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Forest Bathing in a Rain Forest

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    Stop At: Lyon Arboretum, 3860 Manoa Rd University of Hawaii-Manoa, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96822-1198

    A slow, mindful walk through parts of the Arboretum with invitations to connect with nature through your senses.

    Duration: 3 hours
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    Departure Point
    Lyon Arboretum, 3860 Manoa Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Light refreshments
    • Professional guide, certified by the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs, also certified in Wilderness First Aid
    • Mats to sit on
    • Walking sticks, if requested
    • Snacks
    • Coffee and/or Tea - A tea made from a plant found in the forest we walked and used as a traditional Hawaiian remedy.
    • Landing and facility fees
    • Entry/Admission - Lyon Arboretum
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age is 16 years; however, private tours can be arranged for families (advance notice required)
    • A small amount of walking is involved (less than a mile)
    • Trails are well-maintained, but there are some slight elevation changes, and due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
    • Operates in most weather conditions, please be prepared with a rain jacket or poncho. Tour will be canceled in case of heavy storms or other unsafe conditions.
    • At all times of the year, recommend light-weight long-sleeved shirt and long pants, covered shoes with good traction, hat, and sunglasses.
    • Additionally, please bring and apply your own insect repellant and sunscreen.
    • A casual backpack to carry your water bottle and the above supplies will help keep your hands free.
    • Please inform you guide in advance of any allergies, dietary restrictions, or medical conditions that may arise.
    • Forest Bathing Hawai'i and the University of Hawai'i have separate waiver and release from liability forms all participants will be required to complete before the walk.
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 5 August 2019

    Phyllis was peaceful, attentive and skilled at forest bathing. I highly recommend her tour. I had an open mind and heart and enjoyed every moment.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank eilaa2019
    Forestbathinghi, Owner at Forest Bathing Hawai‘i, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2019

    Thank you for coming with an open mind and heart, and so glad that you left with them even more wide open. It was my pleasure to guide you. Mahalo for your generous review.

    Reviewed 29 July 2019

    Forest bathing is magical. We truly had a memorable encounter with the forest--it spoke to our hearts, our souls, and to our universe. Each unique individual and group have a different experience. Just "be" and open your hearts to Mother Nature.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank cjlin1979
    Forestbathinghi, Owner at Forest Bathing Hawai‘i, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2019

    You so got it! Thank you. More than ever we need to take time to slow down, feel what our heart is telling us, and just experience through our senses what it means to be alive. Happy trails to you.

    Reviewed 22 July 2019

    Gentle invitations to explore the forest allowed me to acknowledge my feelings and take in the moment to create new memories. Our guide Phyliss was very in-tuned with the place and sensitive to the energies of the group allowing one to discover the boundless possibilities...More

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    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank liilarrow6
    Forestbathinghi, Owner at Forest Bathing Hawai‘i, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

    Your first observation says it all! Thanks so much for your review...in which I hear you breathe between the lines...and feel your quiet calm. I'm so glad you and the forest made such a deep connection on our walk. Happy trails! ~ Phyllis

    Reviewed 18 July 2019

    Two words: do it! Phyllis is a passionate, welcoming and very, very special guide into the world of forest bathing. I had never heard about this before, but thought it sounded interesting in the description. Phyllis was kind enough to let us participate with our...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Road623149
    Forestbathinghi, Owner at Forest Bathing Hawai‘i, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2019

    Mahalo nui loa (thank you very much) for your kind review. I love giving private walks to families with kids 8 -15 years old. So important for kids to FEEL nature, so important for all of us to slow down and just BE these days!...More

    Reviewed 15 July 2019 via mobile

    the guide knew her stuff. She taught me so much in just a few hours. Highly recommend it, even if your other half is not into it.More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank magdalenop2019
    Forestbathinghi, Owner at Forest Bathing Hawai‘i, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2019

    Thank you so much for your kind words. We forest therapy guides like to believe that it’s the forest who’s teaching us all. And time with the forest can sometimes even melt the heart of those other halves! Happy trails and keep noticing the more-than-human...More

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