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Kula Botanical Garden

638 Kekaulike Avenue, Highway 377, Kula, Maui, HI 96790
808-878-1715
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Ranked #2 of 8 Attractions in Kula
Type: Gardens
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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San Ramon, California
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154 reviews 154 reviews
44 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

My gf loves flowers, so i took her to the Kula Botanical Garden. it's on a hillside, so most of the walking paths are steep. There are many varieties of tropical plants from around the world. There is also a koi pond and an aviary with 6-8 bored doves and canaries who love attention. My gf found a few plants... More

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Rhinebeck, New York, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is a wonderful place to visit on the way to upcountry Maui, located on the side of a hill (or mountain) in the center of the island, far away from the hot beaches. While almost all the plantings are not native hawaiian (some are), they are absolutely beautiful. Several packed acres include colorful and unique plantings, rock formations, a... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We went here last year, but I assume it is the same. This is a beautiful botanical garden and offers nice cool weather. A great respite from the beaches.

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Dublin, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My wife and I visited the garden and spent well over an hour strolling the grounds. Lots of up and down walking so be prepared but the variety of plants was fantastic. Find out more if the history of the gardens and you'll be even more impressed.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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25 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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