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Address: Kauai, HI
Activities: Hiking
Description: One of Kauai's best hiking trails.

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Short hike to beginner cliff jump

Hike is short to the first falls, 15-20 minutes. Significant elevation changes, thus not for those with weak knees or balance issues. About 20ft jump into the pool. Pool was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Hike is short to the first falls, 15-20 minutes. Significant elevation changes, thus not for those with weak knees or balance issues. About 20ft jump into the pool. Pool was maybe 10ft deep and rocks shallower around edges. We used two moderate level exits from the water, but both were very slick and neither were marked. Also, there is a... More 

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Hartsville, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Took our 5 & 7yr daughters to the falls. They did great on the hike. Can be a little slippery if it's rained. Bring water shoes. I went barefoot and ate mud a couple of times. Still fun! When you get to the river, take a right and walk past the big waterfall to go down. The cut through to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Locals were surprised we went there, as this isnt a normal tourist location. Put it into my phone after being recommended by a local waiter. Park in a neighborhood then walk to the entry point. First falls is a close 10-15 minute downhill walk. Super fun, you can jump in, just beautiful Second fall is another 30-45 minutes depending on... More 

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Fresno, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This waterfall is not that spectacular. However it does offer the opportunity to get up close and explore. You can jump off a twenty foot high ledge into the pool below the falls. You can also go through the falls and sit behind them. A very nice area to spend time.

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Fremont, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Thanks to fellow reviewers we continued To 2nd fall which had a very tricky tracks To find a beautiful pond and waterfall . It was magical just like in movies to be there( lucky I didn't have to pose)!!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Nice easy jungle hike that ends in a great waterfall where you can swim in the pool and even has a rope swing for extra fun. My boys 12, 7 and 4 all enjoyed the hike and swim and had no problems. It was a dry day. At the end of the trail you are at the top. Back track... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Ho'opi'i Falls is an easy 3 KM walk to two sets of waterfalls. Wear decent shoes as there are some steeper grades (dirt banks) to get down to the Upper Falls. Many people jump into the Lower Falls and go for a short ride in the current -- pack swimming attire, especially if it's a hot day. The trail-head is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This was a great hike. Very easy and a beautiful scenery. We went to the upper falls (which is really down stream). We were by ourself a for about 30 minutes. Nice pond to swim in and a great rope swing. A must do when on Kauai.

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CA, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This easy hike (stroll really) was a nature lover's delight. The lush vegetation, the beautiful stream and the waterfalls (make sure to see both) made for a beautiful afternoon. Read the super helpful, recent Trip Advisor reviews to get info on finding the trailhead. We would not have found the entrance without the gate color info (red and white) as... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We loved this hike. Our daughter is 3.5 and was able to walk the whole time. We obviously helped her down the steep declines to the waterfall and swimming holes. The first waterfall was to the left of the path and we were able to jump off rocks into the pool at the bottom. After we reached the first waterfall... More 

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Address: Kauai, HI
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai

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