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A Small but Beautiful Garden

Small botanical garden very close to Ahu Akivi. All privately funded and constructed. Focused on... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Andrew S
Falls Church, Virginia
A botanical oasis

A beautiful little botanical garden not far from town. They even offer transport for a small fee... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Tucson, Arizona
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Calle Arapiki S/N | Continuacion de Calle Ara Roa Rakei, Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile
+56 32 255 1655
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Small botanical garden very close to Ahu Akivi. All privately funded and constructed. Focused on tropical plants--many that bloom constantly. This is a nice spot to spend 1.5-2+ hours if you enjoy lush gardens. The garden also offers transportation to and from for a small...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 15 May 2018

A beautiful little botanical garden not far from town. They even offer transport for a small fee. It's basically the work of one very dedicated man, Juan Carlos Poblete. Plants from around the world and small sculptures. A nice break from the breathtaking sites of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank marctucson
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I went there twice and both days it was closed. The sign posted said it should have been open. I sent them an email to find out about a flower that appeared in thier flyer but i haven´t got an answer yet

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

I took a taxi to the garden as its a bit out of town. One of the gardeners gave us a lift back into town.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The garden provided transportation to/from our cabins. It is a private garden built by one man and his family without any outside financial support. It took them five yrs to build, all of the plants are non-native to Rapa Nui; along with two cotton plants...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank worldseeker2014
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The gardens of Tau Kiani Rapa Nui or Jardin Tau Kiani Rapa Nui on Easter Island are the best examples of local plants and shrubs in the area. You will need good walking shoes to enjoy the lovely walks along the gardens and plenty of...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Hello T
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We went out by transfer bus and were the only two visitors they had in one hour. No sign of anyone working and the whole place was sadly neglected with lots of weeds. Some lovely shrubs and pictures showed it when first created and it...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank mppherts
Reviewed 13 June 2016

My wife and I spent nine days on Easter Island, and there is not much we didn't see. We passed this place on the way back from one of our drives around the island, and decided to stop in. This garden is unique in that...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank LelandSisk
Reviewed 18 May 2016

A unique place in Rapa Nui, this garden is clearly a labour of love for the owner. Walk through twisty paths through a huge variety of plants and shrubs, most of them native but some grown from seeds brought in specially from such places as...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank David S
Reviewed 24 February 2016

This beautiful garden was created five years ago only by one family. The plants and flowers have come from various places all over the world. It is well worth a visit, especially on a hot summer's day.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and he's a really nice guy. Created the garden himself. A lot of the structural items are recycled, like a set of steps from a museum (I think). If he suggests you visit the Ladies and Gents it's worth it even if you... More