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Paleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary

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Our concierge at the Sheraton recommended coming here, so glad we did. It’s a great value for $10... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Kirkland, Washington
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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 September 15, 2018
Valparaiso, IN
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“milky way”(9 reviews)
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 October 29, 2018 via mobile

Our concierge at the Sheraton recommended coming here, so glad we did. It’s a great value for $10, you could spend hours here and take hundreds of pictures. Peace and tranquility, a pet parrot, great vibe, the gardens are serene and superb! Highly recommend

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ScottD58
Reviewed September 15, 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: May 2018
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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: February 2018
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

Date of experience: February 2018
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