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Limahuli Garden and Preserve

5-8291 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-1053
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Little slice of heaven

So we just happened to drive by this place, I'm so glad we went! It was stunning. The views... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jacqueline H
Salt Lake City, Utah
Great Garden with Great Guidebook

We went to four gardens on Kauai and each is unique and worth a visit. The Limahuli Garden is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Los Angeles, California
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“native plants” (66 reviews)
5-8291 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-1053
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So we just happened to drive by this place, I'm so glad we went! It was stunning. The views, plants, creatures...Just gorgeous. You can view the ocean and green cliffs, all sorts of amazing plant life and the woman in the visitor center was the...More

Thank Jacqueline H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to four gardens on Kauai and each is unique and worth a visit. The Limahuli Garden is located on the North Shore in a beautiful canyon location. They demonstrate how the native Hawaiian farmed in this location with a terrace system of gardens....More

Thank raynman62
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an unexpected delight. We added this stop to our day, and wow what a great surprise. The cost is fair and the value excellent. The office staff was VERY helpful and informative. The guidebook provided gives a solid background, and excellent insights into the...More

Thank JCHamlin
Reviewed 1 week ago

A concierge, who was also a Princeville local, recommended this garden tour and it was fantastic! The history of a retired couple dedicating themselves to the beauty and preservation of this garden is memorable. And this personal touch is reflected throughout the tour. Love each...More

Thank RonTak
Reviewed 1 week ago

So many people just pass this place by. It's not an over the top botanical garden designed to wow people. What it is amazing for is showcasing all the fascinating and endangered native Hawaiian plants, plants the Hawaiians brought, and relevant cultural information and tarot...More

Thank punaRob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have two years old daughter , pretty easy hike and bring our light Cosco stroller. You 'll have your reward at the end of the trail.

Thank Cocomay Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose the self-guided tour at$20 a person. It is well worth it because you also get a very interesting booklet about the garden and different plants. Many of the plants are labelled and also have details about traditional uses, original range, or how many...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a tropical botanical garden with many rare and endangered species. Cost is $20 for an adult and they provide you with an informative booklet that you use to followed a trail with numbered posts of interest. There are about 40 stops. You start...More

Thank welshman1955
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a few hours taking a guided tour, from an extremely knowledgeable guide. It was relaxing to walk through the gardens, and very helpful to have a guide to point out the native flowers and trees. Loved hearing the Hawaiian story telling as well...More

Thank lpungcpa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This north-shore preserve is one of three National Tropical Botanical Garden locations on Kauai. This site is our favorite because of the purposeful attention to the preservation of an ancient Hawaiian cultural site as well as endangered native plant and bird species. The self-guided tour...More

Thank jmenasco
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Séverine P
31 May 2017|
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Response from 618patricem | Reviewed this property |
You might want to go to their sister garden in the southern part of the island. It's the NTBS Allerton Garden. It's a lovely stroll as the gardens were planted by the Allerton's as outdoor rooms. Perfect for the entire... More
17 January 2017|
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Response from Jen J | Reviewed this property |
No reservations needed.
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