Trip Planner:   USA  /  Hawaii  /  Kauai  /  Poipu  /  Spouting Horn

Spouting Horn, Poipu

3.9
#2 of 31 in Nature in Kauai
Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
Local Hawaii legend speaks of Spouting Horn and its ocean blowhole on Kauai's south shore. Formed by a combination of volcanic lava rocks and erosion from crashing waves, the spout represents the home of a mythical and angry lizard. Waves funneled into the small opening in the rock shelf can blast as far as 15 m (50 ft) into the air from the mouth of the blowhole, spraying the surrounding area. You can take photos of the spout from the nearby viewpoint with the Pacific Ocean as a backdrop. Keep in mind that this force of nature can be dangerous; remain behind the guard rails and obey all posted signs. To visit Spouting Horn and other attractions in Poipu, use our Poipu visit planning website.
Create an itinerary including Spouting Horn
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Spouting Horn reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
5,422 reviews
Google
4.3
TripAdvisor
  • Our hotel was a short distance away from this attraction! We drove right to it and were able to see it do its thing! Nothing was open for the touristy part of the location, but it was a pretty spot!  more »
  • We could spend hours here.. it’s truly magical watching the waves come in, the spouting horn putting on a great show.. the vibrant colors of the water and surroundings are so perfect. Only critique...  more »
Google
  • Plenty of parking and fun for a quick stop. There area few souvenir booths which are fun to browse. Plan on maybe 30 minutes here.
  • This natural wonder is easily accessible and worth the quick stop! So many chickens. Plenty of parking. Public restrooms.

Plan your trip to Poipu

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.