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Moorea Tropical Garden

PK 16 Vaihere, 98728, French Polynesia
+689 705363
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Ranked #7 of 18 Attractions in Moorea
Type: Gardens
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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102 reviews 102 reviews
28 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Yes Moorea Tropical Garden is all this at the same time: you can either hike up the hill or drive up (scooter be aware that it's quite steep). There are in Papetoai, between the the 2 bays, closer to Opunohu bay though. Nice sotp while going around the island. On weekends, you can have a local lunch (maa tahiti), some... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Also recommended by locals. We got there driving a scooter and bearly made it up there. The views and the gardens are beautiful. We were lucky to be able to eat there as a group had reserved the place. The food was typically polynesian and was delicious. And the people very very friendly.

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Kailua, Hawaii
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Great stop for unique jams and vanilla to take home for souvenirs. Beautiful views of Opunohu Bay...much closer than The belvedere lookout. It's great to see the Polynesians in business here...as we love to support local businesses!

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Moorea, French Polynesia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This was one of our stops during one of FranckyFrancks half day safari's (recommend him to anyone). Was a beautiful setting with some great jam tasting.. I left with some banana jam to take home to New Zealand!

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San Francisco, CA
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69 reviews 69 reviews
17 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Very nice view, very pleasant gardens, very relaxed setting with a variety of fruits and drinks available. Certainly worth a visit.

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New York City, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This garden is accessible by car on a very rocky and difficult road, be prepared for some "sporty" driving. Alternately you can go by walk but it would take you at least 30-45min one-way. When we arrived the place was completely empty except a very old lady in a small shop. She was outstanding and very nice with us, she... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Myself and my partner popped here mid afternoon and loved it so much for it's views and surroundings that we came back in the evening for the sunset alone! The lady who runs this place is very informative, sweet, charming, knowledgeable, and helpful and she sells her lovely homemade jams here - in some flavours you could only dream of!... More

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warkworth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Up a really steep drive, but worth the walk or drive. We visited on a Saturday but were lucky to get a lunch as it is normally only available on Fridays. Amazing value for a sampler plate of local cuisine such as MahiMahi, tapioca, taro, coconut bread, chicken done in banana leaves, poisson Cru and also a large fresh fruit... More

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HI
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We actually ate here two Fridays in a row - that's how much I loved it! Very interesting to compare the typical food here with what we eat in Hawaii. You can see vanilla growing in their shade house and they have all sorts of conserves for sale. They were so super nice when we showed up the first time... More

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Canberra, Australia
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8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

Although not well publicised, this place is a little gem, especially when you book for lunch on a Friday. For 15 USD you get a full plate of local cuisine - BBQ Mahi Mahi, Poisson Cru, tapioca, taro, chicken curry, coconut bread, and a banana and tapioca dessert - PLUS a large glass of a delicious fresh fruit juice, in... More

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