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Allerton Garden: Small Group Tour

1. Allerton Garden: Small Group Tour

Embark on a relaxing and informative guided tour. Discover a tropical paradise with decades of history dating back to the 1800s. Allerton Garden extends along the banks of the Lawai Stream where the valley narrows before opening onto the coast past the Spouting Horn. Along the way, you might even encounter koi fish, large bullfrogs, chickens, and ducks. This picturesque setting has been used in a number of films and TV shows including Pirates of the Carribean, Magnum PI, Starsky and Hutch, and Donovan’s Reef. Trek through winding pathways and marvel at towering rainforest trees providing you shade from the warm Kauai sunshine. You can’t miss the tall curving roots of the Moreton Bay fig trees made famous in the movie Jurassic Park.  Walk through a grove of swaying golden bamboo, a flower garden, and tropical fruit trees nestled amongst bronze statues and water features. Here the focus is on landscape design but your guide will be sure to point out important species including varieties of palms, flowers, and gingers.

McBryde Garden: Day Pass

2. McBryde Garden: Day Pass

Board a tram into the lush Lawai Valley and see the magnificent coastline of Kauai’s south shore while listening to commentary about your surroundings. Arrive at McBryde garden and walk amongst the world’s largest collection of native Hawaiian plant life, with endangered flora and flora that are extinct in the wild.  See and smell exotic spices ranging from allspice to vanilla on the Spice of Life Trail. Take a journey back in time in the Hawaiian Life Canoe Plant Garden and along the Biodiversity Trail. This garden showcases a multitude of plants that the ancient Polynesians brought to Hawaii that provided materials to make cloth and build canoes and structures and for medicine and food. Explore the agroforestry project with spices, glimmering water features, and a canoe garden reminiscent of the voyages of ancient Polynesians. Delight in the wide variety of palms, flowering trees, ornamental flowers, and unusual plants from the tropical world. You can even visit the living laboratory where scientists are still discovering the secrets of these plants. You might catch sight of various birds living in this pristine location.

Allerton Garden and Estate Tour with Sunset Dinner

3. Allerton Garden and Estate Tour with Sunset Dinner

Join this early evening tour of an immense 80-acre tropical oasis filled with lush foliage, European sculptures, and carefully-landscaped garden rooms. Allerton Garden extends along the banks of the Lawai Stream, where the valley narrows before opening onto the coast past the Spouting Horn. Stroll through expertly crafted garden rooms that feature exotic plants, sculptures, and water features with a knowledgeable guide by your side. Then, venture to the Allerton Estate and listen to fascinating stories about the former owners and visit the home where they once lived. Admire the Allertons' personal collection of pictures and keepsakes. The Allertons hosted notable individuals such as Jackie Kennedy. See Queen Emma's cottage, now nestled into the cliffs next to the Allerton Estate House. Complete your garden and estate excursion with a delicious sunset meal on the lanai, surrounded by a picturesque garden and the sounds of ocean waves in the distance.

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What people are saying about Poipu

The guide was knowledgeable and personable. The gardens and their history are amazing. It's wonderful that they're preserving both the native and "canoe" flora.

Great location and guide was very knowledgeable about the area along with vegetation growing on the island

Well informed tour guide most knowledgeable...pleasant stroll through the grounds...

Excellent your. Guide very knowledgeable and makes it very interesting.

Very nice tour with a very knowledgeable botanist, Joanne.