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Harrison W. Smith Botanical Garden

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Address: PK 51, 2 Papeari | PO. Box 330 011, French Polynesia

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OK botanical gardens. Needs work

This was OK for a quick visit. They do have a number of species, but clearly could use more. We came here in the rainy season, which didn't help. It does appear to be in need... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2016
Largo, Florida
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Largo, Florida
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Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

This was OK for a quick visit. They do have a number of species, but clearly could use more. We came here in the rainy season, which didn't help. It does appear to be in need of maintenance and better upkeep, but if your are driving around the island, stop in.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

This lovely botanical garden in Tahiti is a delightful place to see the island's diverse and beautiful flowers and trees. It's a well maintained exotic experience which will give you a lot of fun and information. The gift shop is worth a look as well.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2014

It used to be ok (very average actually), but is run down and unloved. It needs someone with energy and enthusiasm to takeover and make it a no 1 destination on the island. I recently viisted the botanical gardens in San Salvador and they were the best I've seen in a while. Maybe in a few year.......Gauguin Museum is closed... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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Reviewed May 1, 2014

Amazing flowers and trees. Beautiful grounds and we took very beautiful photographs. Nice clean location.

Thank Galburt
Canton, Georgia
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Reviewed March 22, 2014

Located about 50 km (30 miles) from Papeete, the garden is adjacent to the Gauguin Museum (still closed for “renovation” during our visit to the island). The garden is not large, but does have samples of most of the major plant varieties that you will see around the island. I doubt that even the most avid plant person would spend... More 

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