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Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens

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Address: 45-680 Luluku Road, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744
Phone Number: 808-233-7323
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Viewing wildlife, Walking
Description: A 200 acre botanical garden.

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Crater Cliffs, Lake, and Arboretum

If you have been to Kauai and awed by the sight of Na Pali coast from the sea with its iconic Ka'a'alahina Ridge, and wondered if you can get any closer. Or if you have driven the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

If you have been to Kauai and awed by the sight of Na Pali coast from the sea with its iconic Ka'a'alahina Ridge, and wondered if you can get any closer. Or if you have driven the 2-hour long Highway 550 to Kalalau Overlook, just to see Ka'a'alahina closer across the Kalalau valley. Now I have discovered that there is... More 

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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38 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Well located off many major roads. We used Kamehameha highway. The entrance is long but many parking lots along the way, go all the way back to the camping areas. Many trails and things to see especially at the visitors center and the trail to the lake. Talk with the people at the visitors center they are very good, then... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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18 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Bring food for the ducks at the lake. :-) This place is very pretty and there is so much to see. The walking trails are easy for anyone. Remember to bring bug repellent!

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general
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91 reviews 91 reviews
15 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The location in a flood control plain (not so attractive) on the windward side of Oahu, below the precipitous Ko'olau Mountain, is fantastic. We have previously visited Wiamea Valley on the North Shore, with its canyon and waterfall, and the Koko Crater Botanical Garden in Honolulu with its arid semi-desert climate. Ho'omaluhia on the rainy windward coast provides another. As... More 

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Lake Oswego
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If you like tropical plants this is the place. The immaculate gardens are run by the county and is free. Take a picnic lunch as there are several shady spots with restrooms and tables nearby. The visitor center is also worthy of a stop. The drive through the park and the trails may take anywhere from one to three hours.... More 

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Molokai
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Recently went here for lunch with my mother in law while she was visiting. We hiked around for around 3-4 hours. There are lots of interesting trees, bushes, plants and flowers to see here from diffferent areas of the world. But.... there are alot of wild pigs here. They seemed to be afraid of us but my mother in law... More 

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El Cerrito, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Very lush tropical gardens with a stunning mountain backdrop. Free. Easy parking. We always discover some amazing tree or flower when we come here. And it's big-we haven't seen it all yet!

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Salta
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144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

If you are looking for a nice place for a relaxing and a break from the beach in Kailua, this botanical garden is a close alternative. Beautifully located at the foot of the mountain range, it is a well kept, interesting botanical garden. You can walk down to the lake and then around the garden itself. It mostly focuses on... More 

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northern California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

As other reviewers mention, this is an arboretum with a wonderful collection of tropical trees, well labelled. The gardens are divided into several sections and it's a long, roadside walk between them. However, there is overnight camping, and it's a beautiful place.

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Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
28 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

A very nice visitor center (and geocache). We walked down to the lake and feed the ducks, a goose, assorted other little birds, fish, and three mongoose. What fun!

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