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Wailua Falls

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Address: Maalo Rd, off Hwy 580, Lihue, Kauai, HI
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A popular waterfall attraction.

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Pretty waterfall, limited parking

Having a traveler with problems walking, we were very happy that there was natural, beautiful sight-seeing we could do without having to hike. We went on a Wednesday morning... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having a traveler with problems walking, we were very happy that there was natural, beautiful sight-seeing we could do without having to hike. We went on a Wednesday morning, around 9 am, and there were several other tourists there. We managed to get a spot in the parking lot, but noticed many other cars had parked along the road. The... More 

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Altoona, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very pretty Falls and easy to view from the parking . Heard afterwards , a person could hike to get closer and swim.

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HOLDEN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although it's 4 miles out on poor roadways, it is just off the main road in Lihue, so definitely worth a look. An excellent way to end your stay on Kauai if you have a half hour to kill (turn off is only 5 minutes from the airport).

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Spring
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The falls are great, you can drive there and there is a great lookout. Would recommend they were gorgeous! We even saw a few razorbacks. Kauai is Amazing!

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Elkton, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Short drive, beautiful countryside. The falls can be viewed from right off the road. Great place to stop and see-not a destination.

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Palisades, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Walk down to the falls and soak up the beauty of Hawaii. It is amazing and the water is so clear you can see the bottom

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just off the 583 dead end road good view and nice photos but we then drove up the 580 off the main 56 (well actually we missed the 580 directly after the bridge and went the long way around the 581). Found the Opaeka'a falls and had a great view from the stopping point then drove down to the Hawaiian... More 

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're passing through Lihue, take a few minutes to follow the signs for Wailua Falls. Drive to where the road ends, park and spend a few minutes admiring the spectacular falls.

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Huntington Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I think these falls are one of my favorite places on Kauai. They are easy to get to with a decent amount of parking. They are on the way to or from Kauai's "Grand Canyon" and not to far off the road. This is also the place that they filmed the beginning intro scene for the old T.V. show Fantasy... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Bring your camera - this place is not to be missed!! And with any amount of luck you will catch a rainbow.

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