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Wailua Falls

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Address: Maalo Rd, off Hwy 580, Lihue, Kauai, HI
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A popular waterfall attraction.

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Each time we visit Kauai, we make a point of visiting the falls. After a rainy period the falls can be tremendous. Lovely in the afternoon when the sun shines and you can often... read more

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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Each time we visit Kauai, we make a point of visiting the falls. After a rainy period the falls can be tremendous. Lovely in the afternoon when the sun shines and you can often see a rainbow in the mist. Bring your camera.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well worth the short drive from Lihue up to Wailua falls. A narrow winding road into the falls but the road is in good condition.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wailua Falls can be accessed by road or by a boat trip. We drove to the falls which is just off highway 583 and is a few kilometres up a windy road. The falls are gorgeous and of course are well known from the 70's show - Fantasy Island. It's only a short trip so you could add it to... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Don't bother. You drive to the falls, park, get out of the car, look down on the unspectacular falls from a viewpoint and drive away. According to the guide book, there used to be a trail to the falls, but it's now blocked off.

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Thank pazduha
Northern Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful falls! Birds flying all around. Really wanted to take the trail to the bottom, but ran out of time. The drive up is quite curvy. Nice that it is right close to town.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The falls were incredible! It's a great view from the road, but wear running shoes and a swimsuit, take the hike down, and swim under the falls! One of the highlights of my trip!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I remember these falls from the TV show from the 70's called Fantasy Island. Were able to drive right to these falls. Very beautiful.

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Livermore, Colorado
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The drive will bring you to a dead-end where you park and take a peak at the falls. There may be some vendors there selling hats, fresh coconut juice or baked goods. And if you time it just right you may get a visit by a wild boar! You have to go elsewhere to find hiking trails.

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Dallas, Texas
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The wailua falls are so beautiful. It is only a short detour. Well worth the extra travel time - a must see.

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Lakewood, Colorado
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the Kapaa area, these falls are worth a 10 minute drive. You can see the falls from the roaside so no hiking is required. Good spot for a few photos and then you are on your way.

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