Opaekaa Falls

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chelseahotel33
new York City16 contributions
Just back from visiting Opaekaa Falls. It is much more beautiful than anticipated from reading the reviews here. We drove from Koloa and it has been by far the most beautiful drive during our stay. I am comparing it to the drive to Waimea Canyon from Koloa, not as pictureresque. The landscape and the river views on the other side of the waterfalls are also spectacular! We drive through the tunnel of trees to Opaekaa Falls, that was lovely too. I think it was worth the trip, it only took us less than 2 hours round trip.
Written January 17, 2020
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By the beach
Ocean City, NJ455 contributions
Couples
In first visiting the Princeville area and then going to Poipu we decided on making a stop here as it didn’t seem like it was out of the way. Driving here was about a ten minute ride off of the main road and it was worth it as you have access to view the falls without walking on a trail. I wouldn’t make a special trip here but definitely stop if you are passing by.
Written March 19, 2020
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Karyn W
Kansas City, MO1,485 contributions
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We knew Kauai had a lot of waterfalls but we couldn’t hike to many. We found out this one was visible from the road so decided to take the turnoff you get there. It’s just a 2 mile detour.
It is a really pretty fall. It’s 150 feet and wide so it’s very easy to see from the lookout.
If you cross the street you can also get a lovely view of the Wailua River.
Written February 29, 2020
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Kristopher C
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Just drive up and park not much walking to see the falls. Safe for family with young kids. It’s a sidewalk you view the falls from several hundred feet above. No worry of getting wet or slipping. Honestly it was not my sort of thing but the falls are beautiful so to each there own!
Written January 6, 2020
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ada11s
Vancouver, WA435 contributions
We drove to this area to see the falls. We enjoyed the scenery along the ride. You could see the falls from the parking area beside the road. You could along the edge for different vantage points and cross the road to see the river there. We enjoyed seeing the white tailed tropic bird which was closer than we've been able to see so far. My grandchildren are good at spotting the lizards in the vegetation and could name at least three varieties. The local flowers were very pretty along the walk.
Written March 6, 2022
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Kim A
Port Byron, IL135 contributions
During our February visit, we drove to these falls. There is a parking lot with a short walk to view the falls. Unfortunately, the water was not flowing at full force and the trees along the fence line was blocking some of the view. Easy access for everyone. Bathroom facilities.
Written February 17, 2022
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HoustonRobert
The Woodlands, TX469 contributions
Couples
The way to see the falls is from a pull off viewpoint off the road. The falls are very nice, but quite distant. Need binoculars or telephoto lens to appreciate. Across the road you can also view the Wailua River, also at a distance. We thought we could drive a bit further and see the falls closer, but apparently not. Like Wailua falls, this is okay to visit if you’re looking for something to do, but have high expectations.
Written January 29, 2020
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grlgrdgate
California1,689 contributions
Couples
Opaekaa Falls is a beautiful, easy, and convenient stop to make on your island vacation. There is ample parking and restrooms. From the parking lot to view the falls, it is maybe 20 steps. I suggest a visit here.
Written March 7, 2020
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USMC_Recon_2003
United States189 contributions
Couples
Definitely worth the time to stop here for a few minutes and be in awe of the natural beauty of these falls! Kauai is truly a nature lovers paradise and there falls are yet another piece to the HUGE puzzle that is the jewel of Hawaii, Kauai!
Written September 9, 2016
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katiehyden
Monroe, MI93 contributions
The falls were very beautiful and so was the adventure that we took trying to get to the bottom of them! It is really easy to get to the lookout point to look at the falls and there was a stand there selling coconuts and such - delicious! Anyways, we had read in the Ultimate Guide to Kauai that there was a way to get down to the bottom of the falls. We followed the directions that the book gave us and though they weren't that great and we had to kinda explore a little to get there - it was totally worth it! There are even ropes to help you get down some of the steep parts. Once you get to the bottom you are rewarded with an awesome view of the falls as well as a nice cool dip in the pool beneathe them!
Written December 9, 2006
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