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Definitely one of the best waterfalls in Tahiti, maybe in the French Polynesia

Go early, so you have time to do the hiking to get to the waterfall and swim/jump/slide in the... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
naybri
,
Akumal, Mexico
via mobile
Great

It's breath taking , realy spectacular, they had a bad flats and the road was pretty rough but we... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2017
tonyvane
,
Yellowknife, Canada
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This waterfall is considered one of the tallest in the world with more than 980 feet of water cascading over volcanic cliffs into a pool below.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“short drive” (3 reviews)
“parking area” (3 reviews)
“the main road” (2 reviews)
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French Polynesia

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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Go early, so you have time to do the hiking to get to the waterfall and swim/jump/slide in the waterfall ponds. Half of the hiking is flat and easy but when you get to the bridge is where the workout starts, hwv, is not that...More

1  Thank naybri
Reviewed March 27, 2017

It's breath taking , realy spectacular, they had a bad flats and the road was pretty rough but we have made it ok.

Thank tonyvane
Reviewed March 23, 2017

It is difficult to get to his fall because you must obtain hiking permit, get transportation to the starting point, avoid hiking during times of rainy weather, deal with heat and humidity, crossing a few portions of trail which have exposure, exercising extreme caution if...More

2  Thank Anne_PinkBiker
Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

There is a sign at the intersection where you usually turn right that the falls are closed, but we continued down the road until we reached the parking lot. You can see one of the falls from there, but the access over the bridge is...More

1  Thank Lutz F
Reviewed January 4, 2017

This hike is moderately difficult, and just a short drive to the base from the center of town. Make a left at the bridge and climb up about 1 hour to reach the lookout of the waterfall. Bring mosquito repellent and water!

1  Thank Afaye_mattia
Reviewed November 30, 2016

well off beaten track to access, have very good mosquito repellant on prior to walking into the area

Thank 54cmp
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

A short drive from the main road up to this beautiful waterfall, just a 5 min walk from the parking area. Quite high and falls into a beautiful clear pond at the bottom, where a nice stream pours out... A must visit in Tahiti.

2  Thank Maayan H
Reviewed October 14, 2016

Sometimes we older and out of shape creatures just have to push ourselves a bit and you are rewarded with something this good.

1  Thank freqtravelor
Reviewed October 3, 2016

First, there's the hike. Expect it to be a rough, hot and humid wonderland of exotic flowers, trees, birds, and ferns Then, the pay-off - diving into the fresh, deep pool of spring water! It's INVIGORATING! Slide the natural tobaggan down to the second pool...More

Thank debellechasse
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

I have done this twice. Today was magnificent beautiful blue sky, last time it was raining. You need to be reasonably fit it hike to the top, we got up in about 1 hour and there was 8 of us fit group. The walk from...More

Thank Miike2000
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