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About Waimea Valley
Experience Hawaiʻiʻs Living Culture in Waimea Valley, deeply rooted in authentic Hawaiian History, Culture, Spirituality and Tradition. Waimea Valley is a world apart from Waikiki, be in the quiet of nature, beautiful flowers, rare plants, cultural sites and a beautiful waterfall for swimming.
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Intimate North Shore Eco-Fun Waterfall from Waikiki

Spend the day immersed in small town Hawaii on an intimate tour of the North shore. See famous big wave surfing beaches, explore the quaint surfing village of Haleiwa town, and enjoy a traditional Hawaiian lunch. Take an easy hike to Waimea waterfalls and swim below the rushing water. Explore Waimea Valley botanical gardens and see the fragrant flowers used to make traditional lei. This tour is ideal for visitors wanting to see a slower pace side of the island.
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6 hours
from US$147.36

North Shore Activities Tour

Exchange Waikiki for Oahu’s North Shore on a day trip aboard the Surf Bus. Hop off at all the hot spots including the surfing beaches of Pipeline, Sunset Beach, and Waimea Bay. Choose from one activity and lunch or two activities like snorkeling, bike riding, a waterfall swim, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), learning to surf, or relaxing on the beach. A guide points out the green sea turtles, and you have time to explore Haleiwa Town.
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8 hours
from US$157.07

Go Oahu All-Inclusive Pass with 45+ Attractions and Tours

Cover your admission to more than 45 Oahu attractions, beach activities, and tours with the convenience of the Go Oahu Pass. Choose the number of days you want, from one to seven days, to be used within two weeks. The Go Oahu Pass includes a pocket guidebook, and discounts to shops and restaurants. Simply save your pass (ticket) on your mobile device and make your trip to paradise a breeze.

Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes are valid for two year from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for the number of days purchased, which can be used any time during a 2-week period.
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1 to 7 days
from US$82.00

Majestic Circle Island Eco Tour from Waikiki

Drive around the island of Oahu, taking in highlights such as Diamond Bay, Waimea Falls, and the Dole Pineapple Plantation on this day tour from Honolulu. Other highlights include stops at the North Shore, where you can watch surfers catch massive waves and a visit to the Byodo-In Temple.
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7 hours
from US$132.46

Oahu Grand Circle Island Audio Driving Tour

Shaka Guide's Circle Island Tour takes you on a journey around Oahu stopping at famous surf spots, the island's famed North Shore, a quaint beach town and even a waterfall hike!

This audio tour uses GPS to give you turn-by-turn directions to popular spots and local gems. With Shaka Guide, you have the freedom to explore on your own terms -- visit the places you want and skips the ones you don't.

Shaka Guide is the #1-rated app for Oahu with over 1.5K reviews on the App Store and Google Play Store!

✅ Tours never expire.
✅ Tour work offline. No data needed.
✅ Reliable GPS directions.
✅ A guided tour for a fraction of the price.
✅ Save time planning! We’ve done the work for you.
✅ Your vacation, your terms — freedom to stop and go as you please.
✅ The #1-rated travel app for Maui.
✅ Listen to interesting stories and Hawaiian music!
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8 to 10 hours
from US$14.99
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Steve R wrote a review 4 May
Monticello, Illinois84 contributions22 helpful votes
Beautiful gardens the early life village was interesting. Some of the plants could be a little better marked. Service at the snack bar could use a LOT of improvement.
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Date of experience: April 2021
DebiM731 wrote a review Apr 2021
Indianapolis, Indiana7 contributions3 helpful votes
I have always loved Waimea Falls. It is an easy hike and I love the falls and the gardens. This review is a shout out to the gift shop manager, Maile and her staff. She helped me with an issue that my friend that was visiting had with a purchase and she was incredible. Maile embodies the spirit of aloha and talking with her reminded me once again why I love Hawaii and the beautiful people here.
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Date of experience: April 2021
Kathy76 wrote a review Apr 2021
Boise, Idaho14 contributions
What a beautiful garden. It is not that long of a walk to the waterfall which is a little more hectic if lots of kids but the gardens themselves are amazing.
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Date of experience: April 2021
Lidia A wrote a review Apr 2021
Kingwood, Texas73 contributions27 helpful votes
Awesome experience jumping in a waterfall for a swim but the grounds themselves could use some maintenance and work. Lots of potential for a beautiful botanical garden
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Date of experience: April 2021
Dick L wrote a review Apr 2021
Omaha, Nebraska193 contributions73 helpful votes
Terrifc family experience, great to be outdoors in one of the best natures best spots, so natural with all the flowers and plants and the highlight is getting in the water at the Falls. A must!
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Date of experience: April 2021