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Rainbow Falls: Tours & Tickets

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Waterfalls located on the big island of Hawaii.
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Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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All reviews parking lot easy access banyan trees beautiful waterfall close to town easy stop viewing area walk up pretty waterfall sunny day tour buses few steps downtown hilo nice stop on the rocks short drive worth a stop
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Reviewed yesterday

Very nice view of the falls. We enjoyed this waterfall the most and the others you had to pay for parking and access and got no where near the falls. I enjoyed my time here great trail and view. Safe area. No issues at all...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Fearless792008
Reviewed 2 days ago

There isn't enough parking for the crowds, but we kept going around until we finally got a spot. The waterfall is in Hilo and really lovely.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Dottie77
Reviewed 2 days ago

The best of the falls I got to see on my trip. You can get a great picture here, it's free to visit. If you only have time to see one fall in the Hilo area, make it this one.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jrperkins3
Reviewed 4 days ago

worth the effort to stop to see - take the time to walk up the walkway to see the falls from a different view point as well as walk under the huge banyan tree (?) on the hill.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank AHTTIV
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have been to Rainbow Falls twice. In August 2019, the water was very brown. But hey- it’s a waterfall in Hawaii! There is a Lookout that is very easily accessible, right next to the parking lot. There is also a long, steep stairway to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TXmommy76
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been a tour guide for more 15 years, I always been disappointed at restroom facilities the safety rails or lack of. You would think with the dollars visitors spend here they could provide better facilities. It’s true county attractions do not charge for...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Tommy C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The falls are beautiful! The parking is horrible. Don't go unless you have time to wait for a parking space or take a tour van. The tour groups have more parking than individual cars.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 768jillg2017
Reviewed 6 days ago

Rainbow Falls was a nice fall, not too spectacular unless you see the rainbow. We were told the Rainbow is only visible during a specific time or no later than 11:45 am. Well we just got there about 11:35 am and I only saw a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jean W
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's just minutes away from Hilo and no hiking required. On a sunny day you can take photo of rainbows close up.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Simon W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a hidden gem in a most unusual location. The falls are very pretty. We arrived later in the afternoon, so I'm not sure if time of day makes a difference, but it was all about how you hold your camera to get the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Lots of places for pics, but can't get to the waterfalls.
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