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Limahuli Garden and Preserve

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Address: 5-8291 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
Phone Number: 808-826-1053
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Activities: Walking

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My granddaughter and I loved the garden and preserve but were disappointed in our docent. He was a kind and sweet man, but knew next to nothing about the plants! He was a brand... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Oakland, California
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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

My granddaughter and I loved the garden and preserve but were disappointed in our docent. He was a kind and sweet man, but knew next to nothing about the plants! He was a brand new docent. He should not have been assigned out yet, definitely needed to spend more time memorizing the book. His comments about the plants were useless.... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful botanical garden. You can see the ocean and Bali Hi. Great place for taking pictures. You can do a self guided tour or a guided one. Amazing views. There is also water to drink along the path.

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CORVALLIS, OREGON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We were pleasantly surprised to find that this is a historical site as well as botanical gardens. You hike on well tended trails with a guide book to actually see how the early Hawaiians captured the rain in the mountains and routed it to irrigate the taro fields and grow food. The hike is up into the valley and makes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What a special place!! The location is dramatic, the walking tour very informative and well worth the admission. It''s also a great mission to support - their work preserving the natural history of Kauai is so important! A must do for any visitor to the Hanalei area of Kauai.

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Pleasanton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We've vacationed seven previous times between four of the Hawaiian Islands but this garden taught both of us so much.We did the self-guided tour for $20 per adult. The booklet they provide has so much information. The path is set up very well, from the first 'Canoe Garden' it grabs your attention. Although there were not as many colorful flowers... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The book given to us for a self-guided tour was great...stuffed full of interesting and important facts and tales about past happenings on the island. It was worth the money for sure. As I was going along the path, it was awesome to look at the mountain peaks around me so steep and pretty....and yet have views of the Pacific... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I really enjoyed what I saw of the gardens. I loved the fifty two page booklet that is included in the price of admission. Lots of really great information. Unfortunately I got a quarter of the way around the garden and the heavens opened and as I did not have an umbrella I got soaked. The lady in the gift... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The gardens are well maintained and organized. The self guided tour booklet (included with your admission price) contains a LOT of information. If you stop at each number and read the info, it will take you probably 2 hours to finish the tour. If you just want to walk through, it will probably take 30 minutes. It isn't really a... More 

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This was my wife's favorite spot we went on our honeymoon (and one of my top spots). It is incredibly pretty and amazing! Well worth the cost to get in. We did the self-guided tour and it cost us $30 (I still got in with my student ID). WELL WORTH THE MONEY. I would highly recommend it!

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Summit, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Take the guided tour - it is well worth the price! We learned all about native species and conservation efforts to protect them from invasive plants

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Address: Address: 5-8291 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
Phone Number: 808-826-1053
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei

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