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Waimea Valley

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Address: 59-864 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-8411
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+1 808-638-7766
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Experience Hawaiʻiʻs Living Culture in Waimea Valley, deeply rooted in...

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.

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A must-see in the North Shore!

We took the tram to the falls as I'm six months pregnant and have been feeling a little easily winded. It turned out to be unnecessary as the route was level and paved – it's less... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
M K
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Seoul, South Korea
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you only want to see the waterfall, bring your swim suit because while it's a pretty falls, we didn't think it was worth what we paid at first. After actually taking the time to explore the grounds a bit more, we found a lot of cool plants and great photo opps. Bring your swim suit though, we are still... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the tram to the falls as I'm six months pregnant and have been feeling a little easily winded. It turned out to be unnecessary as the route was level and paved – it's less than a mile long and most definitely not a hike. On the way back, we skipped the tram and walked instead, the better to... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This particular attraction would be most suited to someone young who wants to swim in the waterfall or someone who appreciates fauna and flora, as there is a fair walk to swim in the waterfall, and by the time you walk back you a sweaty again, in saying that a shuttle service is offered but by the time you add... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a true gym. Make sure to spend the five dollars for the audios because it makes a difference to walk through and hear more of the real history. It's a walk that needs a certain level of physical ability. They do have shuttles that will drive you up to the Falls. A wonderful walk almost like going back... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful and lush green scenery in a valley away from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki. A peacock strolls around the grounds and so do chickens at the cafe . It costs $16 per adult to walk to the waterfall .i declined to go as it seemed pricey for just a walk. but my daughters went at student rate of... More 

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la ca, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a sunday drive around the island its a nice place to stop and stretch your legs. what fun to see the peacocks running free around the gardens

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Waimea has a nicely paved road for the trek to the waterfall so you can either walk or pay $10 round trip to take the shuttle or $6 one-way. There are many small gravel paths to venture off on side trips to explore. Very interesting vegetation and for the most part well-marked with names of the various species. The waterfall... More 

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Shelly Beach, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and kids really wanted to see a waterfall while in Hawaii, so while we were touring the North Shore we stopped in. For us it was a little pricey for just a swim at the waterfall, which the kids loved. But if you are a bit of Hawaii history or more in particular wanting to leant about its... More 

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really liked this place. It seemed a bit pricey but that is fine. The area is really beautiful and the short walk rewards you with a beautiful waterfall. It's not really a hike as the entire walk is paved. Make sure you bring your swim suits as swimming up to the waterfall is a must. I wish they didn't... More 

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Fritz Creek, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very pleasant hike through Botanical Gardens. With a recreated Ancient Hawaiian Village to boot. The reward at the end a very nice (not spectacular) Waterfall. We opted for the Audio Tour and this is the reason I gave it 4 stars and not 5. The Audio was very informative, but very hard to follow along the hike. Many Audio... More 

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