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Makapu'u Lighthouse Hike tickets

Gate Prices Adult $22.98
Child (3-12) $18.80

Note: The Makpu'u Point trail is open to all visitors; your Pass covers transportation to and from the Makapu'u Light trail.

The Makapu'u Point trail, within Ka Iwi State Scenic Shoreline, offers outstanding views of Oahu's southeastern coastline, including Koko Head and Koko Crater. From the trail's destination at Makapu'u Head, one is rewarded with magnificent views of the windward coast and offshore islets, as well as the historic red-roofed Makapu'u Lighthouse built in 1909, which makes a stunning picture against the deep blue sea below (the spectacular Makapu'u Lighthouse with its 100+ year-old light made with an historic "hyper-radiant” e.g. super-size lens). On a clear day, you may even see Molokai and Lanai. The offshore islets are wildlife sanctuaries for Hawaiian seabirds, such as the aiwa, frigate bird, and tropic bird. Wear sneakers and comfortable clothes, bring a hat and sunscreen, and drink lots of water.

Trail Length: 2.0 mi. (round trip)
Activity: Pedestrian
Difficulty: Moderate
Terrain: Hot, dry slopes
Elevation Gain: 500 ft
Park Name: Ka Iwi State Scenic Shoreline
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Getting In

Various pick up times from Waikiki Hotels. Please call for reservations and pick up times.

Reservations

Reservations are required.
Please call Kaimana Tours at (808) 392-2223.

Please note, this tour operator has a strict 24 hour cancellation policy. When you make your reservation you will be asked for a credit card to hold your reservation. Your credit card will only be charged if you do not cancel within 24 hours of the scheduled tour.

Hours

Pick up in Waikiki 7:00 am return 11:00 am
Pick up in Waikiki 9:00 am return 1:00 pm

Closings

Christmas day and New Year's Day

Note

Shuttle Service included. Your Pass covers the cost of transportation to and from the Makapuu Point trail.

Address

Various Waikiki Hotel pick ups, call for information.
Honolulu, HI 96825
 

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[1 of 1 customers found this review helpful]

Great views
By Kandjo from Lehi, UT on
Pros:
Personalized Itinerary
Best Uses:
General Sightseeing Active travelers
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Makapu'u Lighthouse Hike:

This hike is very steep. There are beautiful views along the way. The trail to the top view point is nicely pave, but the trail to the actual lighthouse is blocked off. Be aware there are not bathrooms built yet

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[4 of 4 customers found this review helpful]

Amazing Views!!! Great Hike!!!
By MarcolaMahalo Verified Reviewer from CT on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Makapu'u Lighthouse Hike:

We did the "Makapu'u Lighthouse Trail Hike" with Kaimana Tours using our Go Oahu Cards, and I must say we had an amazing time. We were picked up within 5 minutes of the designated meeting time. Our guy was super friendly, knowledgeable and quite patient with our large group. He offered to take photos of us, explained to us interesting facts involving history and pointed outstanding views along the way. He even offered us all cold water bottles. The lighthouse is beautiful and the views were unforgettable. The trail in general is paved and fairly easy compared to Diamond Head and Koko Head trail. I would recommend to wear comfortable sneakers and proper clothes, bring a hat, a camera and sunscreen, also get hydrated. I would definitely recommend this hike and "Kaimana Tours" services. Mahalo for the blessed time we had and hopefully We'll see you guys again soon!

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[1 of 2 customers found this review helpful]

Sweet Hike
By Jerry from Los Angeles, CA on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Makapu'u Lighthouse Hike:

Makapu'u Hike was honestly so beautiful, the transportation there was great too, very nice and communicative drivers who inform us many extraordinary things about Hawaii. I honestly had a blast would recommend to anyone.

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makapuu hike by kaimana tours
By llcarinell Verified Reviewer from new york, ny on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Makapu'u Lighthouse Hike:

My husband and i just came back from our first hawaiian trip, we were reffered b a friend of ours t Kaimana tours, and it was the best thing they could have done. We went on the Makapu hike and it was the highlight of our trip. They picked us up at hour hotel at the time booked(, i loved that they were punctual) our driver was very friendly and gave us a lot of information about the hike trail. It was amazing. When our trip was done he drove us back to the hotel for us to enjoy the rest of our day! My husband and i was so glad we booked this adventure and we would definitely recommend to others.

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[5 of 5 customers found this review helpful]

Great Hike
By Nick Verified Reviewer from Califonia on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Makapu'u Lighthouse Hike:

I had really fun doing the Makapu'u Hike with Kaimana Tours.I had a great view and I saw many interesting things for example, I saw a whale while I was hiking.After I finished the hike the driver took me to Hanauma Bay because I requested to take the combo and I saw many wonderful things there(I would reccomend you to rent a dry snorkel).

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