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Opaekaa Falls

Kauai, HI
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just 2 miles up highway 580 (which is a good road) is the view of the falls and the Wailua River. Just before the falls is a small Heiau with more views of the river, worth a quick stop on the way up or the...More

Thank bobndee24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These falls were featured in the move Blue Hawaii. They are easily accessible from the road - just park, cross the street and take your pictures. Combined it with a stop a Wailua Falls which is only a few miles away. Nice day trip.

2  Thank jannielb
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Our 4th visit to see the falls and they are just as beautiful as ever. Although they are far away, it is easy to get to with plenty of parking and a rest area! A good zoom camera would come in handy here. An added...More

Thank MikeBooker
Reviewed 9 June 2017

It is a quick trip up into the hills above Wailua and right off the Kuamoo Road. The falls and surroundings are a lovely sight. Go to the west end of the vista and cross the road for a beautiful view of the Wailua River...More

Thank TexasVoyager_BW
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Quick drive up to the lookout access was perfect for a scenic tour on our first day on the island! Major plus, was it didn't require any hiking! You can walk up along the fenced in sidewalk to get a better look, and cross over...More

1  Thank coriepitcher
Reviewed 18 May 2017

If you are going to falls to get a good picture too, note that most of the photos were taken with a zoom lens. The viewing spot is right off the road, behind a low fence.

Thank blackcat007
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This was an easy stop and no hiking. You can cross the road and see a pretty valley and Hawaiian village & river also.

Thank Cathy U
Reviewed 30 April 2017

If you're around, check out this waterfall just for the view. Not a whole lot to do other than that, so take a few awesome pictures and you'll be satisfied!

Thank Mitchell M
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Even though we can't get close to these Falls, the scene is gorgeous. Mountains in the background, birds flying down in the valley by the falls. It's a quick, easy stop.

Thank Danielle P
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This was part of our shore excursion as we traveled around by bus. We had brief stop here for a photo op. Very easy to get to. Just a few steps from the parking lot. Scenery is great here. There was more across the street...More

Thank Jeff L
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