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Garden of Eden Arboretum & Botanical Garden

10600 Hana Hwy, Mile Marker 10.5, Hana, Maui, HI 96708
+1 808-572-9899
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Heavenly place

The eden must have been like this. I sent a picture of my family in this garden to my mother. She... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
rishi277
one star just for the effort of making this as a rest stop on hana highway

I cannot believe i paid $15 for this.if you want to take a stop on your hana highway tour take a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Avinash K
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Bellevue, Washington
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Aloha and welcome to Mauis Garden Of Eden Arboretum. An Arboretum is a park dedicated to trees. We also feature hundreds of lowland rainforest species of flowers,shrubs,and ground covers as well.We began this project in1991 with 30 acres of densely overgrown jungle, now after investing more than 20yrs of physical labor and 2 million dollars, we have created one of Hawaii's most visited botanical gardens. We have many plants found nowhere else or are uncommon to Hawaii, such as rare Amazon fruits and medicinal species, endangered hardwoods, spice, exotic nut trees, ferns and so much more...A botanical Disneyland with over 2 miles of maintained graveled walking trails...A truly educational facility with over 700 plants botanically labeled. Try to allow at least 45 minutes to explore.We feature great views and photo opportunities but no direct access to the waterfall or pools.If you are only interested in restrooms (we now have improved facilities) You can do so for free 2 miles down the road.A portion of your entry fee is donated to the nature conservatory. The cost to keep our gate open averages $1,000/dy so we sincerely thank you for your support,,,especially those who have contributed beyond our entry fee. Most botanical gardens have teams of volunteers and use chemicals to curb costs. Our entire staff are well paid professionals, and we are almost entirely a chemical free park. Thank you for visiting, we do take your comments to heart
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  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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10600 Hana Hwy, Mile Marker 10.5, Hana, Maui, HI 96708
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The eden must have been like this. I sent a picture of my family in this garden to my mother. She first thought it was a photo shopped picture. The scene was so picture perfect. The Garden has several peacocks and peahens. We were lucky...More

Thank rishi277
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot believe i paid $15 for this.if you want to take a stop on your hana highway tour take a rest on the side of the road for 30 minutes.Believe me that time is better spent than venturing inside this. Few ducks and peacocks...More

Thank Avinash K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This stopover on the Hana Highway is perfect for anyone who would like a relaxed way to take in the beauty of the area with safe trails and parking. We loved being able to finally learn the names of all the exotic plant species in...More

Thank dba_gal
Summer96708, General Manager at Garden of Eden Arboretum & Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mahalo for the review! We're so thrilled you enjoyed your time at the Garden and hope to see you on your next visit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty place, but.... Pricey just to get in. Once in you feel a bit ripped off by the high price so you make a commitment to waste more valuable time there. Although maintained, you can see many of the same things on the highway. You...More

Thank Randy2353
Summer96708, General Manager at Garden of Eden Arboretum & Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Randy, We feel we are one of the most affordable family activities on the island, we're sorry you felt otherwise. (Adults/ $15, kids 17 and under/ $5, infants free, with an assortment of discounts). The Garden offers more than 2 miles of well maintained...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Little disappointed. $15 per person. You are on a bluff so you get great views. But the gardens felt more like someone's manacured back yard. If you have difficulty walking especially on hilly terrain you won't be able to see much from the car.More

Thank Mike A
Summer96708, Guest Relations Manager at Garden of Eden Arboretum & Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Mike, We pride ourselves on being one of the most affordable family activities on the island, we're sorry you felt otherwise. The Garden offers more than 2 miles of well maintained walking paths, hundreds of botanical labels, beautiful overlooks onto waterfalls, valleys, and vast...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were going to make a short stop here on our way to Hanalei, however ended up spending almost 2 hours walking through the the beautiful gardens looking out over the gorgeous ocean views not to mention waterfalls, peacocks, flowers,enchanted forest and bamboo alley! Loved...More

1  Thank 56phoenix
Summer96708, Guest Relations Manager at Garden of Eden Arboretum & Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mahalo for the review! We're so glad you enjoyed your experience with us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice little outdoor botanical gardens. has a quick 2 mile hike through the entire place. watch for mosquitos and ducks that wont leave you alone. pretty area, but 15$ to get in is kinda steep. but overall nice views, and nice place to eat lunch...More

Thank Min T
Summer96708, Guest Relations Manager at Garden of Eden Arboretum & Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mahalo for the review! We're glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We are sorry you feel the entrance fee into our 30 acre Botanical Garden was too expensive. We pride ourselves on being one of the most affordable family activities on the island. The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This really looks like something out of another world. You are immersed in a botanical garden of colors and gorgeous living things alongside insane views of the cliffs and waters and sky. This is along the Road to Hana and it's a must stop location!!

Thank Scott N
Summer96708, Guest Relations Manager at Garden of Eden Arboretum & Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mahalo for your review- we're thrilled you enjoyed your time with us! We hope to see you again soon, Scott!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great stop half through what some call a hellish road. It got us out of the car and kept the vomit down. Basically it's a bunch of walking around beautiful gardens and just enjoying nature. You could spend 30 minutes to two...More

Thank scottydoesntkno
Summer96708, Guest Relations Manager at Garden of Eden Arboretum & Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha! Our admission fees are $15/ adult, $5/ kids under 18, and "infants" in car seats are free. Please notify us if you were charged something incongruent with what is stated on our website and brochure. We pride ourselves on being one of the most...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a cute stop on the Road to Hana but not worth the $30 for two people. So many other beautiful stops along the Road to Hana that are no cost.More

Thank rachelle_stone11
Summer96708, Guest Relations Manager at Garden of Eden Arboretum & Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Rachelle, We are sorry you feel the entrance fee into our 30 acre Botanical Garden was too expensive. We pride ourselves on being one of the most affordable family activities on the island. The Garden offers more than 2 miles of well maintained walking...More

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tiffandrich
Hello. I'll be travelling with my 10 year old daughter. Is there enough there to keep kids interested? How long do you recommend allocating to get a decent (but not completely thorough tour)? Are the falls here any better than on the road to Hana? Thanks!
2 October 2015|
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Response from Summer96708 | Property representative |
Aloha, We recommend a minimum of an hour at our attraction. We have 26 acres, and 2.5 miles of walking trails to explore. A large portion of our plants are labeled, featuring an educational element to your visit with us. We... More
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Shum5
Are people allowed to touch the animals?
8 April 2015|
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Response from Summer96708 | Property representative |
We really only have ducks and peacocks which eat out of your hand. Some are tame enough to pet. And then there is Dan D. Lion the garden friendly doggie. He loves to be petted and is extremely friendly. What we don't... More
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KingDingbat
How long did you spend at this arboretum? How long would you recommend allotting for this attraction on the road to Hana? We are planning a large group trip on the road to hana which takes a very long time, and we want to stop here but are concerned about scheduling.
29 January 2015|
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Response from Summer96708 | Property representative |
Allow at least 30-45 minutes. Photographers and those choosing to picnic may wish to stay longer. Many of our visitors choose to go no further as some experience difficulty with the Hana Hwy. Thank you for you interest and... More
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