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Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens

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A 200 acre botanical garden.
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45-680 Luluku Rd, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-1855
+1 808-233-7323
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All reviews visitor center catch and release tropical plants walking trails feed the ducks beautiful lake an art gallery flood control enjoy nature picnic lunch bamboo poles windward side different areas bird life local artists park road bring sunscreen
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bring shoes you don’t care about there’s mud almost everywhere. Where your allowed to catch and release, is lacking fish and all the spots that say no fishing have tons of fish. You have to grab and sign for your fishing rods I was unable...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Key6174
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Uncrowded with wonderful views of the mountain. Beautiful rain forest area up against the Koolau mountains that is great for children (especially when its not so muddy). Lots of parking available and a lots of picnic areas available. Really great labels for the flora, so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great FREE adventure for families. You can hire fishing rods on weekends for catch and release fishing. Great for kids to roam free.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Smithsholidayroad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found the best place to get the most from the gardens is near the visitor center. The walk down to the lake is very pretty and the plants are well marked. It was quite muddy the day we were there so we weren't able...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Questovia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is camping on the weekend but it can be quite wet as it often rains in Kaneohe. Beautiful gardens featuring many species of plants of the Pacifics. The visitor center has a map showing the different walks. I wish we can spent more time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sasha R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to visitors center and picked up a map. The lady working there was nice and highlighted trails which would take us to the various sections of the gardens. First the map. As a trail guide it is utterly useless. The trails are not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Storm W
Reviewed November 1, 2018

We visted the gardens on a cloudy, rainy day, but that didn't stop these botanical gardens from being a great experience. We wish we had more time to hike and explore all of the paths. It was quiet, gorgeous and we were amazed by the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Justin P
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

This place was really enjoyable. Beautiful location with a view of the Mountains along the was just amazing. Make sure u were shoes that can be cleaned as it can be muddy in some places but well worth it. Wish i had more time to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RishS85
Reviewed October 9, 2018

The huge Gardens are at the base of majestic volcanic cliffs and feature huge lawns surrounded by tropical foliage. There are many walking trails with a beautiful reservoir sitting in the middle of the grounds. The small visitors center has some interesting Hawaiian historical artifacts...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Nice to visit we didn’t see it all, there was probably a lot more to see but the information wasn’t that informative. We walked to the lake but to be honest the walk down was more interesting than the lake. There is a lot of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Divya G
December 1, 2018|
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Response from makamine2018 | Reviewed this property |
Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens is tucked in a residential neighborhood. You can take a taxi or Uber or Lyft or TheBus (~a mile walk uphill from the nearest bus stop to the entrance). "Must-see" breath-taking view of the... More
Sarah K
September 18, 2018|
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Response from love2live4ever | Reviewed this property |
I agree that 1-1.5 hours is a good amount of time.
July 20, 2018|
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