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Overrated

I may be a bit jaded, but this was a disappointment. It is an average waterfall with a fair amount... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Randy P
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Memphis, Tennessee
Hiked till we dropped both from the beauty and exhaustion!

Extremely beautiful hiking trails with 5 amazing waterfalls. We hiked to each, and all were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Terri C
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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“cable car” (28 reviews)
“nice hike” (8 reviews)
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Mindo, Ecuador
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Reviewed yesterday

I may be a bit jaded, but this was a disappointment. It is an average waterfall with a fair amount of clutter around it. Add in a long downhill/uphill hike and I am not sure it is worth the effort.

Thank Randy P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Extremely beautiful hiking trails with 5 amazing waterfalls. We hiked to each, and all were different, and worth the time and energy. Highly recommend this! Wear hiking shoes, Bring a bathing suit and have a great time!

Thank Terri C
Reviewed 5 days ago

You have to get to the Quito Olefia-Norte Terminal Terrestre to get the $3.10 bus to Mindo. I took the Quito city buses, and you should be on your game or you'll pay in time because you need to get there early. A day trip...More

Thank floridaleeman
Reviewed 6 days ago

You must see this. But be aware, it can be tough and it's a long hike. But worth every second. Bring clothes to swim and change into. You have to jump in. the water is cool, but nothing like New England. It's warmer.

Thank GringoBayState
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mindo has a bit of everything, a bit of waterfalls, a bit of hiking, a bit of rivertubing etc. That is nice for rookies to the jungle, and people on a daytrip from Quito. But although it has a lot of a bit, it has...More

Thank Allan M
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Choose one of three hikes. Shortest is 30 minutes longest 90. Take the shorter unless it's a cool day. Beautiful waterfalls to be seen

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 5 December 2017

A short cable ride that takes you over the rainforest canopy, lush green trails to take you to numerous waterfalls while watching for birds .. what more can you ask for?!!

Thank Dl0vestotravel
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We took the Tarabita cable car to start our hike. It only took a few minutes and had a great view. One of the dogs at the business even hopped on for the ride across! Once you get across there are three different paths you...More

Thank WesternPhil
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This is just a little further up (a few minutes by car?) from the usual entrance where you take the 'cable car'. It is called Balneario Nambillo. Inexpensive and reasonable fun, with a 12m jump into the river (optional) but a fair walk $3 per...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

This is a really nice walk through the jungle to see some good waterfalls. They are not huge but they are magical in the depth of the forest. Wear good footwear and bring a coat as it rained a lot when we were there. You...More

Thank shortbreadjr
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cbm91910
4 January 2017|
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Response from Laura L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a path. A little hidden and the people selling the tickets for the Tarabita are not eager to point it out. Instead of walking Right to the ticket office, look LEFT and the path is just along the edge of a... More
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Sabernal
20 August 2016|
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Response from Evan M |
Yea you'd definitely have time. We did the same. Did the 10 canopy zip-line then went to the waterfalls. We did only do to the first big waterfall though, because we didn't wake up until late (wake up early that was our... More
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