We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Akatsuka Orchid Gardens

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:30
Open today: 10:00 - 16:30
Book In Advance
All photos (381)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gift shop”(42 reviews)
“on display”(23 reviews)
Open Now
Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:30
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
11-3051 Volcano Road, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
+1 808-967-8234
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Akatsuka Orchid Gardens
from US$25.00
More Info
from US$99.00
More Info
from US$40.00
More Info
from US$481.29
More Info
Reviews (440)
Filter reviews
415 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beautiful orchids gift shop on display shipped home orchid lovers for sale ship home worth a stop national park clean restrooms short stop the big island maze bloom plants mainland shipping
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 415 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

I always make a special stop at this wonderful establishment. It has the most extensive variety of orchids I have ever seen & the setting is warm & inviting. I love ordering products on-line where I can be assured of perfect delivery stateside.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pam B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was such a beautiful place to stop a see. They offer tours but you myst book in advance. They also sell orchids that they will ship home for you. They even arrange it so that they will arrive when your are back. They offer...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jackiewS718KD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A can't say that I know much about Orchids, or really have much interest in them, but I still enjoyed a look around this place. There were some very different and interesting plants to see. We only spent a fairly short time looking around, but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank KeithJenner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very extensive displays of orchids. Delightful and knowledgable staff educated us on the variety of shapes, smells and growing patterns of numerous orchids. Delightful shop to ship your purchases.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank truthinmotion
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to stop while on our way to Volcano National park. My wheelchair bound mother-in-law was with us & it was an easy walk around the area. Interesting flower - make sure to smell the chocolate and rootbeer orchids.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JoseCRodriguez5024
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We opted for the guided tour, and though pricey by mainland standards, felt it to be very informative. Especially important if you ever plan to attempt to grow orchids on your own.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 927brookek
Reviewed 20 October 2018

The gardens displays a wide variety of flowers native to the area. There is also a gift shop in the building.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sue R
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Beautiful orchids. Hybrids by this family company. I bought many and they held shipping them until I got home from vacay. I've bought from them online and everything was packed w no damage to my orchids. Great company, great service.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Cyn S
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Situated on Highway 11 which leads to Hawaii National Park. Easy access and good parking draws many to see the tremendous number of orchids available for purchase. There is no fee to visit and staff is friendly and proud of the plants. They share their...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 402dougd
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This was one of the highlights to my first trip to the Big Island. I am so glad a friend mentioned that I should try to visit an orchid garden. We visited Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden and got an appreciation of the orchids growing wild....More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mealk2018
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 49 nearby hotels
Chalet Kilauea
462 reviews
6.36 km away
Lava Lodge at Volcano Village
39 reviews
6.76 km away
Volcano House
1,124 reviews
9.09 km away
Pineapple Park - Volcano
11 reviews
11.19 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,022 nearby restaurants
Tuk-Tuk Thai Food Truck
374 reviews
5.68 km away
Cafe' Ono
571 reviews
5.46 km away
Kilauea Lodge Restaurant
1,379 reviews
6.34 km away
Ohelo Cafe
644 reviews
6.86 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,146 nearby attractions
Kilauea EcoGuides
93 reviews
3.41 km away
Epic Lava Tours
357 reviews
5.47 km away
Volcano Garden Arts
110 reviews
5.46 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Akatsuka Orchid Gardens staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines