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Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens

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Address: 4101 Wailapa Rd, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
Phone Number: +1 808-828-0525

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The premier garden on Kauai!

If you love botanical gardens you will be over the top in love with this place. If you donʻt youʻll still enjoy this place. With acres of different kinds of gardens and a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kilauea, Hawaii
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Kilauea, Hawaii
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love botanical gardens you will be over the top in love with this place. If you donʻt youʻll still enjoy this place. With acres of different kinds of gardens and a sculpture park there is plenty to see. The carnivorous plant hot house is something everyone will find fascinating. The grounds are the most spectacular wedding venue on... More 

Thank sarawallphoto
Edina, Minnesota
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lovely, 240-acre botanical garden was built over many years by a married couple, and it is now in a public trust for the benefit of all to enjoy. You can only visit by guided tour. The place is huge and there is a lot to see. I recommend the 3-hour "stroll and ride" tour. You sit on a tram... More 

Thank Cindy S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Na Aina Kai has the best venue settings on Kauai. There are multiple spots to choose from, a forest, garden, bluff overlooking the ocean, a private, kinda, beach. The venue will allow you, and shuttle you around, with your photographer, to all the best locations on the property to snap shots. While Kauai offers so many choices when it comes... More 

Thank Matty M
Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We loved these gardens and the wide variety of tropical plants throughout the acreage. The residence on the property is just beautiful and glad we were able to visit the pool and a portion of their property. It must have been such a wonderful time for the family to be able to live in their piece of paradise. It was... More 

Thank AZsunrise63
we live on kauai, Hawaii
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

One of the most beautiful tropical gardens open to the public, not to be missed...Many people get married here, there are orchids strapped to every tree and alot of beautiful statues, etc to see... Since I live here I can access anytime. If u r going to see a garden on the north shore, this is it.. Enjoy, it is... More 

Thank cherylr754
Poipu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We have taken the walk to the beach with a docent and the tram. Both cover different parts of the grounds and both spectacular.

Thank kathyvogel1
Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

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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38 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

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 

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New Hampshire
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68 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

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 

Thank BeenThere2211
Phoenix, Arizona
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

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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