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Nuuanu Valley Rain Forest

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Address: Old Nuuanu Pali Rd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI
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Great Views

Part of our drive around Oahu. A great place to stop and gaze at the views. Can be windy and while there appeared to be a park person in a vehicle when you exited, no one was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
nriemen
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Winchester, Virginia
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Winchester, Virginia
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357 reviews 357 reviews
251 attraction reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Part of our drive around Oahu. A great place to stop and gaze at the views. Can be windy and while there appeared to be a park person in a vehicle when you exited, no one was paying the self service parking fee and he was not stopping anyone for the fee.

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Alexandria
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339 helpful votes 339 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The views are mesmerizing. It is very windy so be to sure to dress warmly. Great place to have pictures taken.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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170 reviews 170 reviews
92 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Nuuanu Valley is my most favorite spot on planet earth . There's a magnetism here of pure energy. It's so lush and tropical and with its cool soft breezes that comes down the Ko'olau mountains to kiss your face makes this place just magical. From Fresh waterfalls to the abundant local nature this is a must to do , see,... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We drove through the rain forest on our way to the north side. The rain forest itself was OK but not spectacular. However the view from the top was unbelievable. Panoramic view of most all of Honolulu, extending from Diamond Head on your left and almost to Ko Olina on the right. Very strong trade winds on the day we... More 

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Aberystwyth, Wales, United Kingdom
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112 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I believe that this could possibly be a 5 but the weather didn't help itself. My 5s in terms of lookouts were 'koko head 1st and diamond head 2nd' An amazing view and if you do not have transport this view is included in the 'pearl harbor and circle island day tour' on trip advisor. Which i HIGHLY RECOMMEND. The... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Awsome view from Oahu at the point up in the hills. Great place to admire nature. We saw cats and chicken living together, and they were so cute!!!!

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Youngstown, OH
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55 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Nice view of the valley in a lush setting. There are a few hikes from this area including one that is posted to keep off due to cliff erosion and falling rocks. People were doing it anyway. Good way to ruin your vacation falling off the edge. Slight charge for parking. Winding mountain road to lookout. Easy to find just... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

The Nuuanu Pali Lookout was cool. Parking costs a little. Great views, very very windy when I was up there. Camera strap kept flying off my head and you had to lean to counteract the heavy wind. The drive through rainforest wasn't too exciting for me. Not too much to look at but a nice change of scenery from the... More 

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new york city
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

It wasn't windy when we went, but the sun was pretty strong. Beautiful views of oahu. A lot of tourist buses stop by but they come and go pretty fast.

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Detroit, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Man was it windy! This lookout was beautiful. I loved seeing the lush greenery and the beautiful blue sky and waters. I hear there is a trail that leads to a waterfall (Likeke Falls) but we didn't get the chance to go. Nevertheless, we enjoyed the amazing panoramic view. There is parking next to the lookout and the meter requires... More 

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