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54 S High St, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-2102
Ways to Experience Iao Valley State Monument
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you have a little extra time before taking off, or after arriving, this is a nice spot. There's some nice geology, dipping into a stream, and views. Not too much walking - some stairs.

Thank i-witness30
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful and a must see. Be prepared to park along the road due to all the visitors to the area. A short hike, but worth it in order to get good pictures of the "needle".

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a beautiful valley, great place for a stroll and take lovely pictures. the gardens were very pretty and we loved the history placards everywhere the helped us appreciate the history of this place.

Thank Zoya P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Add to you list to take a drive out to Iao to see another side of the island - the views are incredible. Take a swimsuit (if so desired) or put your feet in the water.

Thank Kratkys
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a nice stop that only takes about an hour or so to visit, it is an easy walk with stairs to the top of the viewing area. There are beautiful views and a few different things to see here.

Thank ancastermom
Reviewed 1 week ago

$5 for non-residents. Small parking lot, but we lucked out and got a spot right as we paid. To get to the monument, there’s a series of stairs (we counted, but I forgot – 333? Not as many as Diamond Head!) Very green, pretty stream....More

1  Thank Teriko
Reviewed 1 week ago

The day we went was unfortunately overcast, but still this place is exceptional. We got there early, so we were able to park inside the gate – only $5 per car. If it’s busy you can park outside, as well. Some of the paths are...More

Thank Kelly1963
Reviewed 1 week ago

For someplace that is so much easier to get to than say Haleakala or the Road to Hana, I'ao Needle is surprisingly uncrowded. From you first step out of the car in the parking lot, view of verdant hills on one side and I'ao Needle...More

3  Thank Steven C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good way to spend the day in the valley, easy walks to see the needle and numerous waterfalls. Good way to spend half-a-day in this valley.

Thank Kristina G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was absolutely beautiful. Only $5 entry fee. This is one of those iconic Hawaiian sights that I’ve wanted to visit as long as I can remember and it did not disappoint.

Thank mbrannon
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Jenessa J
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Response from buyersrmi | Reviewed this property |
I did not use my phone however I did notice Bars as I was taking pictures with the phone. I have Verizon. also there is a gate attendant he could help as well
Sam N
9 June 2018|
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Response from bkarimib | Reviewed this property |
30min to 1hr
29 April 2018|
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Response from pwuchief | Reviewed this property |
Yes - there was a wall over looking the water that people were sitting on. But before you get there same road there is a park left side as you head up with picnic tables and huts etc. a great spot to enjoy a picnic, it is a... More