Watch the Spouting Horn Blowhole

Rate this Adventure Hawaii Spouting Horn, Koloa, HI 96756

Added by

Experience the Spouting Horn blowhole, one of the most photographed spots on the island of Kauai. Depending on the tide and the surge, the water may spout as high as 50 feet into the air.

On the South Shore you can find the Spouting Horn. There's a small beach park with a great lookout where you can watch a blowhole spout a plume of thundering water into the air. This waterspout occurs whenever the waves are forced under the rocky shelf and up through a lava tube. The water sometimes hisses and roars. If the light is right, you may be able to catch a rainbow in the sea spray.

Access to Spouting Horn Park is easy with plenty of parking and the view from the lookout is especially good at sunset. There's also a trail down onto the lava shelf which is worth exploring. There are some great views of the rugged Poipu coastline and bay from there. 

Pack List

  • Camera
  • Sturdy shoes if you're going to climb down to the lava
Read More

Share

Activities:

Chillin, Fishing, Photography

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Features:

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Groups
Handicap Accessible
Scenic

Are we missing something?

Suggest an edit

How to Get There

Have you done this adventure? Have something to add? You could be the first to leave a review!

Added by Matt Purciel

California native and outdoor enthusiast and who's always in search for the beauty of creation.

More Adventures Nearby

Hike Kalepa Ridge

Hawaii / Kalalau Lookout

Kalepa Ridge is a narrow, unofficial trail that starts at the Kalalau Lookout in Koke'e State Park.

Saul Jacob
6 Saves

Cliff Jump from Hawaii's South Point

Hawaii / South Point, Big Island, Hawaii

NOTE: Cliff jump at your own risk and only do so when conditions are great (calm seas, clear skies, good water visibility).

Brian Fulda
15 Saves

Beach Day at Makua Beach

Hawaii / Makua Beach

Getting There:  From Honolulu, head west on the H1 and follow signs for Waianae. Continue as the H1 turn into Farrington highway and drive along the coast.

Erik Holmes
33 Saves