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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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+1 808-961-9540
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All reviews parking lot easy access close to town beautiful waterfall banyan trees easy stop viewing area pretty waterfall walk up tour buses sunny day few steps nice stop downtown hilo on the rocks short drive worth a stop
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful Rainbow falls, so easy to access. Water varies depending on rainfall. Can be really powerful at times. Just minutes from Hilo.

Thank Go57504
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great attraction which is best on a sunny day. Go early because parking fills up fast. We were able to get many photos of the rainbow and the falls.

Thank Sheilam1987
Reviewed 3 days ago

Real easy to access and parking was no problem. It takes just a short few minutes to walk to the viewing area then another few minutes to explore the rest of the area. Always nice when there's a chance to view a waterfall up close...More

Thank Mike Y
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Quick, fun, and good stop for a nice picture in front of a waterfall. Stairs are easy to get to and it's nicely labeled. For sure go check it out!

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Right at the edge of town with good parking. Well maintained grounds with a great overlook area. 10 to 15 minutes is about all you will need.

Thank SVAGroup
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to view the falls on 2 occasions. Our first visit was on an overcast morning so no rainbow. The walk to the top of the falls was quite wet underfoot after the recent rain. The banyan trees in the area are huge. It...More

Thank MJGx2
Reviewed 6 days ago

The falls are situated in a beautiful area . There is a good walk around the area where you can see lots of bird life etc.

Thank RossCSydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful waterfall, that looks like it runs quite heavily in some seasons. If anyone is mobility challenged, you can see the waterfall from the parking lot. There are a fair number steps up a slope to view the top of the falls...More

Thank Rob R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is accessible for everyone! We didn't get to see the rainbow, but we were told it is wonderful to see.

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here on one of our island trips. Falls sorta off the beaten trail unless you know where it is.falls interesting to see.

Thank bigdog650
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Rhoda P
12 October 2018|
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Response from tinaNtravel | Reviewed this property |
Hello, They are approx 30 minutes (17 miles) apart. Easily doable on the same trip.
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Response from Cori M | Reviewed this property |
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Theresa01010101010
14 April 2018|
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Response from DocArch65 | Reviewed this property |
Lots of places for pics, but can't get to the waterfalls.
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