Location: Along banks of Wailua River off Kuhio Highway (Highway 56): boat excursions at Marina Section on south bank; riverside picnicking, historic sites and scenic overlooks on Kuamo‘o Road (Highway 580); and Wailua Falls at end of Ma'alo Road (Highway 583) from Kapaia.
Hours: Daily During Daylight Hours
Entrance Fee: None
Description: Lush river valley with riverboat cruise (fee charged) to Fern Grotto, an unusual fern-covered cave set in a tropical garden; scenic vistas of attractive waterfalls ‘Opaeka‘a Falls and Wailua Falls) and the Wailua River Valley. The Wailua Complex of Heiau (National Historic Landmark)--remains of heiau (places of worship), pu‘uhonua (places of refuge), and birthstones at this once important seat of chie?y power in old Hawai‘i. Picnicking in riverside coconut grove; and dining and gift shopping at Wailua Marina.Hours: Daily during daylight hours.|
Services: Restrooms, picnic areas, trash cans, drinking water, interpretive signage, restaurant, boat tours.