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Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens

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Address: 4101 Wailapa Rd, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
Phone Number: 808-828-0525

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The botanical aspects of the gardens are wonderful, and as icing on the cake there are many, many bronze sculptures - all artfully placed. We took the 3 hour ride and stroll... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Burlington, Vermont
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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The botanical aspects of the gardens are wonderful, and as icing on the cake there are many, many bronze sculptures - all artfully placed. We took the 3 hour ride and stroll - restroom break half way thru, and very much enjoyed our guide. The creators of all this are brilliant in their imagination and execution. Suggest a reservation.

Thank brwerner
Winfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As members of a local Arboretum, we were able to use our reciprocal membership benefits to take the 1.5 hour stroll tour for free. The garden is beautiful and the guide is a wealth of information about the plants and the history of the preserve. The guide actually kept us for about 2 hours and 15 minutes. During our walk... More 

1 Thank ratherBtravelling_11
New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter's September wedding was perfection, and I am fussy! Stunning ceremony sight overlooking the sea. Shave ice and wedding photos at grassy area next to the beach. Patio seating above the sea for dinner. Ample room for dancing. Ready room for wedding party to dress. Coordination and assistance from event staff was exceptional. Could not have asked for a... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an absolutely awesome tour! There are several tour options, all of which are limited to 8 or 9 people and the quality of the guides are excellent. We went on the Stroll & Ride through the Formal Gardens and Forest Garden which lasted for three hours. This place is huge and covered with beautiful plants, flowers, trees and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the Ride - Formal & Wild Forest Gardens tour. It's not cheap, but nothing here is. Our driver/guide was very informative and stopped many times for photos. The sculptures here are beautiful along with the ocean views from the grounds. We enjoyed our time here. Many different things to see.

Thank GalFromWyoming
los angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is really a special place. Very small groups tour the grounds. If you are a gardener, you will love it. But we aren't gardeners at all, and we were still impressed with the creative design and vision of the founders and creators. We selected the Stroll and Ride 3 hour tour, and it was just right for an introduction... More 

Thank janytoury
Dallas, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I hate to give bad reviews but I was extremely disappointed. We came here with our 2 year old since it has a family tour. They told me over the phone that she would be free, which is typical for small children and it was a perfect place for young children since they have a Family Tour with childrens splash... More 

Thank kpenr0d1213
Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens is a lovely stop near Princeville to admire the beautiful garden and bronze statues. We took the 1.5 hour tram tour and saw the highlights. I would recommend this but be sure to use the bug spray cans by the entrance to the gift shop.

Thank Lori761
Kauai, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Had driven by many times over the years and learned it's much larger than it appears! Glad I was on the expansive 'people mover' riding tour so I could take in the whole place. The garden has an interesting variety of both native and tropical plants from around the world (some of which are simply jaw dropping!), an adorable food-themed... More 

Thank lobassot
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

This is a must do if you have children 3-8 years of age. They have a guided tour of the gardens that lasts about 45 minutes. You must make reservations in advance. The kids will learn about the plant life, have a nice walk, and meet other kids in the group. Afterwards, there is a play area, with all sorts... More 

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