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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take Hwy 19 to park at the Waipio Valley Lookout.( Don't bother with Mud Ln). The ranger there can give you more info. Myself and my 12 yr olds walked down the 25% grade of street while my friends drove their jeep. There is a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank teaburger
Reviewed April 17, 2019

Beautiful twin falls 450" a short walk from the base of Waipio Valley. Reminds us of how valuable our water resources are and how finite.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank j0eycalgary
Reviewed April 14, 2019

Stunning waterfalls which you can see if you descend onto the Waipo Valley floor but please see separate reviews for Waipo Valley as you will need either 4WD or be prepared for a long steep hike! However, definitely a must do trip while on Big...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank speedsister
Reviewed March 3, 2019

The "other" side of the big island of Hawaii. A short drive from Waikoloa or Waimea. The coastal "Kona" side is plains like with low vegetation and rocky surface the "Hilo" side is tropical and dense with forest. Such a spectacular island and you do...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SanDiegoMom
Reviewed February 19, 2019

In the course of driving from Hilo to Kona we decided to take in every waterfall along the way. There are many by the way. This particular one if super nice for a couple of reasons. You go through a neat little cowboy town and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bbeene
Reviewed February 11, 2019

If you walk in, the road down is at a 25% grade and you must step out of the way when a 4x4 comes by with very little room on either side. If you drive down, the grade requires only 4x4 vehicles, not AWD or...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lisa H
Reviewed February 3, 2019

These falls are super beautiful. You can't get up close because you would be going onto private property, but even from far away, the waterfall is beautiful, as well as the mountains around it.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank peraltiago
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Please remember that it’s private property between the road and the falls. You are in fact trespassing and the people of Waipio have had a lot of trouble from trespassers (vandalism, crop theft, human feces, litter, general disrespectful behavior, etc...). Do not continue without permission....More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank Passport311282
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

First of all: if you’re there with small children, elderly people or if you’re not well trained or just lazy, you need to have a Jeep to go there. We hiked down (and on our way back also up) the road down to the black...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ChrisSuLu
Reviewed June 26, 2018

we decide to add this hike on to our trip when driving from Kona to Hilo and are very glad we did. the original plan was to hike the 3 mile round trip down to the beach but instead we decided to hike to see...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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January 7, 2019|
Response from ChrisSuLu | Reviewed this property |
We saw a group of people horse riding towards the falls, so I guess yes. But check online before you go as all land there is private and not allowed to trespass ...
July 11, 2017|
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Response from Shannon C | Reviewed this property |
You hike down an easy path.....not a difficult hike but really pretty scenery