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Garden of the Sleeping Giant

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Wander through this incredible plantation of over 2000 different types of orchids, started in 1977 by the late actor Raymond Burr, of Perry Mason and Ironsides fame.
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Wailoko Rd, Nadi, Viti Levu, Fiji
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+679 672 3418
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are not many places in fiji where you can enjoy a nice walk or hike in nature. This is a nice place with a very inviting open air lodge where you are invited to enjoy the local pulpy juice drink. I would recommend!

Thank Aspen E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting place, different atmosphere. Too many types of plants and bushy lands. Surprisingly, we were told there are no snakes in that bushy land.

Thank sundarakumar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a free half day in Nadi before heading to the Yasawa Islands so opted to check this place out. It was a beautiful lush garden and was very peaceful for the first half hour until several groups showed up. There were multiple secondary trails...More

Thank Helena T
Reviewed 1 week ago

These gardens are beautiful. There are a few short walks in the jungle and to a look out and its a great place for a picnic. Look out for the hammocks in the trees. We enjoyed a few pleasant hours here.

Thank pauleenfennell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an awesome place to visit. Nice and cool on a hot day. A refreshing complimentary drink at the end. Take the extra time to check out the views from the lookout. Just stunning. Since the hurricane we’ve been told it was not as good...More

Thank Pieter B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here first thing in the morning (9am) & no one else but us there (3 adults). It is a beautiful peaceful place to visit & admire orchids & forest. It’s about 30 mins from Nadi town centre. Mud pools close by & with...More

Thank Jannet C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was not quite what I had in mind, but was still a lovely way to spend half an hour. Lots of interesting orchid types & a surprise "fun" garden complete with 'tree-huggers'. I wouldn't necessarily pay to visit but if the garden is part...More

Thank Nicky H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful orchids, lovely easy walk for all ages. Teenagers instagrammed themselves madly amongst the flora and fauna. We went early in the morning which was a good plan - we missed the worst of the heat and were leaving just as the tour buses arrived!

Thank Meg J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not an exciting place for kids. It’s quite relaxing, would be a great place to hang out and read a book without kids.

Thank KCandC0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the walk and seeing the beautiful plants and flowers. The pond area was really lovely,(we were on a bus tour so didn't have time to walk up to the lookout.) After the walk we had a refreshing glass of fruit juice before getting...More

Thank Carolyn H
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Fiji has recovered from cyclone Winston, which was in February 2016. I don't know why the gsgfiji website is not currently available, but there can be power can cable issues at times. One option is to contact fiji.travel to... More
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Response from JayB11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are mosquitoes in Fiji. I traveled there in June/July with my Pregnant wife and had no problems. There has been no reported cases of Zika in Fiji according to the government health body. Arrogated can by bought... More
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