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Allerton Garden, Poipu

4.5
#4 of 13 in Parks in Poipu
Allerton Garden is a gem in the crown of Hawaii National Tropical Botanical Gardens. Designed by Queen Emma of Hawaii and shaped by time, the garden is shaded by large rainforest plant life and tropical fruit. Flowers, ginger, and palms flourish and fill the area with sweet smells. All this natural beauty is complemented by sculptures, fountains, and manicured lawns inspired by European gardens. Take a self-guided tour through the gardens, and stop at the visitor center for literature and to ask the staff any questions. By using our Poipu day trip website, you can arrange your visit to Allerton Garden and other attractions in Poipu.
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  • With confirmed CORVID-19 cases on Kauai we thought gardens would be safe places to visit. Allerton Garden requires a ride in an enclosed bus with many other visitors soughing and sneezing. The bus.....  more »
  • We enjoyed our tour and hearing about the Allertons. Our guide was very nice but a bit long winded. He had lots of stories, maybe too many. However we would highly recommend.  more »
  • We were there 15 years ago, when we were allowed to wander Allerton garden and enjoy the day. Today it is only a guided tour, and the price is ridiculous. I think they view visitors as a nuisance. I.....  more »
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  • Just when I think it can't possibly get anymore beautiful here in Kauai, along comes another spectacular slice of paradise! There were multiple places at Allerton Garden that had native plants new to everyone in the group. David, our guide was extremely knowledgeable and told us what each plant was and its origin and usage. The staff at Allerton are very passionate about conservation and you can tell that the grounds are lovingly cared for. I highly recommend this garden oasis.
  • Wonderful tour--our teenagers loved it! Amanda did a great job touring us through, giving us tons of information about the different plant and tree species and the history of the garden and Allerton family. Highly recommend this tour.
  • Absolutely beautiful day at the gardens. Paul was our tour guide and was wonderful! Very informative and fun (and Paul was funny too!) The history of the Garden was interesting and we loved seeing where movies like Jurassic Park and Pirates of the Caribbean had been filmed. Highly recommend for all ages!
  • Exceptional botanical garden tour. Our guide was passionate about plants and the history of the property. He provided lots of great information around the various plants, garden rooms, and owners. He let us taste a few things along the way and we were accompanied by a couple of the great wild chickens of Kauai.
  • We did the Allerton Gardens tour and loved it. It’s a lot of walking but well worth it. Our guide, Sabrina, was very passionate and knowledgeable about the gardens and preserving Kaua’i and the other island plant life and culture. There were many interesting parts of the tour. I just wish it could’ve been longer.

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