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Address: 11-3051 Volcano Road, PO Box 220, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
Phone Number: 808-967-8234
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Absolute Must for any Orchid Lover

Take advantage of the free tour and marvel at varieties of orchids you have most likely never seen before. Akatsuka is certified nematode-free by the state of HI; that means you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Take advantage of the free tour and marvel at varieties of orchids you have most likely never seen before. Akatsuka is certified nematode-free by the state of HI; that means you can buy their orchids and take them in your carry-on luggage when you return to mainland USA. Or you can have them shipped if you buy the large size... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Beautiful and unusual orchids and on the plus side, it was free entrance! Lady who looked after us was very knowledgeable and gave us some good tips on how to look after our orchids.

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Wells
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I originally visited Akatsuka in January when I bought 8 orchids to be shipped back to my home in Minnesota. The orchids were shipped and arrived when the temperatures were well below zero, and one of them was damaged by the low temperatures. I contacted Akatsuka, sent pictures, and was told they would replace the orchid when the temperatures moderated,... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Stopped here while on the circle island tour and it was great if you like orchids. Lots of different colours and patterns. They have a website where you can order online. Even the guys on the tour thought the orchids were great

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

My husband and I stopped here while driving around the island during our honeymoon. We took the free self-guided tour around the gardens. The variety of orchids that this shop has is absolutely incredible! We wandered around the souvenir shop but did not purchase anything. The staff members were incredibly friendly. We would definitely return and highly recommend this attraction!

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Kailua Kona, Hi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Unbelievable selection of orchids and a great staff to help you figure out what to buy. A nice little gift shop, too.

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Madison Heights, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

If you love orchids, want to see more species than you ever knew existed and need to stretch your legs while driving the Big Island, stop here. The greenhouse is bursting with blooming orchids of all sizes, colors and scents. One of the best things is they have small ones that you can buy, all ready packed for luggage and... More 

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We stopped here for 30 minutes while on a NCL excursion to Volcano National Park. It was raining, so we didn't see any outdoor gardens, but saw a huge variety of orchids inside. If you like to photograph flowers or love orchids, then this place is worth the stop. There was also a gift shop and restrooms. Ladies of course... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Fabulous!!!! Just break-taking!! I belong to an orchid club and this was for sure one of the highlights of our trip. The orchids were amazing!! The beauty and smell were out of this world. I wish we would have had more time. I bought orchid perfume and calendar in the gift shop and it just reminds me of the gardens.... More 

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mims florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

It is a shop but what an offering of fabulous orchids including fragrant ones. You can just look but I suspect you will want to buy. Worth a long visit.

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Additional Information about Akatsuka Orchid Gardens

Address: Address: 11-3051 Volcano Road, PO Box 220, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
Phone Number: 808-967-8234
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Volcano
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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