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Pirate Cave (Waiwaipuhi Sea Cave)

Entrance in Waiwaipuhi Sea Cave
Entrance in Waiwaipuhi Sea Cave./ Tim Wise, Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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An enormous sea cave, 290 m long. It can be accessed only from the sea. Over the entrance falls a waterfall – thus every visitor gets a shower from it.

During the winter, as the power of the waves increases, the entrance into the cave turns into a blowhole – the pressure of the air from the cave pushed bask the waves, creating a fountain of mist and water.

4.5 out of 10 stars 44.5%

GPS coordinates
22.20147 N 159.6117 W
Location, address
Oceania, United States, Hawaii, northern coast of Kaua’i, Nā Pali Coast

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