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A popular waterfall attraction.
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Maalo Rd, off Hwy 580, Lihue, Kauai, HI
+1 808-464-0840
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All reviews fantasy island short drive beautiful waterfall limited parking easy drive viewing area tv show pretty waterfall the main highway dead end worth the trip take pictures hike rainbow lookout hiking ropes
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful Waterfall with easy access. This fall is just a short drive from the airport and is well worth the visit.It is especially nice after a rain storm.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped here using the Shaka Guide app and quickly realized the parking and automobile flow was a problem. There is one way in, dead ending so the same way out and everyone has to turn around there as well. Parking is limited and the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JerriAL1
Reviewed 2 days ago

We drove up to the falls and parked by many cars. The view was nice, but from the side of the road against a guardrail it lost a little of its beauty.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pegEtravels
Reviewed 4 days ago

Worthwhile to see but you cannot access down below from the upper viewing area. We were able to get a decent photo of us with the waterfall.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KevinK427
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The falls presented a challenge in that there is no trail. To reach the base of the falls, you must jump a 6 foot high chain link fence and scale down the side of the cliff at your own peril. We did, it was dangerous,very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank G R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were the first people here and were so glad we got up early as there are about 5 parking spaces. It was fun to see the Fantasy Island falls we took a few pictures and left. Since you can’t get to the falls. Not...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank shellyb72
Reviewed 6 days ago

Two places that you have to see on Kauai is Wailua and Waimea Canyon! They are beautiful and breathtaking places. Kauai is an amazing, gorgeous island....the Garden Isle and the oldest island of Hawaii. There is so much history, beauty and not fast paced living....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank joyousfam_27
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We drove to the parking lot while using the Shaka App guided tour (highly recommend). Off the beaten path. We rented a Jeep which helped with parking (on an incline in mud). A local was smoking some local weed while we were there next to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MusicManAZ
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The falls from "Fantasy Island" was nice to see but not worth the drive. The viewing area is limited and parking even worse. The were only about a dozen legal parking spots at the end of a dead end. Very tight turn turnaround. Many cars...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a free activity. There is parking at a turn out and nice well kept fencing and railing. The vue is spectacular. It almost seems too good to be real.

Date of experience: March 2019
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23 July 2018|
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Response from Dudditz | Reviewed this property |
The trail near the overlook is really steep and dangerous. People have been seriously injured trying it. Just before you get to the overlook, there is a cane haul bridge. Just before this bridge, on the right hand side, is a... More
Judd C
21 January 2018|
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Response from chattygirl7491 | Reviewed this property |
This is supposed to be dry season but 2018 March and April LOTS OF RAIN
24 May 2017|
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Response from chuck c | Reviewed this property |
no we did not. my wife is a hiker so hiked in the park