Located on Kauai’s east side the Opaekaa Falls Area and Lookout is a captivating natural wonder that beckons travelers with its breathtaking beauty. This picturesque spot immerses visitors in the island’s verdant landscapes while taking in the awe-inspiring view of the Opaekaa Falls. This stunning 151-foot waterfall cascades into a lush, tropical ravine. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, a photographer seeking the perfect shot, or a tranquil escape, this lookout promises an unforgettable experience.
The focal point of this scenic vista is the Opaekaa Falls. This mesmerizing waterfall tumbles down a sheer cliff face, dramatically displaying nature’s power and beauty. The falls are surrounded by dense vegetation, with vibrant shades of green from the abundant foliage contrasting against the white veil of water.
Opaekaa Falls Lookout offers visitors a safe and convenient vantage point to appreciate the scenery. A viewing platform provides an unobstructed view of the falls and a quick walk across the highway offers a stunning view of the Wailua River and Valley below.
. Keep your camera ready to capture glimpses of native birds and colorful flora that thrive in this tropical paradise. You may spot Hawaiian honeycreepers flitting among the trees or hear the melodious songs of native birds echoing through the valley.
The Opaekaa Falls Lookout is conveniently located along Kuamoo Road (Highway 580) in eastern Kauai, making it easily accessible for self-guided tourists and those on guided tours. It’s just a short drive from the island’s main towns and resorts, including Lihue and Kapaa.