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Maalo Rd, off Hwy 580, Lihue, Kauai, HI
+1 808-464-0840
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All reviews fantasy island short drive beautiful waterfall limited parking easy drive viewing area tv show pretty waterfall dead end the main highway worth the trip take pictures hike lookout rainbow hiking viewpoint
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Reviewed yesterday

Wailua Falls was only slightly out of our way, and well worth the stop! It is a gorgeous double waterfall, with a flume that adds to one of the falls a bit below the origin. To see the falls, there is an overlook where parking...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wanderingrev
Reviewed 3 days ago

lots of water falls, here. had lots of views from helicopter and from the hikes. all worth looking at.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cruzbela
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful falls that are perfect for that Kodak moment. Very limited parking but it’s not a hiking area so people don’t stay very long.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Z1125GQdeborahw
Reviewed 4 days ago

A beautiful falls especially after the rains have come. A bit of a drive from the main road and to a dead end just North of Lihue. This was the falls used in Fantasy Island if you are old enough to remember that show.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank esters582
Reviewed 4 days ago

These are the falls from Fantasy Island - the old TV show. It's a little off the main road at the end of a dead end road. Great views and pictures, especially in the morning when they are in full sun - probably also through...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jerome B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed seeing the falls. Not much for parking but good view of the falls. Short drive from Lihue. Very pretty.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kubista500
Reviewed 1 week ago

This pretty waterfall is 3-4 miles up a dead-end road just North of Lihue. Parking near the falls can be precarious with only real spots for 6-8 cars. When we were there a lot of cars were just stopped in the road. Several vendors were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ROCtraveler30
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to drive a few miles from the main road to get to the Wailua Falls. There are enough parking spaces for some 2--30 cars. The height of the falls is about 80ft and it is not particularly wide. It was a good sight...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sb431
Reviewed 1 week ago

If driving through Lihue take a short detour and check out this waterfall. On the rainy day we visited, the twin falls merged into one large one. There is parking here just beside the falls. Some people illegally climb down to swim in the water...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brooklynite_Abroad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a perfect spot to stop and enjoy the view. If your on your way somewhere or driving around. You do have to be patient with parking it’s not that great, worth the wait. This is a short visit unless you hike down, but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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July 22, 2018|
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Response from kmelnick66 | Reviewed this property |
No need to even try it
Judd C
January 21, 2018|
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Response from chattygirl7491 | Reviewed this property |
This is supposed to be dry season but 2018 March and April LOTS OF RAIN
May 23, 2017|
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Response from chuck c | Reviewed this property |
no we did not. my wife is a hiker so hiked in the park