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“Nice for a quick stop” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls
Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Ranked #15 of 33 Attractions in Hilo
Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
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Owner description: Waterfalls located on the big island of Hawaii.
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Nice for a quick stop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Rainbow Falls is nice for a quick stop on the way, or if you have very limited time in Hilo. The attached rest area also invites a picnic if you like. Within meters of the car park, there is a viewing point, and few meters off, via some stairs, there is another one, followed by a small forest trail. It is a beautiful place, but you get to see it in a short time.

Visited March 2014
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“a quick stop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

The falls are right there where you pull in, so very convenient. You can take the path up next to the falls (lots of banyan trees) to get to the rocky area behind the falls and go wading if you choose. Not much else there, but it's a nice stop.

Visited March 2014
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“Scenic Falls”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Very pretty falls just on the outskirts of Hilo. Easy to find and the falls are right off of the parking lot so no long hike to get a view.

Visited February 2014
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“Beautiful Rainbow”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Go in the morning to get the rainbow!!! Quick visit, a few pictures and you have seen it. Nice tree to the left for more pictures.

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“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

A bit off the beaten track but well worth a visit,
Lots of steps / slopes and not well suited to those who struggle with walking,
Views were fantastic and lots of birds and an array of different plants all in their natural environment
Only one downside was that the midges had a feast on me, so if your intending a visit i would suggest that repellent is applied BEFORE you enter.

Visited March 2014
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