Kalihiwai Falls

Kalihiwai Falls is a multi-tiered waterfall on a tributary that feeds the Kalihiwai River. Since the best view of the falls sits on private land, you’ll have to book a horseback…

Unnamed Twin Falls

The Unnamed Twin Falls is what I’m calling this attractive waterfall (borrowed from The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook). You can see this falls while whizzing along Hwy 56 between…

“Queen’s Bath Waterfalls”

The Queens Bath Waterfalls are a pair of waterfalls you can see when the high tides of the North Shore have turned the serene tide pool into a churning cauldron of turbulent whitewater…

Manawaiopuna Falls

Manawaiopuna Falls is more famously known as the Jurassic Falls because it was featured in the movie Jurassic Park. It sits on private land owned by the Robinsons so the…

Hanakoa Falls

Hanakoa Falls is the other of two well-named waterfalls featured on the Kalalau Trail along the famed Na Pali Coast. It is much taller than Hanakapi’ai Falls but it has lower flow….

Hanakapiai Falls

Hanakapiai Falls (or Hanakapi’ai Falls) is a very tall waterfall nestled deep in the back of Hanakapi’ai Valley. The scene here really reminds me of the much-easier-to-access…

Opaekaa Falls

Opaekaa Falls (or Opaeka’a Falls) is a segmented waterfall tumbling some 151ft that is visible from the easily accessible overlook not far from Kapaa (or Kapa’a). You’ll be accompanied…

Waialae Falls

Waialae Falls (or Wai’alae Falls) is a another tall waterfall nestled deep in Waimea Canyon. But if you intend to view this waterfall from the ground, you’ll only get a…

Wailua Falls

Wailua Falls (not to be confused with the same named falls in Maui) is one of the most easily-accessible yet beautiful waterfalls on Kaua’i. It has a very pleasant…

Secret Falls (Uluwehi Falls)

Secret Falls is a very popular waterfall requiring some form of water transport to get to the trailhead. With a drop that appears to be around 100ft and a nice cool…

Waipoo Falls

Waipoo Falls (or Waipo’o Falls) is a towering waterfall viewed from a distance as you drive the Waimea Canyon Road (Hwy 550). There are several places along the road…

Kipu Falls

Kipu Falls is a tiny but very popular waterfall that is known more as a swimming hole rather than a scenic falls. It probably tumbles about 15ft over some slippery rocks (I saw a guy…

Hoopii Falls

Hoopii Falls (or Ho’opi’i Falls) is actually a series of two waterfalls near downtown Kapa’a. The falls are on state land, but the trailhead to the falls is unsigned and not easy to find…

Other Kauai Helicopter Waterfalls

There are many other Kauai Helicopter waterfalls (all of which are publicly inaccessible) found on an aerial tour of the island. When you couple these waterfalls with an aerial view…