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Address: Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 8007700326
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A scenic area of waterfalls and thousand foot cliffs.

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Big Island ATV Tour Through Waipio Valley
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Big Island Waterfall Tour from Kona: Waipio Valley, Hamakua Coast and Akaka...
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Hike down & back

On the hike down you can see the falls off to the right that are not visible once you reach the beach. We made a great decision by starting early to avoid the crowds. Well worth... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Travelsfromutah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

On the hike down you can see the falls off to the right that are not visible once you reach the beach. We made a great decision by starting early to avoid the crowds. Well worth seeing- would recommend wearing a little bug spray.

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1 Thank Travelsfromutah
Mukilteo, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to look back in time before modern civilization scarred the island, you must stop here. You can see undisturbed cliffs, fauna and shore. Truly fascinating. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen! I am glad we left the best for the last, I left Hawaii with a stunning memory of the incredible Waipl'o Valley, I know understand why was a home for Kings; Highly recommend you stay the night we arrived quite late, silly us we stopped for lunch... More 

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1 Thank Leila J
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful look-out over one of the most scenic spots on the Big Island. Can be experienced with a four wheeled vehicle, but if you don't have that or don't want to hike it, it is worth seeing from the overlook.

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San Diego
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the steep hike. You can travel down the road only by 4X4 or on foot. I think on foot is the way to go. When you get down most of teh road, yu'll come to a fork. Left to get closer to the waterfall (you can not get super close but you can get some great views) left... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Overlook yesterday and really wanted to have a picnic on the black sand beach. Unsure about whether our vehicle could make it down to the bottom, we opted to use the Waipio shuttle tour which cost $20 person each way. What they didn't tell us was that the shuttle does not actually take you to the... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took an ATV tour of the Waipo'o all the way through the valley and up to the top of the valley where you find the most breathtaking views of the Big Island's Hi'ilawe Falls (the island's tallest waterfall) and the valley below- which natives occupy to this day. It is very private and secluded. The tour led us to... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

This hike is misleading. Distance wise it is short, but it is a very steep incline downhill, and then back uphill. This is because the majority of the hike is a road taking you from the lookout at the top of the hill, down to the valley. So you're walking on asphalt, with the occasional truck/SUV driving down or up... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Most beautiful place we've ever been to. Gorgeous waterfalls. Black sandy beach. Lots of hiking opportunities. Some quite challenging. Have a 4-wheel drive if you want to drive down to the beach. You can't go without it.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

We decided to hike into the Waipi'o Valley from the look out and go to the falls in the Valley. The trail/road into the valley is quite steep with grade in places over 25 degrees so any thing less then a low range drive 4 x 4 is not recommended. At just over a mile the hike down is easy... More 

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