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Queen's Bath

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Address: Kapiolani Rd, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
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Natural pool carved into a lava shelf, the size of several large swimming...

Natural pool carved into a lava shelf, the size of several large swimming pools.

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Jungle walk

We hiked down to Queen's Bath from the road. It was not an easy walk, and would advise some good hiking shoes, not flip flops! The walk down was beautiful, as was the scenery at... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Truckee, California, United States
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Truckee, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We hiked down to Queen's Bath from the road. It was not an easy walk, and would advise some good hiking shoes, not flip flops! The walk down was beautiful, as was the scenery at the bottom. Unfortunately not safe to swim there in November due to high wave activity.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The trek down to Queens Bath is worth the hike. We visited in late September and I had heard reviews that September to October it could start getting dangerous so I was a little nervous with the kids. This was a very nice place to swim and safe when we attended even though based on the previous reviews I was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have to preface by saying the parking lot stinks. There are only 10 spots or so and since there wasn't anything available (we even waited a bit to see if someone would come out) we had to park a good 10 minute walk by the golf course. The weather was gorgeous, so the walk wasn't bad. You just aren't... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We wanted to visit this attraction. Upon asking the conceriege for directions at a popular Princeville resort, we were instructed to not go given the hazards, danger and life threatening waves. We were shown documentation from fatalities that occurred over the years. Seems that at certain times of the year there can be tremendous waves that could hit you from... More 

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Thank George K
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The trail is miserable, steep, and slick, and the baths are terrifying to watch but weirdly hypnotic. We were on the lava but stayed well back behind the warning signs as we knew it was dangerous to go near the edges. But it was *very* tempting to try and "get a better look". You might think you're the kind of... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wet and very slippery. Take it slow. Bring hiking poles and wear Keens. But divert worth it. Many vantage points and all stunning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took our 5 and 7 yr old down the trail. Very slick and you will be filthy so bring a towel to sit on in the car and maybe even water to wash your hands. It's well worth the views, amazing to see, just don't get to close some of the waves come up really high. Don't miss this awesome... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful spot if you can get down the path to the Secret Beach. The water is a wonderful blue color.

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Oregon Coast, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Queens bath hike is lovely but the bottom near the rocks can be quite dangerous…Our group elected to stay close to the trail since the high tides have been known to have sneaker waves which can pull people out to the ocean unexpectedly.There is a lovely waterfall on the hike down and great views from the trail.

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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad we made the hike to Queens Bath. The waterfall was beautiful. You are hiking in a tropical rainforest. Can be very slippery getting there but so worth it. The views are gorgeous and the waves don't disappoint.

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