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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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I was bowled over with the beauty of this place. Loved how well marked the plants were and that a bird guide was provided. The entry fee is worth the money. I have mobility... read more

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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265 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was bowled over with the beauty of this place. Loved how well marked the plants were and that a bird guide was provided. The entry fee is worth the money. I have mobility challenges but was able to easily walk to the falls. Getting in the water was tricky and I actually fell getting in. There's no way around... More 

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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398 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We hiked to the waterfall and also swam there. This place is so beautiful! I'd love to spend more time exploring all the trails.

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Thank summervacation27
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The dinner buffet was very good. Better than going to the typical tourist luau. They ran out of the lilikoi dessert because the patrons took more than one hence with the label of buffet. They added cookies and pumpkin cheesecake desserts to accommodate. Took time to get the servers attention for more water as it was very hot and humid.... More 

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Thank Leanne Y
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Waimea valley is a beautiful botanical garden in the north shore, but apart from the attractive gardens that lead to the small waterfall, there's not too much going on there. Because of the paved pathways and plentiful availability of bathrooms, it's probably a perfect way for traveling families with kids to spend the afternoon. As a solo backpacker, I wasn't... More 

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Thank Megan R
Oregon City
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The hike to the falls was very short and on the way the scenic walk was beautiful. Their displays of time pass was very informing. The waterfall was small and they provided life jackets to those that wanted to swim to the falls.. the water was clear and cool. It is a must see and do totally worth the $16... More 

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Thank Patty T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our visit it rained but we powered through it since our goal was to jump into the waterfall and get wet anyways. Our hike up was amazing! There was so much to see and read. Of course it took us longer to get to our destination with all our pit stops but it was worth it. At the waterfall... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking through Waimea Valley is like getting lost in an ancient rain forest, the air filled with the sounds of birds and scent of various flowering plants. It's also a historical nature park deeply rooted in Hawaiian history and continues to be a respite for Hawaiian spirituality and traditions. The gardens include fine Polynesian plants, as well as excellent collections of... More 

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Thank twilbur2
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good to get there early. Walking is easy, have a swim at the falls at the end of you walk. Beautiful gardens.

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Thank car0lynbryant
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every Thursday go to here for the best Farmers Market on the island. Great food, produce and arts. Never miss a cnance to go here.

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Thank John A
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time wandering through this beautiful valley. Amazing Flora and Fauna to be seen. It was great to read the information on the history of the area. The kids loved it.

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