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Spouting Horn, Poipu

3.9
#2 of 31 in Nature in Kauai
Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
Local Hawaii legend speaks of Spouting Horn and its ocean blowhole on Kauai's south shore. Formed by a combination of volcanic lava rocks and erosion from crashing waves, the spout represents the home of a mythical and angry lizard. Waves funneled into the small opening in the rock shelf can blast as far as 15 m (50 ft) into the air from the mouth of the blowhole, spraying the surrounding area. You can take photos of the spout from the nearby viewpoint with the Pacific Ocean as a backdrop. Keep in mind that this force of nature can be dangerous; remain behind the guard rails and obey all posted signs. To visit Spouting Horn and other attractions in Poipu, use our Poipu visit planning website.
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  • Really fun site. Just make sure the waves are coming in from the right direction or you can be very disappointed. If you have to wait to get up front the just enjoy the sea turtles swimming around  more »
  • Nice to drive to the park and see sprouting horn! It naturally spews water every minute or two it’s amazing! Saw it at sunset.  more »
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  • Plenty of parking and fun for a quick stop. There area few souvenir booths which are fun to browse. Plan on maybe 30 minutes here.
  • This natural wonder is easily accessible and worth the quick stop! So many chickens. Plenty of parking. Public restrooms.

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