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Address: French Polynesia
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This waterfall is considered one of the tallest in the world with more than...

This waterfall is considered one of the tallest in the world with more than 980 feet of water cascading over volcanic cliffs into a pool below.

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It's breath taking , realy spectacular, they had a bad flats and the road was pretty rough but we have made it ok.

Reviewed 27 March 2017
tonyvane
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Yellowknife, Canada

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Yellowknife, Canada
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94 reviews
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

It's breath taking , realy spectacular, they had a bad flats and the road was pretty rough but we have made it ok.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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204 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

It is difficult to get to his fall because you must obtain hiking permit, get transportation to the starting point, avoid hiking during times of rainy weather, deal with heat and humidity, crossing a few portions of trail which have exposure, exercising extreme caution if checking out the natural pools above the waterfall, and being prepared for the potential of... More 

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Waiblingen, Germany
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

There is a sign at the intersection where you usually turn right that the falls are closed, but we continued down the road until we reached the parking lot. You can see one of the falls from there, but the access over the bridge is closed, probably after a landslide. So don't take a taxi to get out there, it... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This hike is moderately difficult, and just a short drive to the base from the center of town. Make a left at the bridge and climb up about 1 hour to reach the lookout of the waterfall. Bring mosquito repellent and water!

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Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

well off beaten track to access, have very good mosquito repellant on prior to walking into the area

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

A short drive from the main road up to this beautiful waterfall, just a 5 min walk from the parking area. Quite high and falls into a beautiful clear pond at the bottom, where a nice stream pours out... A must visit in Tahiti.

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Calgary, Canada
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Sometimes we older and out of shape creatures just have to push ourselves a bit and you are rewarded with something this good.

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paris
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

First, there's the hike. Expect it to be a rough, hot and humid wonderland of exotic flowers, trees, birds, and ferns Then, the pay-off - diving into the fresh, deep pool of spring water! It's INVIGORATING! Slide the natural tobaggan down to the second pool and you are literally on the edge of the waterfall. Awesome.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I have done this twice. Today was magnificent beautiful blue sky, last time it was raining. You need to be reasonably fit it hike to the top, we got up in about 1 hour and there was 8 of us fit group. The walk from the trail head is, I won't say boring but flat and well worn with most... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Part of our tour, a must see! The waterfalls are all spectacular, and the grottos. When you are with a guide, like our Angele, you will see places that most people do not notice. She was knowledgable, professional, warm, fun and worth every dollar.

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