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Bamboo Forest

Maui, HI
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Ranked #47 of 235 Attractions in Maui
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Type: Forests
Activities: Hiking
Description: Located at Oheo Gulch, the Bamboo Forest offers good hiking.
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New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

After a 4.5 hrs drive from our hotel finally we arrived to the trail, the rainy was poring down all the way through but we didn't care, the bamboo forest is mesmerizing, I have never seen such an amazing, strong and healthy bamboo sticks, reaching to the skies, the most beautiful trees and waterfall are also on the trail, once... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

just stop where the road to hana gets crowded with parked cars. the entrance is hard to find, just look for the marked entrance. At first the hike can be a bit slippery, but keep going, it is the hardest part. there is a great waterfall at the end of the hike, and the entire hike is beautiful.

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Halifax, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

this was a hard to find hike, as there are a couple in the area. we did it without our shoes on which seemed so much easier on the rocks and climbing up the ropes. at the almost end we knew there was one more waterfall to see and we tried to scale the mountain to the right, but that... More

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San Diego
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We just returned from Maui and went on an amazing hike in the Bamboo Forrest Trail. I read a few reviews that said it was difficult to find but if you can count you can easily find this place. Outside of Paia, the mile markers are already in the teens but don't be confused, they start over again after marker... More

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Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It's right on mile marker 6.5 there's a yellow gate which says no trespassing. the way to get in is through a hole between the trees and bushes, I believe there's 3 entrances, and you'll probably find few cars parked. we were told to follow the stream but ended up with a dead end. so get ready to spend few... More

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San Jose, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Let's start with that we started on the waterfall hunt a little late in the day, so there was not a crowd of people to follow (in or OUT of the forest). We found the first two waterfalls with ease and were pleased by the second one. Fortunately, we found someone to help us get started in the right direction... More

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Camas, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

It took us a couple of try's to find the "Bamboo Forest", after our first try we went back to Paia and found a couple of county workers eating lunch and asked them for directions. Most reviewers are not clear that you have to go past mile post 15 outside of Paia, highway 36 then turns into highway 360 where... More

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San Francisco
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We are frequent visitors to Maui but this was our first time venture to the Bamboo Forest. This location is close to Haiku, along Highway 360 (Road to Hana). The drive to the 6.5 Mile Marker isn't too far from Paia and we decided to have lunch in Paia since it was easier than packing a picnic lunch. There are... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I traveled to Maui for our honeymoon. We had such a great time here that we went twice!! Excitement down every trail!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Thanks to the young waiter at the Kula Lodge who recommended and gave us directions to the bamboo forest. Fortunately our condo neighbors recommended water shoes for this trip. We stopped at Kmart for some cheapies and them headed out. Sure enough at mile marker 6.5 we found a bunch of cars and a place to park. After donning our... More

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