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Address: End of Manoa Road, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96822
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Awesome hike and view

Unless you're ready to undertake the painful task of serving your body as a buffet for mosquitoes, please use repellant. Those little buggers are ruthless, taking nice little jabs... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Rho K
Los Angeles, California

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Montreal, Canada
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Maybe 30 minutes' drive from Waikiki, you immerse yourself into a jungle-like environment. The hike takes about 45 minutes from the parking lot (if you stop to take pictures along the way of the beauty flora and occasional birds). The falls however can be disappointing, in March it was more of a trickle, running down a rock façade. Still, a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unless you're ready to undertake the painful task of serving your body as a buffet for mosquitoes, please use repellant. Those little buggers are ruthless, taking nice little jabs at you and even leaving you an itchy souvenir. That aside, this is a moderate hike, no stream crossings or spider-manning across cliffs with an almost 90 degree "incline". The one... More 

Thank Rho K
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Parking is $5 and can be tough to come by so go early. Wear shoes that are good to walk/climb in and you don't care get muddy. It takes about 35 min to get up to the top. Signs say no swimming and no one was when we were there. Great for photos and family bonding!

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Broomfield, Colorado
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87 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After exploring Diamond Head we made our way to Manoa Falls. We paid $5 to park at the attended lot closest to the trailhead. There is a small shop there with restrooms, snacks and shaved ice (I highly recommend the Dragon Blood flavor). There may be parking at the bottom of the hill but we splurged for convenience. A bit... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The trek up the mountain took about 45 minutes. It was rocky and muddy as expected also a bit of a workout for those of us not in our top shape. Had to see some falls while on the trip and was told by the locals this was the best

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On the day we visited it was raining, but it was still a great day out. Walking through all the plants that I have growing in my house in nature was incredible. The falls were much smaller than we expected, but the walk made up for it.

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Gatineau, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was looking forward to this hike and it did not disappoint. It is a tad away from Honolulu, but easy to find, especially with a GPS.. :) There is a bit of street parking available, but we opted for the $5 lot. As per everyone else's reviews, the two most important things are suitable shoes (preferably ones that you... More 

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Kingston, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Drove to the falls, and paid $5 to park. My wife and I wore sneakers because we weren't sure of the trail and that worked out ok. Just be careful the red mud can stain your shoes but there is a water hose to clean your shoes by the parking lot. We met a lady on the trail from S.F.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a beautiful trip our family made out here and it was well worth it. The entry to the car park was $5 with free entry after that. The walk a slightly challenging as you got closer to the falls due to the slippery floor. It rains alot here so the environment was very damp. It rained on our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a short drive from Honolulu brings to the trailhead for Manoa Falls. It is a short and relatively easy hike to the falls. There can be a lot of mosquitoes so you should wear mosquito repellent. It can also be quite damp and slippery. Good shoes are recommended. The falls are nothing spectacular, however it is a nice pretty... More 

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