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Hawaii Nature Center of Iao Valley

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Address: Maui, HI
Phone Number: 808 244 6500

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Lovely setting

This park was lovely. But the paths are limited; there were 3 brief routes that you could take. And none of the paths were very long. I think if I had small children this would... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
NinjaPrincess2014
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Shanghai, China

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Edmonton, Canada
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Whatever you do, bring it wear your bathing suit!! After the very short and not taxing walk up to the needle, there is a spectacular and unexpected fresh water stream down by the forest trails... We spent some time splashing about and staying cool!

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This park was lovely. But the paths are limited; there were 3 brief routes that you could take. And none of the paths were very long. I think if I had small children this would have been a great way to spend an hour or so letting them wander and play and feel like explorers within a controlled environment. But... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We loved the beauty and history of this place. A peaceful, self guided, meditative experience. A five minute drive from here to the Iao Needle!

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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Only visit on a dry day, we had light to heavy rain, very misty to see the Loa Needle .Public toilets closed have to walk past to get to the look out. Only portables available not good for a major tourist spot.

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34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

It is a nice little walk before the Iao valley needle. Not much to see but quite pretty and a lovely setting . History is interesting though

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Pt. Richmond
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Very close to the historic town area of Wailuku. Past the Bailey House. A short drive and within minutes your are transported to the lush green forest filled with ancient history and story. Good visit for persons who want to take photos and and not hike or swim; or the persons who want to explore and walk into the forest.... More 

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Unknown
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This was beautiful. If you have young children, bring them here as the hike is very mild. One of my kids was able to complete the trail with sandals on (she forgot her sneakers)... There are little waterfalls, you walk next to a stream, and there are areas for you to stop and take beautiful pictures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is at least one stop you should make while seeing Maui. Very cool and cool in temps compared to the coast

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Fairfield, California
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36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

My husband and I were cruising around Maui and were checking out the sights. We stopped here and it was gorgeous. Very peaceful, quiet and green. The pictures alone were worth the stop.

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Beautiful views, beautiful scenery. Nice change from the beachy things to do in Maui. Great photo opportunities as well. I wish I had scheduled more time here. One tip, it's almost guaranteed to rain, bring rain gear.

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Address: Maui, HI
Phone Number: 808 244 6500
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui

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