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Address: Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: +1 800-770-0326
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A scenic area of waterfalls and thousand foot cliffs.

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Big Island ATV Tour Through Waipio Valley
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Amazing View

This spot had amazing views - I wish we had time to actually take the ride down the hill and stand at the bottom in person - definitely a must see again if I ever make it back!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Kincardine, Canada
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Kincardine, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This spot had amazing views - I wish we had time to actually take the ride down the hill and stand at the bottom in person - definitely a must see again if I ever make it back!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to hike down to the beach, a very steep road but well worth it to walk along the black sand beach ..... the hike back up is very steep so take your time .... a great day

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is gorgeous. I recommend driving down to the beach with food and a cooler and hang out for the day. How many places can you drive right up to on the sand. Best to go on a sunny day and you will be able to see the waterfalls on both sides of the beach. Make sure you have... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove all the way to check the overlook. Not worth it. The signage clearly states that the valley is privately owned and to please not go in unless you are invited. Since we were not invited, we drove back. Even with a tour or in a hike, it would feel intrusive. I think that if you want to see... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have rented a 4WD vehicle this is the stop for you! The drive down to the bottom of the canyon is restricted to 4WD vehicles only, and I can see why! The drive down is one of the most exciting things I have done. The road is perfect for a little off-road fun. From bumps to river crossings... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had read many things about Waipi'o Valley and it being one of the most beautiful places in all of Hawaii. I am so glad we made the journey to see it in person. Earlier in the day, we had already hiked Pololu Valley, so we went back in the car to trek on over here. It took about 1... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good view. Good for a quick stopover but not a destination trip. Pololu valley outlook is much better.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having heard about the Waipio Valley we decided to make the drive out from Hilo. We made it to the overlook about mid-afternoon and although it was a bit foggy, you could still appreciate the sheer cliffs and stunning scenery of the Waipio Valley. There was even a waterfall on one of the cliffs. I could imagine this being even... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to rent a jeep especially for this trip and from all the reviews, Waipio valley is a must see! It was well worth it, the ride to go up and down the hill using 4x4 was a scary experience, huge pot holes which we didn't even know how deep it went and the thought of getting stuck or... More 

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Escondido, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always just viewed the valley from the lookout on previous trips...but with a 4 WD Jeep, we ventured down the steep road (YES, you need 4WD)...got to see the entire valley and a number of waterfalls not visible from the lookout...drove through some streams and also a few deep "puddles" and made it down to the beach....lovely spot for... More 

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