We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Waimea Valley

59-864 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
(808) 638-7766
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #4 of 9 attractions in Haleiwa
Type: Parks, Waterfalls, Valleys, Gardens
Activities: Birdwatching
Description: A waterfall park offering native Hawaiian history and culture.
Write a Review

399 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    222
    122
    41
    11
    3
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Athens, Greece
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

A natural reserve on the north shore of Oahu. It is not easy to get there, only if you rent a car. As you walk towards the waterfall you can enjoy rare flowers and trees from Hawaii and other places in the world. You can either take a swim at the waterfall or go back to the beach. We left... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Amarillo, Texas
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

The botanical gardens are beautiful. Wonderful and unusual flowers, plants and trees as well as birds. Walk to the falls was long and it was hot that day. Falls were a little disappointing, but you were allowed to swim there if you wanted.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
13 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Situated on the quiet side of the island this is a little treasure for those of you that believe that entertainment does not have to have batteries. Beautiful flora and well annotated so you know what you are looking at. A gentle walk with something different every few yards and then a natural waterfall that you can actually interact with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Kailua, Hawaii
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Beautiful gardens. Most of the people there were running to the waterfall while we took our time strolling through all the gardens. It took about 4 hours and they are absolutely beautiful. Waimea valley has started a summer concert series and I went to watch Jerry Santos, Brother Noland and Led Kaapana in June. Laying under the Monkey Pod Tree... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
AL
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
14 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This is a beautiful park with a great waterfall. You can even go swimming at the base. They have a trolly that will take you up for $5 each. But walk down, it is a easy trip

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
38 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Great stroll thru lush gardens on an easy stroll that is stroller or wheel chair accessible. Well marked paths lead you by marked plants. Waterfall power depends on time of year and so does ability to swim in pond at the end. Fun!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Honolulu, Hawaii
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I really like this garden--it's a great place to walk or if you are tired they have golf carts they will take you to the waterfall and back (for a small fee). On the 3rd Sunday of the month they have special pricing so it is worth checking their website. The plants are fairly well marked and their ginger/heleconia section... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wichita, Kansas
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Take your time view the topography read the information at stations as you go thru! Waterfall at the back is amazing! Great place for all ages!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Elma
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We rented a car for the day and drove around the island. There are lots of places to stop, shop & eat. The scenery is spectacular and absolutely with the drive!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Van Wyck, South Carolina, United States
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The trail is stroller friendly and paved. The forest is lush and beautiful. There were lots of birds and animals to see. The peacocks were really cool. The falls were pretty but a little of a let down. Was expecting a bigger fall. Kinda small. It was pretty though

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Waimea Valley also viewed

 

Been to Waimea Valley? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Waimea Valley, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing