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A random visit on a drive around the island of Tahiti led us to this very special FREE attraction... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Nashville, Tennessee
Galapagos turtles

A very lovely spot near the Paul Gaugin museum to walk around. Lots of trees--bamboo, rhododendron... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2016
Miller Place, New York
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29 Aug 2018
“a surprisingly GOOD highlight of our visit”
24 Apr 2017
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CCAandEBA
Reviewed 25 April 2017

A random visit on a drive around the island of Tahiti led us to this very special FREE attraction. Beautiful landscaping with aterfll, ponds and a lovely nature walk.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank JMasonNashville
Reviewed 16 October 2016

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

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank ShilohinBC
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Don't waste your time. Most of the trees and plants lack description and the walking paths need work. Wasn't a lot to see. We were gone in 20 minutes

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank GolferKen
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank danfriedmanmd
Reviewed 13 February 2016

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

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 28 January 2016

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.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Dennis7670
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