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Daily Operating Hours:

Open Daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 7 days a week

Summer Hours:  (June 1 to September 4) Open Daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 7 days a week

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                                           $18

Visiting Senior                                         $14 (age 62+)

Visiting Student                                      $14 (college student must present I.D.)

Visiting Child                                           $12 (ages 4-12)

Visiting Group Rate                                $14 (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 time of admission. Pricing subject to change without notice.

Adult                                                                                            $12.00 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)              $10.00

Visiting and Kama’aina/Military

Individual Annual Pass                                                                                                 $50.00

Family Pass (2 Adults and up to 6 children under the age of 18)                          $100.00

Shuttle Transportation

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

One-way                                        $10 each person

Round-Trip                                    $14 each person

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

Complimentary Walking Tours:

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

1st & 3rd Sunday, Thursdays at 12:30 pm

Location: Ticket booth

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 Sunday, and Thursdays. This is a complimentary tour, free of charge (with paid admission). 


Hele Wawae Mo‘olelo: History Walk

Every Day 10:15 am, 12 pm, 2 pm

Location: Kauhale

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).

Na Mea Mele/Hula: Musical Things

Everyday 10 am - 4:45 pm

Location: The Hale at the Wailele Turn-Around

Come join Waimea Valley’s staff as they share with you some of the various traditional musical and hula instruments that is made with natural materials.

Na Mea Pa‘ani: Hawaiian Games

Everyday 10 am - 4:45 pm

Location: Hawaiian Games Site

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).

Wahi Kupuna: Elders Place

Everyday 10 am - 4:45 pm

Location: Visitor Center

E Komo Mai, welcome! Come and sit with our beloved Kupuna (Elder) and learn the stories, songs, games, and history of both Waimea Valley and Hawai‘i.