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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great hiking spot! Go early in the morning to avoid the heat of the sun. Wandering through lava flows and past cultural sights was super cool!

Thank NadiaShm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the highlights of our trip. The trail has a lot of elevation changes but only a couple of spots that are “challenging”. Wear tennis shoes as the lava rock and gravel would suck to walk in in sandals. It is hot so make...More

1  Thank shawntildawn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to want to find this spot but when you do you will be rewarded with a beautiful location that harkens back to old Hawaii.

Thank BAppelt1
Reviewed August 31, 2018

On our last day in Maui, my wife and I drove through to La Purouse Bay. Seeing one of the last lava flows on Maui was interesting as were the black goats. I found the drive to the very end of the road a bit...More

Thank Grant F
Reviewed July 17, 2018

If you want a great snorkeling experience, take the morning trip with Blue Water Rafting. I think the boat is 28’ aluminum with pontoon sides, high speed. Kids 8 and above will love this.

2  Thank Steve Z
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We decided this time to just keep walking and we were rewarded with beautiful sights. This is a morning type hike and wear proper shoes if you plan to hike to the lighthouse.

Thank gregfrazier66
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We have visited La Perouse Bay every time we've been to Maui. It's a stunning drive trough a hostile and riveting lava field. Once you reach the Bay it's easy to pick your way into the water where you may encounter Spinner Dolphin and other...More

3  Thank Carrie M
Reviewed June 21, 2018

The lava fields are incredible. They actually look like rich, dark, black soil but it is all lava for as far as your eyes can see. The black sand beaches are also awesome. Not big but scenic.

1  Thank Jeannie P
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Our family really enjoyed visiting this area. The views were spectacular! The path was a great one for families, just take sunscreen!

Thank JayhawkMandy
Reviewed May 22, 2018

It is a nice place to take your family out and enjoy the natural beauty of the island of Maui. It actually has some natural geysers etc. to look at as well

Thank ahmedsattar
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