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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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Big Island Day Trip: Grand Circle Island from Oahu

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A beautiful green place

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Toshua99
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Madison Heights, Virginia
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Madison Heights, Virginia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
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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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22 reviews 22 reviews
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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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Inland Northwest, Us
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Worth stopping in for a look. The varieties of orchids will surprise you. Photographer's paradise. They will sell you plants and ship them home to you, but no one even approached us to try and sell us anything, so no pressure to buy. Nice relaxing indoor showroom. Restrooms, snacks and a gift shop! We did not take a tour so... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Akatsuka Orchid Gardens is an example on how the climate on the Hilo side of the Big Island of Hawaii is ideal for orchid plant horticulture. Lots of rain, cool temperatures, cloudy partial shading and tropcial weather. The orchids at Akatsuka's are for sale while some outstanding specimen plants are only for exhibit. Higher up towards Volcano village, at the... More 

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Omaha, NE
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I'm a fan of orchids. I purchased two and had them shipped home. They made the trip perfectly packaged and I'm now enjoying the plentiful blooms.

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Prince George, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

There are several greenhouses filled with beautiful orchids and if this is of great interest to you then a tour would probably be worthwhile. As it was our fix was gotten by just wandering in the reception area which also has many varieties of orchids. We just did not feel that our level of interest justified the price.

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Franklin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

These orchids are unbelievably beautiful and awesome to photograph. The only thing better is the orchids in the wild. This garden is worth stopping by.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Want to see and shoot magnificent photos of orchids this is the place. It was a wow for me personally.

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