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Tunnels Beach

7640 Kuhio Hwy, Kauai, HI 96714
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A beach in the northern part of Kauai.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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7640 Kuhio Hwy, Kauai, HI 96714
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Limited parking. Short walk to the beach. Bathrooms and out door showers nearby. Lifeguard on duty. Snorkeling. Many turtle sightings. Great sea shell hunting. Ghost fish sightings and other fish. Little to no shade. Pick up your trash when leaving. Aloha 🌺

Thank Frog25
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Tunnels Beach in prior years and went again on this visit to Kauai. The beach does not disappoint. Parking is very limited - there is a little beach access road that is more of a drive way for about 3-4 houses that...More

3  Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here one day, and the waves were huge so we just played in the rollers! Had tons of fun jumping in and out of big waves! Waves were powerful and fun! Came back another day, and snorkeled the reef. Great place for beginners, and...More

Thank KandJ_Alaska
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views of Bali Hai, iconic beach views to be had especially at sunset. The only draw back is the very limited parking along the narrow alley access to the beach.

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to Tunnels beach our first morning in Kauai because we were up early since there was a 5 hour time difference for us. My recommendation is to be there by 7:30 to get a parking space. There is very little parking which keeps...More

Thank smileynvp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every trip to Kauai, we make the hour and 15 minute drive from Lihue to this gorgeous beach. We park at the Haena Beach Park and walk 1/4 mile south down to Tunnels. Remember, you are not at Tunnels until you can see Bali Hai...More

Thank DonnerMike
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tunnels Beach is a great spot! When we went it was a bit windy, but not too much as we were able to tie down our beach umbrella for shade. Water is very blue, but beware as there are dangerous rocks you can't see and...More

Thank JujuC21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tunnels is always my favorite part of my Kauai trips. The snorkeling is incredible - the reef is home to a multitude of beautiful fish, and there are almost always sea turtles! In addition to snorkeling, the far end of the beach is great for...More

1  Thank hkmuerhoff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, Wow ,Wow. The drive is long but it is worth it! The parking is hard so get there early or later in the day. We arrived there later in the day so we could watch the sunset. You will have to walk the beach...More

Thank TexasTravelbug50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. This beach is really something special. We came at the crack of dawn (arrived by 6am) and stayed for 8 hours. Our girls couldn't get enough of the waves crashing in on them and the fantastic views of the mountains off to the left...More

Thank Jeremy H
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22 April 2017|
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Response from TrippingAmerican | Reviewed this property |
Nice but basic Crowded during the season and parking can be difficult because of mud and water filled potholes.
20 July 2016|
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Response from thaward | Reviewed this property |
It's a short walk to the beach - no problem!