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A beautiful, scenic spot overlooking Makapuu Peninsula.
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Kalaniana'ole Hwy, turnout above Makapu'u Beach, Oahu, HI 96795
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All reviews whale season rabbit island see whales lighthouse trail great place to take pictures uphill hike catch your breath sea life park body surfing don't forget your camera windward side awesome views great hike waimanalo beach parking is limited other islands the pacific ocean
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing water colors, the cliffs covered in green on one side and a view all the way down the beach. It is a quick stop and well worth the 5 minutes...you won't regret taking time for this photo opportunity. The parking lot may be full...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank AStriefler
Reviewed 29 July 2019

Like almost every beach in Oahu this place also is beautiful. From the lookout you can take nice photos.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anette12345
Reviewed 15 July 2019 via mobile

Makapu’u Point is one of the best panoramic views you could find. The water is so magnificently blue, and mountains so flush with green, and the rocks providing a gorgeous contrast to it all, make for our most worthwhile side trip so far. The hike...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed 9 July 2019

nice location to hike, paved trail and family friendly. You can go down to tide pool but at your own discretion. Summer time is ok when the wave is calm Parking is a bit small, but fast turn around

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank M A
Reviewed 2 July 2019

Great place to see part of the Windward side of the Island as well as Rabbit Island. Not far from where Magnum PI's house is located and just above Sea Life Park.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank brb905
Reviewed 19 June 2019

This is one the best viewing spots in Oahu!. You can get to the top with a bit of effort but there are plenty of stopping points where you can catch your breath and see some beautiful scenery of the ocean. During the whale season...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bonnie B
Reviewed 6 June 2019

Wow so very Beautiful! The beach and all the breathtaking scenry, plenty of parking, and mongueese running around.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Linda E
Reviewed 30 May 2019

This is my very favorite spot on all of Hawaii and the globe as far as I've seen (and I've been to about 30 countries). Standing at Makapu'u takes your breath away. It's a vista like none other and it can never be erased from...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank MusingsOnTravel
Reviewed 23 May 2019

We drove past this view point and had to turn around but so glad we did as the views were amazing. Great place to take pictures and stretch your legs for a bit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 207rickih
Reviewed 18 May 2019 via mobile

This place is so relaxing. I know it is a hike, but with so many areas to stop to enjoy the view one can’t even feel you are exercising. Just start the walk and enjoy...

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank orgulloboricua
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