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This is a hikers paradise. We took an easy route yet I barely. made it.The fresh fruit when we got... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2019
Quite the trek!

We had planned to hike down and camp at the first site (Williwilli) for two nights. We actually... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2019
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Waimea Canyon, Waimea, Kauai, HI
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Reviewed July 30, 2019

This is a hikers paradise. We took an easy route yet I barely. made it.The fresh fruit when we got back up was a life saver.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank davidfE5068H9
Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

My family wanted to do this, so not wanting to be a party pooper, we went. We started out and I thought “i’ve Got this”. We got about half way and I knew I had made a mistake. So while the rest of the family...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed February 15, 2019

We had planned to hike down and camp at the first site (Williwilli) for two nights. We actually wanted to stay at Hipilau (last site) but it said it was booked full online (thank god!). So we had all our gear with us (I'd say...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Stacey D
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

My husband saw the West Coast I review “Happy to be alive” and we cracked up as we read it before we hiked the trail. We heeded the advice and although we still stupidly forgot water, we knew to turn back after one mile!!! Thanks...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Carrie C
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Read the reviews before the hike. That's my new rule. I and my wife are 45 and decided to do this hike. We are both in decent enough shape that when we see "strenuous" in a guide book we go for it. We took our...More

Date of experience: April 2018
21  Thank westcoasti
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Hiked this trail with a few friends, and thought it was alright. There are definitely much better hikes that offer better views, but it's still one to do once at least. On the way down, there are some great views of the canyon, and at...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Brinkman107
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

The one review from KauaiHiker (the person that hiked with their 7 year old) is very accurate. I will add a few notes and tips. The views are the best at the top when you start, as it is a Canyon! When you get down...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I decided to hike this trail for the gorgeous vistas and the opportunity to see the Waimea River bed. We totally underestimated this trail. We have hiked all over US National Parks and thought this 5 mile round trip adventure to be...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Cathy T
Reviewed June 29, 2017

If you are looking for a more challenging trail in the Waimea canyon and less interested in the views along the way, this is the trail for you. You hike down about 2.5 miles to the river, but make sure you have bug repellent with...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Robert J
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Ok so I'm 47 and my husband is 55. So we're old. I get that. But I have to let you know that we aren't fat. We're in fair shape. I do regular cardio. Hubby not so much. Think twice about this trail unless you...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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