Beyond the raw natural landscape, Kauai has several renowned Botanical Gardens to explore. If you love wandering down picturesque garden paths, there are botanical gardens on every side of the island.
Allerton Garden (Lawa`i Kai) is a garden paradise, transformed through time by the hands of a Hawaiian Queen, a sugar plantation magnate, an artist and an architect. A series of garden rooms unfold between the Lwa`i Stream and the cliffs of the Valley with the focus on landscape design. This is…
This are really interesting botanical gardens. Opt for the guided tours with very knowledgable guides. The gift shop has lots of interesting items. Lots of free parking.
Allerton Garden, also known as Lāwaʻi-kai, is a botanical garden, originally created by Robert Allerton and John Gregg Allerton, located on the south shore of Kauai, Hawaii. The garden covers an 80-acre area and is situated beside the Lāwaʻi Bay, in a valley transected by the Lāwaʻi Stream.
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