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Garden of the Sleeping Giant

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“sleeping giant”(151 reviews)
Wander through this incredible plantation of over 2000 different types of orchids, started in 1977 by the late actor Raymond Burr, of Perry Mason and Ironsides fame.
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Wailoko Rd, Nadi, Viti Levu, Fiji
+679 672 3418
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All reviews beautiful garden raymond burr sleeping giant juice tropical plants orchid collection lily pond on display refreshing drink nice walk well worth the visit entry fee fruit drinks take your time guided tour worth the trip dirt road
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Part of a 4 hr tour, we visited the lovely orchid garden. It was a gorgeous area with walkways thru the garden, displaying a variety of orchids from all over the world. I wish I could have stayed here longer, ( I think we only...More

Thank phillydiver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unbelievable assortment of flowers, with such variety of orchids. Cane toads need to be culled from the pond! Very relaxing.

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a few peaceful hours here admiring all the plants. Take a walk up to the viewpoint and you get stunning views out to sea.

Thank StephNZ25
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 14 visited the Garden during a half day tour of the Nadi area. The Garden was lovely and I would recommend spending more time than we were able to. Our guide at the Garden knew his stuff. We had a refreshing fruit...More

Thank Sam J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place created by Raymond Burr is a beautiful garden of orchids. Nero Wolfe would have loved it.It is also a pleasant walk through a jungle. If you ask you will find there is also a short uphill walk to give a 360 degree view...More

Thank ardom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens are both beautiful and family friendly. Well maintained with a great walk through the forest. My kids loved it.

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely interlude for a hot day. The gardens with the winding trails through the rain forest are a delight on a hot day. The coolness of the various tracks are a welcome change. there are lots of Orchids and ginger flowers to see and...More

Thank ChrisBluSku
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in to the Garden of the Sleeping Giant for a quick visit before heading to the airport. The orchids are beautiful and the setting is very pretty, but the wooden footpath feels quite wobbly/rotten in sections and I lost my footing a couple...More

1  Thank Renae M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did enjoy our walk through the gardens. Beautiful orchids in flower ... Very clean bathroom facilities

Thank Voyage72067
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The garden is quite small over all, but has beautiful orchids and jungle feel. It won't take more than couple hours to go through all the paths but it is very relaxing and green, a nice experience for a short visit. The price (FJD 18)...More

Thank Hannimari S
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10 September 2018|
Response from nirmala401 | Reviewed this property |
There should be tour buses available to take you there,that is how most people arrived there. We had rented a car for our entire stay.
9 April 2018|
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Response from JayB11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are mosquitoes in Fiji. I traveled there in June/July with my Pregnant wife and had no problems. There has been no reported cases of Zika in Fiji according to the government health body. Arrogated can by bought... More