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EASY ACCESS TO A NICE VIEW

This pretty waterfall is easily viewed from a parking area just off the road up Wailua River... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cary L
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San Diego, California
Worth a Stop

This waterfall is easily reached (like most sights in Kauai). Plenty of parking so you can stop on... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
SanFranciscoGuy634
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Sarasota, Florida
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This pretty waterfall is easily viewed from a parking area just off the road up Wailua River Valley. There are lots of other waterfalls on Kauai, but few as easy to reach as this one.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cary L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is easy to see this waterfall without hiking. There is plenty of parking near the site. The waterfall pictured is Opaekaa waterfall in Kapaa. It is the opening scene for Fantasy Island.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Charmingnl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful site and a short drive from Kapaa everything was nice there enjoyed my time not much more to say but I had to use 100 characters

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hondaracedad
Reviewed 20 October 2018

What a great experiance see this water fall up close. Great spot to relax. The birds are also all over this. When looking at the waterfall from the bridge try and capture some birds flying in the forest below. Will be back! 5/5

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kinggillen
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Hoolalaea IS NOT the name of the waterfall pictured . The waterfall pictured is Opaekaa waterfall in Kapaa.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

This waterfall is easily reached (like most sights in Kauai). Plenty of parking so you can stop on the way to somewhere else. The falls are not Niagara for sure, but they are well worth a stop.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Was misting and not a clear view the day I went. Limited parking spaces, but we had no problems parking. Was a short walk across the bridge. Can not get very close to waterfall tho.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank melcmel
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This fall is fairly far away from the parking lot but still beautiful. It is not as spectacular as the Wailua Falls but the parking is much better and you can cross the road to see the Wailua River valley and an old Hawaiian village....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RainbowCowboy
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Very beautiful falls to stop and look at...There is plenty of room to park and walk up and see them, there isn't a trail to get to them, so you are only able to see from the viewing area.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lynette H
Reviewed 31 May 2018

I struggled on rather or not to give 3 stars or four on this one. Yes, it's a huge waterfall, but after seeing about a million of them in Hawaii...it's another waterfall. The parking area was absolutely packed the day we were there and the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Turn left on Hwy 520 follow road about 10 miles waterfall lookout will be on the right!
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