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Waimea Valley

59-864 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-8411
+1 808-638-7766
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Experience Hawaiʻiʻs Living Culture in Waimea Valley, deeply rooted in authentic Hawaiian History, Culture, Spirituality and Tradition. Waimea Valley is a world apart from Waikiki, be in the quiet of nature, beautiful flowers, rare plants, cultural sites and a beautiful waterfall for swimming.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“life jackets” (126 reviews)
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59-864 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-8411
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+1 808-638-7766
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"botanical gardens"
in 144 reviews
"gift shop"
in 99 reviews
"life jackets"
in 126 reviews
"nice walk"
in 62 reviews
"snack bar"
in 61 reviews
"golf cart"
in 60 reviews
"paved path"
in 50 reviews
"per adult"
in 42 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 42 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 41 reviews
"beautiful waterfall"
in 49 reviews
"natural pool"
in 19 reviews
"easy hike"
in 39 reviews
"plant life"
in 38 reviews
"hawaiian village"
in 20 reviews
"on duty"
in 59 reviews
"swimming hole"
in 31 reviews
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Reviewed today via mobile

My teenage daughter and I took the hike to the Waimea Falls and wow, what a beautiful trip. The hike is less than a mile and takes about 20 minutes each way. There is one spot that has an incline on the return trip. They...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped in here and paid the $16 entry fee per person. Walked up to the waterfall and saw some gorgeous plants but the waterfall was very underwhelming. Small, packed with people in life jackets, full of leaves and muddy and murky. We decided not...More

Thank Rach S
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was one of our favorite sights of the trip. We had small children with us and were able to push strollers and walk leisurely with them throughout the valley. The plants along the path to the falls were beautiful! And the falls were lots...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are hoping to see a spectacular waterfall, this place might disappoint. Waterfall was pretty but not spectacular. If you are interested in gardens, trees, flowers, and plants from the tropics, this place is great! Go for the walk not for the waterfall. There...More

Thank bbradshaw_26
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived here as one of the final stops on Oahu and I wish I had spent more time here! We paid for admission ahead of time with the Go Oahu card, but decided to also pay for the shuttle to and from the waterfall because...More

Thank angcshows
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was very enjoyable and the waterfall was something special. If you’ve never seen a nice waterfall before that you can swim in then is is definitely a place to visit. It cost roughly $30 for two adults and approx. $9 a child but...More

Thank ericwalsh1978
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by Waimea Falls on our way to another location but our time was limited. I originally didn’t plan on visiting this location because I was trying to keep costs low for our trip. However, we ended up stopping anyway. We received a military...More

Thank Cynthia A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk through the valley , mostly paved for easy walking and wheelchair accessible. Beautiful water falls , flowers , trees and animals !

Thank jasonparks269
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a incredible hike to see birds and beautiful foliage... this is an amazing easy hike to the falls, but so worth it as it is breathtaking. As part of our tour of the island, this was the best place.

Thank markj4golf
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is very pretty place. If you are going to pay the $16 to do the hike to the falls, then I recommend getting in the falls. There two lifeguards there and everyone is required to wear life jackets if they go in the water....More

Thank Jrd32781
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CharlotteMom2
25 January 2018|
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Response from Grandebbie | Reviewed this property |
You must buy tickets. Yes, that should be ample time. You can swim in the lagoon under the falls, too, though life jackets are required (and provided).
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Les W
4 July 2017|
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Response from truffles808 | Reviewed this property |
The parking for Waimea Valley is several minutes driving in from the road. If you were to walk to the beach from the parking area, it may be a little far. Also, the parking is for paying Waimea Valley visitors. There is a... More
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Abigail V
9 April 2017|
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Response from Richard P | Property representative |
Aloha and thank you for your interest in Waimea Valley. The walk to the waterfall is 3/4 mile on a paved road. Take around 20-35 minutes. With young children I would plan on 40 to 45 minutes. The path is stroller friendly... More
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