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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” (123 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 140 reviews
"gift shop"
in 98 reviews
"life jackets"
in 123 reviews
"nice walk"
in 61 reviews
"snack bar"
in 61 reviews
"golf cart"
in 60 reviews
"paved path"
in 49 reviews
"per adult"
in 42 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 42 reviews
"beautiful park"
in 40 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 37 reviews
"nice waterfall"
in 20 reviews
"natural pool"
in 19 reviews
"easy hike"
in 36 reviews
"plant life"
in 36 reviews
"hawaiian village"
in 20 reviews
"on duty"
in 59 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The easy, paved walk to Waimea Falls is well worth the end reward, but made even more spectacular by the tropical botanical garden that you stroll through on the way to the falls. The variety and expanse of the tropical flowers is simply awe-inspiring and...More

Thank CestJacque
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Decided to continue the North Shore visit by showing my friend the Waimea Falls. Very different from the last time I was there. The grounds and valley include a maintained trail now, with placards that identify the existing flora and fauna. It made for an...More

Thank kholfeld
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Upsetting to drive to this waterfall in the north shore of Oahu only to find out they charge 16 dollars to walk to the falls. Other places on the island are free! Go elsewhere See my other reviews

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A short easy walk with plenty of turns to see flowers, trees and plants both indigenous and from other areas. At the end you are rewarded with a beautiful waterfall. If you get too tired there is a tram you can take.

Thank TheDataMan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Relaxing and lovely walk to the falls. I took so many pics I’m making a screen saver of Flowers of Hawai to remind me of the beautiful day here.

Thank Dawn C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed all of the North Shore Drive. So glad we stopped at this Botanical Garden. Beautiful and peaceful. It is quite a walk round-trip but was relaxing and not difficult (we are in our 70's). Waterfall isn't that large but makes for a change...More

Thank jcy20162016
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were driving by, in the rain, and saw the waterfall sign. It's a 1km walk down paved path (roads) to a waterfall/freshwater pond at the end. The grounds are absolutely stunning. Even if you have people (say teenage sons) who don't totally love flowers,...More

Thank real-deal-mom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always try to go to Waimea Valley and hike up to the waterfall whenever we are on Oahu. I always love it because it's so Serene and the hike is very pleasant on a paved Road, and much of it is shaded. Love seeing...More

1  Thank YMBSanDiego
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mistake was that i did not resevre enough time for this beautiful place. I half-expected Disneyfication of ancient Hawaian traditions but i was wrong - the reconstructions and archeological preservation weredone with taste and respect. The botanical garden alone is magnificent with florae from...More

1  Thank kaioatey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Several paths lead back to a waterfall - people swim back there so you can pack for that. It is about a kilometer from the start. Many plants are identified and some artifacts (re-creations) are built along the way to reflect the people who once...More

Thank Roqzy
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CharlotteMom2
January 24, 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
July 4, 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
April 9, 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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