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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 2 days ago

Hilo’s Rainbow Falls without the rainbow is still a magical sight and an easy little hike. The walk to the top of the overlook is only a few minutes and the views are marvellous. The river just above the falls is a bit reminiscent of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank hennybogan2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you've come this far you might as well see Rainbow Falls. The site is well kept and has excellent access, although the upper levels require reasonable footwear and conditioning to ascend and descend. The little hike up is worth the extra time and effort....More

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

Beautiful waterfall. We were lucky to see the rainbows. There's some spectacular trees nearby to explore as well. Best thing about this place is that it's only a 20 metre walk from the car. Easiest falls to see anywhere in Hawaii.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Shona M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A relaxing spot to walk around. Definitely need to climb to the top of the falls on the staircase to the left. Then go into the woods to see a couple of massive banyan trees... This is a must see.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank William J
Reviewed 5 days ago

This trip to Rainbow Falls is a quick one from Hilo and the falls are easy to rind. Beautiful scenery, and wonderful for budding or professional photographers. Later in the afternoon, it is not as hot and just standing there, viewing these magnificant falls provides...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BarbaraLD1960
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very nice view from any angle. Beside the waterfalls I enjoyed the Banyan trees at the park. Unfortunately, it was cloudy when I. Visited the falls so I couldn’t see the rainbow.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jenan2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
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Lots of places for pics, but can't get to the waterfalls.