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Kula Botanical Garden

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Address: 638 Kekaulike Ave, Highway 377, Kula, Maui, HI 96790-8963
Phone Number: 808-878-1715
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Interesting and beautiful gardens

A nice quiet place full of lush plants and sadly, mosquitos. Once we drowned ourselves in the expensive and relatively ineffective repellent sold there, we were able to enjoy the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
DayZ2112
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice quiet place full of lush plants and sadly, mosquitos. Once we drowned ourselves in the expensive and relatively ineffective repellent sold there, we were able to enjoy the quiet pathways and nice, secluded gardens.

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Sunset Beach, North Carolina
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a prize work of a couple for over 45 years. They have sculpted the grounds and planted a large variety of Hawaiian species and other tropical ones. Many plants are labeled,but an equal number were not, and it was frustrating trying to guess. It is hilly, walkways were wide, and the map provided made finding all the special... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great stop if you're exploring Upcountry Maui. It was lightly raining when we were there so there weren't many other people which made it a nice visit. Lots of colorful flowers, plants and even rainbow eucalyptus trees! They even have a few horned chameleons. Make sure the bring bug spray for your walk.

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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Came on our way back from haleakala. Pretty gardens with a variety of cool flowers and plants to see ! Not sure it is worth ten dollars each but it was a nice experience nonetheless. Peaceful and beautiful !

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

let me just start by saying for $10 to see plants and flowers if thats your thing then go for it...I got dragged into going there because my wife wanted to go...she had a great time I had a ok time...I don't think I would spend $10 again to see it but thats me...it was relaxing being out there and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

If you're in the upcountry area and you like botanical gardens, the Kula Botanical Garden is a good visit. It has the vibe of a small botanical garden run by a family -- this is not a massive operation tended by a large team of gardeners ensuring the the paths and plants are perfectly maintained. We were there on a... More 

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Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We drove out of our way from Kahana just to see this garden. We weren't sorry. Use the coupon from the local coupon books. We loved our slow exploration of these gardens. They have all kinds of examples of plants. It was enjoyable.

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Thank Bkbak
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

If you plan to go to the botanical garden plan ahead because you can only book a tour if you do so ahead of time. We didn't know that beforehand so we took the self-guided tour. It was still great! So much beautiful plant life and 2 Nenes call this garden home. It is privately owed and everyone we encountered... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We had a nice time at this garden. The plants are all well marked, and there was lots to see in the small space.

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Denver, Colorado
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I agree with several of the previous reviews. We try to visit botanical gardens in cities we visit whenever we can. I would not have driven out of our way to see this one. It is quite small and I didn't see any unusual flower or plant that I had not already seen in Maui. The staff was very disinterested... More 

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