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Garden of the Gods

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Address: Lanai City, Lanai, HI
Description: Garden of the Gods can be found driving off paved roads past the Stables...
Garden of the Gods can be found driving off paved roads past the Stables and a Preserve. It is surrounded by Rock formations caused by years of erosion.
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Mars in hawaii

Very cool lanscape, fairlyneasy 4x4 drive as long as the roads dry. Almost as i imagined mars to be, great veiws of the bay!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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Sedona, Arizona
5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Rented a jeep loved the drive though the Garden of the Gods ! Did it twice and would do it again. Beautiful scenery and saw wild turkey and deer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Very cool lanscape, fairlyneasy 4x4 drive as long as the roads dry. Almost as i imagined mars to be, great veiws of the bay!

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Lanai, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Keahiakawelo, also known as Garden of the Gods, is an otherworldly rock garden at the end of rocky Polihua Road. This amazing and almost unreal place is about 45 minutes from Lanai City. It's topography is populated with boulders and rock towers. According to Hawaiian folklore, this windswept landscape is the result of a contest between two priests from Lanai... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Like stepping onto an alien landscape. Take a moment and walk around to check things out. Great atmosphere.

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Connecticut
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41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

You'll need a 4x4 wheel drive and nerves of steel but well worth the journey - very different terrain for the island so nice to see - take a picnic and keep driving to the beach below.

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Scotts Valley, California
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

A bunch of rather interesting rocks and boulders with a good view at the end of a bumpy 4WD road. The native dry forest that was described en route was virtually nonexistent; almost all the species I saw were alien.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

well, if you come to Lanai- you have to see it. Read good about how is the driving, what car ( absolutely a Jeep) you have to rent and where to rent. And just know- that you are not god and cant order the weather. After rain...well, sometimes its impossible to drive, sometimes possible...you always take risks in your life-... More 

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We were very disappointed when we attempted to get to the Garden of the Gods with our jeep. It was the day after a big storm on the island, and the road was bumpy and muddy. But we came to one spot where we could not get through, nor even walk around--too wide and too deep. If you are there... More 

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Del Mar, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

What an amazing place to photograph. It was so "Mars like". We rented a Jeep in Lanai City and then started our adventure. Getting to the Garden of the Gods was pretty easy. Driving through it and arriving at the beach below required a 4WD vehicle. It was totally worth the trip.

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Minden, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Not that bumpy or difficult to get there over a dirt road. We parked at the entry sign and hiked all around to get a feel of the place. The road goes on to a beach but we heard that it was difficult. Indeed, on our hike we saw what was at least a four foot deep rut in the... More 

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Address: Address: Lanai City, Lanai, HI
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Lanai  >  Lanai City

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