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Kula Botanical Garden

638 Kekaulike Avenue, Highway 377, Kula, Maui, HI 96790
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Ranked #2 of 8 attractions in Kula
Type: Gardens
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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248 reviews 248 reviews
22 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We saw this after sunrise on the crater. It's a nice garden area. They give you a map of the grounds, all the trees are labeled. Takes 1/2 to. 1 hr. They have birds, fish, ducks, and a chameleon.

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Kelowna, Canada
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

These 8 acres of gardens do not merit a10$/adult entry fee but if you are in the area and want to stretch your legs, you may find these gardens a charming stop. If you are expecting something like the Hawaii Tropical Botanical Gardens on the Big Island (they charge only 15$!) then this place will be a big disappointment. If... More

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White Rock
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10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stopped in on our way to the crater at the Haleakala National Park. This was a privately owned estate now opened up to the public for viewing. Many of the plants are beautiful but for the price we found this was a small property for viewing and although lush, more of private garden of planting a bit of this... More

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Fayetteville, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is a very nice stop if you are in the Kula area to just unwind and enjoy the large collection of tropical plants that the owners have cultivated over several decades. The gardens are nicely laid out with a main path that extends up the hillside a few hundred feet and many side paths to the left and the... More

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Oroville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Absolutely beautiful gardens on the slopes of Haleakala. Has a huge variety of plants that grow in Hawaii along with information on where they originated from. The layout follows the contours of the land with lots of nooks and crannies to check out. Make sure you pick up the map from the front desk! Place is well kept and the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Fairly average place for photographing flowers and birds. They have put lots of work into place with only a few flowers in bloom. Recommend only going if in area to see lavender farm as well. Good for Families with small kids. They would like fish and bird ponds.

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Sacramento, California
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7 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Kula Botanical Garden is a lovely garden on a hill below Haleakala National Park. The self-guided tour takes about an hour and a half and meanders through lush vegetation and flowers. When we visited in early February, the Protea flowers were in full bloom. We were treated to so many different varieties! Orchids were abundant, as well. Viewpoints look out... More

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Longmont, Colorado
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4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We were there when the Proteas were in bloom as well as many other flowering plants. Beautiful! Only time I've ever seen a Nene (nearly extinct indigenous goose) on Maui. Well worth the $10 admission.

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Makawao, Hawaii
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

If your interest is plants, birds, and peace, you'll love this place. It is not a "tourist attraction," not fancy, but I absolutely loved it. I am a 55 year old woman, this may not hold the same attraction for children and men unless they are interested in nature, plants, trees, flowers and birds. There is a lovely small gift... More

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

As a professional in the Home and Garden industry for 24 years - I thoroughly appreciated the love and effort put forth in creating this wonderful green space. Now, while I try to remain positive in my posting - I must address one thing: while we all are entitled to our opinions...anyone rating this garden less than a 5 needs... More

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