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Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens

4101 Wailapa Rd, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
+1 808-828-0525
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Great Way to Spend A Day

We did the private walk and were not disappointed. The first portion of the trip visits some very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nate B
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Marietta, Georgia
More about the founder than the garden

We went on the stroll and walk tour where you’re in a group of 8 in an open golf cart/trolley-like... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pochejlee
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Chicago, Illinois
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“family tour” (15 reviews)
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4101 Wailapa Rd, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
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+1 808-828-0525
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Reviewed yesterday

We did the private walk and were not disappointed. The first portion of the trip visits some very well done children's areas. Not really why I came but neat to see how much care and thought was put in to creating something special for island...More

Thank Nate B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the stroll and walk tour where you’re in a group of 8 in an open golf cart/trolley-like vehicle and are able to make stops and walk around along the way. It’s a bit disappointing if you’re there to learn more about plants....More

Thank pochejlee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens offer a variety of tours. We took the ride and walk combined tour. The tours are pricey, but well worth it. There are a variety of gardens- from forest to formal. The staff is very friendly and the tour...More

Thank MNpat
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose the combination walking and riding tour which was $50 per person. I was really excited to go on this tour, but when our guide told four stories to answer my one question before our tour even started, I was a bit worried. It...More

Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Kauai several times but was our first visit to NaAina Kai. They are =only open part of the week and requires some ahead of time planning to book a tour at busy times of the year, also a bit pricey, but...More

Thank sunnysandiegan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I did the stroll + ride tour, which I highly recommend so you could really explore the place (massive garden, >200 acres). Our tour guide James was very knowledgeable and passionate about the garden. The scenery and landscape were beautiful. You'll also...More

Thank leechinchang
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

I wish we had been able to take our tour so that I could review the gardens. 30 minutes before our scheduled tour time I received a call saying that our tour was cancelled. Yes, it was raining very hard. But this is Kauai and...More

Thank Cheryl D
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

This is a beautiful location for a destination wedding! The teak forest is a stunning venue for the ceremony. Serene location with breathtaking views of the garden. There was catering set up before the ceremony - seating for 90 amongst the trees. Followed by a...More

Thank Madebes
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We decided on the 3 hour guided cart tour to see as much as we could. Our guide, Jacqui, was most knowledgeable and accommodating to those on our 8 passenger cart that needed extra time to move about. These gardens are fantastic! Never did I...More

Thank Kathy K
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

The place was really nice, but the tour disappointed us. The guide was not too knowledgeable about the plants and spent excesive amount of time creating stories about the bronze statues the garden is full of. I guess it is all about expectations - if...More

Thank MartinG1984
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chasemesumor
19 April 2018|
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Response from DOCBABE_SCOUT | Reviewed this property |
While I don't actually know - the property is "high" and so water would drain off quickly.
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Trudy H
2 December 2017|
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Response from Marcia G | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so. Plus there's no way to see the entire place just by walking. Highly recommend the Stroll/ride tour. Cover way more ground, and the guides are really knowledgeable.
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Fridayeve
8 January 2017|
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Response from KathyAloha2013 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response. I would think that infants would be allowed on the tram. You could always call and ask them. They are very friendly and helpful.
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