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Pipiwai Trail: Tours & Tickets

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A scenic hiking and horseback riding trail that features major waterfalls, beautiful pools and an eerie bamboo forest.
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Mile Marker 41 Hana Hwy, Haleakala National Park, Maui, HI 96713
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The trail is located in Haleakalā National Park (HNP). It costs 25$ per vehicle. So if you plan to go to HNP summit for sunrise or sunset, I recommend you to get annual pass 80$. Then you can access to all national parks or landmarks....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank phuongn748
Reviewed 1 week ago

You must do it...nice and noisy bambus forrest. Don’t go with flip flops because it can be slippery and also stony.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Einschaetzen
Reviewed 1 week ago

FOOD/DRINKS: None available. RESTROOMS: yes! Restrooms easy to find: Yes, by visitor center; Go before hike. No restrooms on the hiking trail. COST: $25 per car. Unless you already bought a national park pass from seeing haleakala crater/summit recently. PARKING: Good amount of free parking!...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Kim H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you made it to Hana and you are at all interested in the nature of Hawaii then this is a must stop. Best to do first thing in the morning after spending the night in Hana. Its not that hard of a hike but...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank arribasn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not a long hike - 4 miles (6 km) and the reward is the most beautiful 400 foot waterfall. The hike has an elevation of 650 feet and it is not too difficult. There are two sections, a short hike to a small...More

Date of experience: September 2019
3  Thank gbmontreal
Reviewed 10 September 2019

After being in a car all day long on that windy road to Hana, we were so excited to get out and stretch our legs. This trail was absolutely beautiful and easy to do. Most of it was easy climbing. The bamboo forests were beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 10 September 2019

The Pipiwai trail leads into the Bamboo Forest which is beautiful. There are some areas on the boardwalk that need fixing but great overall. Bring bug spray! Footwear:if you're wearing sandles, make sure they are good for walking. Make sure you keep walking until you...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Alka G
Reviewed 9 September 2019

The hike through this trail is really cool. However I wouldn't recommend going through here if it has been railing a lot. The trail could get really slippery for younger/older hikers. Proper footwear would be highly recommended, but you could probably get through it without...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Beowshawitz
Reviewed 6 September 2019

I did this the first full day on island. For teh Hike itself, to the official end, where you see the 400' falls, it is supposedly 2 miles up to an elevation of 600'. THEN you are on ground level lookingat teh base of teh...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank canter2u
Reviewed 4 September 2019

Take your time to walk into the bamboo forest and get to the waterfall, you will not forget it ever!

Date of experience: May 2019
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19 July 2019|
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Response from thetravelorganizer | Reviewed this property |
We did not encounter any mosquitoes personally but they do exist on Maui, especially on the Hana side. They tend to be more active in the early morning and early evening.
1 July 2019|
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Response from Tommyboy3d | Reviewed this property |
If you are driving to Hana, the road is easy to drive and very safe, there are guardrails and it is well paved. There is a small section of highway south of Hana that is a bit narrower and more rugged - though if you are... More
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3 June 2019|
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Response from Tricia C | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not a same day type trip.. Road to Hana will take one full day..with minimal stops before hiking the Pipiwai trail. IF I were to do this again I would drive straight to the trail do the the hike then make the... More