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Relaxing

Relaxing and pleasant visit and if you are looking for something to do on a Saturday morning then... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
mikeydaveyoz
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Tamworth, Australia
good

Great to see locals in their traditional costumes. Eco lodges being built in the cool forest are... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2015
youngatheart96
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australia
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12 May 2018
“Relaxing”
5 days ago
“Summit Gardens Closed”
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Rainbow Botanic Gardens is a peaceful place with reflective water features; with pathways designed for wheelchair access, it is safe and easy to walk around the multiple gardens. Rainbow Botanic Gardens is a protected area where you will find birds...more
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Mele Road | Salili Area, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
+678 24720
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After reading about these Gardens in various tour guides we booked a driver to take us there. Duly informed by nearby zip line operator that gardens and home were sold over a year ago. He allowed us to walk a short trail in the area....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wtandy
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Relaxing and pleasant visit and if you are looking for something to do on a Saturday morning then that the time to visit rainbow gardens

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mikeydaveyoz
Reviewed 11 September 2017

As a retired academic botanist, I really wanted to visit these gardens. They seem to have international credentials for a botanical garden. Alas, the various drivers and hotel staff stated they thought it was closed. They also neither answered the phone nor e-mail. I would...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank William B
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The garden is listed in the Vila Tourist Brochure as open on Saturday 8-4 but on arrival the operation was closed and when we rang the telephone # it was disconnected. Perhaps it has been closed permanently

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank CarolK773
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Rainbow Botanic Gardens is Vanuatu’s only internationally recognize Botanic Garden in association with Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Located 5 minutes to the international airport and 15 minutes to the Port and cruise ships the property and business is the closest tour to Port Vila showcasing...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Wakatipu0101
Reviewed 21 October 2015

I loved this place, our tour guide was very informative about the plants, their medicinal properties etc. Seeing how Vanilla grows and how they extract the essential oil from Sandalwood was so cool, hence I had to buy both.

Date of experience: November 2014
2  Thank fayenz17
Reviewed 10 March 2015

We have been here today ! it was really expensive : 2000 VA (20AUD) for 2 to do a really quick tour of 20 min ! we had no welcome, no explanation about nothing. Just a bad time for us. Iam sorry for them, i...More

Date of experience: March 2015
4  Thank Joannes S
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Great to see locals in their traditional costumes. Eco lodges being built in the cool forest are very cute and funky. Great variety in the nursery. Had a huge ice cream from the shop.

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank youngatheart96
Reviewed 2 September 2014

usually drive past but stopped and checked it out last week. Was amazed with the different plant species, especially my favorite betel nut! The pool is amazing and the gardens contain historical information as well.

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank Molean K
Reviewed 31 August 2014

Hidden away, but worth finding. The owners said they are hoping to start a café etc on the premises. You can buy beautiful cut flowers.

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank DiBecker
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