The Day Trip Of A Lifetime You Can Only Take In Hawaii

Situated along Kauai’s fabled Na Pali Coast is Hanakapi’ai Beach and Falls, accessible only via a strenuous, eight-mile round trip day hike. Don’t let the mileage scare you off – the hike to Hanakapiai is an absolute must-experience for anyone who isn’t experienced enough to tackle the famous Kalalau Trail. The journey to reach this unspoiled Hawaiian paradise will surely take all day, but is well worth the effort and makes for an epic day trip.

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Although it can be strenuous and dangerous, the trek to Hanakapiai is certainly one to add to your Hawaii bucket list, along with these 17 hikes, as well as these 12 easy trails.