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Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens

4101 Wailapa Road, P.O. Box 1134, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
808-828-0525
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Ranked #3 of 6 Attractions in Kilauea
Type: Gardens
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Veigne, France
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I was very impressed. I took the 3 hour ride and stroll tour. Very beautiful gardens, trees, plants, wide variety of flowers, loads of interesting sculptures, very informative, interesting and entertaining tour guide. I would highly recommend this "attraction".

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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

240 amazing acres of shear beauty. We did the 3 hour stroll and ride which gave us the opportunity to see the love and care that has gone into this master piece and continues today. The statues that have been commissioned for the different garden areas are truly beautiful. Each section of this property tells a story and if you... More

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Calgary
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50 reviews 50 reviews
5 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The gardens are the vision of two talented people - OK, talented people with the money to make their vision come true. And very generous people, too - they donated the entire operation to the state. 240 acres of amazing plant life, some native, some imported, some natural, some manicured within an inch of its life, some mixed, some thematic.... More

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Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We did the 90 minute stroll tour ($35 each) with Sherri as our knowledgeable and funny guide. It was a hot day and she made sure to offer sunscreen and a parasol if we needed them. Her observations were interesting and she has a great sense of humor. The gardens are immaculate, if kind of a weird hodgepodge of different... More

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Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is a magnificent piece of property. Beautifully thought out wonderful flow and amazing plants. The guide we had explained about how she had found her energy in Kauai many decades before. However, she did not seem to share this wonderful energy as she lead the group a bit to fast often talking away from group and acting impatient if... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We (four adults and one 3 year old) recently took the two-hour children's tour and had an absolutely marvelous experience--would highly recommend it for families The guides cleverly gave each child a small sack with his/her name on it to gather "treasures" on the first half of the tour. The gardens are huge and spectacularly beautiful--my husband and I both... More

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Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Beyond Beautiful!!! More important is the vision and commitment this couple has to the stewardship/preservation/revitalization of Kauai's natural flora, BRAVO ... A must see! This was my second visit, the first was July 2009 and I will visit again & again!! We took the 2 1/2 hour beach walk, perfect! My partner and I really enjoy all the bronze sculptures... More

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Brownsville, Pennsylvania, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I wanted to do a Botanical Garden tour while on Kauai and this one fit my needs at the time. The rest of my family was on a boat tour of the NaPali Coast and I could not go because of a recent back injury. This tour was a possibility and when I found that I could ride on not... More

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Basking Ridge
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119 reviews 119 reviews
33 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We took the three-hour riding tour today because my elderly mom is recovering from a fractured hip. The staff was amazingly helpful with everything and getting her situated was a piece of cake. Our tour guid, Norm, was funny and full of fascinating facts about the extraordinary trees and plants on this gorgeous estate. I am all energized by the... More

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San Diego, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
16 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This a non for profit Botanical gardens making more affordable than other tours on this island. the 90 minute tour is easy on the elderly. Beautifully maintained very informing. There is even tours offered for children as well as a childrens garden. If you are on the North Shore or just a gardening enthusiast its a must see.

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