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Manoa Fall

End of Manoa Road, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96822
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Small Group
$52*
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Manoa Waterfall Small Group Adventure
87%
Ranked #22 of 164 Attractions in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Hiking Trails, Waterfalls, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

This is a great hike down an incredibly nice nature trail towards a fall. The falls are almost anti climactic compared to the beautiful hike. It is a long hike. It is not for people who have difficulty walking, wheelchair-bound or other disability. I suppose it could be exhausting.

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Kansas City
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We had a day in Honolulu after an island cruise. Honolulu is a busy place with lots of traffic and pedestrians, so we didn't want to spend the day dodging cabs, so we headed up to the Arboretum in the hills above Honolulu. Its about a 15 minute cab ride (if traffic is light). When we were dropped off at... More

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San Francisco, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

First thing to note: wear closed toe shoes. We made the mistake of wearing flip-flops and sandals during our hike in Manoa Fall. Given the high humidity in the area, the trail can be slippery at times especially when encountering moss-covered rocks. It's a nice area that has a jungle feel to it, very different from the sands of Waikiki... More

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23 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

The trail there is so beautiful, you feel like in a South American jungle, surrounded by pure nature. Waterfall itself is nice, but after being overwhelmed by the beauty of the forest I didn't pay much attention to it haha

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Miami Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

Interesting enough but not a must see. Lovely path leads to the fall where you can swim. Not the stuff of 40's movies. No Esther Williams or cliff divers, but a peaceful respite from the sun.

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Skokie, Illinois USA
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

While we visited on a rainy day, we had a good time seeing the Flora and the Fauna.I just wish i was able to identify the various birds we could hear. Plus its close to town- only about a 15 minute car ride.

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Enterprise, Alabama
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We enjoyed this short hike one afternoon in October 2014. It's in a rain forest, so it's shaded and can be a little misty. I agree that you need athletic shoes or hiking boots for this adventure, especially if it has rained, it's a slight incline on the way to the falls and it can be slick so watch out,... More

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Tampa, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This was really my favorite "adventure" in Oahu. It is a nice walk through the Hawaiian forest, and the trees and flowers a amazing. For nearly the entire walk, you can hear the flow of water going down the Valley. You will get muddy, and it is not the easiest hike, but my 4 year daughter did the hike, and... More

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Carmel, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Gorgeous views! It was really interesting to see how nature works. The ocean coming up like a geyser thru the lava rock like a geyser! Very cool.

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Lexington, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The home was short and the waterfall was pretty. Make sure you have a good pair of hiking sandals (like Teva). I fell on the way down because I didn't have the right footwear (and because I'm clumsy....) There are better falls but this was nice

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