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Rainbow Falls: Tours & Tickets

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Waterfalls located on the big island of Hawaii.
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Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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All reviews parking lot easy access banyan trees beautiful waterfall close to town easy stop viewing area pretty waterfall walk up sunny day tour buses few steps downtown hilo nice stop on the rocks short drive worth a stop
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Reviewed yesterday

Rainbow Falls is an absolutely beautiful place to visit. The falls are amazing anytime of the year. I have been here several times and they are always beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Sandra O
Reviewed yesterday

It's a tourist trap. It's a nice place, but don't drive there from Kona without plans to see other things. It's not worth the trip.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Mel a
Reviewed yesterday

This was bonus stop on a cruise tour. Just outside Hilo. Very easy short walk from car park. There are two lookout points,but it was still worth seeing. Late afternoon visit so no rainbow,

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Sharon I
Reviewed 3 days ago

We liked the falls very much, but might have liked the trees up at the lookout more. Its very scenic here, and your should be able to get some good shots. The parking was crazy as we had difficulty finding a spot.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank dgordon2016
Reviewed 3 days ago

So incredibly beautiful, a must see!!! We really enjoyed all the different view of the falls and the rich beauty and greenier around. It was kinda hidden back there, but so very happy we found it! This is a must see on your Hilo trip.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Beanhead1998
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice visit plenty of negative ions for good vibes, need to arrive early morning to see the rainbows can get busy in the afternoon.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank michaelgE8842XY
Reviewed 5 days ago

We did not see any rainbows but still a beautiful place to stop. I encourage to read the provided information and take the path to the top.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Donna P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Rainbow falls is just a short 150 foot walk to experience the beautiful falls. If you wanna see the rainbow you have to go at about 8 AM but is still very beautiful anytime. One of the easiest falls to see and a definite must...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 3rdDayMotorsports
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here on a mini tour off the cruise ship. Lovely area and the falls are good too we didn't see the rainbow effect but it was still worth seeing.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank JohnPaul78
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

These falls were beautiful but it seems you have to hit them at a certain time of day to see the rainbow. There is a path to leading to the top of the falls which also has a really cool forest area. We felt like...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank wohdonkey
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Lots of places for pics, but can't get to the waterfalls.