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Papapapaitai Falls

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Address: Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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You don't need to pronounce the name to appreciate these spectacular falls...

You don't need to pronounce the name to appreciate these spectacular falls that plunge 500 feet into a volcanic crater, surrounded by a lush rain forest.

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Stunning unique waterfall surrounded by lush jungle

If there was access I would walk through the lush surrounding jungle to swim in the pools below the falls...sure the viewing platform could be tidied up but don't let that... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If there was access I would walk through the lush surrounding jungle to swim in the pools below the falls...sure the viewing platform could be tidied up but don't let that distract you from the main event. Is right on the main arterial road between the North and South of the island so easy to find and access.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A local taxi driver took us to see this majestic waterfall. The sheer size is breathtaking. Make sure you visit this waterfall.

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Thank Nerissa B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by the falls on one of our day trips and it did not disappoint. There was a great vantage point and as there had been a bit of rain the water was smashing down. Just stunning.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This huge waterfall is quite spectacular and worth stopping to have a look at. We couldn't work out if you can get down to the waterfalls, but the view of them is great.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went in the rain and after 2 days of storms. the waterfalls were raging. Homesty box there on entry, so make sure you do pay, it is only 10 WST and although you cant get down to the river I dont think the views are still good and the overall expereince is excellent

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting to look at but it's a pity the viewing area was dirty and not well maintained. It was also difficult to take a decent photo because of the overgrown vegetation.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you haven't already you have to visit this stunning place The view is amazing and one to tick off the bucket list. We stopped in here as one of our stops on a tour we had embarked on.. I've attached some pics and short video to show you all but the photos do not do this breath taking place... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went after a very wet night, and we're not disappointed! Despite it still raining, and a little misty, the view was outstanding. Due to the rain, there were very few people there, which seems odd when it is the rain which makes it so spectacular. We had a guide who told us all about the finer details of the... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today and while the view of the water fall was outstanding unfortunately there was large amounts of rubbish dumped over the retaining wall which was causing a very strong smell and combined with the heat did not make for a very pleasant visit. It's such a pity that this is allowed to happen considering that tourism is the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Lovely view of the falls, would be best on a clear day after rain. Very scenic. Not busy at all. Worth a look!

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