Wettest place on Earth

Helicopter tour

Doors Off Helicopter Ride over Kauai and Waimea Canyon

Manawaiopuna Jurassic Falls Kauai

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Kauai - Another World

Drenched with about 500 inches of rainfall every year, Kauai’s Mount Waialeale is considered one of the rainiest locations our world has to offer and hosts the “Wall of Tears.” It’s named for featuring thin, long waterfalls inside a crater wall of dense foliage. The spot isn’t easily accessed, so helicopters fly over and around the region to catch a glimpse of its beauty. The extreme precipitation routinely blocks visibility with clouds that hug the landscape tightly. But as you can see here, few photographers got lucky during their helicopter rides, giving us a peek at phenomenal Hawaiian tropical scenery.

Do you want more pictures from this location? Enjoy what this location offers in the Wettest Spot of the World gallery and Kauai on Flickr Places.

Photos from rustyboy1957, Sherquilty, houstonryan, BenSchmittPhoto, and Christopher Lane Photography.