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Mt. Waialeale: Tours & Tickets

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This mountain is considered to be the wettest area in Hawaii.
Kauai, HI
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Reviewed 3 April 2019 via mobile

We set off in search of the blue hole hike to the weeping wall with very unclear directions...not truly knowing how hard this was going to be. Fortunately we were able to drive all the way up the the river that leads you in but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nic0ler0berts
Reviewed 13 February 2019

I had a wonderful time hear with my husband on our honeymoon. We had a romantic helicopter ride around the island and got to see the misty airs and Mt. Waialeale close up. I recommend it was great fun!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 558christinarossa
Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

We were fortunate to have good weather and no rain during a helicopter tour and flew into the old crater of Mt Waialeale. It is impressive with the many narrow waterfalls that cascade down 3000+ feet of the mountain, it’s so-called ‘Wall of Tears’. On...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nthusiast-RCJ
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We had to park along the road before the main parking lot as it was pretty full when we arrived in the afternoon. We had to walk a bit to get to the top. A lot of greenery that the wettest place on earth is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Legopod
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Mount Waialeale is in the center of the island of Kauai, and the top is seldom visible from the valleys and beaches below, due to the near constant cloud cover at the top. The best views are from helicopter island tours that fly around and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank thaward
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Mt. Waialeale is almost never seen from the resort and beach areas. It is almost always shrouded in clouds that produce rain and making it the wettest spot on earth. Most people view it via helicopter, or you can try Puu O Kila lookout. Early...More

Date of experience: November 2016
3  Thank 1mohman
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This is the wettest spot of earth and looks absolutely marvellous! The lush green sceneries with waterfalls everywhere is just great!

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank keithlky
Reviewed 3 April 2017

It is not often that the mountain is visible as it is most often covered in clouds. That is how is gets the reputation for one of the wettest spots on Earth. The mountain gets between 400 and 600 inches of rain per year with...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Colin A
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Can be viewed from the Puu O Kila lookout across the Alakai Swamp, provided it is not covered in clouds. At the Puu O Kila lookout there is a directional sign pointing towards Wai'aleale. There is also a trail that leads from this lookout to...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We were able to see the crater of Waialeale from a helicopter, but I'm told there are also hiking trails for the younger and braver to experience this wonder! The walls of the crater are a continuous line of towering waterfalls fed by the more...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Bongo88
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