Police, Fire, Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics/EMT, Healthcare workers, and lifeguards

Daily Operating Hours:

Thursday through Sunday 9 am to 4 pm

Waimea Valley will be CLOSED Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Location of Waimea Valley on O‘ahu:

On the North Shore of Oahu across from Waimea Bay:

Mailing Address: 59-864 Kamehameha Highway Haleiwa, Hawaii 96712

GPS Address: Waimea Valley Road, Haleiwa, Hawaii 96712 (enter this address on your GPS for directions)

Main Line (808) 638-7766

Map of Waimea Valley

Admission Fees:

General Admission to the Valley:

Visiting Adult                                           $20

Visiting Senior                                         $16 (age 62+)

Visiting Student                                      $16 (college student must present I.D.)

Visiting Child                                           $12 (ages 4-12)

Visiting Group Rate                                $16 (per person - group of over 10 Adults)

Kama'aina (Hawaii resident)/Military

To qualify for Kama'aina/Military rates you must present a valid ID at the time of admission. Pricing subject to change without notice.

Adult                                                                                            $8.00 each

Senior (age 62+)                                                                          $8.00 each

Student (college student must present I.D.)                          $8.00 each

Child (ages 4-12)                                                                         $6.00 each

Group Rate (per person - group of over 10 Adults)              $5.00

For Kama’aina (Hawaii Local Resident)  and Military

Individual Annual Pass                                                                                                 $30.00

Family Pass (2 Adults and up to 6 children under the age of 18)                          $60.00

Shuttle Transportation **CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE**

Shuttle transportation available from Hale Ho'ike to Wailele waterfall turns around.

One-way                                        $10 each person

Round-Trip                                    $14 for each person

Wagon rental is available for $10 a wagon. You may rent the wagon at the ticket booth upon admission. 


Please inquire at the Visitor Center or Ticket Booth for more information on times and locations.

Na La‘au Hawai‘i: What’s Blooming with David Orr

Join Waimea Valley’s Plant Collections Specialist as he takes you on an educational walk through Waimea Valley to see rare and seasonal “blooming” plants from here in Hawai‘i and all around the world. David will be offering this tour on the first and third Sundays, and Thursdays. This is a complimentary tour, free of charge (with paid admission). 

Location: Ticket booth

Time: 12:30 PM Every Thursday, 1st & 3rd Sunday


Hele Wawae Mo‘olelo: History Walk

Come join our Alaka‘i (guides) as they take you on a historical walk through the Valley. Discover Waimea Valley’s rich history, visit Kauhale our traditional Hawaiian living site, learn about Hawaiian agriculture, and more. 

This tour generally runs around 30 minutes. If you have any questions please feel free to ask a cashier at the ticket booth. This is a complimentary tour, free of charge (with paid admission).

Location: Starts at the ticket booth, ends at Kau Hale

Time: Thursdays-Sundays, 1 pm


Lei making: Learn to make your own lei to take home


Stop by for a look at a variety of ways that our people adorned themselves with fresh foliage and modern material. Lei making happens on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Location: Inquire at the ticket booth

Time: Inquire at the ticket booth

Na Mea Mele/Hula: Musical Things & Hula Lessons


Come join our Valley’s staff as they share with you some of the various traditional music and hula instruments that are made with natural materials. Join in and learn to make music and learn to dance the hula!

Location: Inquire at the ticket booth

Time: Inquire at the ticket booth

Na Mea Pa‘ani: Hawaiian Games  

Stop by our Hawaiian game site and learn to play traditional games of Hawai‘i. Participate in ‘ulu maika and moa pahe‘e (games of skill), konane (game of strategy) and ‘o‘o ‘ihe (game of strength). Our Valley staff will be present to demonstrate these games at 11 am and 3 pm. Good family fun! 

Location: Hawaiian Game Site

Time: Inquire at the ticket booth

Please call the Cultural Programs Coordinator at (808)-638-5860 to confirm the cultural activities schedule.