• Family-friendly
    Less crowds
    Cultural & historical sites
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    What you'll do

    A trip to Hawaii isn't complete until you visit Waimea Valley on the North Shore of Oahu.

    Visit Waimea Valley with Go City®

    • Pay nothing upon arrival – simply scan your digital pass
    • Get general admission to Waimea Valley in Oahu
    • 35 Waimea Valley botanical gardens to explore
    • See the beautiful Waimea falls


    Discover the natural wonders of Waimea Valley. Situated near Waimea Bay this gorgeous 1,875-acre green oasis is made up of botanical gardens, 5,000 different kinds of plants, dozens of archeological sites, the magnificent Waimea waterfall, and a picturesque hiking trail. There are free self-guided walking tours taking place every day, and you can even experience Hawaiian culture in this spectacular natural environment by taking a hula lesson or making a lei.

    A paved path winds through 35 themed botanical gardens, featuring more than 200 plant families, including rare plants, found only on the Hawaiian Islands and some with flowers as big as basketballs. The 45ft tall Waimea Falls are the focal point of the park, and you'll get the chance to swim in the pool below, so bring along a swimsuit and towel.

    Waimea Falls in Oahu

    On the stunning North Shore of Oahu is Waimea Falls, a scenic oasis that attracts travelers with its natural beauty. The trail, often referred to as the Waimea Falls hike, leads through lush landscapes, leading hikers straight to this breathtaking waterfall. The cascading waters are often considered to be one of the best photo backdrops for that perfect Instagram shot.

    Enjoy the Waimea Valley Botanical Garden

    The Waimea Valley offers much more than just its falls. At the heart of the valley is the Waimea Valley Botanical Garden, where you can find a diverse collection of plants, trees and flowers. With its Flora and Waterfall, the Waimea Valley provides a tranquil spot for reflection. Take some time out, and enjoy Waimea with discounted tickets through Go City®.

    Waimea Valley highlights

    Ancient Hawaiian archaeological sites – 78 sites of interest have been identified here, including religious shrines, housing sites, agricultural terraces, and ancient fishponds.

    Wildlife – native and endangered birds call Waimea Valley home, including the alae ula, and all five species of o opu, a native freshwater fish that can be found in the Kamananui Stream. Please note that due to the fragile wildlife of the park, no domestic animals may be brought to Waimea Valley, with the exception of service dogs.

    Cultural activities – take part in rich cultural pastimes as you spend your day at Waimea Valley (call ahead to see what’s on the schedule for the day). Activities include Lei making, Kapa demonstrations, Hula lessons, Hawaiian games, crafts, music, and storytelling with Kūpuna.

    Artisanal offerings and cuisine – see and purchase the work of North Shore artists and Hawaiian artisans showcasing their locally-made products. Dine at the on-site concessionaires which feature local and fresh ingredients.

    Waimea Valley waterfalls – If you're a fan of the TV show Lost, you might recognize Waimea Valley’s waterfalls as the place where Kate found the briefcase in the show’s first season.

    Waimea Valley facts

    • Waimea Valley is a living puuhonua, or a place of peace and safety. It’s also one of Oahu’s last partially-intact ahupuaa, or land divisions, that extend from the mountains to the sea.
    • Waimea Valley was referred to as the Valley of the Priests for more than 700 years.

    Go City is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility when sightseeing in Oahu. Your pass includes a Waimea Valley ticket, plus admission to dozens more top Oahu attractions

    Experience Waimea Valley and many other attractions with the All Inclusive Pass.

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    Know before you go

    Getting in: there's no need to book in advance, just show your pass at the Waimea Valley admission counter. 

    Please note: swimming is assessed on a day-to-day basis by lifeguards. To find out if swimming is available, call (808) 638-7766 the morning of your visit.

    For more information please visit the Waimea Valley website. 

    Where you'll be

    Map of location of attraction

    59-864 Kamehameha Highway, Hale’iwa, US

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    Operating hours

    Thursday – Sunday: 9AM – 4PM

    For up-to-date opening times, please visit the Waimea Valley website. 

    Closings & holidays

    Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

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