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Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens

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Address: 45-680 Luluku Road, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744
Phone Number: 808-233-7323
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A 200 acre botanical garden.

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Beautiful botanical garden.

Located In one of Oahus lushest areas, this beautiful botanical garden has plant life from Africa to Argentina backdropped by the beautiful Koolau mountains. Well maintained... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Berkeley, CA
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23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked and drove throughout this park. Unfortunately the plants are not marked very well so we didn't know what we are looking at. It turns out that many people camp in this park and we felt a little uncomfortable walking through people's campgrounds to look at the plants. There is a visitor center, but not much seemed to be... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located In one of Oahus lushest areas, this beautiful botanical garden has plant life from Africa to Argentina backdropped by the beautiful Koolau mountains. Well maintained grassy areas everywhere. A beautiful pond stocked w little fishes to catch. Camping is available and recommended. It does rain in this area so plan accordingly, not that a little Hawaiian rain ever hurt... More 

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Kaneohe, HI
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168 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I haven't visited enough botanical gardens to compare this to another, but it is certainly beautiful, peaceful and extensive. The varieties of plant life and the lovely lake are nice to behold

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Atlanta,Georgia
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158 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Most of flowers to be seen are at the visitors center on path to the lake. A drive through this gardens will not yield many flowers. plenty of picnic tables. hiking trails are not marked.

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West Jordan, Utah
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73 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Get away from the noise of the city and the hot sun of the beach and spend a day here. See beautiful scenery by driving the park and hiking the gardens. Bring a picnic lunch. Overnight camping is even available. Be prepared to see some wildlife! We saw wild boars and mongoose.

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Thank HowellPartyof5
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

We hiked around the park today (Saturday) for about an hour. Picnic tables and campgrounds scattered throughout. This would make a great spot for a family picnic, wedding, fishing, etc. Beauty abounds. Bring sunscreen, bug repellant, water and good hiking shoes. We were surprised by the number of hills and muddy spots. Parking filled up fast but available. Stop by... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens is a real gem. Located at the base of the spectacular Koolau Mountains, it is really beautiful. So many different ways to enjoy the gardens - walking, picnicking, or just driving through. We saw some big wild pigs the last time we were there. (Caution - stay far away - they can be dangerous!) The park is... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit with the family, we brought a picnic and had it in the trees and stale bread and fed the ducks and the fish, walked around the park and had magnificent views of the mountains and the plants! Best day in Hawaii was spent here with excellent pictures and great memories. And it's free! They have fishing... More 

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Naples, Florida
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110 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

This is a really pretty way to spend a day! Walking through the garden is pretty much walking through the jungle. You get to see a variety of native plants and have a STUNNING view of the mountain range! You get to learn about the extinct volcano you are standing in. One of my favorite places to walk, run and... More 

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Kauai, Hawaii
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

I've been checking out all of the gardens on Oahu to prepare for a visit by my 89 year old mom. She can walk but not more than a few hundred yards. The appealing features of this Honolulu city garden are 1) the gardens can be viewed from the car 2) there are picnic tables in each "room" 3) Each... More 

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