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Koko Crater Botanical Garden

7491 Kokonani St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825
+1 808-522-7060
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Not the best time of the year to visit

There weren’t very many flowers in bloom this time of year but it was still a nice walk through the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary Kay T
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Beautiful place. Peaceful.

Trail is rocky so wear good shoes. Impressive collection of plants from Hawaii, US mainland and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mountainair, NM
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7491 Kokonani St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825
+1 808-522-7060
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There weren’t very many flowers in bloom this time of year but it was still a nice walk through the garden. The flowers that were there were lovely and the cacti were also great. We went about 2:00pm and because it was a cloudy, breezy...More

Thank Mary Kay T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Trail is rocky so wear good shoes. Impressive collection of plants from Hawaii, US mainland and Africa

Thank Canuck0420
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an incredible treat! We chose this walk from an Oahu Hikes book and we were so tickled to get to visit such a unique place. We read some reviews about it being really hot and dry. We went later afternoon, beginning at 3:30, so...More

Thank Kimberley42
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this garden after seeing on a sign at the nearby lighthouse. It ended up being a highlight of our trip. The garden unfolds naturally in an easy circle that was about 2 miles if you walk all the side trails. Very unusual...More

Thank nekomau
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

As i live only 5 minutes away i do this hike 3-5 times a week, area is clean and well cared for, lots of unusual plants but you have to look for them, and nice thing is they are mostly labled for easy id, gentle...More

Thank CaptScottyfromHawaii
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We love to explore the crater later in the day when the garden is in shadow. The cactus part is our favorite! It's fun for the kids to walk around and explore and looks different depending on the time of year. And it's great that...More

Thank Shonni S
Reviewed 23 September 2017

While living in Honolulu for 8 months, I tried to get to many places on Oahu, and this was one of my favorites. Not only was it free, but what a gorgeous place to get my daily walking in. Inside Koko Crater, the entrance when...More

Thank aussieswife9
Reviewed 20 August 2017

this is a very good botanical garden with tons of variety and its free...it can be hot and dry so please bring something to drink...make sure to pick up a map and a guide to see the featured plants/trees.....there are different sections each very unique...the...More

Thank Hibby922
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Plumeria / Frangipani is the National Flower of Hawaii, At the Koko Crater Botanical Gardens i found the most numerous and tall up to 30 ft Plumeria ever seen. It is a NATURAL amphitheater for sun collection , This BLAZE of colour is amazing and...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I love visiting the Koko Crater Botanical Garden. It is located near a golf community in East Oahu at the far end of Hawaii Kai near Sandy Beach. There is nothing fancy about the garden -, no docents, one porto-potty and a security guard. Parking...More

Thank S L
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Bernadette V
23 March 2017|
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Response from Lynn S | Reviewed this property |
It is free. Just park outside the fence and walk in.