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“Beautiful waterfalls right in the city”
Review of Manoa Falls

Manoa Falls
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Manoa Falls Waterfall Hiking Tour
Ranked #19 of 331 things to do in Honolulu
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Reviewed December 26, 2013

Easy to get to. Parking does cost a few dollars though unless you park down the street. The hike does get a little muddy toward the end, so break appropriate footwear. I felt bad for the people that walked for about 45 minutes, then had to turn around. Also, if you have very small children this isn't the walk for you due to how muddy and slippery it is toward the end.
The walk is about an hour each way at a moderate pace. Besides the parking fee, there are no fees here.
Bring plenty of water, besides the gift shop near the parking, there is no other place to buy any.
May I also recommend I love yogurt down the road near University of Hawaii, Manoa. The Dole pineapple yogurt is amazing.

1  Thank ArenJo
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Reviewed December 26, 2013

when you get there...its not a big thing to see....maybe wene we went because it didnt rain the weekes before it was a surprising waterfall..it was more a baby and very dry one...hahaha...the walking its very cool...dont pay a tour to go there..you can rent a car and just go..5 usd the parking...around 45 min walking...hiking shoes are recommended because its very slipery ...not bathromm durinf the walking so go before at the caffe located at the entrance...bug repelent its a must and more if you are not use to bugs...amazing nature while you walk ...but again..dont pay a topur for this...do it yourself...

1  Thank DianaPrince70
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Reviewed December 9, 2013

Hike to the falls is up a very muddily incline. Takes 45 minutes give or take depending on your physical condition and the amount of people on the trail. The falls are nice but the experience was not enjoyable. There are hoards of people from organized tours, other tourists and well as locals. Do not know if there is a less crowded time to visit, we went on a tuesday morning. The experience is more like battling people to board a subway in Grand Central Station than a hike up a tropical rain forest trail.

3  Thank Joe P
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Reviewed December 2, 2013

Great way to see the beauty of Hawaii. This is a rainforest so be prepared. Take bug spray, but have fun. spend time enjoying the beauty of Hawaii. This is not a difficult hike, but do wear shoes as it does get muddy.

1  Thank rhawaii
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Reviewed November 20, 2013 via mobile

Be prepared for muddy and slippery conditions. Bug spray is a must! This is an easy hike. We even encountered a class of kindergarteners. Enjoy the rain forest as you hike to reach the towering Manoa Falls!

1  Thank Marymarauder
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