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This is a stop on the way to the far beach. It is on a dirt road (4-wheel drive necessary), but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Los Angeles, California
How in the heck did they do this????

Garden of the Gods is one of the items listed as a good way to spend time on Lanai. It is not super... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Honolulu, Hawaii
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Garden of the Gods can be found driving off paved roads past the Stables and a Preserve. It is surrounded by Rock formations caused by years of erosion.
Lanai City, Lanai, HI
+1 808-565-7227
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a stop on the way to the far beach. It is on a dirt road (4-wheel drive necessary), but the road is pretty good to this point--getting very rough the next 4 miles on down to the beach. It is an interesting cultural...More

Thank cookpias
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An adventurous drive, but worth you. You will need a jeep or ATV. It is amazing to see the different vegetation along the drive and then to see the landscape that looks like Mars, with beautiful ocean views.

Thank batvinskas5
Reviewed 13 April 2018

There is something of the surreal when you walk through this Garden, almost as if you walked on to Mars and left Earth behind. I prefer to get out and walk through AFTER visiting Polihua beach (which is another distance down the road), coming at...More

1  Thank Lila H
Reviewed 2 April 2018

It's worth visiting the history of the island. make sure to go here and shipwreck beach! You feel like you're on another planet!

Thank nycguestvbo
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Garden of the Gods is one of the items listed as a good way to spend time on Lanai. It is not super easy getting to but worth the drive. Be sure to have a jeep!!! In order to appreciate the experience think about what...More

Thank Radion
Reviewed 24 January 2018

We took a tour of Lanai and this was included on the trip. It is nothing like the Garden of Gods in Colorado or Illinois, but it's beautiful. It's also really windy! It's worth the time. If you're not on a tour you'll need to...More

Thank lynhe
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Garden of the Gods is not to be missed on Lanai. It is a challenge to find the right road to get there. You have to turn left by the stables and then take the first right. Keep going and then you will come to...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 20 December 2017

The view going down to Shipwreck Beach was much easier and wide open with the same incredible view. Just to get to Garden of the Gods is a long rough trail and will zap at least 2.5 hours of your day or more if it's...More

4  Thank AZTravelz
Reviewed 27 November 2017

You have to get a jeep to go there. It's really bumpy but lots of fun and very beautiful. We took the road all the way down to the beach. The beach at the bottom is very windy. Probably why nobody was there. We got...More

Thank jeffjeff1
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

It’s only five miles off of the main road, but the rough road will take you a while to navigate. But the sights are worth it. The sparse desert landscape are beautifully stark. Have a good camera and some good wAlking shoes.

Thank Bob B
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3 May 2017|
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Response from Btwb | Reviewed this property |
You will want to drive through it and end up at the beach. It is beautiful!!!
Debbie S
26 March 2017|
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Response from Dadri L | Reviewed this property |
Even if you could go 2 wd..... I'd get the jeep and have some fun.