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Limahuli Garden and Preserve

5-8291 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-1053
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Great for families or gardeners

I'm a gardening nut, so I try to see local gardens when I travel. LImahuli is special because 90... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Atlanta, Georgia
Informative and beautiful

This is a pleasant and informative garden that you can do on a self guided our. The sea views... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joyce K
Des Moines, Iowa
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5-8291 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-1053
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a gardening nut, so I try to see local gardens when I travel. LImahuli is special because 90% of the plants and trees in Kauai are not indigenous - they were brought over by settlers and travelers. This garden is small, easily walked by...More

Thank stotz89
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a pleasant and informative garden that you can do on a self guided our. The sea views alone are worth it!

Thank Joyce K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The woman who sold us our tickets told us an 1 to 1 1/2 hours. The self guided tour has 42 stops. Allow more time if you are actually going to see everything. This is a unique and beautiful garden and worth your time.

Thank Geoff O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the money! I think it was about $20/adult. Amazing views of the "Bali hai" formation at end of the Hanalei Bay. Spectacular and sadly rare botanic gems are preserved in paradise in this amazing landscape. For the nerdy horticulture lovers, there are plenty of...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Self guided tour of splendid lush garden. Allow about 90 minutes. Ask about the 1 year membership program. It gets you free admissions to the wonderful McBryde Garden and 15% off Allerton guided day tours or 50% off guided night tours.

1  Thank Jess P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited these gardens 20 years ago on our honeymoon. They have dramatically improved and expanded the gardens since then. I very much like the self guided tour; excellent brochure and most of the plants identified.

Thank Douglas C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walk at your own pace, 3/4 mile loop with lots of signage explaining the various native and non-native plants and a little about their history and uses (and scarcity, in many cases). Lovely, easy walk and spectacular views of the mountains and north shore. They...More

Thank BaddMonkey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a lovely afternoon exploring this historic garden. The $20 entrance fee for a self guided tour was well worth the money. Nice booklet leads you through the garden explaining the historical significance of this ancient native settlement as well as descriptions of the terrain...More

1  Thank Margajamma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very different from Allerton and McBryde gardens on south side of island, but is well preserved/refurbished ancient traditional Hawaiian garden is a truly awesome setting. Self guided tour, which can be done in about an hour.

Thank thefeetdoc
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

1  Thank Jacqueline H
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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