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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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Our Family's Favorite Place!

Waimea Valley is a great place for families to go and safely explore the beautiful things nature has to offer. My family goes weekly and we're always discovering something new... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Ewa Beach, Hawaii

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This is a review for the FULL MOON WALK, not the garden in general, which I think is fabulous and highly recommend! The Full Moon Walk, on the other hand, is a death march of screaming children, strollers, multi-coloured strobe lights, flashlights in your eyes, noisy people, ode-de-bug spray overpowering any night blooming plants, with night club music beat in... More 

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Waimea Valley is a great place for families to go and safely explore the beautiful things nature has to offer. My family goes weekly and we're always discovering something new that we didn't see before, and I highly recommend getting the family membership if you plan on going more than twice in a year. There are a few different paths... More 

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Ferndale, Washington
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We used our Go Oahu card to get in which made it worthwhile to visit otherwise I would say to save your $16 a person for something else. Overall the place is on the run down side. I understand it used to be some sort of adventure park years ago but now just a botanical garden. You walk up a... More 

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Draper, Utah, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

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

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
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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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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