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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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“life jackets” (123 reviews)
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59-864 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-8411
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"botanical gardens"
in 140 reviews
"gift shop"
in 98 reviews
"life jackets"
in 123 reviews
"nice walk"
in 61 reviews
"snack bar"
in 61 reviews
"golf cart"
in 60 reviews
"paved path"
in 49 reviews
"per adult"
in 42 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 42 reviews
"beautiful park"
in 40 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 37 reviews
"nice waterfall"
in 20 reviews
"natural pool"
in 19 reviews
"easy hike"
in 36 reviews
"plant life"
in 36 reviews
"hawaiian village"
in 20 reviews
"on duty"
in 59 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was my second trip so I knew what to expect peaceful place with beautiful flowers. The hike to the falls is easy we spent a couple of hours wondering around it was a good thing to do on an overcast day with showers.

Thank kayleighgirl
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Reviewed 4 days ago

we stopped there the entry is pretty expensive to take a walk in the park and end at a nice waterfall, a few nice plants but nohing really fancy entry price of $16pp is too much i think for what you get.

Thank milly591
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Short hike to a waterfall. Along the paved trail, there are many Historical sights and world class botanical gardens. Bring your swim suit to jump in the water at the falls. They do charge a small fee that helps support this beautiful Preserve. Ask for...More

Thank AbbyLove
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had grandparents to grandkids with us and I’m not sure the 10% incline they referenced was anywhere near true. It was a beautiful walk but the falls aren’t very tall. The setting is what it’s all about. I also thought it was quite pricey...More

Thank scranton38
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You learn a bit of Hawaiian history and their old way of life. Nice garden with lot plants. The waterfalls is nice too. It could be a bit pricy if you are only go there for the swim at the waterfall.

Thank SavanePat
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Waimea Valley to hike to see the Falls. We knew there would be flora along the way, but had no idea how well organized, labeled, and interpreted the botanical gardens are in Waimea Valley. The hike was very bit a spectacular as...More

Thank Sam M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This does cost about $16 per person but the path was wide, nicely paved & easily accessible to all. The beautiful flowers & plants were nice to look at. You can go swimming at the falls with a life jacket & they have a person...More

Thank Traci E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great botanical garden, I had a great time taking photos of the various trees, shrubs and flowers. The wide sweeeping paths made it very easy to hike the 20 minutes to the water. There is a shuttle that can also take you around. The waterfalls...More

1  Thank travelocityknome
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

visited Waimea Valley during an entire afternoon of clouds & rain. We were there & thought why not? got the $2 rain ponchos & walked in the rain - which was actually kind of fun. The foliage, plants, flowers & trees were pretty in the...More

1  Thank sd2travel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In order to really feel the hawaii spirit and tropics, and read all about flowers Hibiscus, and walk to waterfall, very nice and pleasant, and to see wind power stations, very modern and at the same time historical

1  Thank yulcya
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CharlotteMom2
25 January 2018|
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Response from Grandebbie | Reviewed this property |
You must buy tickets. Yes, that should be ample time. You can swim in the lagoon under the falls, too, though life jackets are required (and provided).
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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
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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
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