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Akatsuka Orchid Gardens

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Address: 11-3051 Volcano Road, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
Phone Number:
18089678234
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10:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:30
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USD 20.00*
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A Delightful Discovery

We've long been fans of orchids and have slowly lucked into figuring out how to bring a few back to life after the blooms faded. But our Orchid knowledge was lacking, at... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Pleasant Ridge, Michigan
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Pleasant Ridge, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've long been fans of orchids and have slowly lucked into figuring out how to bring a few back to life after the blooms faded. But our Orchid knowledge was lacking, at best. So, it was a delightful surprise to discover Akatsuka Orchid Farm. Even those who might have no more interest than enjoying rare and beautiful blooms, perhaps buying... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took the tour and found that it provided a lot of good information on the history of orchids in the area and the growing/care conditions needed to make orchids flourish. The tour guide was the son of the owner and very knowledgeable as he will likely take over the business. The staff were very friendly and helpful. A lot... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is not the main reason people go to visit Volcano, but it is definitely worth spending an hour here to see all the different orchids. Amazing varieties and colours!!

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing place for the orchid lover. Some of the people working here have such a passion for the orchids and their job it is unlike any other place I've seen. There are people that literally schedule their vacation to time it with an orchid that blooms in August and it holds the world record for points and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at closing time (4:30). We saw very beautiful orchids and the staff was friendly. One explained about their ordering on-line and shipping guarantees. Worthwhile if you like exotic flowers.

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great stop when we were in Hawaii, the Kona coffee tasting was great the Orchids were great, loved the one that smell like coffee.

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Calgary, Alberta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On our trip to Volcano National Park we stopped to tour Akatsuka Orchid Gardens. What a pleasant surprise in the middle of basically no were. The Orchids are stunning and the staff were great. A big shoot out to Cyndi and Geneva who answered all of our questions and provided a lot of information on how to get great longevity... More 

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West Jordan, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

It was great learning more about the orchids since we have a couple of them already. Our tour guide, a guy with curly hair, was awesome and very knowledgeable. It was so much fun to plant our own little Orchids to bring back home to Utah with us. We shipped several other orchids back home and they arrived in perfect... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This was a stop on our day-trip tour of Hilo, Rainbow Falls, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. It was a fairly quick stop, just long enough to enjoy and photograph some of the lovely orchids growing there, but not short enough for some of the kids who were not one bit interested. I picked up some nice-smelling hand cream in... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

We've always enjoyed our visits to Akatsuka Orchid Gardens...the plants are beautiful and the staff is great. Now they've put together a new exhibit about the cloning, cultivation and care of these special plants. Be sure to send plants home..we've done this for years and they arrive in perfect condition and thrive in our Oregon sunroom. We will continue to... More 

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