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.
Tours to Spouting Horn
$600 BOOK WITH VIATOR Kauai's Waimea Canyon and South Side Private Guided Tour
Duration: 6 to 7 hours
$173 BOOK WITH VIATOR Cruiseships Kauai Island - Sightseeing Tour - 7.5 hrs.
Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
$80 BOOK WITH VIATOR Opaeka'a falls, Tree Tunnel, Poipu Coast, Spouting Horn, Historic Koloa Town
Duration: 3 hours
$127 BOOK WITH VIATOR Kauai's Ultimate Whale & Dolphin Zodiac Boat Adventure
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Spouting Horn reviews
Unique spot not too far from Poipu Beach. Years ago as lava rock was forming near the shoreline water kept coming through a spot and the rocks formed around it. As the tide comes in the water... more »
If you are close by, definitely go see it. You will be there 10 minutes but it’s cool. My son who is 13 loved it. Don’t make a trip just to see. more »
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.
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