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Carambola Botanical Gardens & Trails

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The 100% natural 40 acres of the Carambola Botanical Gardens and their many jungle trails offer a perfect place for hiking, wildlife and scenic photography, eco tours, bird watching, nature studies, and of course, relaxation. So, "take a walk on the...more
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Across From Anthony's Key Resort, Sandy Bay, Roatan IB3107, Honduras
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you love walking/hiking in natural environments, don’t miss the Carambola Gardens. It’s like being in another world. You can hike up and down to the summit and look around a bit within an hour, but if you have time to stay and drink in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank elizabethbush
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this excursion through Royal Cruise line and their description made it sound quite interesting, which in reality it was not. The description stated the was little walking involved and in reality there was quite a bit of walking and that is just half...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TimW320
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was truly a surprise. We pulled up not knowing what to expect. After a brief introduction to the Gardens and a small fee per person, we entered the Gardens. We had the most amazing hike to the top of the mountain that provided a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank H2815DTjennifers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this as an excursion through our Royal Caribbean - Liberty of the Seas cruise. According to the Royal Caribbean Shore Excursions Website: "Make chocolate the way the Mayans did centuries ago. Your adventure begins with a guided island tour and sightseeing highlights on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Patricia V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The garden had plenty species. Some of them weren't in bloom, some where. We got to see cocoa pods right from the tree as well as coffee beans. The hike to the top was awesome and the view from up there was breathtaking. You get...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nicktroppi
Reviewed 3 December 2018

A nice place to see and learn about local plants and flowers. The Semi easy trail to the look out is beautiful and I recommend it

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kristin H
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Carambola Gardens is the ONLY botanical garden on Roatan. We have now been there 3 times. We always just arrive and pay admission. It is far less expensive than booking a tour through a company. I read a review that said 'skip it'..I would diss-agree...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank ibuycdn
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

This attraction caters to tour groups, and while it appeared that that they are informative to tour groups. I did not have the same experience. For a botanical garden the cost was $15.00 and I got a paper map. In about 10 minutes I had...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank katlat29
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Wonderful taste of local flavor! Go hiking or take a guided tour if you want. Famous mahogany tree, a chocolate tree and lots of interesting plants and trees of other types. At the end of the tour, we had samples of fruit from the garden.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank bobsboy_texas
Reviewed 11 November 2018

We had come full circle, standing on the top of the hill looking out at a large bay surrounded by turquoise waters and doted with a handful of houses. Back in 2011, my husband and I visited this garden while on a cruise. So enchanted...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mina H
8 May 2018|
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Response from Daniel D | Reviewed this property |
Not that populated, but did not see snakes either
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MCJones93
13 February 2018|
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Response from ScouserPC | Reviewed this property |
My trip was part of an island tour, booked from the cruise I was on. But there were lots of independent operators at the port.
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Bobbie W
21 April 2017|
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Response from WJP89 | Reviewed this property |
You probably have the answer you need - however, your aunt COULD visit the gardens if she was content to stay in the lower part near the entrance building. There are places to sit and the trails are pretty easy to navigate... More
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