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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 1 week ago

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 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
1  Thank CoastalPaigeBrown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have mixed reviews about this one. Let me preface by saying that we booked this through the cruise line which usually costs more than what you would pay if you did an independent tour. So my main issue is with the cruise line and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fietsen1
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Excellent activity if inclined to explore. The inner pathways are well groomed and lead to a number of exotic collection areas many of which in bloom. The hike to the look out was something else...a real feel of the more wild side of the natural...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank kevin g
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We did this as a shore excursion while cruising on Royal Caribbean. We started with an informative guided tour, walking through a beautiful tropical garden viewing many different types of plants and trees. The tour ended at a covered pavilion where our chocolate making guide...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank TreasuredTraditions
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The variety of species of trees and plants assembled here is very impressive. The Cannonball tree was in full bloom and spectacular. We particularly enjoyed how information was displayed about different species, especially spices such as All Spice which you would normally not recognize if...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Johnserrat
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Many short paths with benches and small pavilions scattered about. Plants labeled here and there. Some demonstration areas, but seemed like just for booked groups. Independent exploration was fine and worth some time. I did not go up the mountain path, but with a little...More

Date of experience: August 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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