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Wailua Falls

Maalo Rd, off Hwy 580, Lihue, Kauai, HI
+1 808-464-0840
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A popular waterfall attraction.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Maalo Rd, off Hwy 580, Lihue, Kauai, HI
+1 808-464-0840
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Reviewed yesterday

The drive up to Wailua Falls is definitely worth it! The beauty and enormity of the Falls is breathtaking. The rainbow from the Falls just added to the magic!

Thank JHC328
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived in Kauai earlier in the morning tried to do some quick stops on the island before our check into the hotel in Papas. There are some pretty good curves in terms before you come to the falls with very very limited parking with...More

Thank dolittledigger
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Even though the parking lot was small, the view was great. No hiking needed. Easy quick stop. The day we went, there were people selling fresh coconuts near the parking lot. There were chickens everywhere and lots of open parking spots. We were on our...More

Thank summerlynn5
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's easy to reach the point of view by the road. The road stops just at the parking after the falls. Impressive falls, unfortunately only one point of view. Except if you succeed to go to the pool (two people were there, so its possible)...More

Thank gil40100
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great stop to see a 300 foot waterfall. Only about 4 miles off the main road and well worth the stop. Parking was limited but a great view of the waterfall and the lagoon below. It does not appear you can hike down to the...More

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We swung by Wailua Falls to check it out, not expecting much. Most of the waterfalls I have visited on the islands have involved hiking in for the view. This was accessible via car, with a parking lot, and then the very nice view. There...More

Thank Mje12518
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This fall is beautiful . There is a crazy trail you can go down ( which you are not suppose to ) make sure you have tennis shoes but bring flip flops for when you get down to the falls . You can swim in...More

Thank 1owlbird
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This hike was the easiest of all the waterfalls to visit because you can see it from the road. Such a large and beautiful fall.

Thank Brandy S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After a hike, this was a gem! Cooling off in this beautiful natural fall was so much fun! It's rocky so I recommend water shoes.

Reviewed 6 days ago

A fun if not scary 4 mile drive to the end of the road, where you can battle to park with chickens running all over. the falls are beautiful, the birds soaring in the canyon, the trees growing wild all over makes it look prehistoric...More

2  Thank Terrence M
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23 May 2017|
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Response from mrst44 | Reviewed this property |
We kayaked the river and hiked to the falls. It was self guided and we had no trouble finding the secret falls. Very muddy as it had rained heavily two days before, but well worth it.
29 April 2017|
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Response from MortyNik | Reviewed this property |
You can check out the falls from the road. If there is a tyrail it will be a big downhill and probably steep down and tough to get back up. There are falls nearby that have a nice easy hike: I think the name is Hookipa... More
23 April 2017|
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Response from KellyET | Reviewed this property |
It's not particularly steep, but can be problematic during rainy periods. Active terms and adults should have no problems. Then there's the nice dip in the pool at the end.