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Garden of the Sleeping Giant

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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“raymond burr”(60 reviews)
“sleeping giant”(154 reviews)
Wander through this incredible plantation of over 2000 different types of orchids, started in 1977 by the late actor Raymond Burr, of Perry Mason and Ironsides fame.
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Wailoko Rd, Nadi, Viti Levu, Fiji
+679 672 2701
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice gardens and views. Enjoyed walking around the walkways and got a nice free cold drink afterwards.

Thank JulesKsel
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are planning to visit on a Sunday, it pays to know that the Gardens close at 1pm. We arrived at 12.45pm and were told "No problem, we will wait for you to finish your visit." We totally enjoyed the awesome orchids and the...More

Thank Sylvia R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The walk through the gardens was very peaceful and tranquil. With a stop along the way where you can grab a fresh banana. The walk is nice, but i would advise people to wear your insect repellant and bring a bottle of water. I would...More

Thank Relz12
Reviewed 5 days ago

The garden is located quite some distance from the city center and the road close to the garden is not concreted. We have booked a van to take nine of us to have one day trip in Nadi. Don't know that whether you can call...More

Thank LilyChak
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice quiet walk in a very well loved garden. Nestled up against the sleeping Giant, the easy climb to the lookout is well worth it. We liked it.

Thank Bimroy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived here with Valentine tours so our entry was paid for thank goodness....it’s certainly not worth $20’each!! Our “guide” walked us quickly to the pond with barely a word then left the whole group there to sort themselves out. As a result, we didn’t...More

Thank Melsa85
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was absolutely beautiful. The gardens were well looked after and it was so relaxing to have a wander through with my partner. We also got some amazing photos. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Katelyn S
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the main features of our vacations is to visit local gardens. My husband is a horticulturist, and this is something we've done for years. Based on the ratings at Trip Advisor, we had high expectations for the Garden of the Sleeping Giant. Sadly,...More

Thank BreathFreshAir
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right under the shadow of a mountain this orchid garden is worth a look Maybe a little on the high side for entry but amazing building and a nice garden to wander through Some really nice areas to sit and a pond area with fish...More

Thank raglantripper
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to find need better signage on main highway only small sign. Beware of road in as is metal and very ruff. once there very well kept and was worth finding something different than the usual.

Thank Carnut5
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Yes there are mosquitoes in Fiji. I traveled there in June/July with my Pregnant wife and had no problems. There has been no reported cases of Zika in Fiji according to the government health body. Arrogated can by bought... More