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Address: Maalo Rd, off Hwy 580, Lihue, Kauai, HI
Activities: Swimming, Viewing wildlife
Description: A popular waterfall attraction.
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Beautiful waterfall. We also enjoyed shopping with the jewelry vendor in the "curve." The pics turned out great and reminded parents back home of Fantasy Island days!

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

Beautiful waterfall. We also enjoyed shopping with the jewelry vendor in the "curve." The pics turned out great and reminded parents back home of Fantasy Island days!

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The falls were beautiful and easily accessible from the road. There is limited parking beyond the falls, where the road ends. Turn-around area is VERY tight! These falls had much more water flowing when we visited than did Opaeka Falls.

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florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

can get fairly close . not too far out of the way from main road. Parking a little difficult if crowded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

So many treasures in Kauai required effort. These falls are beautiful just by driving and taking a few minutes to get out of your car and look. The trail there is closed. Wish they would open it. You will see a few locals down by the pool. Such a site to see!

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La Crosse
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Falls were great to see, but the parking there wasn't the best. Very tight, with little room to turn around. It was hard to get a good picture as the brush has grown up so it made it difficult to get a clear picture of the Falls. Was a nice little drive through the country.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Been to Kauai 3 times and have still not had enough of that place. THe majestic falls everywhere, the friendly environment, people, just everything that makes you go back again. Wailua falls are just one of many great sights in Kauai and you will enjoy every minute of it. Highly recommend it

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Las Vegas, Nevada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This beautiful fall is located on private property (owned by Rice Family) and has public access road. It is also the fall featured at the open title sequence to Fantasy Island. Due to some stupid people who hurt themselves and sued the family, it is now fenced off and you can only see it from the road but it's worth... More 

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Congleton, Cheshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

There are better places to visit but the falls are quite pretty. It is difficult to park and also to turn your car around as it is a dead end, there are also vendors selling things in the car park from their cars which doesn't help. There are so many people visiting it is difficult to get a decent photo.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The falls were easy to get to. Great view of the falls. Pretty close up view. Not a lot of places to park, though.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Great overlook to the falls. Free attraction just 2 miles up a sweeping road. Look and see if you can spot the third fall.

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Address: Address: Maalo Rd, off Hwy 580, Lihue, Kauai, HI
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue

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