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Botanical World Adventures

31-240 Old Mamalahoa Highway, Hwy 19 at Mile Marker 16 - 16 Miles North of Hilo, Hakalau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96710
+1 808-963-5427
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US$ 132.29*
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Segway Mala Pua Tour - 90 Minutes - Rating: EASY to MODERATE
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US$ 59.37*
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Segway Aloha Intro Tour
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US$ 101.04*
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Botanical World Adventures includes Zip Isle Zip Line, Segway Off-Road Adventure, the World Botanical Gardens, Maze, Waterfalls and more. Drive right to the viewpoints for the impressive Kamae'e Falls --- one of the best waterfalls in Hawaii or walk down the river trail to see Hanapueo Falls with its intimate beauty. Take a Guided Tour of the gardens with Garden Director Dr. Lanny Neel (reservations, please). Takes approximately two hours and lunch is also available. Take your own Self-guided Audio Tour with our Audio Wands. Discover the hidden beauty of Hawaii as you explore the hundreds of acres Gardens by car and on foot. View exotic palms, banana, kukui and hala trees en route to spectacular waterfalls. Stroll through hibiscus and native Hawaiian plants to the lush Rain Forest Walk. Immerse yourself in our botanical Rainbow Gardens filled with orchids, bromeliads, palms, ti, cinnamon, allspice, the pencil tree and scores of tropical species. You will wander at your leisure and see the adjacent Arboretum and the huge woody Maze, one of the largest in the world! You will also see spectacular 360-degree vistas which include snow-capped Mauna Kea, pastoral grazing and sweeping ocean views. Everyone will love all the popular activities at Botanical World Adventures! The Gardens is home to the family friendly Zip Isle Zip Line Adventure featuring 7 zip lines and a thrilling suspension bridge. The Segways are a truly exciting experience and another great new way to see the botanical gardens with family and friends!
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  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
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31-240 Old Mamalahoa Highway, Hwy 19 at Mile Marker 16 - 16 Miles North of Hilo, Hakalau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96710
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Reviewed yesterday

Great staff, great fun! First time we zipped and then did the Segway tour, too. Very professional and very safety focused. Reasonable prices and even better with Groupon. Wonderful view of a waterfall and the guides were very knowledgeable of the flora. Go and have...More

Thank D&H Travels
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a professional operation with very nice guides and staff. They made us feel safe on the zip lines. I also like that they do all the hooking up each zip for you. The rain forest and waterfalls are beautiful. They start you with...More

Thank KateFlorida1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I alway think Paul Blart...Mall Cop when I see the word Segway. My mom wanted to do this ONE excursion, so I signed us up. I have to admit it was fun. Tommy, our tour guide de jour was just AWESOME! He took the time...More

Thank fisherswife
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Arrived around 3 pm. We're told that we could drive to the Kamae'e Falls and only need to walk around 100ft to get a view of the Fall. We did this first and it was a beautiful view. Our only problem was that it was...More

Thank tl4804
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Botanical World Adventures advertises a 7 line zip experience amongst the tropical Hawaiian canopy. Not only did they deliver, but the experience is one worth shouting about! My 80 year old father wanted to take a zip line tour as part of his bucket list...More

Thank BlessedMomandWife
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

For $132, we expected more Segway riding time. Instead, it was full of ride 50 feet, stop. Listen about the fruit trees growing on their property. Ride 50 feet, stop. Listen to more about their fruit trees. Wash, rinse, repeat. Tasting the fruit from the...More

1  Thank GypsyBlood T
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We stopped at a roadside fruit stand and they had free passes to Botanical World Adventures. We went not expecting much, but Kamae'e Falls became my favorite waterfall on the island. The hedge maze was cool and the gardens were well maintained. The rainforest walk...More

Thank Mdtonc
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

BWA was awesome! Tia, at registration, was so friendly. We then met our three zip line guides who were great at relaxing anyone who was nervous and put new harnesses on each person in the group. Another guide came by and checked the harness again....More

Thank Michelle F
Mark R, General Manager at Botanical World Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Aloha Michelle! We love having our guests tell us about the highlight of their time with us. Mahalo for sharing your good time with us. We always want to hear one way or another, but we like it when we have made the trip for...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

It was wonderful! Especially at a fair price in Hawaii. Great way to experience a complete Serenity. Maze kept the kids very engaged! 2 - 3 hrs.More

Thank Sharmila K
Mark R, General Manager at Botanical World Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Aloha Sharmila! Glad to have you as our guests. The Maze is not only fun, but a record breaker! It is a true highlight of the gardens and we're happy your keikis loved their time with us. Mahalo for sharing and we hope you will...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017

After a quick internet search for segway tours, Botanical World Adventures seemed like the place to go. So, we loaded up in the car and made the drive from Waikoloa. We pulled in, went to he visitor's center and they were able to get us...More

1  Thank torikimme
Mark R, General Manager at Botanical World Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Aloha Torikimme, We are so glad you took the Hamakua Rain Forest drive. The coast highway is not to be missed. The horseshoes (gulches) are amazing and awesome as you weave along the coast to arrive at Botanical World Adventures. Our guides just love sharing...More

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13 January 2017|
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Response from Mark R | Property representative |
Aloha, We apologize for not seeing your question earlier. The guided tour goes at the pace of those in the tour. Tours are often separated in to two groups if there are those that need to go at a different pace. Please call... More
6 February 2015|
Response from Mark R | Property representative |
If you contact guest services at 888-Zip-Isle (888-947-4753) we can give you the best price possible. Say you asked on TripAdvisor for the best pricing.