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Need a 4wheel drive!

Don't even attempt this without a 4wheel drive! Very unique landscape, cool to see the boulders... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Washington, Pa

This is a stop on the way to the far beach. It is on a dirt road (4-wheel drive necessary), but... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Los Angeles, California
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Garden of the Gods can be found driving off paved roads past the Stables and a Preserve. It is surrounded by Rock formations caused by years of erosion.
Lanai City, Lanai, HI
+1 808-565-7227
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't even attempt this without a 4wheel drive! Very unique landscape, cool to see the boulders thrown from the volcano. Different terrain from the rest of the island! Pretty views of the ocean! Once you're here, continue down the VERY rough road to Poihua beach!

Thank momdzall
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Um, not sure what we were expecting here, but we drove out in pouring rain over a muddy trail (lots of bumps!) and got to a flat area about an hour from the 4 Seasons that had rocks scattered across the terrain. Maybe the views...More

Thank TravelLovingProf
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Get out and walk and take in the landscape. It is very unique. Worth the time to see how the land has changed over time.

Thank FamFunIllinois
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is a stop on the way to the far beach. It is on a dirt road (4-wheel drive necessary), but the road is pretty good to this point--getting very rough the next 4 miles on down to the beach. It is an interesting cultural...More

1  Thank cookpias
Reviewed 26 June 2018

An adventurous drive, but worth you. You will need a jeep or ATV. It is amazing to see the different vegetation along the drive and then to see the landscape that looks like Mars, with beautiful ocean views.

Thank batvinskas5
Reviewed 13 April 2018

There is something of the surreal when you walk through this Garden, almost as if you walked on to Mars and left Earth behind. I prefer to get out and walk through AFTER visiting Polihua beach (which is another distance down the road), coming at...More

1  Thank Lila H
Reviewed 2 April 2018

It's worth visiting the history of the island. make sure to go here and shipwreck beach! You feel like you're on another planet!

Thank nycguestvbo
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Garden of the Gods is one of the items listed as a good way to spend time on Lanai. It is not super easy getting to but worth the drive. Be sure to have a jeep!!! In order to appreciate the experience think about what...More

Thank Radion
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We took a tour of Lanai and this was included on the trip. It is nothing like the Garden of Gods in Colorado or Illinois, but it's beautiful. It's also really windy! It's worth the time. If you're not on a tour you'll need to...More

Thank lynhe
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Garden of the Gods is not to be missed on Lanai. It is a challenge to find the right road to get there. You have to turn left by the stables and then take the first right. Keep going and then you will come to...More

Thank Julie R
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3 May 2017|
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Response from Btwb | Reviewed this property |
You will want to drive through it and end up at the beach. It is beautiful!!!
Debbie S
26 March 2017|
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Response from Dadri L | Reviewed this property |
Even if you could go 2 wd..... I'd get the jeep and have some fun.