collection of sandy beaches with black rock croppings interspered. It currently has the right amount of foot / bike traffice... More 

Thank BeachShackBoy
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We went on our final day because we had time between Hotel check-out and I our flights. We rented beach cruiser bikes for $5 each and set off on the path. I think we covered about 7 miles round trip and we got to watch the waves and people enjoying the shoreline. Plus, there was a whale breaching in the... More 

Thank Jessica H
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is a fun way to spend a couple of hours, or longer if you stop for a swim at some of the lovely beaches. The path was paved and fairly level, and the views were just divine. The pineapple dump was very interesting and there were lots of opportunities for photos all along the route. If the weather is... More 

Thank Susan S
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

This is so much fun. Get a good bike, grab a towel, some water and you camera and enjoy some beautiful coastal views and some isolated beaches. What could be better? Well, your on a paved path made just for walkers, runners and bike riders. It is a very easy ride of about five miles that takes about two hours... More 

1 Thank Mike O
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This path meanders along the coast and is just beautiful (especially heading north out of Kapaa) Easy going, lots of places to run down to the beach- and Pineapple dump lookout is a great place to see turtles! This was really nice!

1 Thank albuqerquemama
San Marcos, California
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is a wonderful path that meanders along the beach for several miles. It is fairly level so not difficult for anyone with a disability (I had three Back Surgeries this year and had no difficulty). The views from the path are spectacular. You can do it in sections (various places to park along the way) or end to end.... More 

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