Maire Nui Botanical Gardens, Rarotonga
(4.1/5 based on 280+ 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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  • The Maire Nui gardens are not government or botanic society operated or funded. They are the work of the land owners and reflect their love of their land and the flora. Being a private property, as ot...  more »
  • Lovely little cafe in the middle of an amazing garden. $5 donation is required to enter the gardens. 
  • While the gardens weren't quite what I was expecting for a botanical garden, it was a lovely place. It is a non-profit and you pay on the honor system when you walk across the little bridge. There are...  more »