Maire Nui Botanical Gardens, Rarotonga

(4.1/5 based on 300+ 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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  • Really enjoyed walking thru these gardens. Well maintained and such a variety of tropical plants. Loved it Ensure you take your insect repellant. 
  • so the walk through the well keeped gardens was lovely and the luch we have was outstanding and the cheese cake was awesome (so my daughter said) 
  • Not sure what to expect but was amazed by the lush planting, beautiful flowers and gorgeous vistas. Its only $5 to visit but it's well worth it. Unfortunately the cafe was not open on the day I visite...  more »