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Address: Island of Hawaii, HI
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+1 800-770-0326
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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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Horse trails to waterfall

Went by horseback to a beautiful waterfall. Riding through the eucalyptus trees was very pretty. The water fall was beautiful. We had lunch there, and the opportunity to swim... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
pcokfarm
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Shelton, Washington
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Shelton, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went by horseback to a beautiful waterfall. Riding through the eucalyptus trees was very pretty. The water fall was beautiful. We had lunch there, and the opportunity to swim in the pool under neath. It was very relaxing.

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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The way down to the beach is really really steep. Not long, about 1.5 kms, but your legs will burn coming up. I am not sure if going down and up worth it or not. Take the photos from the lookout, than continue your way to other places. Oh and watch out for the cats laying around!

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A lovely place to stop by. We did not have the time to hike down (heard it is a long and strenuous hike)- but convenient if you are driving to Hilo.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hike is tough-both down and up. The beach is nice and you can take another trail to view a waterfall from afar. Take lots of water and snacks. No bathrooms at the bottom. If you peak over the ledge, you can see old vehicles that have fallen over. Views are amazing!!

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New Hope
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing! The views from the viewing area alone are worth the drive. The hike down to the beach is challenging and if you are not in decent shape you will pay a price on the way back up. The beach is absolutely breathtaking! The contrast of the black sands against the white foam of the crashing waves... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chanced upon Mike Moody who took us here. There's something quite special about the valley if you take the time to enjoy the views. The place feels mystical. Stroll around. The lookout was breathtaking. It was even better when Mike drove down and through the streams in the valley. Definitely go with someone experienced like Mike - the road... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not to be missed. Nature at its best. If you can hike down - that is all the more better - but the hike down and up is STRENUOUS - if you are not in shape, dont have enough water and food, don't even attempt it. There are some tours available that take you down to the valley. But if... More 

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Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Steep walk down a rough road to a maginificent wild and natural black sand beach. Take the detour on the way back to catch a glimpse of a lovely waterfall. Walk down and back a bit of a work out, not for those with weak knees, but thr scenery is well worth it.

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Ashland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent view at Waipio Valley Overlook. The walk down into the valley and beach from this Overlook is less than one mile. However, the climb back gains 1,000 ft in elevation and is very strenuous.

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Cumming, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were driving around the perimeter of the big island and had this marked as a must see stop-Waipi'o Valley Lookout. We parked and walked over to the lookout area. It was breathtaking. I was mesmerized by the brilliant blue water contrasted against the black cliffs and the green fauna. They have a sheltered picnic area and plumbed bathrooms. There... More 

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