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All reviews wailua river viewing area quick stop hawaiian village the main highway nice waterfall from afar pretty waterfall adequate parking easy drive lookout point worth a stop beautiful scenery fern grotto crosswalk heiau viewpoint
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Drove up to these falls today. It was beautiful and definitely worth the short drive. You can’t get very close but still a pretty sight.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mjr51750
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful falls in the distance, but then again, everywhere you turn in Kauai is beautiful! Very easy to get to. Easy stop - don’t miss it!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DarleneL471
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A short drive up the road by Coco Palms is a very scenic waterfall. It is in the Wailua River Park. It is a 151 foot falls,flows over basalt from volcanic eruption millions of years ago. Nice parking space, bathrooms available. Also across the road...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jammerspot
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

We stopped here while visiting the area. The parking area has some space (not a lot) and there is a short walk way to view the falls, which then crosses the street to overlook the Valley. It is scenic and fun to see but if...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JerriAL1
Reviewed March 17, 2019

From the Kuhio Hwy at the Wailua River stop light, turn inland on S580. Falls are clearly marked and there is some parking. Watch yourself as the S580 crosses between the falls and a Wailua River overlook. Lots of traffic but great views.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

This is a falls you can see without a hike. Parking was minimal, as one car left another took its place. So many beautiful photo ops. The falls were dazzling and because we were so close the sound of the water was incredible. Put this...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

The Falls are a short drive from Lihu’e. They are very beautiful and worth the short drive. We did it as an end of the day short trip.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank xoft
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

Easy stop right off the road to view these Falls. Adequate parking with a short paved path to view the falls from. Just a few minutes is all you need to add this to your waterfall sightseeing!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank westtravelers2019
Reviewed February 12, 2019

You can't really get up close but definitely beautiful. Across the way is a place you can pay to hike or canoe that's cool. Kinda pricey but worth it if you like that kinda thing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank juicyj84
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Nice falls, easy to access even if handicap, was a lot of water coming down the day we were there. Wife was in a mobility scooter and didn't have any problems.

Date of experience: October 2018
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