Kulaniapia Falls
Kulaniapia Falls
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Kulaniapia Falls is private property, exclusively available to our overnight guests, and those that book a day pass and/or one of our experiences which include waterfall rappelling, cooking classes and farm tours. Experience nature up close and personal, and rappel 120 ft down Kulaniapia Falls. Guests are equipped with top of the line equipment, and provided with ample instruction to ensure the descent down the falls will be safe, fun and exhilarating. Waterfall Rappelling tours operate daily at 9:30 am and 2 pm.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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Melanie M
Louisville, KY26 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Wouldn’t recommend spending the nite- perhaps a day trip, but call before you go to make sure the waterfall isn’t raging, otherwise you cannot swim. The place was disorganized, breakfast served on a filthy covered patio, cobwebs and bugs covering light fixtures hanging over the tables…felt like a summer kids camp that no one has cleaned in months, the area down by the waterfall was worse…trash for days. Room was musty, torn screens and we had just two rusty lawn chairs for a unit that slept 4. We originally booked a room that slept 3 and requested the $50 extra twin. They called us 72 hours prior to check in and informed that the website was an Error and we would have to be moved to the ‘Pagoda House’ for $850 for one nite…not realizing that this was the final weekend for the Merrie Monarch, lodging elsewhere was not readily available.
It was the one and only ‘bad’ experience we had during our 10 day trip to visit family.
Written April 11, 2024
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This is a blackmail / retaliation review. This guest, despite what they say, booked a room for 3 guests, and arrived with 4. There was no website error. This required they spend extra money on a larger room, and they were upset. A week after checking out, they demanded a refund, and threatened to "blow us up on social media" if we did not comply.
Written May 7, 2024
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DKSF
Island of Hawaii, HI4 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
Amazing location on a private water fall and very nice staff. I would have given it a 5 star review, but unfortunately, I met the owner right before check out and his attitude left me with a bad taste. I can't recommend this to locals as they don't offer any kama'aina discount (the only place I've ever stayed on the island that doesn't). Also, not pet friendly.
Written June 16, 2023
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Annie S
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Family
Fantastic challenge and getting out of your comfort zone. It’s scary but exhilarating rappelling over jagged boulders and feeling the power of the waterfall right next to you. The guides Ben and Eric were great and I had full confidence in their leadership.

I wore shorts but wish I wore exercise capri pants to protect my shins. You might get a little banged up especially if it’s muddy as it makes a foothold more slippery.
Written August 15, 2022
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indiana107 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
A unique experience! Swimming in the waterfall was amazing. We enjoyed the Pavillion for our picnic lunch. Very nice restroom too.
Written June 16, 2024
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Drew D
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
Spectacular property, the water fall
And pond are just incredible. No crowds, just tropical paradise. The hostess greeting us was very friendly and informative. Very clean bathroom and showers at the tops/reception (which was a bonus surprise). Bring some bug spray for the lower path as we ran into a few mosquitoes. Overall one of the highlights of our trip!
Written June 11, 2024
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Nathan H
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Amazing views . Beautiful location . Awesome experience. Friendly staff at the facility. Amazing drive to falls also.
Written May 19, 2024
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Chelsea P
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Absolutely beautiful!! Got engaged. Will never forget it! Highly recommend for a special experience. Helpful, unique and private.
Written May 2, 2024
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Justin G
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Views are simply incredible. Truly one of the most breathtaking and peaceful places in the world. If you’re in Kona, you must stop here and take a day to experience this
Written March 17, 2024
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peteskerik
Winterset, IA27 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Amazing views & great hosts! The falls make for great pictures and you can even get in to the water. Lenny the dog was super friendly too!
Written March 16, 2024
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MarcMD2
Heemstede, The Netherlands8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Because of the limited number of visitors you are able to enjoy in all rest of the pure nature and the waterfall. And if the weather and the current permits, you can even swim and float at the waterfall.
All participated with super friendly staff. Do bring you own drinks and food because there is only a water filling station
Written March 1, 2024
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