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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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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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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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Don't miss the village tour as you walk through the botanical gardens on your way to the waterfall! That was my favorite part and so interesting. The plants are incredible and I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Goody945
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Buford, Georgia
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Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were told how great this place was and it was only a few dollars to get in but we had sticker shock when we finally got there. It costs $16 per person to get in! Falls are not impressive, water is cold and dirty. Skip this and go to Manoa falls for free.

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Buford, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Don't miss the village tour as you walk through the botanical gardens on your way to the waterfall! That was my favorite part and so interesting. The plants are incredible and I am so glad we found out about it from the folks at Paradise Air.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found Waimea Valley by accident. We went to spend the afternoon at the North Shore and all the beaches were crowded and we could not find parking. We drove by the sign for Waimea Valley and decided to check it out. First, we had lunch at the upstairs restaurant and we enjoyed our food. We also had wild peacock... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once arriving we had to pay $10 to park and then another $16 per person to go back to the waterfall. It was a very fun experience and had lush vegetation during the walk back to the falls but not sure of it was worth the money. Seems a little extreme $42 for two adults to visit this attraction.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live in town but come up to NS often and had never been to Waimea Valley until my mom came to visit for the holidays. The waterfall at the end of the "hike" (paved path) is pretty underwhelming because it's become a life-jacket mandatory public swimming pool. So that's kind of lame and I don't recommend it for someone... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a rip off. They charge a insane amount to "hike" on a paved road to a small waterfall. There are way better hikes with way better waterfalls in Hawaii. Avoid this place. All the positive reviews in astonishing. Google hikes in Hawaii- way better and oh yeah free..

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Glendale, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive excursion but enjoyable stroll with family looking at the tropical foliage and birds. There is a main paved path with lots of side areas to explore. At the end of the paved (mostly uphill) road, you come to a waterfall that you can swim up to (life jackets are free, and mandatory). Water is muddy...signs about leptospirosis made us... More 

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place that has natural beauty, but not as well maintained as it was in the past. Parking was easy and the walk was pleasant. If there to see the th botanical stuff, you can spend most of the day there. It cost $10 for military and Kama'aina to enter, $16 for everyone else.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great botanical garden walk. The plants and trees are awesome. The waterfall at the end of the hike is average. The waterfall is over-rated. I'd go again anytime. You get a discount if you bring your student ID.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So much fun. We walked all the way to the waterfall. Beautiful and a great swim to cool off. Great way to work off a big lunch and enjoy some time in a shady jungle of beautiful flora and fauna.

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