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Toa Luau at Waimea Valley
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Toa Luau at Waimea Valley
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Experience Hawaiʻiʻs Living Culture in Waimea Valley, deeply rooted in authentic Hawaiian History, Culture, Spirituality and Tradition. Waimea Valley is a world apart from Waikiki, be in the quiet of nature, beautiful flowers, rare plants, cultural...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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59-864 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-8411
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All reviews botanical gardens life jackets gift shop nice walk golf cart entrance fee paved path per adult beautiful flowers beautiful waterfall easy hike plant life hawaiian village swimming hole on duty north shore plants and trees
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Busy tourist attraction. Pay to enter. Lots of beautiful botanicals, most are not native to Hawaii. Paved walk to Waimea Falls with dirt side paths for botanicals and examples of old Hawaiian building techniques. You can swim at the waterfall pool but must wear a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 440kimberlye
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing. Charge your Camera or phone and take all the memories your card can hold , You'll have no regrets. Take as long as you want or rush to the falls for a nice dip. No more jumping off the cliffs allowed anymore though. Pack...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rogerweiss90
Reviewed 6 days ago

The kids would probably enjoy the waterfalls portion the most since they can wade in the pool at the base but getting there was a lot more interesting IMO. The botanical gardens are many and lovely. You could spend a lot of time exploring each...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Diane Y
Reviewed 6 days ago

The only place on Oahu that you can swim at the waterfall. our teenagers loved it. Definately worth going to (Check out Tsue's Farm north shore tour which you can book through Affordable Tours).

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

Beautiful walk up to the waterfall & pool. Everyone down to my 7-year-old swam in the pool and under the waterfall. Life jackets are required but free.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ellie and Jeff W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we visit Oahu, we always make a trip to the lovely Waimea Valley. It is absolutely gorgeous! This time, we paid to take the shuttle to the waterfall because it was raining, but we walked on the way back after the rain stopped....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed this a lot more than we expected to. Quite a hike, but go at your own pace. Very inexpensive thing to do and worth it.

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

This is a must see on the island. So many plants, fruits and beauty of Hawaii to take in. You may walk at your own pace and take your time. The waterfall area can be crowded at times so be prepared for that. This is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank travelnuts94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed getting out to stretch out legs and visit this amazing place. You can spend an hour or a day.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank burke288
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The botanical garden includes a traditional Hawaiian village, and excellent explanaions of the varied flora of Oahu. The hike to the waterfall is along an easy, paved path, and is about a mile in each direction. There's a shuttle for those who can't walk the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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774brynw
July 29, 2018|
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Response from Uwbrittany | Reviewed this property |
We visited in February and went early afternoon and didn’t have any issues!
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CharlotteMom2
January 24, 2018|
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Response from Grandebbie | Reviewed this property |
You must buy tickets. Yes, that should be ample time. You can swim in the lagoon under the falls, too, though life jackets are required (and provided).
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Les W
July 4, 2017|
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Response from truffles808 | Reviewed this property |
The parking for Waimea Valley is several minutes driving in from the road. If you were to walk to the beach from the parking area, it may be a little far. Also, the parking is for paying Waimea Valley visitors. There is a... More
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