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“"Fantasy Island" waterfall”
Review of Wailua Falls

Wailua Falls
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US$135,20*
and up
Private Tour: Kauai Waterfalls, Hidden Beaches...
Ranked #6 of 59 things to do in Lihue
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A popular waterfall attraction.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wailua Falls was used in the opening shots of the TV show, "Fantasy Island" in the late 1970's. It is NOT the falls used in the Jurassic Park movie. That one is called Manawaiopuna Falls and is only accessible by air. Wailua Falls is a relatively short drive from Lihue. There is limited parking available but people don't stay here long so parking spots are always opening up. It is a lovely waterfall and I highly recommend that you stop by to see it when on the island of Kauai.

Thank Maui2014NMR
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved that you can drive to this sight, park and take pictures. Fantasy Island! So pretty. Just 4 miles off the main highway.

Thank Lori S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove a short way up to see this falls, not much trouble at all. It is off to the right and you park anywhere along the road. There is a place to look at the falls and take pictures. It took 10 min. It was worth seeing but not over the top wow.

Thank egrade
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful spot to stop and admire the setting, maybe take a few photos, but there's nothing else right there. There is another fall somewhere not too far away, but we didn't have time to venture over there. Worth your time, but you won't spend more than 15 minutes there.

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s an easy drive to see it and it’s absolutely stunning it also was part of the helicopter scene in Jurassic Park we were told. Must go see.

Thank Scott H
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