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“Great way to start your day”
Review of Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls
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Volcanoes National Park Adventure Tour from Hilo
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Owner description: Waterfalls located on the big island of Hawaii.
Reviewed February 28, 2014

Rainbow falls are so easy to get to its a fantastic way to start your morning or head to any time of day but the morning is beautiful with a better chance of sun hitting it. Great coffee shop across the street

Thank rstalk
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Reviewed February 27, 2014

This is a worthwhile place to visit. Unfortunatly our visit was late afternoon, and had to be cut short because of a lack of daylight.

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Reviewed February 26, 2014

Not too far to walk to see them. Not as big as Akaka falls by any means and when we were there, there was no rainbow even though it rained about an hour earlier.

Thank ArlaFP
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Reviewed February 25, 2014

As with all falls much depends on the amount of rain, weather time of day (morning best), etc. nice falls, very accessible. Take care in the parking lot - one of the higher crime spots (smashed windows to quickly grab cab contents - put things in the trunk or take with you)

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Reviewed February 21, 2014

The waterfall is just minutes from Hilo town center. Easy access to the paved overlook, and a trail with handrail up to the river above the falls. You can climb out onto the big rocks in the river above the falls. The sign warned that the water level can change, and judging from the other travelers' photos, that is quite true. There was a single small cascade the day we were there, but it looks more like Niagara Falls in some of the other photos. It was a treat for the 6 year old in our group, who was finally allowed to do some climbing.

1  Thank Claudia H
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