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Address: Koke'e Road, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96752
Phone Number: 808-274-3344
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"The Grand Canyon of the Pacific," Waimea Canyon is 10 miles long...

"The Grand Canyon of the Pacific," Waimea Canyon is 10 miles long and 3,600 feet deep.

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Kauai Waimea Canyon and Wailua River

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Words are inadequate to convey the wondrous beauty of the canyon, the variety of its trials, the mind-boggling views, the exciting adventures into the upper wetlands (Ala Kai... read more

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San Francisco, California, United States
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San Francisco, California, United States
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Words are inadequate to convey the wondrous beauty of the canyon, the variety of its trials, the mind-boggling views, the exciting adventures into the upper wetlands (Ala Kai Swamp Trail). It's one of the wonders of the world, and part of what makes Kauai possibly the most beautiful tropical island on the planet. This is the first place you should... More 

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Hesperia, California
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the most popular, and still free, attractions on Kauai. This was our second time here. The last time, four years ago in November, it was pouring rain. You couldn't see the upper half of the canyon walls, but there were countless waterfalls. The weather this time was perfect and we got to see the canyon from all of... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We saw the Waimea canyon from a helicopter tour and decided to visit. We booked a night at Koke'e NP bungalows, which I really recommend. Even though the road itself is pretty, with great look-outs near parking spots, I really recommend not doing this on a day trip but to give yourself the time to get out of the car,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a must do if you're in Kauai as the drive through the Waimea Canyon will yield some excellent views and photo opts. Take the Hiway 550 to get to the view points more directly and without all the curvy, winding turns of Hiway 552. The drive from the beginning of Hiway 550 to the final view point is... More 

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Rohnert Park, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a beautiful drive and breathtaking scenery. We stopped at every viewpoint and each ws more beautiful in its own way. If you do nothing else in Kuaui, make sure you make this trip and stop at the coffee farm on the way back

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Aiken, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Waimea Canyon is very beauty. It is nothing near as large as the Grand Canyon, but for Hawaii is was large. The different colors on the canyon walls and the water fall were very pretty,

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Redwood City, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I know this is an astounding, beautiful place, and I took a doors off helicopter tour around the island including Waimea Canyon on our second day in Kauai. Later on in the week we drove up to view and photograph Waimea and were very disappointed as the best views were totally fogged in with some intense rain. We are looking... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Kauai continues to surprise with this one. Make sure your camera battery is charged, you'll be taking lots of photos

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Lakeville, Connecticut, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had seen pictures and thought we should see them and felt certain that they would disappoint.WRONG! Each overlook more spectacular then the last.I have been on the ring of Kerry,the sky red in Clifton Ireland Achill island , the ca coast highway and now Waimea Canyon! Now we will have to see the Grand Canyon. I have seen the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hawaii is full of amazing natural gems. I honestly did not realize the amount of State Parks, but certainly enjoyed every one that we visited. The drive to Waimea Canyon was really not bad from Lihue. We stopped for shaved ice and made a few other stops based on TripAdvisor to and from the canyon. The canyon road is a... More 

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