Maire Nui Botanical Gardens, Rarotonga

(4.1/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
For a close and concentrated look at Cook Islands' rich plant life, stop by Maire Nui Botanical Gardens. Wander the trails among lily ponds, palm trees, and blooming flowers beds, and admire sweeping mountain views. Keep an eye out for native wildlife, like lizards and colorful birds. When you need to rest your feet, head to the onsite cafe and try the organic salads, made fresh each day. Visitors with a sweet tooth can choose from muffins or cheesecakes. To visit Maire Nui Botanical Gardens on your holiday in Rarotonga, and find out what else Rarotonga has to offer, use our Rarotonga vacation builder.
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  • A good time was has a very nice garden. Cafe's menu we were long, reasonably priced and delicious. It is a shop and then slowly until closing.
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  • A photographer's dream. Flowers, water droplets, birds, butterflies...worth the $5 donation. Have not eaten at the restaurant, but my cousins who live nearby tell me it's great.  more »
  • This is a non-profit tropical garden which took over 20 years to establish (according to the owner of the cafe). The garden is full of colour and gorgeous so well worth the visit in spite of $5 NZD pe...  more »