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Manoa Falls, Hawaii the Best Hiking Trail on the Island

Manoa Falls Manoa Falls Photo: spartanjoe via Flickr

The Manoa Falls is a vertical waterfall that can be found in the town of Manoa in the beautiful island of Oahu, Hawaii. It is a vertical waterfall that is 150 feet high, the waterfall is only accessible only by hiking tourist and locals must hike a total of 1.5 miles to reach this hidden falls in the heart of the island. The will take you deep inside a vast rainforest in the Manoa valley. This waterfall is the easiest one to hike. The area is also accessible by taking the city bus or a car making it the best tourist spot in the area of Honolulu. The hike will take at least 45 minutes uphill hike. The area is filled with different hiking tours that offer different hiking activities for tourist.

The Manoa Falls is relatively big when it is raining, but during the summer the waterfall can be dried out. However, the best season to visit this waterfall is right after the rainy season when the waterfall is at its biggest state. The water that is cascading down the waterfall and into a small pool in the base of the waterfall is very inviting for people to swim, but swimming in the bottom of the waterfall is not recommended because of the risk of rock slide. The Manoa Falls will offer the best place for taking pictures, there are specific spots that people chooses when they are taking photos. The entire hiking trail is about 1.6 miles long tourist will simply enjoy the magnificent view of the surrounding island, and the beauty of the rainforest.

This area is situated inside a rainforest so the trail can be slippery all the time. The hikers must always follow all the safety guidelines to prevent accidents. There must also be proper hiking equipments to reduce the chance of slipping. Hikers must always bring raincoats because it often rains in the area even if it is a sunny day. The Manoa Falls is the best way to experience nature at its best and to enjoy the beauty of the entire island while enjoying the hiking in the mountain.

Information

Address/Map:  Manoa Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (800) 464-2924
Website: Plan your visit to Manoa Falls