Spitting Cave

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  • Address: 7 Lumahai St, Honolulu, HI 96825, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Cave, View Point, Family And Kids, Nature

Spitting Cave - Review

Although it is a pain to find, it is a tourist spot that tourists themselves recommend and swear by. The unique formation is a definite must-visit while in Honolulu. A tiny steep trail leads you down to a beautiful creek where the roaring waters are a real sight to be beheld.

The spitting part is just the water and the mist of the water that thrashes against the rock, drenching each traveler in the lovely water on a summer day. It is certainly a very refreshing spot to visit while in Honolulu.

There is a marked trail which is quite hard to find and it is rather steep but it is certainly worth the effort. You will find this hidden treasure in Kokohead and in the neighbourhood of Portlock. If you are an off-the beaten track sort of a traveler, you should certainly explore this attraction.

Spitting Cave Information

  • The trail that leads up to the cave area is quite steep. It is not dangerous and most people should be able to do it but it isn’t advised for pregnant women and people who may have respiratory or back problems.
  • You need to wear proper walking shoes on the trail for grip.
  • Carry water as well as sunscreen and food (if you require it) on the trail.

Spitting Cave Ticket Prices

  • Entry is free.

How To reach Spitting Cave by Public Transport

  • Bus: Lumahai Street

Restaurants Near Spitting Cave

  • Subway
  • Assagio
  • Teddy's Bigger Burgers

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  • Spitting Cave Address: 7 Lumahai St, Honolulu, HI 96825, United States
  • Spitting Cave Timing: 24-hrs
  • Spitting Cave Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Spitting Cave(preferred time): 07:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Spitting Cave: 05:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Spitting Cave

  • 63.53% of people who visit Honolulu include Spitting Cave in their plan

  • 20.46% of people start their Spitting Cave visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Spitting Cave

Monday, Friday and Sunday

94.79% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Spitting Cave

People normally club together Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and Dole Plantation while planning their visit to Spitting Cave.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Spitting Cave, Honolulu Reviews

  • Awesome little hidden spot to see in Hawaii. Waves are amazing hitting the rocks. Beautiful views. It is a little bet dangerous for older people or younger kids to see, the entrance is pretty much hidden between two houses, parking is on the street and you have to climb down some steep rocks (there is some help with some ropes attached). Its not hard to make it down but I personally would not recommend for family's with younger kids or older people. Its a great place to relax and watch the sunset or waves. During the time we went there was only a few groups of people there (10-15 people) so it is not a commercialized or advertised spot. The drive is pretty through the neighbourhood is pretty nice as well, there is some streets with amazing homes or mansions just being built over the ocean, architecture is amazing. Well worth to see it even though we got lost trying to find it.

  • There are better ways to commit suicide than having to time a jump from 60 feet onto a patch of water that, depending on the current, is too shallow to protect you from the rocks beneath. I would suggest something less painful and preferably quicker acting. That aside, it's a beautiful view.

  • A must see on Oahu. Relatively easy trek, however it's a long way down. Wet rocks tend to be slippery, so be smart...and don't bring little children, unless you're up to the task. The color of the water appears fake. As the cave fills with the tide, actually the aquifers, pressure builds and the water is expelled with magnificent force. Sometimes only a grumble, others....a 75' rainbow geiser

  • This is not sandy beach for laying out, and will be a tough climb down for those who have trouble walking. It is not wheelchair or stroller accessible, and one should take precaution and wear close-toed shoes since the trail is steep and slippery in places. There are clearly marked warnings in the neighborhood at the head of the path. That being said I really enjoyed the views of the ocean from the Spitting Cave. We didn't climb all the way down, but the power of the ocean is very evident in this spot. The erosion on the rock formations are absolutely worth viewing and are great for earth lovers and photographers alike. It's nice because it is tucked away so it lacks some of the visitation volume as some other nearby attractions.

  • Breathtaking view, short hike, but very steep and some loose gravel--recommended for somewhat in shape. Be respectful of the neighborhood with regard to street parking.

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