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Allerton Garden

4425 Lawai Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96741
+1 808-332-7324
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Nice Gardens!

Really beautiful garden tour. Be sure to bring mosquito repellent! The guided tour was the way to... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Lafayette, Indiana
via mobile
Really cool property, though a bit pricey

Allerton Gardens was a great way to spend an afternoon in Kauai. Our tour guide walked us through... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Ross M
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NTBG’s Allerton Garden Garden is located on the south shore of Kauai in the picturesque Lawai Valley. Tours run daily and include a ride from the Visitors Center in Poipu along a scenic coastal route and continue along the valley rim on a former sugarcane train railbed. Visitors disembark on the valley floor to explore this former private estate, named by National Geographic Traveler magazine as one of the 50 places to see in a lifetime. Plants form the walls of outdoor rooms, the canopy of trees the ceiling. Housed within are elegant statuary and water features. A popular spot for photos is the ‘Jurassic trees’, with their massive curving roots.National Tropical Botanical Garden is a nonprofit institution, dedicated to saving and studying tropical plants.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“our tour guide” (103 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
4425 Lawai Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96741
+1 808-332-7324
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Really beautiful garden tour. Be sure to bring mosquito repellent! The guided tour was the way to go, but $50 per person may be a bit steep.

Thank chargebayonet
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Allerton Gardens was a great way to spend an afternoon in Kauai. Our tour guide walked us through the garden and was very informative about all the different plant species we saw as well as the different areas / "rooms" that had been built. $50...More

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Sam, our guide did an excellent job explaining how the Allerton Garden was created. It is composed of outdoor garden rooms with statues & water features--pools, ponds, and waterfalls. This garden was a highlight of our visit to the island of Kauai.

Thank laman1girl
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The two and a half hour tour includes a tram ride down to the gardens from the ticket center which affords a majestic view of the pounding surf and the Allerton Estate. Our tour guide, Sam, was exceptional. His father worked in the gardens and...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful as always! Has areas mosquitoes like! Love the native plants and how well maintained the gardens are! Not really good for mobility for handicapped.

Thank Milli D
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We had a group of 5 in our tour group. Two were children ages 13 & 10. Our guide was great. Our guide was john he had so much knowledge of the gardens & the plants. He got the children involved it was great to...More

Thank TravRT
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is a place like none other - lush, beautiful, picturesque. All the "rooms" within the garden have been thoughtfully designed and allow the imaginations to run wild. The guides do a fantastic job telling about the plants, the designs, the history and the research...More

Thank Agnessa V
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Ok, so I give this 4 stars. If you're a real green thumb you'd likely give it 7 starts out of 5 and if you're under...I dunno...30...you'd probably give it 1 star and be bored to death but it is what it is and what...More

Thank bart2002
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The gardens was an outstanding experience. Get ready for the drive down below, as you are on the side of a mountain! Down below is where some of the Jurassic Park scenes were filmed.

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Beautiful gardens doing important work. Highly recommend - interesting, mysterious, romantic, creative, varied, & see some movie sights. Price is high but not to be missed if you can help it. Wear good bug spray! We wore a light layer but got bit anyway -...More

Thank DebbiedoesUSA
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9 May 2017|
Response from NTBGTours | Property representative |
Hi Troubletaster, Guided Allerton tours are $50 for adults and $25 for children. We also offer a sunset dinner tour of Allerton Garden that includes a light meal at the Allerton's House at the end of the tour for $95. If... More
6 May 2017|
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Response from LaMichelita | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for your answers. We are back now. We dropped in without making a reservation and they we were booked up for the time we wanted. But the lady at the counter said you usually don't have to book ahead of time, there... More
Ron W
15 April 2017|
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Response from jammerspot | Reviewed this property |
yes, there are some at top of garden before the tour and some located down in the garden. Modern facilities.