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Kauai's National Tropical Botanical Gardens

Kauai is also known as the Garden Isle because of it's lush tropical forest and gorgeous mountains. Take some time to experience Kauai's beautiful gardens at the National Tropical Botanical Gardens. Kauai has 3 different gardens on island. Each garden provides a unique experience.

McBryde Garden

The McBryde Garden is tucked away in the secluded Lāwa‘i Valley. This garden allows you to explore at your own pace. You will encounter rare and endangered Hawaiian Species, and some extinct in the wild! You will also visit the living laboratory where scientists are still learning the secrets of these plants. The tour checks-in is at the Southshore Visitors Center, a short distance from the Valley rim. Your tour includes Garden transportation into and out of the Valley, along a spectacular scenic route. Learn more about tour times and book your garden adventure here

Allerton Garden

The Allerton Garden is tucked away on the ocean side of the secluded Lāwa‘i Valley. This was once a retreat of Hawaii's Queen Emma. You will witness a variety of plants, sculptures, and rippling pools. You can even sit in the same trees found in Jurassic Park! The tour checks-in is at NTBG's Southshore Visitors Center, a short distance from the Valley rim. Your tour includes Garden transportation into and out of the Valley, along a spectacular scenic route. Learn more about tour times and book your garden adventure here

Limahuli Garden

The Limahuli Garden is located on the north end of Kauai. Limahuli provides an incomparable natural beauty that Hawaii has to offer. You will walk through lava rock terraces and see the native landscape put in place by the first polynesians. You will also find some introduced plants from the plantation era. Learn more about tour times and book your garden adventure here