Got up early to try seeing the sunrise but not early enough. I recommend arriving at least an hour before scheduled sunrise to see the lights changed. By the time I got to a good viewing point, the sun was already high in the sky. I parked on the side of the road since the gate doesn't open until 7am... 更多
Great, easy walk with a beautiful view at the top. Paved the whole way so perfect for strollers. Parking can be a pain, the earlier you get there, the better.
The trail is paved, but it’s pretty steep (although gradual) and very hot and windy with no shade, so having water is advised. The view is excellent and in the right months, it’s very easy to see whales. The trail actually goes to a look out up above the lighthouse.
a long and gentle climb up to a lookout. Right time of year can watch whales - we missed them. A bit of exertion is needed, not a easy walk, but well worth it.
Take the time to hike up to the lighthouse because you will just love the view. Its not a bad walk but make sure you bring some water because it can be a bit hot
We visited the beach at Makapu'u and decided to hike the lighthouse trail after reading reviews here. Parts of the trail were under construction so there were a few delays here and there along the way while equipment was moving, but the workers were friendly and helpful and the delays not very long. The hike was doable for young to... 更多
The views were off the charts. We chose to do the hike on our own since it was pretty straight forward. The entire walk is paved. My only regret was that we did it during the hottest part of the day. The walk is long and there is no shade. Had we done the hike in the morning it would... 更多
Like Diamond Head, this hiking trail is not for the weak of heart, lung or joints. But it is easier than Diamond Head due to the paved trail. It provides a nice payback of scenic views and photo ops. If you are in shape, do it. You will be glad you did.
Been seven months since I climbed the trail ... lots of improvements have been made and are being continued. Trail edges being strengthened, more resting places, brush cleared away and more. Lots of hang gliders and air-sailors cruising the air currents. Definitely a must visit! Even saw whales today!
Nice paved trail the entire way up to a beautiful lookout area. We pushed a toddler in a stroller the entire way without any problems. I suggest going first thing in the morning. We parked around 8:00 and the lot was already pretty full. By the time we left, the lot was packed with only far away street parking available.... 更多
This trail is absolutely stunning. It is quite a climb but so worth it as the views from every angle of the glistening Pacific are amazing. During the months of December to April, the Humpback whales are making their anual journey from Alaska to breed in the warm Hawaiin waters and if you're lucky enough, you can see them everywhere.... 更多
There are plenty of awesome Hikes in hawaii. If you are new to Hiking or not in the best shape as of yet I suggest you try the Makapuu trail. If is paved all the way to the top so footing and traction is always good. the incline does get steep in places but if you take your time almost... 更多
I completed the trail and it was worth every step. It was not easy. Yes, the path is paved all the way up, but it was much steeper and longer than I anticipated. We arrived at 9 am and were lucky to get one of the closest parking spots. The parking lot only accommodates about 20 cars; the rest are... 更多
This is a fairly easy walk. As you go up you can see the whales during migration season (Dec-April). At the top the views are excellent. Lots of parking, but sometimes not enough.