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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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A perfect afternoon in Hawaii

The highlight is the natural pool and falls at the end of the hike, which make for a great swim to cool off. However, along the way there are a variety of exhibits around ruins... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Draper, Utah, USA

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Draper, Utah, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The highlight is the natural pool and falls at the end of the hike, which make for a great swim to cool off. However, along the way there are a variety of exhibits around ruins of the people that occupied this valley is pre-colonial days. A great afternoon!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely hike through some spectacular local plants, then reached the beautiful waterfall. We could swim out under the waterfall. Great fun!

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LUSBY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We did not go all the way to the waterfall, but the gardens that we looked at were beautiful. They have a nice snack bar and a well stocked gift shop

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I've seen this described as a hike, but that must be from people who haven't hiked before. This is a short walk to a nice waterfall. Good scenery, picturesque valley on the north shore. Very glad we did it, but to be honest it's just good, not great. Parking can be challenging. Many people park here to go to the... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We enjoyed this short and scenic walk to the waterfall. It was a quick swim under the falls, as the water was freezing. The huge rocks made it difficult and a little dangerous to get in. It's so pretty there.

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Wasilla, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a nice place to step back into time and see some of the cultural artifacts from Hawaiian history. As you walk back to the falls, you get to see some of the historic buildings and a great selection of flora and fauna in the tropical environment. They even offer a military discount.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

Nice relaxing day .we took a walk to the falls and enjoyed the serenity of the valley lots of beautiful plants along the way

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Round Rock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

First, this place is way under-rated. This is our fourth trip to Oahu but first to Waimea Valley. I must say, I'm way disappointed I never visited before. This place is certainly a must-do and we will be back. Admission is reasonably priced. Its less than a mile walk from the entrance of the facility to the waterfall. We took... More 

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Point Pleasant, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Better than expected! The three quarter mile walk to the falls was easy. The water was refreshing and the walk back to the parking lot was a piece of cake. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My wife and I hiked through this beautiful valley and took more pictures here than anywhere else we went. The flowers are gorgeous. I did swim at the water fall at the back of the valley, but be warned it was the coldest water I have ever been in. I would do it again though.

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Address: 59-864 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
Phone Number: (808) 638-7766
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa

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