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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A line of banyan trees planted by the famous and not do famous along Banyan Drive. It's really neat to read the signs in front of the trees, which list you planted the trees, from Presidents to local. A piece of living history.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Artieg419
Reviewed 9 October 2018

I spent a month here at one of the condos and this drive is majestic, spooky and humbling. What a great tree and an unforgettable drive..

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank totohandala
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Another famous insight into history where these magnificent trees, planted over time by famous/infamous people are like stepping into a prehistoric movie. Strangely though, the weirdest thing on Banyan Drive were the cats that disappear down the drain and pop out the other side as...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MrKiller21
Reviewed 18 May 2018

This is a very interesting place to visit. It is a drive through some huge banyan trees that have been planted by famous people. It is worthwhile to get out of the vehicle and to take some time to actually get up close to these...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank trainfan2000
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Banyan Drive is on the water front of Hilo on the Big Island, Hawaii. These are immense tropical trees with dense aerial roots and huge canopies. They set the scene for a visit to this marvelous island with its bio regions ranging from wet tropics...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Julie D
Reviewed 7 April 2018

The hotel we were staying at in Hilo (Hilo Reeds Bay) was right off Banyan Drive. The trees are huge and provide a lot of shade and shelter from rain, wind and sun. The trees were planted by celebrities or planted in honour of others....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jgluv2travel
Reviewed 22 February 2018

This row of trees are near our hotel so unmissable each day as we leave to tour. They are spectacular specimens with incredible root formation. As a I love banyan trees it added to each daily outing, passing such natural beauty.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jean H
Reviewed 1 February 2018

This road is quite attractive because it's quite and there are some nice tree along the way. It's also quite calm and so a good spot for people doing jogging. It was in the way of my hotel and so I drove this road several...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 17 January 2018

The Banyan trees are impressive, and the "attached" park is very nice. Japanese themed, lots of water and bridges. Takes a half hour to see most everything.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Scott H
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Amazing Banyan trees line this ocean side loop. It takes just a few minutes driving, so it’s worth getting at out the nearby park to wander and explore. The park is representative of Hilo with a relaxed, laid back feel to it. Banyon trees are,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jim L
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