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Makena State Park: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited many beaches up and down the east coast & in the Caribbean. That being said, it takes a really great beach for us to be impressed. This beach is beautiful. We spent time sitting listening to the waves. The surf can be...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank lydiatuttle
Reviewed August 17, 2019

Big beach is a beautiful beach, almost two-thirds of a mile (1 km) long and over 100 feet (30 m) wide, it is one of the most popular beaches on the island. I will caution you that Big Beach also have one of the most...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 17, 2019

As you travel south of Makena Big Beach you will notice lava flows on both sides of the road. These are the remnants of the last eruption of Haleakala in 1790. When the road stops you are at La Perouse Bay. You may park there,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dani U
Reviewed March 16, 2019

We came to this beach for snorkeling based on advice from a former local who was staying at our resort. We mentioned we wanted to go snorkeling and were considering a Molkini tour; he suggested snorkeling here as an alternative. When we arrived after venturing...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

There is a nice hike up the mound to the crater Puu Olai with great views 360 degrees. 4 other Hawaiian islands are visible from the top. Park at the small beach and look for a small dirt trail which leads up the mountain.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

This is a very busy beach, but it is quite large. It has scenic views. The shore break is pretty high. There is a lifeguard on duty. The one thing we noticed was that we could not find a place to rinse our feet. Maybe...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BaileyL99
Reviewed December 27, 2018

Beautiful views, beaches and volcanic formations. Off of the beaten path -- scene and quiet. I have been to Maui many times and never visited, but it was worth it!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Heath B
Reviewed December 9, 2018

The BIG beach at Makena State Park is spectacular and during the week not terribly crowded. Only porta potties available and one food/drink truck close to the entrance. Be prepared to walk a bit to reach the beach and bring water and food if you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank grazia2626
Reviewed December 7, 2018

Situated on the sweatshirt of Maui just north of Wailea, this is a gorgeous and very popular beach. Nice sand and good snorkeling are probably the reasons

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CMN14
Reviewed November 29, 2018

I was told this is rated a #4 in the best of all swimming beaches. I sure see how. First there's plenty of parking. It's in a state park but it's still free. And the beach is huge! It just goes on and on. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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