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Moorea Tropical Garden

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Address: PK 16 Vaihere, 98728, French Polynesia
Phone Number: +689 705363

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Tropical Garden

The welcome was friendly and the produce very tasty. Taro icecream was a new taste sensation and very welcome on the hot day we were there

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

The welcome was friendly and the produce very tasty. Taro icecream was a new taste sensation and very welcome on the hot day we were there

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Omaha, Nebraska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My wife and I visited Moorea in April to celebrate 10 years of marriage. We heard about Tropical Garden from Voil’a Mooria, a sailboat tour that I suggest you take if you are in Moorea. Tropical Garden is part way up the mountain and has an amazing view of the lagoon. If you go on Saturday, you can get lunch,... More 

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Kensington, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stopped here as part of our island tour. It's a neat place and has a great view from the porch. The jams are pretty tasty here and we ended up buying the wild mango with passion fruit jam. They have a greenhouse where they grow vanilla it was really interesting to see and hear about the vanilla production. We... More 

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We visited Moorea Tropical Gardens twice in March. First time we came during Franckyfranck tour. We had jam tasting: very original jams made of tropical fruits growing here in the garden at least 7 different kinds, I bought two: pineapple-vanilla and mango ($5 each). Here you also can buy vanilla ($10 & $15), water and freshly squeezed pineapple juice ($5)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The plantation is on a high hill directly above Moorea's Opunohu bay. The view of the bay is spectacular, especially when there isn't some cruise ship in it to ruin the view. The garden itself is charming if not particularly large. The highlight of the visit was definitely the jam taste test that is offered at the little stand in... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

A charming site to visit. Lovely grounds with all types of fruits and tropical plants growing. Highlights are of course the vanilla orchids growing, which the owner pollinates by hand daily to grow vanilla beans that take months to mature and months more of hand rubbing and drying to cure. Absolutely delicious homemade jams are available for sample and purchase... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This was included as part of a planned excursion from the cruise ship. The guide was knowledgeable about the plants and the island history. Included was a chance to take photos of the beautiful flowers, learn how vanilla is cultivated and taste samples of the fruit jams created from the island fruits. The shop area has seats and tables so... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Nice little garden with tropical fruits. It is nice to go around with the staff who will provide explanations. They sell lovely confitures (jam), the ananas-vanille (pineapple-vanilla) is lovely. It is a nice place to come to see the sunset.

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Geelong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Great detour if you have a vehicle. Lovely garden and great photo opportunity while having a freshly made juice. The ladies do terrific jam and there is a vanilla plantation to look at if you have never seen one. The down side is the road up, narrow and steep and not much scope for passing, worth the effort though.

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East Meadow, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We walked from the Hilton to the Tropical Garden and it took about 30-45 min. It was a little hard to find but there is a little yellow sign that points towards the uphill garden. I would suggest wearing comfortable shoes because I made the mistake of sandals and found it hard to trek the uphill, rocky path. The views... More 

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