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Spitting Cave of Portlock

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We learned about this hard-to-find, stunning "spitting cave" in our guidebook, Oahu Revealed. Accessed via a semi-hidden public access walkway (there's a sign) in the dead end at the end of Lumahai Road, the short but steep trail leads down to a dramatic shoreline of layered volcanic rock. Incoming waves slam into the cave, hit the back wall, and come blowing out in a blast of spray and thunder that's truly impressive. It's a bit tricky to find, but worth a quick side trip if you're doing the drive around Oahu.
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100 Hanauma Bay Rd, Honolulu, HI 96825, USA
+1 808-396-4229
Wed - Mon 6am - 7pm