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Address: End of Manoa Road, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96822
Phone Number: 8089242473
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Manoa Waterfall Small Group Adventure

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Beautiful but not easiest

A beautiful hike, can be muddy, be careful also could get hurt. Not a paved trail it's a bit rugged! Worth the effort when you get to falls. Take your time be safe.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Larry J
Waianae, Hawaii
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Waianae, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful hike, can be muddy, be careful also could get hurt. Not a paved trail it's a bit rugged! Worth the effort when you get to falls. Take your time be safe.

Thank Larry J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ok-it's true, you will get muddy on this hike. And it is a hike, strollers or rollers of any kind will not make it and plan on leaving your fancy shoes at home or bring, like we did, a change of clothes/shoes. Oh sure, you will start up the road passing the folks coming down covered in mud and think... More 

Thank Tina A
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Easy hike. Wear shoes with grip. Drizzled almost the entire time. Be sure to bring mosquito spray because there are swarms.

Thank hitx94
Corvallis, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this is an amazing hike-great for all ages-make sure you go all the way to the falls-the trees on the way to the falls are awesome- there are restrooms & snacks at the trail head

Thank Rockymtn7
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went to Manoa Falls as a part of my 2 days Go-Oahu Card (Rainforest, Waterfall Movie Sites Hiking Tour), but later on, I found out you can actually go there on your own without paying anything. It is my recommendation that you catch a bus to Manoa Falls, that saves a lot of money if you're on a tight... More 

Thank Catherine P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decent waterfall at the end of the forest hike. Some amazing trees and forest scenes en route, and an impressive and exciting bamboo forest that is well worth getting stuck into. Short, about 30 minutes, and a bit slippery, just as a slight caution. Easy parking and a $5 fee.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy-ish hike for novices, 1 mile each way. Overall not steep, except for a few short patches. Lush, green surroundings, rained a bit when going thru - felt like we were deep in the jungle. Slippery in several parts, especially when wet, need good gripping shoes and good balance. Be prepared to get mud on your shoes/pants/legs. A few bugs... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A moderate trail (somewhat difficult at the end, depending on how much it has rained recently) that ends at a stunning waterfall. The scenery as you hike, including bamboo forests, a gushing stream, various flowers and other tropical plants, and giant banyan trees lend to the idea that you are walking through a jungle oasis! The trail gets very muddy,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked up to see the waterfall right after a rainstorm- slippery and need sneakers. It was spectacular, but lots of climbing on narrow trail. Nice pics along the way~ not suggested for little ones.

Thank LarryandDebby
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't use your gps to drive there and don't believe the reviews that say this is a mostly flat hike. It is a climb that you have to be careful with. It's crowded and It's muddy but the hike and the falls are gorgeous. It's fun just take your time and try to be patient with the crowds.

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