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Waimea Arboretum and Botanical Garden

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Waimea Gardens

We visited Waimea Valley using the Oahu Go card which covered the cost of admission. The walk... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Waimea Valley Arboretum and Botanical Garden

We went there for the day. I was impressed with the plants and trees and shrubs and the flowers... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
Orem, Utah
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Part of Waimea Adventure Park, this botanical garden offers 6,000 varieties of plant life.
59-864 Kamehameha Hwy, Oahu, HI 96712-8411
+1 808-638-7766
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We visited Waimea Valley using the Oahu Go card which covered the cost of admission. The walk through the gardens is very enjoyable on a paved path with a slight grade that ends at the waterfall area. The Hawaiian climate allows such a variety of...More

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Reviewed May 3, 2018

We went there for the day. I was impressed with the plants and trees and shrubs and the flowers. I had traveled in the tropical areas of Latin America and had never seen such diversity of the plants and flowers.

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Reviewed March 26, 2018

So much to see here. It was beautiful. My only regret is that we did not allow enough time to really enjoy it and walk some of the trails. We were in a hurry and went straight to the falls and back (with a small...More

1  Thank tnk9581
Reviewed March 12, 2018

You'll love the gardens. The part we liked the best was encountering local people along the route who shared their culture and crafts. Waterfalls was nice but gardens and cultural experience were outstanding. Take a tour with a botanist. We lucked into the tail end...More

Thank Marcia K
Reviewed March 5, 2018

This park has beautiful gardens with a huge variety of plants and historical ruins showing ancient Hawaiian life. There's a nice waterfall at the back of the park where you can refresh yourself with a swim. There's a gift shop and restaurant as well. Well...More

Thank Travelbug-Eric
Reviewed January 11, 2018

Our family of three (2 adults and a 10-year-old) had an amazing visit at this beautiful botanical garden and wish we'd allowed more time than two hours. We came for the opportunity to swim in the waterfall. It was not quite what we envisioned, but...More

1  Thank Tegan M
Reviewed July 4, 2017

This is an amazing valley to explore. They have done a nice job in adding plants from different places in the world so it's a nice botanical garden. It costs $16 just to get in. There is a main road that goes up a gradual...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Our visit to the Waimea Arboretum and Botanical Garden was way beyond our expectations- this is a MUST DO. Admission to the park is $16 per adult, but it's definitely worth it. You will truly get your money's worth if you take your time and...More

Thank Sammiches
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

Very peaceful. The walk to the falls is not difficult. Definitely bring water. I saw people in flip flops but glad I had tennis shoes on to make the walk more enjoyable.

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed April 27, 2017

We simply loved this stop off on our tour of Oahu. The gardens and grounds were breathtaking. We didn't swim in the waterfall pool, but enjoyed watching others have a great time. The gift shop was great and I only regret not buying more. Highly...More

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March 12, 2017|
Response from Caroline M | Reviewed this property |
Before you enter, there is a very small eatery. Their fries are excellent!