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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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Un H wrote a review Jul 2022
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the waimea botanical garden, hike and waterfalls is absolutely beautiful with fascinating wonders of creation. filled with hawaiian history & culture. it was great to get to have real hawaiians teach and show their history and culture on their land. big added bonus!! loved time spent there and highly suggest this as a "must see" for visitors, tourists and locals!!
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Gina wrote a review Jul 2022
The Woodlands, Texas3 contributions1 helpful vote
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It was so beautiful walking through the botanical garden to get to the falls. Floral and sounds of birds everywhere! Definitely a must stop!
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Jami J wrote a review Jul 2022
Franklin, Ohio10 contributions2 helpful votes
The botanical gardens were beautiful. I thought the waterfall experience would be much different. There were a ton of people, we had to wear a life vest, and you couldn't swim the whole area freely. The lifeguards would blow their whistles to let you know you were somewhere you shouldn't be. Only half of my crew was interested in swimming once we got there. If you do decide to swim in the waterfall area, bring water shoes. You have to trek across some wet rocks to get in there.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Thata Portugal wrote a review Jun 2022
Vancouver, Canada204 contributions92 helpful votes
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The botanical garden is incredibly beautiful. If you are into plants and nature, this is a must go. Plus the Waimea beach is right in front and this is a combo you have to see. There is free parking for the botanical garden, but you have to buy/book your visit in advance. The waterfall was the only disappointment of it all. It barely had any water falling, and it was packed with kids. But other than that, great place to go and family friendly.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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ClifMays wrote a review Jun 2022
High Point, North Carolina123 contributions66 helpful votes
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Plan to spend some time walking and enjoying the valley. We came early to walk the falls and enjoy the gardens. There is so much to see and great pictures for flora and fauna. If you enjoy beautiful flowers and have the time to leisurely stroll the gardens, you'll have a wonderful time.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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