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

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.

  • 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.

  • Entry is free.

  • Bus: Lumahai Street

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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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  • 44.51% of people who visit Honolulu include Spitting Cave in their plan

  • 36.36% of people start their Spitting Cave visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Spitting Cave

Monday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Spitting Cave

People normally club together National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific and Makalei Beach Park 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
  • I loved this place. Serene. Away from the touristy crowd. There were only a handful of folks when I was there. A good place to sit and listen to the ocean crashing against the rocks and the cave spitting out the water. Beautiful. Makes you feel at peace.

  • 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 Feel free to like this if you agree!

  • Gorgeous location. The ocean seems so vast and blue from this point and the action from the spitting cave is fun. I almost proposed to my now fiance at this location but there were some kids cliff jumping into the outlet of the spitting cave and that ruined the mood but luckily Hawaii has a lot of beautiful places to propose.

  • the cave is not something that you can access without risking your life. There's a cool overlook that you can see the cave and you can see it's spitting water and just the right conditions be careful though don't fall off the edge cuz you probably won't make it out there

  • Beautiful scenery.. I suggest people visit this place during sunset. Docked one star because it difficult to access this place. The entrance itself is hidden from naked eyes. I am really thankful to our Uber driver to drop us right at the mouth of it.

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