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Paleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary

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Serene & peaceful overlooking the Pacific Ocean

My husband and I visited the Peleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary on September 11,2018, we both enjoy... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Three-tz
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Valparaiso, IN
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Serene

My wife and I recently visited Paleaku and very much enjoyed the experience. The grounds are lovely... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2018
irawine
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Benicia, California
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We are a non profit 501 3(c) educational and cultural facility set within a 7 acre Botanical Garden. We recently added a lovely gift shop and free coffee tasting. We offer self guided tours with an affordable admission and discounts for seniors...more
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83-5401 Painted Church Rd, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8318
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the Peleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary on September 11,2018, we both enjoy viewing native plant species at botanical gardens and usually make a point of trying to visit one everywhere we go. Please understand we are not plant experts, just like...More

1  Thank Three-tz
Reviewed June 9, 2018

My wife and I recently visited Paleaku and very much enjoyed the experience. The grounds are lovely and the flora and the artifacts are pretty striking. Most of all, it is, as described, something of a sanctuary. It is a great place to walk through...More

1  Thank irawine
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Beautiful and very quiet peaceful surroundings. Surprising it is only seven acres. I like the fact it incorporates all religions and spiritual beliefs. One of the nicest botanical gardens that are there to help promote peace and tranquility for all.

Thank red4x4
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Heard about this little spot from a tourist and decided to try it out on a quiet Saturday morning. This is a beautiful collection of trees, flowers and shrines on a hillside high above the Pacific Ocean/Kealakekua Bay. There is a gorgeous galaxy garden and...More

1  Thank ragtopgirlw
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I spent a more than an hour wandering around this peaceful garden. In addition to enjoying the various flowers, shrubs, and trees, we absolutely loved sitting on a bench in the lower portion of the garden and looking out to the ocean...More

Thank HKfromAK
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Paleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary Saw this on trip advisor and decided to visit as staying near by at the end of March. Very interesting gardens, designed by various people to represent the religions of the world. Very cleverly organised and a great trail, there is...More

Thank Veronica G
Reviewed March 18, 2018

We had not planned to go to the gardens but passed them when looking for the Big Island Bees. It was an amazing stop and we are so happy we found it. The flowers and plants we saw were amazing. It is MUCH larger than...More

Thank Tina C
Reviewed March 14, 2018

A truly unique attraction. Beautiful gardens and interesting features. We are birders and the quiet and largely undisturbed location attract birds that will not always be seen in urban or semi-urban areas. Birds we saw on this property include the Kalij Pheasant, the African silverbill...More

Thank richardfreund
Reviewed March 5, 2018

All the other reviews about how peaceful and beautiful the place is are correct, but for the nerdy geek in me, the highlight was the more or less to scale galaxy garden (as I recall, Carl Sagan had something to do with setting it up)...More

1  Thank Phil S
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We stumbled onto this place. If you want to visit a botanical garden this is the one. Kept pristine. Felt so peaceful to be there. Could have wandered around the whole day on this property. Highly recommended.

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