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Address: Kauai, HI

This mountain is considered to be the wettest area in Hawaii.

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Can be viewed from the Puu O Kila lookout across the Alakai Swamp, provided it is not covered in clouds. At the Puu O Kila lookout there is a directional sign pointing towards... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 November 2016
Murrieta, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Can be viewed from the Puu O Kila lookout across the Alakai Swamp, provided it is not covered in clouds. At the Puu O Kila lookout there is a directional sign pointing towards Wai'aleale. There is also a trail that leads from this lookout to Wai'aleale

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We were able to see the crater of Waialeale from a helicopter, but I'm told there are also hiking trails for the younger and braver to experience this wonder! The walls of the crater are a continuous line of towering waterfalls fed by the more or less constant rain at the top! A misty, but amazing sight to see!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Our view was unfortunately obstructed by the clouds and rain (imagine that!), but now we can say we have been to the wettest place in the world! Worth the trip through the canyon.

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San Ramon, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Awesome site on the north side of Kauai. Been to the mountain many times, but you really need to take a helicopter ride to see the true beauty of the mountain with literally hundreds of waterfalls cascading down the steep cliffs all around.

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Chula Vista, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2013

A little tough to get to, but well worth it. This is where they filmed part of Jurassic Park. Very wet and seems to rain all the time. Very lush and beautiful. Bring a plastic bag to protect your camera.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013 via mobile

Waialeale, the wettest spot in the pacific !... Breathtaking, awesome, thrilling.... Flying into the crater looking at the many waterfalls, the splendid greens and the surreal landscape of a volcano long extinct ... An unforgettable helicopter ride is what anyone should experience...truly incredibly beautiful!!

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