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Manawaiopuna Falls (Jurassic Park Falls)

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Address: Hanapepe, Kauai, HI
This attraction is at Kauai Island Airport
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What an experience!

This was amazing, the whole helicopter ride was amazing, but I think that jurassic falls was the best part. Being a huge 'Jurassic park' movie fan, this was amazing. Even my... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 December 2016
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

This was amazing, the whole helicopter ride was amazing, but I think that jurassic falls was the best part. Being a huge 'Jurassic park' movie fan, this was amazing. Even my Cousin who didn't watch Jurassic Park loved it!

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

The view from above is absolutely stunning. If you have to choose where to spend your money, splurge for the helicopter ride. You get to see the entire island, including Manwaiopuna and dozens of other falls.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The Manawaiopuna Falls were made famous in the original Jurassic Park movie in the opening scene when a helicopter carrying the "star" visitors lands at the base (the helicopter pad built for the movie has since been washed away). There's no way to see the falls except by helicopter - one of the tour companies actually lands nearby while the... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Seen from the air on a helicopter tour, these falls are gorgeous and lately there has been quite a bit of rainfall on the islands, so the waterfalls are really full.

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Makaweli, Kauai, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

The only way you can get there and see it from the ground is via Island Helicopters which has the exclusive right to land there. No other helicopter company can land there.

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Burleson, Tx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

You can only see these waterfalls by air. I did it using Jack Harter helicopter with the doors off. I think there is one air helicopter which has permission to still land.

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Pelham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

My 14 year old and I experienced this and it was just like being in the movies. What a great beautiful experience. You have to see this before you leave! Triple Forks Hunting

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Victoria Bc
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

5 miles off of highway 50. You can drive directly to the falls and park right there. Great photo op.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

We took a fly-over tour our first day on The island, and this was a much-anticipated sight! Next time we will try to book a tour that actually lands at the falls, but seeing it from the air was absolutely stunning and well worth it!

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Murrieta, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We took a helicopter tour that landed nearby so we could hike to the falls. Beautiful water fall! Great day! Very romantic but also great adventure for the teens!

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