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Located at Oheo Gulch, the Bamboo Forest offers good hiking.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hike through the bamboo forest, and spectacular waterfall at the end. Just to note wear runners as we did it in flip flops and it was not the terrain for loose footwear.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Cnorton22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great family hike. It's at Haleakala National park. Mostly flat in the actual bamboo forest part but lots on incline on the way. Be sure to go all the way through to get to the waterfall. Totally worth the hike. Was a bit muddy earlier...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Alfred S
Reviewed September 3, 2019

A beautiful bamboo forest! Take the time to walk until the end, the waterfall you will find you will never forget!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed July 26, 2019

So everyone tells you that if you are going to do the Road to Hana, it is so worth the extra ~40 minute drive to the end of the line at the Halekala National Park. The Pipiwei (sp) trail was the highlight of the whole...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank RozA39
Reviewed May 12, 2019

We have now done this hike 3 times and we really enjoy this part of our trip. Once you get to the bamboo forest listen to the sounds of the bamboo moving in the wind. This is one awesome wind chime and worth seeing at...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank thepainter5
Reviewed February 25, 2019

For those of us not from the tropics this was quite impressive. Loved being small in the forest of bamboo! Part of the hike to the waterfall. $25 fee to park in the NP to get on the trail.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NDHarleyBoy
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

We stayed for the night at Hana so we could go to this National Park on our way back to Wailea. It’s part of National Park (25$ per car). Really nice hike through bamboo forest up to the waterfall. About 2 hours. We stoped in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank Igor_Zubkov
Reviewed February 10, 2019

2 hours round trip hike which is easy enough to do - especially if it's a dry day. Wear decent shoes. Saw someone doing it shoeless though - to each their own. Something to witness. The sound is so peaceful.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Guide811390
Reviewed January 30, 2019

Start at Oheo Gulch on the backside of Haleakala. Parking and visitors center. Quite a few falls culminating with a gorgeous view of Waimoku Falls. banyan trees lots of pools. Bamboo forest walk is just stunning. Spend the day there...you will never forget it.

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank jerdc
Reviewed January 30, 2019

i have visited the bamboo forest in Hana Hi a couple of times now. First visit was by far the best. I climbed to the top. AWESOME! there are paths in the bamboo trees, and a waterfall climb. Fresh running water. Take care to listen...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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June 26, 2019|
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Response from OklahomaMomOf3 | Reviewed this property |
Those attractions are on the Big Island, not Maui. And it would depend on where you are staying. Akaka Falls, when we were there, was just a stop with quick walk to see the falls, and that's it. Volcanos National Park can... More
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I'm guessing I'm answering too late for your trip, but just in case... The Bamboo Forest is on the side of the road to Hana. You see it just driving by, even if you don't stop. The first waterfall is maybe half an hour in... More
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