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Waimea Valley

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Address: 59-864 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
Phone Number: 18086387766
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Experience Hawaiʻiʻs Living Culture in Waimea Valley, deeply rooted in...

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 sites and a beautiful waterfall for swimming.

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A beautiful respite

What a beautiful respite this is! If you love tropical plants you will be in heaven. The lush green foliage is so serene and the cool waters under the waterfall at the end of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Milton, Florida
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Milton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a beautiful respite this is! If you love tropical plants you will be in heaven. The lush green foliage is so serene and the cool waters under the waterfall at the end of the trail will not disappoint. I would rate this as a Must See on Oahu.

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Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Tropical rainforest/jungle tour. Extremely beautiful when the weather is nice. $16 entry fee is a bit steep, but it is close to a must see, especially for visitors that only stay on Oahu during their Hawaiian vacation.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Just beautiful and you can jump into the falls when you get there. Very pleasant stroll in and out of the National park. Beautiful fauna. Lovely off the track paths also.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience exploring nature. A great family adventure - identifying local birds, snails and vegetation. Great fun swimming in Waimea Falls. It's a bit slippery getting in but once you do, so cool swimming under water fall. A great experience and totally doable hike to falls - 1.5 miles round trip and paved the whole way.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to visit the Waimea Valley while waiting for our trail ride to begin. This is a lovely way to get an idea of all the various plant species on the island. Its well shaded and the colors are so vivid, that they almost don't look real. There is also a waterfall at the end of the walk where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was surprised by how much there is to do here. Plenty of parking, nice gift shop, fast food café, nice paved walking paths to the falls. There are also unpaved paths if you want that experience. Awesome foliage. Nice setup at the falls, changing rooms, lifeguard and covered seating. You need a life vest to get into the water,... More 

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped into Waimea after a morning at the beach. What a nice place. While I felt the entrance fee was a bit steep, the walk was very enjoyable. The plants along the pathway are amazing. The whole family enjoyed the hike to the falls and back. The gardens were beautiful and the hike was not too intense even after... More 

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The walk up to the waterfall is stunning! They have farmers market at the base and the swimming up at the falls is great! Kids of all ages enjoyed this!

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The botanical garden is a very nice place for a walk. It's partly shaded so you can do it even on a hot and sunny day. The trail to the falls goes through the park, but it is paved so anyone can do it. Bring your swimsuit for a refreshing swim in the pool at the bottom of the falls.

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Thank ItsStef
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Alot of history culture and learning here. The highlight was definitly the waterfall at the end of the hike. Go in get lost and learn.

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