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Waimea Valley

59-864 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-8411
+1 808-638-7766
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Experience Hawaiʻiʻs Living Culture in Waimea Valley, deeply rooted in authentic Hawaiian History, Culture, Spirituality and Tradition. Waimea Valley is a world apart from Waikiki, be in the quiet of nature, beautiful flowers, rare plants, cultural sites and a beautiful waterfall for swimming.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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59-864 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-8411
+1 808-638-7766
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is an easy, 30 minute hike to the waterfall. Go around 4:30 pm and you’ll likely have the trails and waterfall to yourself.

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place was beautiful from start to finish . the park is a botanical garden ,a history lesson and ends in a swim in the waterfalls, I took my family children 8 and 12 here and they both enjoyed it for very different reasons. when...More

1  Thank cpuolin
Reviewed 2 days ago

whether you are sight seer or a night life person take some time a see a very beautiful botanical garden and make your way to the waterfall. Wonderful gradual uphill climb to the falls but worth the effort.

Thank Chip144
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We weren’t sure what to expect but very much enjoyed our time. We strolled to the falls amidst beautiful trees, shrubs and flowers. The Hawaiian culture was displayed well and signage was helpful. Glad we went.

Thank Grandebbie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After 5 trips to Hawaii, I finally got to the falls. It’s quite a walk, with hills up and down, about 20 minutes to the falls. January is a bit off season for the flowers, and it hadn’t rained much so the falls we a...More

Thank Rjirwin2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the waterfall is beautiful and the gardens are super colorful and amazing, we had a picnic under a beautiful tree.... super fun!

Thank Alefreixo
Reviewed 1 week ago

The falls seem to draw people in, but the real beauty is just walking all over the grounds. So many different plants and lush greenery. Bring some bug spray for mosquitos and sun lotion in case it's sunny.

Thank Jessie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This a not a hike, it’s a walk in a park ending in a waterfall that have lifeguards that give u life jackets if you choose to swim at the base of the waterfall. Water was super cold. All in all Very scenic. Rest rooms...More

Thank vacawkids2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend the plant tour by David!!! His passion for these plants really rub off on you and he pointed out so many amazing things we would have missed otherwise. It was really a treat to have him share his knowledge! The waterfall and pool...More

Thank Kelsey W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of three (2 adults and a 10-year-old) had an amazing visit at this beautiful botanical garden and wish we'd allowed more time than two hours. We came for the opportunity to swim in the waterfall. It was not quite what we envisioned, but...More

2  Thank Tegan M
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Les W
5 July 2017|
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Response from truffles808 | Reviewed this property |
The parking for Waimea Valley is several minutes driving in from the road. If you were to walk to the beach from the parking area, it may be a little far. Also, the parking is for paying Waimea Valley visitors. There is a... More
Abigail V
9 April 2017|
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Response from Richard P | Property representative |
Aloha and thank you for your interest in Waimea Valley. The walk to the waterfall is 3/4 mile on a paved road. Take around 20-35 minutes. With young children I would plan on 40 to 45 minutes. The path is stroller friendly... More
Mary S
8 February 2017|
Response from Richard P | Property representative |
Thank you for your message. Unfortunately we do not have wheel chairs available. However, we do offer shuttle rides to handicap individuals free of charge. The shuttle rides take you from a location just past our ticket... More