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Foster Botanical Gardens

50 N Vineyard Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-3759
+1 808-522-7060
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Waikiki Trolley Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Honolulu
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This 14-acre garden is home to over 4,000 species of rare tropical plants.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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50 N Vineyard Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-3759
Downtown Honolulu
+1 808-522-7060
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I expected to see many diverse trees and plants from around the world. This collection is exceptional. Obviously the climate in Hawaii is conducive to growth, but so many of these trees are true Giants. An extra thrill was to see so many African/ South...More

Thank 1yearoff
Reviewed 6 days ago

Probably not interesting to the locals, but fascinating to tourists--huge odd trees, good exhibit of seed pods and such at entrance. Blue Marble Tree was interesting, Cannonball Tree, Sausage Tree, Baobob. Easy to walk and good signage.

Thank yahootraveler64
Reviewed 6 days ago

very peaceful place to relax and get some positive energy. I need to go there once a month to reload. go try it

Thank Angel M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This garden has a beautiful collection of older trees and some unusual plants. The grounds are great for relaxing and enjoying lunch on the grounds. The kids enjoyed running around and everyone can enjoy nature right in downtown Honolulu.

Thank LokinMe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These gardens are right in the middle of a large city, but you'd never know it. The gardens are beautiful. The signs made it fun for our teenage daughters. It was well worth the trip.

Thank ShariandFamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very well maintained garden. There were not a lot of blooming plants (we were there in December) but there were some very interesting trees and plants. We enjoyed watching the butterflies in the butterfly garden. If you like gardens, this is a...More

Thank AndieJMc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a small, but nice botanical garden in downtown Honolulu, near Chinatown. $5 per person & 2 clean restrooms. Takes an hour or less to walk around. Highlight was the butterflies. There are nicer & larger botanical gardens, so don't make a special trip...More

Thank Marlene H
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This is a lovely place. We arrived, by pure luck, just in time for a two hour tour of the gardens. The tour was free with admission which was nominal. Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable about almost every plant in the gardens. It was interesting...More

Thank margie118
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Took tour with a local guide at 1030. He was very familiar with the gardens and very knowledgeable. Unfortunately, he went into far more detail than was necessary and lost most of his group before the tour was half over. Just my wife and I...More

Thank Ronald L
Reviewed 7 December 2017

It was okay I was expecting something far more spectacular and I couldn't find the Corpse flower and I didn't really see anyone around I could ask about it there was a couple of people manning the admission stand but I didn't want to walk...More

Thank wanderlustandsparkle
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4 January 2017|
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Response from George L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very small, $5.00
Judy F
26 April 2016|
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Response from MLE0904 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely. Although we took the Red Line trolley and could get on and off at many tourist locations.