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Worth the effort!

We took a right after we got off the cable car and went to the large waterfall. It is about a hours... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Quito, Ecuador
Nice little waterfall

The hike down to the falls is easy, but the hike up is HARD. can't swim in the waterfall during... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Anna L
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Mindo, Ecuador
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

We took a right after we got off the cable car and went to the large waterfall. It is about a hours hike to get there but it it beautiful.

Thank hawk506
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

The hike down to the falls is easy, but the hike up is HARD. can't swim in the waterfall during rainy season - the Rapids are too fast

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We were disappointed with the cascade itself. Have seen some STUNNING waterfalls in Ecuador and this was NOT one of them It is quit a trek for some, especially should you be older. People would stop and ask; "how much further"?

Thank Christie V
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We walked from the center of Mindo. Great exercise, beautiful views and lots of birds, plants and trees. They charge three dollars per person and they are such sweet people. The elderly women kissed us when we came back up the hill. It's a little...More

Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We walked to the place from Mindo, which took awhile. When we got there, the portion was to take the cable car or a path. We took the path, but they charged us $5 to walk on it. We got to the first waterfall, enjoyed...More

Thank Traveler_snooze
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We had a lovely hike through the beautiful and biodiverse mindo rainforest to arrive to the waterfalls. We went to the large one first, and it was SO worth it! A beautiful powerful rush of water, and a reminder of the power of nature! As...More

Thank uclastarr
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Loved the walk about a 45 minute trek, take a towel to have a dip in the water. Walk to the top Cascades, then walk back to the bottom falls for a swim. use bug repellent, you may not see the bugs, but you will...More

Thank SydofBC
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I caught a $6 taxi from town (fixed price) to the Taribita and paid $5. The Tarbita was lots of fun with a great view. Although it is a bit old, it felt very safe. The hike was easy enough but muddy in places so...More

Thank luckyhelga7
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We walked to the tarabita from Mindo town. It was about an hour and mostly uphill, it's along paved road and not challenging. You can also choose to get a taxi from the main square if you wish. The tarabita is quick and easy. It...More

1  Thank emmaemccarthy
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We rented bikes in the town of Mindo and biked up the Cascadas trail. It's not the easiest ride (mostly uphill) but it's very worth it. Once you reach the waterfals you can leave your bike there (or if you've taken a taxi - it...More

Thank Maja J
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3 January 2017|
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Response from Laura L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a path. A little hidden and the people selling the tickets for the Tarabita are not eager to point it out. Instead of walking Right to the ticket office, look LEFT and the path is just along the edge of a... More
20 August 2016|
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Response from Evan M |
Yea you'd definitely have time. We did the same. Did the 10 canopy zip-line then went to the waterfalls. We did only do to the first big waterfall though, because we didn't wake up until late (wake up early that was our... More