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“Vey pleasant stop - cool banyan trees” 4 of 5 stars
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Rainbow Falls
Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Ranked #15 of 38 attractions in Hilo
Type: Waterfalls
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Owner description: Waterfalls located on the big island of Hawaii.
Margate, NJ
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“Vey pleasant stop - cool banyan trees”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

A quick stop on the way out of Hilo - its well worth about 30 minutes to kick start your vacation. BEAUTIFUL banyan trees around & very accessible by steps. Aloha

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“Be sure to go on a sunny morning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

The falls are a very short drive from downtown Hilo. If you arrive in the morning on a sunny day beautiful rainbows are almost assured in the mist at the base of the falls.

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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“Average waterfall”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Hadnt been raining much, was kind of expecting a bit more water, there were plenty of sandfly/ bitey bugs so make sure you take some insect repellant with you

Visited May 2013
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Redlands, California
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“Check out the Banyan trees”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Just outside the town center is this local attraction. The falls are tall and drop over an overhang into a deep round basin. Morning sunshine will give you the rainbow from the overlook. The nicest part was a walk to the upper stretch of the river where there are lots of rock pools for the kids to play in. Safer than the boiling pots upstream which have been fenced off and aren't worth seeing. There are magnificent banyan trees on the walk from the parking lot. Worth seeing by themselves, and completely unspoilt.

Visited August 2013
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“Worth Seeing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I visited Rainbow Falls and Peepee Falls (or Boiling Pots) on the same day. Beautiful waterfalls and lush green plants everywhere. We saw people actually swimming in the water at the "boiling pots" waterfall, even though my travel book said its dangerous to do that.

Visited August 2013
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