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Waimea Valley

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Address: 59-864 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
Phone Number: (808) 638-7766
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Activities: Birdwatching
Description: A waterfall park offering native Hawaiian history and culture.
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Private Tour
$234*
and up
Private Tour: Kauai Sightseeing Adventure with Picnic Lunch
Small Group
$208*
and up
Small Group Tour: Waimea Valley Hike and Swim from Poipu
Top Rated
$359*
and up
Kauai Day Trip: Waimea Canyon, Wailua River from Oahu

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Wear your swimsuit because at the end of your hike, you will wind up at a beautiful waterfall. Pack frozen waters and fruit to snack on and avoid the overpriced concessions. A... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
ericandamybarnett
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Wear your swimsuit because at the end of your hike, you will wind up at a beautiful waterfall. Pack frozen waters and fruit to snack on and avoid the overpriced concessions. A beautiful spot.

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Hayward, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
24 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

There are a variety of things to see and do at this park. From the gift store and restaurants and picnic grounds to an extensive walk through a botanical garden featuring tropical plants from all different tropical locations. There are also native Hawaiian village restorations and historical info, as well as a tropical bird id pamphlet. At the end of... More 

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Troy, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This site has a beautiful waterfall, and if you want you can swim out under the falls. It is located within a huge (I can't remember how many acres) botanical garden area and the site of a historic Hawaian village. From the entrance there is a 3/4 mile walk into and out from the falls of paved walkways. It is... More 

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64 reviews 64 reviews
12 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Waimea valley is a must see in Oahu's north shore. Unlike a lot of the north shore little has changed since I first visited 11 years ago. The Audubon society has left and the land is a trust for the people of Hawaii. It is truly lovely. The place is great for everyone. With a paved sloping path. If you... More 

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california
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

True North Shore beauty. swim in the pool, stroll the paths...enjoy something cool at the top. even though one has to wear a life jacket, the swimming is worth it!...nuff said.

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Stoney Creek, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Took the city bus from Waikiki - that was a big mistake - took 2 1/2 hours to get there! I would recommend taking a tour or renting a car instead of the local bus. Once we got there it was worth it, a very beautiful, peaceful spot!

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Waimea Valley is a wonderful place to go to get away from everything. There are wonderful paths all over the place. Don't be afraid to venture off on every trail that is open. I walked the upper roads and the lower trails, both offered amazing views and different perspectives. The trees and landscaping are absolutely beautiful and well maintained. The... More 

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This place is simply amazing with a huge diversity of tropical plants from all over the tropical world. It is fully handicap accessible and has pea fowls for great photo opportunities. The waterfall and swimming area are great and very safe with good friendly lifeguards. It is a long walk so wear comfy shoes and bring lots of water. There... More 

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Hobart
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our stroll through the valley to the waterfall, so peaceful. The gardens are maintained very well and you are also able to swim down at the waterfall. Staff are friendly and there is also transport for those unable to walk through to be taken down to the waterfall area. Well worth the visit

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Safety Harbor, Florida
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59 reviews 59 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I've made this visit several times beginning with school excursions in the 50s. The last one I did prior to this visit was with family friends we brought from Florida in 2008. On this trip we took my immediate family, wife, kids and grand-kids. We took many pictures and for me most were of the flowers to use as wallpaper... More 

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