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Akatsuka Orchid Gardens

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Address: 11-3051 Volcano Road, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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10:00 - 16:30
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Orchid lovers gotta see it

This is an amazing place for the orchid lover. Some of the people working here have such a passion for the orchids and their job it is unlike any other place I've seen. There are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
pdamac
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing place for the orchid lover. Some of the people working here have such a passion for the orchids and their job it is unlike any other place I've seen. There are people that literally schedule their vacation to time it with an orchid that blooms in August and it holds the world record for points and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at closing time (4:30). We saw very beautiful orchids and the staff was friendly. One explained about their ordering on-line and shipping guarantees. Worthwhile if you like exotic flowers.

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great stop when we were in Hawaii, the Kona coffee tasting was great the Orchids were great, loved the one that smell like coffee.

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Calgary, Alberta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our trip to Volcano National Park we stopped to tour Akatsuka Orchid Gardens. What a pleasant surprise in the middle of basically no were. The Orchids are stunning and the staff were great. A big shoot out to Cyndi and Geneva who answered all of our questions and provided a lot of information on how to get great longevity... More 

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West Jordan, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was great learning more about the orchids since we have a couple of them already. Our tour guide, a guy with curly hair, was awesome and very knowledgeable. It was so much fun to plant our own little Orchids to bring back home to Utah with us. We shipped several other orchids back home and they arrived in perfect... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This was a stop on our day-trip tour of Hilo, Rainbow Falls, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. It was a fairly quick stop, just long enough to enjoy and photograph some of the lovely orchids growing there, but not short enough for some of the kids who were not one bit interested. I picked up some nice-smelling hand cream in... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

We've always enjoyed our visits to Akatsuka Orchid Gardens...the plants are beautiful and the staff is great. Now they've put together a new exhibit about the cloning, cultivation and care of these special plants. Be sure to send plants home..we've done this for years and they arrive in perfect condition and thrive in our Oregon sunroom. We will continue to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We stopped in on our way from Volcano to Hilo and spent about an hour walking around and looking at all of the different orchids. The main portion of the gardens is free, but there is a $5 maze within the store where you can see an even wider variety of orchids. I think it was worth it. There is... More 

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Boise, idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Pulled in by the sign, ended up spending an hour. Have always admired orchids, and being of the black-thumb persuasion would not attempt to grow one. To see them grown, the vast number of hybrids, and the history of the Akatsuka family was a great cultural addition to our Hawaii trip. Mahalo lovely people at Akatsuka! Thank you for sharing... More 

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Edmonds, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

The knowledge of our guide in the orchid maze was excellent. We found some beautiful orchids to take home, and helped us with one that we already had at home. We also followed your advice on dinner, and went to Ohelo Café in Volcano--and it was amazing! We got to sit at the chef's table and talk with the head... More 

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