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Garden of the Sleeping Giant

Wailoko Rd, Nadi, Viti Levu, Fiji
+679 672 2701
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Wander through this incredible plantation of over 2000 different types of orchids, started in 1977 by the late actor Raymond Burr, of Perry Mason and Ironsides fame.
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  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
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Wailoko Rd, Nadi, Viti Levu, Fiji
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"beautiful garden"
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"raymond burr"
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"sleeping giant"
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"juice"
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"tropical plants"
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"orchid collection"
in 18 reviews
"lily pond"
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"refreshing drink"
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"on display"
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"nice walk"
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"nice place to visit"
in 11 reviews
"well worth the visit"
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"entry fee"
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"fruit drinks"
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"guided tour"
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"worth the trip"
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"dirt road"
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We went there as part of a tour and they are a very nice garden with lots of orchids. The tour took us to (not in this order) a school, village, garden, fruit and veg market, Nadi town, mud pools. Great as part of a...More

Thank Craig D
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Took this combo tour with our Fiji package and glad we did. The view from Vuda Lookout was impressive. The orchid gardens were also quite impressive with a labryinth of easy to walk trails throughout the property into a lush rainforest. Worth the hour in...More

Thank ny-nj-2013
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We visited Fiji during early spring and the orchids were in full bloom! There are literally THOUSANDS of orchids to see (not to mention thousands of other plants and trees as well as a lovely lilly pond). They have a nice little glade with a...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Gardens aren't really my thing but these ones changed my mind! Absolutely stunning and so many colours and beautiful sights! Love it.

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We went to the GOSG for a family member's wedding. It was the perfect setting, in a shaded dell surrounded by beautiful trees and plants. The staff who assisted in the preparations on the day were as with most Fijians incredibly friendly and helpful. Our...More

1  Thank peter18152013
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Wow, such a beautiful place to visit! Walking through the garden, you are surrounded by a collection of orchids and other flowers/plants. It felt like you could hear music through the trees when the wind blew. We highly recommended a visit here if you like...More

1  Thank rosnik11
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We went to view the orchid garden as our first priority. Plenty to photograph and the bush walk as easy walk. There were rest areas and swings for kids/adults to play with. This was all finished off with a very nice refreshing tropical drink back...More

1  Thank tridena
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We hired a car and drove up the sleeping giant in the hope of walking to the waterfall however once we got up there we were discouraged as the falls weren't flowing well and it's a 40-50 min round trip. This whilst carrying small children...More

2  Thank Tim D
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

This was a very nice place to walk, it was part of a tour we stopped a native village . Women need to wear clothing that covers their shoulders and knees men need to cover their knees.

2  Thank Deana S
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Well worth visiting, lovely gardens, welcoming staff, interesting part of Nadi history. Don't take a pram, too many steps.

2  Thank Trina84
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Response from Donald N | Reviewed this property |
Fiji has recovered from cyclone Winston, which was in February 2016. I don't know why the gsgfiji website is not currently available, but there can be power can cable issues at times. One option is to contact fiji.travel to... More
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Response from JayB11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are mosquitoes in Fiji. I traveled there in June/July with my Pregnant wife and had no problems. There has been no reported cases of Zika in Fiji according to the government health body. Arrogated can by bought... More
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