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Waterfalls located on the big island of Hawaii.
Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
+1 808-961-9540
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All reviews parking lot easy access close to town beautiful waterfall banyan trees easy stop viewing area pretty waterfall walk up tour buses sunny day few steps nice stop downtown hilo on the rocks short drive worth a stop
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Reviewed yesterday

The falls are situated in a beautiful area . There is a good walk around the area where you can see lots of bird life etc.

Thank RossCSydney
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a beautiful waterfall, that looks like it runs quite heavily in some seasons. If anyone is mobility challenged, you can see the waterfall from the parking lot. There are a fair number steps up a slope to view the top of the falls...More

Thank Rob R
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is accessible for everyone! We didn't get to see the rainbow, but we were told it is wonderful to see.

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped here on one of our island trips. Falls sorta off the beaten trail unless you know where it is.falls interesting to see.

Thank bigdog650
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to go see this at night. No lights but the moon, and it was full. As we came along the trail to the opening...Wow. Something out of a movie.

Thank totohandala
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Rainbow Falls. Unfortunately we did not see any rainbows during our visit, but the super nice thing was that the falls are easily accessible from the parking area. So if you want to see a beautiful waterfall and are...More

Thank Paulette A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A pretty, busy, and accessible waterfall. It is close to the road and has a very busy parking lot. Lots of visitors.

Thank Winona_AH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is easy to get to and quite pretty Great views and not a lot of steps There is an elevated area that is a steep paved walk but the view is actually better at the bottom

Thank AroundtownCT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can park pretty much right up against the falls and walk about 5 steps before it comes into view. Beautiful view and can be a quick stop on the way to another site if needed. You can walk up stairs to the top of...More

Thank Megha A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw this the same day as the other falls in the area. If you have a chance, go. it's also free. There is 3 other falls nearby and right outside Hilo and you can get food from there.

Thank Brian B
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Rhoda P
12 October 2018|
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Response from tinaNtravel | Reviewed this property |
Hello, They are approx 30 minutes (17 miles) apart. Easily doable on the same trip.
5 August 2018|
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Response from DocArch65 | Reviewed this property |
Lots of places for pics, but can't get to the waterfalls.