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Maire Nui Botanical Gardens

Titikaveka, Cook Islands
+682 55 795
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Flowers look beautiful

Enjoyed a very pleasant walk through the gardens - many beautiful flowers in blossom. There is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beautifully maintained and easy to walk around gardens, delicious fresh food cafe

The Gardens are beautiful. Easy to walk around, wheelchair friendly. A nominal entry fee... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Located on the south coast of the island, these gardens contain many local plants and flowers that are not only beautiful but have medicinal uses.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheesecake” (50 reviews)
“tropical plants” (21 reviews)
“hidden spirit” (16 reviews)
Titikaveka, Cook Islands
+682 55 795
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a very pleasant walk through the gardens - many beautiful flowers in blossom. There is a donation request ($5) to walk through the gardens. It is well worth the donation. The grounds are very well kept and it is just so lovely to be...More

Thank Jewlzcee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gardens are beautiful. Easy to walk around, wheelchair friendly. A nominal entry fee, especially considering the cost of labour to keep all the tropical growth in such nice formation and the paths clear for easy walking. Loved the different tropical flowers and the size...More

Thank Rosieaus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a pretty place that has a collection of tropical flowering plants and trees. It's quiet and peaceful and has a cafe although we didn't go in. There's also a lily pond with a bridge over it and a resident duck.

Thank Odysseyx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was nice but it is costly, considering you need to pay to get in as well, $5 per person. Nice setting.

Thank jolene6969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We talk a walk through here on a beautiful sunny day and really enjoyed it. There are a lot of different tropical plants to see and paths that take you on little adventures. There is a $5 donation request when you arrive but is well...More

Thank FoxyLoxy025
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Doesn't look like much from the road, but when you park your car or scooter, walk across the little bridge, and down a path through bush and plants, you come to a clearing with a neat little cafe. Further exploration reveals a maze of paths...More

Thank Murray S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I had read about visiting these Botanical Gardens prior to going to Rarotonga and our whole family went; four adults and three children. Fantastic little cafe and so incredibly reasonable for such wonderful food, and the service was exceptional. We hardly waited any time and...More

Thank Anne255118
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

A friend and I and her young son visited the gardens on Friday 6th of October. It is well sign-posted and we had no problems finding scooter parks. There is an honesty box just a few meters inside the entranceway that requests a entrance donation...More

Thank danafamily
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I dragged my husband into the gardens and we both really enjoyed. They are so peaceful and beautiful. It's locally owned and takes a lot of upkeep to keep them this way.

Thank Heather T
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We went with family of 5 but didnt eat because of the price of food. The gardens are free thought with a suggested $5 donation to enter. Lovely gardens with unusual flowers. Def worth a look

Thank LachMe
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Dave J
22 December 2016|
Response from hardtoget | Property representative |
Kia Orana Dave, Our Cafe will be closed from 24-27th December and the 1st,2nd January. Please note we do not open on Saturdays. Hours will be ; 10am-5.00pm We do suggest you always ring beforehand over this period. Our... More
Michael W
26 October 2016|
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Response from Angela H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry No, but it was the best.
Erin D
19 March 2016|
Response from hardtoget | Property representative |
Hi Erin, Yes in fact we hire out the garden space for weddings and events. It is safe to say it is the unique space on the island. Please contact us on email or pm us on facebook. Let us know your proposed date, number of... More