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Limahuli Garden and Preserve

5-8291 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-1053
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Arrived just has the garden was opening. Had the place to ourselves for about an hour. Took the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kris S
Aspen, Colorado
Don't miss!

This garden is remote and beautiful, a great mix of history, botany and beauty. The woman working... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Djuna M
Los Angeles, California
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5-8291 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-1053
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Arrived just has the garden was opening. Had the place to ourselves for about an hour. Took the self guided tour. This is a must see when you are on the North side of the island.

Thank Kris S
Reviewed 4 days ago

This garden is remote and beautiful, a great mix of history, botany and beauty. The woman working at check in was very knowledgeable and friendly. They have endangered plant species too, don't miss it!

Thank Djuna M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The horrors of the impact of invasive plants and introduced animal species is clearly and beautifully communicated in this one-of-a-kind native plant preserve. Go early and be prepared for a comfortable 90 minute to two hour hike that will give you a great lesson in...More

Thank RJMerlot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful garden is both a preservation of Hawaiian history and a beautiful tropical garden with phenomenal views. It takes about 2 hours to do the self-guided tour, but if you really want to take in the beauty plan to stay even longer. There are...More

1  Thank 618patricem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some very interesting information on native and non-native flora species and those under threat. Attractive view from the top area of the gardens. On-site parking and facilities.

Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Limahuli is a treasure for plant lovers. Many scarce specimens can be readily seen along the meandering path. The organization in charge has developed a delightful, meaty brochure to lead you through the garden. Natural and historical - not something you want to rush through....More

1  Thank jfales
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of information for you as you walk through this beautiful garden and preserve. Only costs $20 or so to get in, well worth it if you're interested in getting some nice backstory on Hawaii's plants and getting to take in a few pretty sights....More

Thank Mitchell M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were historical step gardens where food was planted by native Hawaiians. There was a garden for native plants and another displaying invasive plants. There was a lovely area showing the flowering plants brought in by settlers to plant around their homes. I liked being...More

Thank homebody717
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Well worth a visit. A beautiful garden on a hillside, with a great self-guided tour. It's a little sad to realize how much of the flora on Kauai is not native, but it does give you new insight into the island.

Thank pazduha
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I've been a Tripadvisor member since 2010 and untill now I've only written a review when I've had an exceptionally good experience. Sadly, one of the staff at this botanical garden was so horrible to us I have to write my 1st bad review. We...More

3  Thank TrumTrum
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Do you need to reserve ahead of the time of visit?
17 January 2017|
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Response from Parabola | Reviewed this property |
Nope. No need to reserve in advance.
Is the walk difficult?
19 March 2016|
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Response from jackiecstubbs | Reviewed this property |
The walk is not difficult and there are some stairs built in where the path gets a bit steep. There are benches along the way to rest and also cold water at several stops. You can go at your own pace which makes it... More
Brittany M
Do you have to pay to do the tour? Or is that price if you want a tour guide person?
6 March 2016|
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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
There is a fee to enter. I think the self tour is great and you will get a guide book that has a lot of great information in it.