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Limahuli Garden and Preserve

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Address: 5-8291 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
Phone Number: 808-826-1053

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Great View of the Pacific from on Top.

Cool spot and must see. 3/4 mile hike and 200 foot elevation. Some nice water features along the way. Go early to beat the crowd and score some good shots. The history behind... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Steve P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cool spot and must see. 3/4 mile hike and 200 foot elevation. Some nice water features along the way. Go early to beat the crowd and score some good shots. The history behind this place is very cool.

Thank Steve P
Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful place to visit any time of year. If you like and appreciate native plants you can spend hours here. Limahuli is part of the National Tropical Botanical Garden on Kauai.

Thank indigo_theentwife
Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A wonderful time walking in this National Tropical Botanical Garden. A lot of history in the use of plants and trees in the early Hawaiian lives. The scenery is breathtaking. It takes about an hour to walk through, more if you do the self guided tour. There are also guided tours available. It is set up to show how early... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to learn more about the plants you are viewing in the islands, this is the place. While guided tours are offered, we took the self-guided tour and were given a booklet with detailed descriptions of the various gardens and the plants within them. We learned about native plants, those brought by canoe to the Hawaii from voyaging... More 

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Hermosa Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This botanical garden is amazing. We did the self guided tour. The lady working at the front desk was super helpful and even sprayed us with bug spray. The book given to you when you check in at the front desk gives you a description of each plant and it's history. It was fascinating to learn about and so beautiful.... More 

Thank Ashley W
Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This garden is situation right before you reach Ke'e Beach at the end of the road. It took us about 2 hours to walk through the garden. The garden itself was beautiful, but coupled with the scenery and the views right in the valley, we were blown away! Truly breathtaking!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views. A wa,king tour through the gardens with a lot of history told. There is gardening g done in terraces li,e the ancient Hawaiians utilized

Thank Karen W
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

I live on Kauai so I decided to go and visit the place ...maybe look for ideas for my own garden. It was different than the other gardens I visited. It has an ancient spirit. It's very romantic. Has beautiful views and there is calmness about it. You should go there. It's a very special place.

1 Thank Kauai4Ewa
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

These gardens and plants are awsome, you get a guided tour from a local who knows how the ancient Hawaiian people used to live and cultivate plants and grow gardens.

Thank cng62549
Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We spent two hours going over the whole trail at Limahuli. There are several specimens of native plants that are essentially extinct outside the garden. There are also examples of many species brought by the Polynesians as well as a number of invasive species that are taking over Hawaiian forests. It was both beautiful and educational. The only problem I... More 

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