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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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Very pretty Falls! Good overlook. Also saw boar and chickens there.

These are the waterfalls that are shown in the opening sequence of Fantasy Island. It was neat to see them in person! Easy to get to.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Bloomington, Indiana
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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

These are the waterfalls that are shown in the opening sequence of Fantasy Island. It was neat to see them in person! Easy to get to.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were waiting to go tubing and thought we would take the trip to this waterfall while we waited. Glad we did. It is very beautiful and you can get a good vantage point to see it. The area doesn't have great parking and it is crowded. A couple vendors were selling local goods. Worth the trip.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're just looking for an overlook the waterfalls are pretty. Like others have mentioned parking is limited. Would rather hike to it than just look at it.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The road to the Falls is clearly marked off Kuhio Highway just outside of Lihue. It takes a few minutes to get to the end of the road where the Falls are... depending on the time of the day, parking might be a problem..We found it best to go all the way to the end of the lot and turn... More 

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I liked the fact that this was a beautiful spot that didn't take a lot of effort to get to. It wasn't very crowded when I went, but I could see how it may get tight in there later in the day if more people came.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wailua Falls is only accessible by boat/hiking and can involve some rather difficult terrain. Once at the falls, it is a nice view (from the bottom) Some folks ventured into the water, but it was rather cold the day we went, so we decided not to.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed this short drive from Kapaa on a wonderfully scenic winding road complete with a small river and one-way bridge with a sign that says ....Locals believe 5-7 cars at one time to be considerate....once at the falls to lookout is perfectly situated....one guy was flying his camera drone and it was fun to chat with him a... More 

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wailua Falls are close to Lihue and a great way to see waterfalls without a long hike. It is a pretty drive on a narrow road so driving slow and enjoying the view is suggested. We went in the afternoon during the week. The lighting was great and it wasn't crowed. The parking lot isn't very big so it might... More 

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Dearborn, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice visit to go up into the park and see the falls. Short little ride from the city. I would highly recommend it.

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Derby, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was such a short drive we went up to different times. Nice drive. Wish we would have had time to hike down to it.

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