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Shipwreck Beach

Kaiolohia Bay, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
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has a nice view of an old wreck. Very rocky and hard to hike towards. Very sad to say that there is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Santa Barbara, California

Take your Jeep North to shipwreck beach. Just go slow and enjoy to beauty of this precious Island... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great Falls, Montana
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Kaiolohia Bay, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

has a nice view of an old wreck. Very rocky and hard to hike towards. Very sad to say that there is TONS of garbage all over the place both on the trail and on the beach here.

Thank SB911Medic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take your Jeep North to shipwreck beach. Just go slow and enjoy to beauty of this precious Island. Awful windy but just put up with it. The hike to the rusting hulk was great, but a lot of evidence of mans pollution of the sea.

Thank scottmt59405
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This was yet another interesting (and beautiful) spot on our day-long tour of the island. Our guide (and driver), Bruce, pulled into a private area (belonging to a friend of his); which gave us a wonderful, and secluded, view of the wreck, waves and ocean....More

Thank RICART75
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The beach is pretty but you may have to climb some rocks to get to see the ship wreck. There is a trail to petrogliphs here but it is hot and the drawings are faint. Take water. Good snorkeling here.

Thank molelady
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Neat beach. A bit long to get to but the shipwreck makes it unique. It was very windy and the ocean was really rough so we couldn't get a close viewing point. The beach was small and it had some local folks living there which...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 22 January 2017

But worth the trip. Beautiful area. You really need a Jeep to get there. You walk in when the road stops. Most of the people we talked to said to go here before you go to the garden of the Gods.... You may run out...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 14 January 2017

A fun drive with a jeep. The water was a clear blue and excellent for wading as the reef appeared to keep the waves off the beach. The backdrop of the old shipwreck was breathtaking.

Thank OnVacation_10
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We loved walking the beach here. Very fun day trip. We didn't hike the trail but beach has plenty of room for fun.

Thank Wayne Y
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Just like every location on Lanai, a large portion of the road there was not paved. However, still interesting enough to make the trip if you are spending a day or more on the island.

Thank Dadri L
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This location is the northwest of the Lanai ... it looks like the wind blows a lot there. It was windy to the point that we were getting sand blasted. Worse yet, the beach is full of debris.

Thank troybrost
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How long does it take to hike there and do you need a specific type of vehicle?
21 February 2017|
Response from Crystal W | Reviewed this property |
The very unhelpful truth is, "it depends". It depends where you park, how far you have to walk. Where you park depends on the recent rains. So you will have to gauge it when you get there. As you drive down, ask the folks... More
Tanya J
are there seashells to collect
21 February 2017|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
No, we didn't notice a lot of shell. Did notice a lot of garbage