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Lahaina, Maui, HI
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

We have been stopping here for many years. ***Be careful pulling in and out of the lookout.*** Traffic can be hazardous, especially if you are crossing lanes. We missed our departing flight back to the mainland in 2017 when this main highway was closed for...More

Thank ccgramaui
Reviewed August 25, 2018

If you think you can do this without working out, your nuts or make it your first hike early in the morning. Bring lots of water and wear good shoes. This was our last hike and I about died, we stopped several times. All the...More

1  Thank Chelsey W
Reviewed May 31, 2018

This lookout location is fantastic for watching whales! During whale watching season from late December to early April, this is an ideal spot to observe and learn about the whales. It is usually manned by a member of the Pacific Whale Foundation, who can provide...More

1  Thank MiKeeney
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Although this viewpoint has limited parking, if you have the opportunity to get one and park, the view is truly breathtaking. Our next trip to Maui, we plan to try and get a spot around the same time as the sunsets. Also a fantastic view...More

1  Thank EagerB
Reviewed March 26, 2018

As we were heading to the airport, we saw something in the water and were lucky enough to be able to turn into this scenic lookout. There were interns there from the Pacific Whale Foundation and they were able to verify that what we were...More

Thank tnk9581
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

During our 2 week stay on Maui, we were at the lookout almost everyday. In fact we purchased 2 folding chairs on our 2nd day and took full advantage of the lookout by using them while we did our whale watching from shore. A great...More

Thank merlinsurrietrekker
Reviewed February 10, 2018

No Trip to Maui is complete without a stop at PAPAWAI Point , which I know as MacGregor point. Our annual trip brings us here looking for whales. Two years in a row we've been skunked here, but have never left Maui without seeing them...More

Thank Saskheat
Reviewed January 16, 2018

Great place to watch humpbacks... when they are active, it is an incredible sight ! Not to be missed but parking can be a problem, if you’re not patient

Thank Sandra J. S
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Definitely gets busy around sunset, as it's a great place to get some amazing pictures! The boats are nearby so it's a quaint area

Thank MegailnSonja
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Since this is a heavily traveled road to get to/from Lahaina, expect that there will be a number of tourists her. I had found my perfect camera shot, when several people bursted into the scene. Well, guess what? I took the picture anyway, and it...More

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