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Bamboo Forest

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Address: Maui, HI
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+1 808-248-7375

Located at Oheo Gulch, the Bamboo Forest offers good hiking.

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It was quite a long hike, but glad we did it. The bamboo forest is better than the waterfall at the end, That being said, it was quite dry when we were there so there wasn't... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jane T
Newmarket, Canada
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Newmarket, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was quite a long hike, but glad we did it. The bamboo forest is better than the waterfall at the end, That being said, it was quite dry when we were there so there wasn't much going over the falls. It was very high but skinny. No pool at the bottom to swim in. The bamboo forest is very... More 

1 Thank Jane T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are avid hikers and this was a dangerous and difficult hike. The first itself it's cool, yes, but the treacherous path to the 4th waterfall is just not worth it. When we got back to our car it had been broken into and our stuff stolen. The police officer said it happens there every day.

2 Thank mrsrcruz
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bamboo Forest hike I'm reviewing is the one just past Haiku, Maui at Mile Marker #6 on Hana Highway 360. There is another Bamboo Forest near Hana as well, so just wanted to be clear on which one I am reviewing. Allow a good 3 hours for this hike if you go to the end. We did this hike... More 

3 Thank 42Patti
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are so glad we hiked into the bamboo forest and to the waterfalls. The swim and hike right through the waterfall to the last pool was well worth it! It's slippery so walk carefully. We were glad to be wearing sneakers and couldn't believe people were wearing flip flops... bare feet would even be better. We did it on... More 

Thank KGandDH
Twinsburg, Ohio
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can also read my review last year..... This is a bit of a challenge unless you are physically fit but it is "doable" if you are a healthy couch potato and have good shoes and proper hydration. It is two miles up the hill: 77 floors per my Fitbit. The first half of the trek is the steepest part... More 

Thank Bruce C
North Vancouver, BC
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful hike through forests of arbutus trees, banyan trees then bamboo and finishes at a 400 foot waterfall! Depending on the time of year it can be dry or wet we just went March 20th and it was dry and easy to navigate. The highlight like others have said is the bamboo forest, we were there when... More 

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Myjava, Slovakia
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Well, this was a pure beauty. Really, the photos cannot describe the reality, you have to experience yourself. It is just pure nature, clean air and amazing walk among the trees in the forest. And the waterfall at the end, I mean WOW!

Thank Daniela H
Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

The bamboo forest is in the Pipiwai Trail. We are seniors and found the walk moderate but advise wearing good footwear. The trail leads to Waimoku Falls and along the way, we walked through very tall bamboo. The trail is easy to follow. Bring water, plan lots of time to relax at the falls. People are courteous and let faster... More 

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Life is all about those new experiences. I've never heard the sound of clanking bamboo. It's dream like. It wasn't busy when I got there. I want the back side of Hana so I got there before the crowds. Just imagine walking down the path amongst the bamboo with the sound of the waterfall in the distance and singing birds.

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

An amazing trail that ends at a beautiful waterfall. The sound that the bamboo makes as you walk through a quite forest is almost mesmerizing. Make sure you give yourself enough time to get down before dark. It took us 1.5 hours with several stops and hanging out at the top for a bit on the way up and we... More 

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