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Foster Botanical Gardens

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50 N Vineyard Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-3759
+1 808-522-7060
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This 14-acre garden is home to over 4,000 species of rare tropical plants.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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50 N Vineyard Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-3759
Downtown Honolulu
+1 808-522-7060
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Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Right on the edge of China Town, Foster Botanical Gardens is probably the most accessible garden you can go to. This beautiful tropical oasis is easy to get, and has a great selection of trees and flowers...if you are lucky, you may even get to...More

Thank Cherybabe
Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

I stopped there on my red trolley tour because I had never seen it. At the end of November, there were not that many flowers. I do not know a lot about botany and I live in Florida so without a guide, the gardens were...More

Thank Pomerols
Reviewed November 1, 2015

My husband, 83 year old mother, and myself went to see the gardens. We came prepared with rain/sun gear, good shoes, and water. We saw one part of the garden.

Thank Nannnurse
Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is a relatively small garden in downtown Honolulu near Chinatown, but it is fascinating. You will find a wide variety of tropical plants and trees that will keep you smiling. Some are beautiful and others stink and that is the beauty of this place....More

Thank Treef
Reviewed October 15, 2015

This is a lovely garden nestled in the middle of Honolulu. There are many trees, plants and orchids to peruse with a self guided walking tour. The mosquitos and flies, however were quite annoying. They do offer small bottles of bug spray for purchase at...More

Thank j0ya0
Reviewed October 15, 2015

Our guide was amazingly intelligent. You need to set an appointment for the guided tour which I highly recommend. Who knew there are palm trees indigenous to only Oahu? So many types of trees. It was very hot and their water cooler was not working....More

Thank robinbayvillage
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Living in Honolulu for a year I was surprised to find that there was a botanical garden just down the street from where I lived! It was beautiful to go there to just get away from the city and the smog and noise! It was...More

Thank Fawnis
Reviewed October 10, 2015

loved this place, was so fun looking for the 'exceptional trees' and reading about them. could use a bit more educational stuff for serious botany nerds like me, but they do such a good job, can't wait to go back in a different time of...More

Thank andeejo
Reviewed October 9, 2015

The gardens are very interesting. We went of a guided tour . There is a lot of history behind the many trees and greenery

Thank Fran R
Reviewed October 1, 2015

Very colorful flowers, wooded areas with plenty of seating when you get tired from walking. Good photo op.

Thank Marie L
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January 3, 2017|
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Response from George L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very small, $5.00
Judy F
April 25, 2016|
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Response from Larry C | Reviewed this property |
Yes - many alternatives. I believe we took the red line, hop-on hop-off tour and it was one of the stops.