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“Spendid place to rest”
Review of Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls
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Hilo Volcano Special Tour
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Volcanoes National Park Adventure Tour from Hilo
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Hawaii Grand Circle Island Tour
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Owner description: Waterfalls located on the big island of Hawaii.
Melbourne, Australia
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“Spendid place to rest”
Reviewed May 4, 2014

We stopped here as part of a tour. Lovely place to explore/ Walked to top of falls , great veiw then wlak to a very big tree. massive branches hanging down. lovely a cool under the tree. Lovely little cafe near falls. Great place to have a coffee. Public toliets in car park of falls

Visited March 2014
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Manila, Philippines
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“View From The Top”
Reviewed May 4, 2014

We saw Rainbow Falls from the top. Great volume of water flow but of course, this 80-foot falls like tiny from above :-) No rainbow at the time we visited but still a great sight to see, especially with the view of the rest of the Wailuku River above the falls.

Visited April 2014
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Burien, Washington
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“Easy to get to from Hilo”
Reviewed May 3, 2014

It had been raining like crazy, so the falls were enormous and dirty with mud giving it an awesome view. We went back the next day and saw again in the sun.

Best to come early in the morning or late in day as this is a popular site with tour groups and bus loads by the hundreds arrive from the cruise ships when the cruise ships aer in town.

Visited May 2014
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Orlando, Florida
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“Nice waterfalls in the morning”
Reviewed May 2, 2014

This is a short ride outside of Hilo. Worth going to, and is best in the morning as there is the possibility that the mist from the falls will catch the sunlight a certain way such that a rainbow is visible. Yes, we did see that.

Only a short stroll to the viewing area. Accessible for most anyone. There is another path that goes higher up but the view of the top of the falls is obscured by brush that could be chopped away.

Visited April 2014
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“Very neat waterfall”
Reviewed May 1, 2014

Great waterfall. Wished we could have gotten closer to it. But great nonetheless. I recommend hiking up the trail to the left of the falls (up the stairs). At the top (and down another trail) is a very large and impressive banyon tree. A site to be seen.

Visited March 2014
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