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Completely serene

The person who set up this garden should receive an award. This is a must visit place for nature... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
rybkaanka
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Suva, Fiji
via mobile
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We were taken on a tour of the gardens by the owner whose vast knowledge of the palms in particular... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Kelsey H
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Lesiaceva Point Road, Savusavu, Fiji
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

The person who set up this garden should receive an award. This is a must visit place for nature lovers. It’s not just palm trees but the tranquility, unspoiled nature and solitude. When you reach the top of the hill there are benches for being...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rybkaanka
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We were taken on a tour of the gardens by the owner whose vast knowledge of the palms in particular made this an interesting trip. Needs a reasonable level of fitness as the terrain is very steep.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kelsey H
Reviewed 17 December 2017

It was a little unclear from the website but you must call ahead to be let into the gardens. Cost to walk through is $20 FJD/ $10 USD a person When we arrived we received a brief orientation from the caretaker and a 4 page...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank 910lauriel
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit if you like flora and fauna. The highlight is that the garden has almost all varieties of palm trees found all over the world.... currently 289 species! Nice labelling and informative pamphlet for the stroll through the garden.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

A short bicycle ride from Savusavu town is the lovely gardens. You have call ahead to get in and 1-1.5 hours is enough to wander around. There are over 200 different species of palm trees. Nice view from the top of the stairs.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank toolo
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The Flora Tropica Gardens are an absolute "must-see" in our book when visiting Savusavu. The manager is friendly and full of information, the pamphlet for the boardwalk trail is helpful, and the plants are well labeled. There are several benches along the way to just...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

A wonderful selection of endangered palms. Apparently many were wiped out by Winston but not enough to detract from the amazing ones that were left. We didn't,t have a guide but we're given a very informative pamphlet and we're happy to potter at our own...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Nicola T
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This tour was the best thing we did in Savusavu, the botanical gardens are absolutely stunning - I think I took 500 or so photos!!! The tour guide is very knowledgeable and patient! You walk up high in the canopy along wooden paths, the views...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank llcoolJoyce
Reviewed 29 April 2017

These gardens are great if you're after something different to do in Savusavu, but make sure you phone to book ahead of time. There is a huge range of tropical plants from all over the world, most but not all of which are signposted. We...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Helena M
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

3.5* Located approximately 5kms or FJD$8 by taxi from Savusavu shops. The garden is lovely and I am not aware of an alternative in Savusavu. Primarily palms many of there plants can't be found anywhere else in Fiji. However for FJD$20, per person, it was...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Jarrah D
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Diver2210
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Response from llcoolJoyce | Reviewed this property |
Taxi is probably easiest, about $7. Entry was 20, we looked on the website for info
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Response from Caz B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do open on a Sunday. Phone them on +679 834 8314 to arrange a tour for your preferred time as otherwise they are usually at 2pm - but they don't get people every day so I am sure they would appreciate knowing you... More
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