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Allerton Garden

4425 Lawai Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96741
+1 808-332-7324
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Allerton Garden

WARNING! MOSQUITOS! Over 30 bites on my body in a one hour visit. And after we were bit the staff... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Reno, Nevada
via mobile
Landscape walking hike

Nice, casual and informative nature walk in beautiful historical botanical gardens. Ask for Sam and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Angelia W
Pearland, Texas
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NTBG’s Allerton Garden Garden is located on the south shore of Kauai in the picturesque Lawai Valley. Tours run daily and include a ride from the Visitors Center in Poipu along a scenic coastal route and continue along the valley rim on a former sugarcane train railbed. Visitors disembark on the valley floor to explore this former private estate, named by National Geographic Traveler magazine as one of the 50 places to see in a lifetime. Plants form the walls of outdoor rooms, the canopy of trees the ceiling. Housed within are elegant statuary and water features. A popular spot for photos is the ‘Jurassic trees’, with their massive curving roots.National Tropical Botanical Garden is a nonprofit institution, dedicated to saving and studying tropical plants.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“jurassic park” (91 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
4425 Lawai Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96741
+1 808-332-7324
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

WARNING! MOSQUITOS! Over 30 bites on my body in a one hour visit. And after we were bit the staff said other guests had come away with their arms covered with bites. Therefore our experience was not unique. Upon our check in, staff members did...More

Thank STKilly
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice, casual and informative nature walk in beautiful historical botanical gardens. Ask for Sam and learn all about the garden features AND interesting natural remedies about the plants and trees. This is where the 'hatched egg' scene from Jurassic park was filmed. The Morton Bay...More

Thank Angelia W
Reviewed 6 days ago

An amazing 2.5 hours tour of these amazing grounds. We saw the most magnificent trees, flowers and fruit. Our very knowledgeable guide was amazing and helped make this visit something to remember forever. This tour is a must to those who love nature!

Thank MMja38
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to Kauai on our honeymoon, and friends and family members alike told us to visit the botanical gardens. We wanted to visit the Allerton garden more so than the McBryde because of the Moreton Bay Fig trees featured in Jurassic...More

Thank angha_aara
Reviewed 1 week ago

You might think it is a boring thing to do, but it is not. It just so happens that we went to the Allerton Garden when we first arrived on the Island. I'm glad we did because throughout our Hawaii trip, we knew what we...More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really beautiful garden tour. Be sure to bring mosquito repellent! The guided tour was the way to go, but $50 per person may be a bit steep.

Thank chargebayonet
Reviewed 1 week ago

Allerton Gardens was a great way to spend an afternoon in Kauai. Our tour guide walked us through the garden and was very informative about all the different plant species we saw as well as the different areas / "rooms" that had been built. $50...More

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sam, our guide did an excellent job explaining how the Allerton Garden was created. It is composed of outdoor garden rooms with statues & water features--pools, ponds, and waterfalls. This garden was a highlight of our visit to the island of Kauai.

Thank laman1girl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The two and a half hour tour includes a tram ride down to the gardens from the ticket center which affords a majestic view of the pounding surf and the Allerton Estate. Our tour guide, Sam, was exceptional. His father worked in the gardens and...More

1  Thank LUchicago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful as always! Has areas mosquitoes like! Love the native plants and how well maintained the gardens are! Not really good for mobility for handicapped.

Thank Milli D
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what is the entrance fee?
9 May 2017|
Response from NTBGTours | Property representative |
Hi Troubletaster, Guided Allerton tours are $50 for adults and $25 for children. We also offer a sunset dinner tour of Allerton Garden that includes a light meal at the Allerton's House at the end of the tour for $95. If... More
Do i need to book a tour before I arrive on the island or is it easy to secure a spot? Michelle
6 May 2017|
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Response from LaMichelita | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for your answers. We are back now. We dropped in without making a reservation and they we were booked up for the time we wanted. But the lady at the counter said you usually don't have to book ahead of time, there... More
Ron W
Are there washroom facilities available during the Allerton and McBryde tours
16 April 2017|
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Response from jammerspot | Reviewed this property |
yes, there are some at top of garden before the tour and some located down in the garden. Modern facilities.