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Foster Botanical Gardens

50 N Vineyard Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-3759
+1 808-522-7060
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This 14-acre garden is home to over 4,000 species of rare tropical plants.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
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50 N Vineyard Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-3759
Downtown Honolulu
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+1 808-522-7060
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a visit.....low cost entrance fee...all major plants are well marked and the gardens are substantial. Saw exotic trees I had never seen before and the most amazing was a palm that was flowering....once after 25 years ..then it dies. IF you love...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful peaceful and well-planned oasis in the middle of a busy city. Parts of it were in existence during the time of King Kamehameha the first, going back to the late 1700's. Well worth the visit!

Thank Kapuni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Foster botanical garden is specially distinguished from others botanical gardens on the island for its collection of trees. There are 25 trees throughout the garden that are over 100 years old and designated “exceptional”. Among them is a Ficus religiosa which is a clone descendant...More

Thank abrp722
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In August 2017 I made this one of the botanical gardens that I visited while on Oahu. I'm so glad I did. The day I was there was hot, but the tree cover was fantastic with the large trees casting speckled shade on the grounds....More

Thank Locobelle
Reviewed 19 August 2017

we loved this place......big variety of trees and vey different from other places we visited..... trees are well marked and it kind of like a game to go find the featured trees that are numbered...not as many flowers here and trees are the focus but...More

Thank Hibby922
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I really enjoyed my afternoon in this garden. The selection of trees is very impressive, and a lot of them are really tall ! The smells are also part of the experience, some of the trees can be smelled from quite a distance. I quite...More

Thank Christophe C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We enjoyed the really big tall trees and green grass and the lovely plants in the greenhouse area. It can take 2 hrs to go through.

Thank PTDreamer
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We usually try and go to a botanical garden on every vacation and we really struck out on this one. It is very small. Very little was in bloom when we were there in July. I wish we would have done more research and picked...More

2  Thank ElConquistador000
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Small botanical gardens but a lovely range of tropical and exotic plants to see such as orchids, cacao tree, palm tree garden and arabica coffee trees. Cute butterfly garden and conservatory too. Beautiful garden to visit for a relaxing walk with nature hidden amongst the...More

Thank Evamariepg
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Interesting plants and flowers. Some trees are huge. We were there in May not that many blooms. Butterfly sanctuary had no butterflies. Temple next door was interesting.

Thank Forgottentraveler
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Ririteek
4 January 2017|
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Response from George L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very small, $5.00
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Judy F
26 April 2016|
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Response from Larry C | Reviewed this property |
Yes - many alternatives. I believe we took the red line, hop-on hop-off tour and it was one of the stops.
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