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Akatsuka Orchid Gardens

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Address: 11-3051 Volcano Road, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
Phone Number: 808-967-8234
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Very interesting stop

We were here 10 years ago on a tour of the Big Island and had to stop again. Staff was very nice and were happy to answer all your questions. If you are into plants, or even if... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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McComb, Ohio
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McComb, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We were here 10 years ago on a tour of the Big Island and had to stop again. Staff was very nice and were happy to answer all your questions. If you are into plants, or even if you're not, its a nice stop on the way to Volcano National Park.

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Kernersville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The tour is well worth the price. You learn intimate details about how to grow orchids and get to explore many varieties of plants. The nice surprise is that this tour includes tasting and many wonderful smells.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Beautiful orchids grown on premises and shipped anywhere. Great photo opportunities. Prices on the plants themselves are very good, but the shipping may put them out of range. Not unreasonable, just expensive. But worth the stop just for the beauty!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Do the tour! Super friendly and knowledgeable staff. Learned a lot from the tour and the poha ice cream sample was super tasty! Thank you!

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Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I have to say that this was one of the nicest orchid shops I visited while in Hawaii. They have a great selection of orchids. Most available in multiple sizes. The staff was extremely helpful. I would definitely go back.

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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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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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Additional Information about Akatsuka Orchid Gardens

Address: 11-3051 Volcano Road, 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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