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Waimea Arboretum and Botanical Garden

59-864 Kamehameha Hwy, Oahu, HI 96712-8411
+1 808-638-7766
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This is an amazing valley to explore. They have done a nice job in adding plants from different... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Stunning Views, Outstanding Value!

Our visit to the Waimea Arboretum and Botanical Garden was way beyond our expectations- this is a... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
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Part of Waimea Adventure Park, this botanical garden offers 6,000 varieties of plant life.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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59-864 Kamehameha Hwy, Oahu, HI 96712-8411
+1 808-638-7766
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is an amazing valley to explore. They have done a nice job in adding plants from different places in the world so it's a nice botanical garden. It costs $16 just to get in. There is a main road that goes up a gradual...More

Thank Bkbak
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Our visit to the Waimea Arboretum and Botanical Garden was way beyond our expectations- this is a MUST DO. Admission to the park is $16 per adult, but it's definitely worth it. You will truly get your money's worth if you take your time and...More

Thank Sammiches
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Very peaceful. The walk to the falls is not difficult. Definitely bring water. I saw people in flip flops but glad I had tennis shoes on to make the walk more enjoyable.

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We simply loved this stop off on our tour of Oahu. The gardens and grounds were breathtaking. We didn't swim in the waterfall pool, but enjoyed watching others have a great time. The gift shop was great and I only regret not buying more. Highly...More

1  Thank rikaOK
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Easy walk through the gardens that represents many different continents. Well maintained in its natural state, not highly manicured, thankfully. The waterfall at the end of the trail is a beautiful site. Don't miss the shop which carries excellent quality gifts for the folks back...More

Thank littlepro
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We came here to see the Waimea Falls and toured the gardens as well. The walking path to the falls was easy and we saw a lot of different trees, flowers and birds along the way. The path to the falls does not take long,...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Total tropical experience. The walk is beautiful with so many different types of trees and unique colorful flowers, some with aroma. The waterfall is strong and spectacular. We saw some birds but not as many as they described on the brochure given upon entry. Must...More

1  Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Yes, swimming under the waterfall is kind of a hoot and refreshing too, but the valley with its extensive arboretum plantings is a knock-out. It was historically important to local inhabitants too. OK, if you have zero interest in plants, you may be less impressed,...More

1  Thank Kit_Hoi
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This botanical gardens is very well done. Varied and beautiful plants with a cool waterfall. We weren't able to see all of it though, because some unknown character actor was filming a new Jumani. Some guy named The Rock, never heard of him... Bring some...More

2  Thank dustyzz75
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Easy, paved hike to a waterfall with swimming hole. Native plants and flowers are beautiful, making this garden a must-visit for nature enthusiasts! Pro-tip: bring mosquito repellent unless you want to get eaten alive, and after you park take your ticket to the snack shop...More

Thank pirateatheart07
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12 March 2017|
Response from Caroline M | Reviewed this property |
Before you enter, there is a very small eatery. Their fries are excellent!