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Garden of the Sleeping Giant

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Address: Wailoko Rd, Nadi, Viti Levu, Fiji
Phone Number: 6722701
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Description: Wander through this incredible plantation of over 2000 different types of...
Wander through this incredible plantation of over 2000 different types of orchids, started in 1977 by the late actor Raymond Burr, of Perry Mason and Ironsides fame.
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Great ride.

Was good fun and great thrill except for the part where I had to slog up a bit of a hill to get to the top ride-I'm very unfit.staff was good and also good cool-off in river.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Was good fun and great thrill except for the part where I had to slog up a bit of a hill to get to the top ride-I'm very unfit.staff was good and also good cool-off in river.

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Los Angeles, California
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32 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

The surprise was wonderful Forty five acres of perfect environment to grow Orchids and other Brunfelsia and tropical plants below the Sleeping Giant.This is a range of hills looking over Burr's creation. A profile of a huge sleeping person that give the shelter and the atmosphere to grow all these beautiful tropical plants. Don't miss this wonderful paradise on Fiji.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
20 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

incredible collection of orchids in a very pretty setting. if you have a portion of a day free, make sure to go.

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Brisbane
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

A great way to spend an afternoon strolling the garden and enjoy the lovely scent of orchid and mountain view at the back. A very well manicured garden. Great staff there and a friendly cat named Obama. You get offered a refreshing drink which they say is a local tropical juice but really is just a standard soft drink.

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This garden is definitely worth a visit if you're in the Nadi area. The orchid collection is vast and the huge old trees are beautiful, forming a canopy over the paths which snake their way around the garden.

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Brisbane, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Have been to these gardens on more than one occasion. There are a great variety of orchids, that's for sure but if you're looking at something on a level with Singapore's orchid gardens, this place is not on that scale of grandeur. It is however, a beautiful place to take a stroll, enjoy the tranquil atmosphere and then return to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The gardens are gorgeous and very peaceful. We were taken by our transfer driver Cody, and could wonder around at our own pace while he took pictures for us. An excellent experience, highly recommended. Contact Cody on +679 - 9897923 or email ulaiasi.koroi@yahoo.com

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Geelong Bellarine, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

A wonderful garden experience, peace and tranquillity all around. Orchids galore and other tropical plants blooming amongst reflective ponds. The past actor Raymond Burr's paradise, now a national treasure. An enjoyable and restful afternoon visit, peaceful, refreshing, relaxing. Take your time and sniff the breeze. Paradise.

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Bendick Murrell NSW
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Have not been to the Garden of the Sleeping Giant for some years, but my wife and I have visited on many occasions. The orchids are plentiful and spectacular. Several cyclones have over the years almost destroyed the gardens, but each time the gardeners and caretakers work hard to recreate this little piece of heaven. I would recommend a visit... More 

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Austin, AR
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Lots of picture taking opportunities. Many, many different types of plant life. Even saw a few frogs and fishes.

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