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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
+679 672 3418
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All reviews beautiful garden raymond burr sleeping giant juice tropical plants orchid collection lily pond on display refreshing drink nice walk well worth the visit entry fee fruit drinks take your time guided tour worth the trip dirt road
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

No trip to Fiji is complete to Lautoka/Nadi without a visit to Raymond Burr’s / (Perry Mason’s) orchid garden. Founded in 1977, the Garden is Fiji’s largest collection of Orchids. It’s nestled in a mountain valley called Sleeping Giant. Explore the tropical gardens on your...More

Thank Randy T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved this place and the lady at the desk gave us a delicious juice! The day we went it was a bit rainy, but we have been provided with big and nice umbrellas, so we could enjoy our visit anyway. Recommend 😊

Thank FabioNDGiada
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The garden is relaxing and was very enjoyable walking around observing all the different plants. Just to keep in mind the first section is wheelchair accessible but the second half is only walking friendly. However the walking path is very bumpy as it is made...More

Thank Karley L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of a 4 hr tour, we visited the lovely orchid garden. It was a gorgeous area with walkways thru the garden, displaying a variety of orchids from all over the world. I wish I could have stayed here longer, ( I think we only...More

Thank phillydiver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievable assortment of flowers, with such variety of orchids. Cane toads need to be culled from the pond! Very relaxing.

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a few peaceful hours here admiring all the plants. Take a walk up to the viewpoint and you get stunning views out to sea.

Thank StephNZ25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of 14 visited the Garden during a half day tour of the Nadi area. The Garden was lovely and I would recommend spending more time than we were able to. Our guide at the Garden knew his stuff. We had a refreshing fruit...More

Thank Sam J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place created by Raymond Burr is a beautiful garden of orchids. Nero Wolfe would have loved it.It is also a pleasant walk through a jungle. If you ask you will find there is also a short uphill walk to give a 360 degree view...More

Thank ardom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens are both beautiful and family friendly. Well maintained with a great walk through the forest. My kids loved it.

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely interlude for a hot day. The gardens with the winding trails through the rain forest are a delight on a hot day. The coolness of the various tracks are a welcome change. there are lots of Orchids and ginger flowers to see and...More

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Response from PieterB856 | Reviewed this property |
We had rented a car. You can easily take a taxi. Or? It’s only about 10-15 minutes from nadi airport
April 8, 2018|
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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