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“Nothing spectacular” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Banyan Tree Park

Banyan Tree Park
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The Feast at Lele: A Luxury Maui Luau
Ranked #6 of 123 things to do in Lahaina
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Hamilton, Canada
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55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Nothing spectacular”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014

Many people toot this as a must-see, but I must have missed the amazingness of it. It's an interesting tree formation, but hardly a must-see. It's apparently also carefully manicured to grow this way. In the rain forests that you see on the road to Hana, the banyan trees there grow naturally and look nothing like this. They are actually a lot more impressive.

It's a cool reprieve from the blazing hot Lahaina streets, but very crowded. Lots of kids climbing on the trees (despite all signs warning against it) and many many people. You can't turn without stepping into someone's photo. If you pass by, take a look. If not, no reason to make it your sole destination.

Visited July 2014
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“Beautiful Tree and Cool Park Beware of the Tansients”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

Took my dad to the Banyan Tree Park for his first visit. The park is a very cool place to visit and see the tree. It shades an entire block and has an interesting story.

There are places to sit and look at the tree or to just rest in the shade. On some days, they have craftsmen selling items.

The only issue with the park, like a lot of parks, are the transients who like to hang out in the shade. They can be annoying and occasionally aggressive.

Visited August 2014
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Auburn, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Neat Natural wonder!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

We walked down front street and noticed what I thought was several trees. In reality it was one tree with several branches. I have never seen anything like it in my life. Very cool

Visited July 2014
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Worth the look”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

The tree is amazing with so many things to look at. you get a good look at the locals. Use 1-800-SNORKEL, they are located by the Banyon tree. They are amazing with the best customer service around!

Visited May 2014
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Orange, CA
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“It gets bigger with every visit!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

Amazing tree, there was an art festival going on while we were there which had some interesting things to look at and purchase.

Visited July 2014
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