Kauai Travel Guide

Kauai Sights

Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens

  • 4101 Wailapa Rd. Map It
  • Kilauea
  • Garden/Arboretum
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 01/20/2010

Fodor's Review

Joyce and Ed Doty's love for plants and art spans 240 acres and includes many different gardens, a hardwood plantation, an ahupua'a (a Hawaiian land division), a re-created Navaho compound and an Athabascan village, a Japanese teahouse, a hedge maze, a waterfall, and access to a sandy beach. Throughout are more than 200 bronze sculptures, one of the nation's largest collections. One popular feature is a children's garden with a 16-foot-tall Jack and the Beanstalk bronze sculpture, gecko maze, tree house, kid-size train, and, of course, a tropical jungle. Located in a residential neighborhood and hoping to maintain good neighborly relations, the Gardens, a nonprofit organization, limits tours (guided only). Tour lengths vary widely, from 1½ to 5 hours. Reservations are required.

  • Flowers, Na Aina Kai, Kauai, Hawaii, USA

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/pdxjeff/61118608/">IMG_7400</a> by Jeff Muceus

Sight Information

Address:

4101 Wailapa Rd., Kilauea, Hawaii, 96754, USA

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Phone:

808-828–0525

Sight Details:

  • From $35

Published 01/20/2010

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