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Address: Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Waterfalls located on the big island of Hawaii.

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Stopped by Rainbow Falls after Akaka, It was beautiful and only 30 minutes away from Akaka. Worth the visit if you are in the area. Very short walk to see the falls.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Make sure if your on the big island you visit this beautiful waterfall, great pics and a lovely spot to take it all in.

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Sacramento, California
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Beautiful view. Went with a tour group and was well worth it. Make a quick stop to take stunning pictures here!

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Stopped by Rainbow Falls after Akaka, It was beautiful and only 30 minutes away from Akaka. Worth the visit if you are in the area. Very short walk to see the falls.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are agile then you can hike on the rocks above the waterfall for great pics. Just be careful not to slip.

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Granbury, Texas
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

These falls are so beautiful but don't let the railing below the falls be the only thing you see on your visit! Head up the hill to the left of the river and cut off into the trees for an incredible view under the canopy and then continue upstream to see the river and more falls along the way.

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

These falls are only minutes from town and well worth the short trip. Go in the morning to get the rainbow effect from the sun on the mist. Once you have seen the falls from the lookout walk left up the path, not too far in you will find a clearing around a gigantic fantastic looking Banyan tree that must... More 

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San Diego
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beatiful, midsize Falls but, need a sunny day to see the rainbow. Easy public parking lot at the Falls. About 300 yards of viewing along the Falls and river with different views and elevations. Free

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Laguna Niguel, California
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Most waterfalls require hiking. This waterfall in Hilo is the most accessible one I have come across. Its a short hike up and there it is next to a beautiful Banyan tree. Its so cool ( Hilo being hot when it doesnot rain) under this huge tree. Bring a snack and enjoy your stay. The sound of waterfall is so... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Parking is hard but worth it to see the falls. Hike into the woods to get a great view of the falls but wear some good hiking shoes.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoy the falls, take pics. Then stroll behind the falls, up the hill to a more secluded area through impressive Banyon trees and more photo ops. Bring a towel if it's hot and you feel like swimming. Recommend!

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