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Take a pleasant stroll through The Water Gardens of Vaipahi, an immaculate public park. Spot, sniff, and photograph over 75 different species of plants that surround the water features of this well-maintained garden, which stretches just over a hectare (2.5 acres). Have a picnic at the foot of the waterfall, head to the souvenir shop to pick up a memento, and read the informational sheet to learn about the history of the park, built on the site of a "marae" (sacred temple). While you can tour the attraction in a relatively short amount to time, several hiking routes starting from here let you extend your visit. Onsite restrooms and a shelter for shade make this a convenient and comfortable place. Add The Water Gardens of Vaipahi to your Taravao travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Taravao trip planner.
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During our island tour we stopped at this privately owned Water Gardens of Vaipahi. Even though we visited on a rainy day I did enjoy the walk through the gardens discovering the unusual and lovely fl... more »
Great picture opportunity and right across for a wonderful view of the ocean and reef! Nice break and an chance to stretch your legs! more »
Très agréable de se promener sous les grands arbres et au milieu des fleurs et des bassins. Les espèces sont bien indiquées et expliquées, ce qui constitue une ballade très instructive. Possibilité de... more »Very pleasant to walk under the big trees and in the middle of the flowers and ponds. Species are well signposted and explained, what constitutes a very informative ballad. Possibility of extend by a sportier hike up point of view.
Very neat gardens with some hiking trails, plus it's free. Great for a relaxing walk or a solid hike. Can be muddy if it rained recently.
Small public garden with waterfall. Quick stop, with restrooms. Locals selling fruits. Not much here, ,30 mins Max to see it all.
Beautiful place to discover, in family or between friends. The flora and fauna are vast and you learn a lot of thing. A beautiful waterfall to admire, bridges to go, fish to contemplate a hike at the top of the Hill and a small snack at the beginning with local products for sale. Small flat on algae that grow in proliferation, one has the impression that the site is not maintained often, what a pity! Otherwise it's a nice place to walk and relax.
Great hiking friendly both for beginners as for experts and the view is unique 🌼🌴😉😘 but I would recommend instead when it's really beautiful 🌞
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