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Papapapaitai Falls

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Address: Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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You don't need to pronounce the name to appreciate these spectacular falls...

You don't need to pronounce the name to appreciate these spectacular falls that plunge 500 feet into a volcanic crater, surrounded by a lush rain forest.

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Great to see on a clear day

The falls are quite a away off and high in the hills so if it's cloudy you probably wont get to see them. The pull over is at the side of the road so free to stop at to get some... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Levin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

it is already more that 5 years I was there, but it was unforgettable. If you see it once, you will remember it for ever...

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this while driving around the island. Its great but not much else around it. On a windy day it can be a bit tough to stand around as its so high up. Still worth a visit though

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The falls are quite a away off and high in the hills so if it's cloudy you probably wont get to see them. The pull over is at the side of the road so free to stop at to get some good photos. Would be great to see them closer as they look like they have great pools under the... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was on our way to the trench on Inner Circle Road so we stopped for a photo shot. The falls itself was rrally beautiful and worth the 3 minute stop to take pictures. I would love to hike there and go swim in the pool, but I heard it was difficult to get there from the taxi driver. I... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While driving back from Apia to our resort - Saletoga sands , we happened upon a sign referring to this waterfall, the lookout is only 1o seconds of the main road, so why not stop and take in some more natural scenic wonderness.

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Pisa, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Enchanting landscape. The waterfall is impressive, the beautiful vegetation. The ticket price is low, and there are also offers demonstrations of the coconut processing. To be seen.

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Geelong, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The Falls themselves are a long way away but that allows for some amazing views and photo opportunities. Other than that it only takes a short time out of your multi stop falls visits!

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Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

If there was access I would walk through the lush surrounding jungle to swim in the pools below the falls...sure the viewing platform could be tidied up but don't let that distract you from the main event. Is right on the main arterial road between the North and South of the island so easy to find and access.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

A local taxi driver took us to see this majestic waterfall. The sheer size is breathtaking. Make sure you visit this waterfall.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stopped by the falls on one of our day trips and it did not disappoint. There was a great vantage point and as there had been a bit of rain the water was smashing down. Just stunning.

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