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In wanting to see more than just the swimming pool at our hotel, we took a four hour Circle Island Tour of Tahiti, which produced many happy surprises. By far the highlight of this Circle Island Tour was the outstanding Jardins Botanique (Botanical Gardens), displaying...More
It was attached to the Gauguin Museum which has been closed for a few years. Guide told us the Gardens are poorly maintained. The 2 turtles are still there but one had his leg severely injured by pit bull dogs and has never fully recovered....More
A very lovely spot near the Paul Gaugin museum to walk around. Lots of trees--bamboo, rhododendron, willows-- and even two Galapagos turtles. Need more descriptions of the trees and better walking paths.
I was led to believe that this was a free attraction. No it wasn't approx. $10nzd each which we were not prepared to pay just to look at a garden and maybe see a giant turtle. If we could have been guaranteed that we would...More
Unlabeled, no maps provided, burning leaves in multiple areas and few flowering plants in this tropical paradise. The Galopodos Tortoise had both of his (her) front knees bandaged on enclosed in a pen. Not worth a free visit, let alone $7.00USD.