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Sadie Seymour Botanical Gardens

76-6280 Kuakini Hwy, Kona Outdoor Circle Educational Center, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2286
+1 808-329-6217
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Pretty, inexpensive way to spend an hour or so in a quiet place.

There is no charge to visit these gardens, but they are grateful for any donations. There are not a... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Terry M
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Seattle, Washington
Once Upon a Time

I feel as though once upon a time this garden was thriving and whomever took care of it loved it... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Michelle W
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May 21, 2018
“Once Upon a Time”
Aug 17, 2017
“small beautiful garden and free”
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76-6280 Kuakini Hwy, Kona Outdoor Circle Educational Center, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2286
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+1 808-329-6217
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

There is no charge to visit these gardens, but they are grateful for any donations. There are not a tremendous number of exhibits, but the ones they do have are pleasant to see, and the surroundings are peaceful. Don't expect to learn a great deal...More

Thank Terry M
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

I feel as though once upon a time this garden was thriving and whomever took care of it loved it very much however the grounds just arent attended to any longer as they once were. When I parked i was the only vehicle and ventured...More

Thank Michelle W
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Plants and trees are divided into where in the world they're from. Unfortunately the signage is out of date making it hard to distinguish what is what. Many appear to be missing. Plants there are maintained. Great organized thrift shop on lower level of building...More

1  Thank Ken3h
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

the garden here is small and beautiful ...the markings are not the best but lots of plants and diversity...some overgrowth in some areas where the focus or marked plants seem to have been overwhelmed........bug spray would be good to have here....very easy and accessible in...More

1  Thank Hibby922
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Wanted to go to a botanical garden and this was as close as they get. Easy to get to in the city and laid out very nice. Learned a lot about trees and plants and just a nice place to walk around. Not overly big.

Thank TBall9652
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

We always enjoy walking through a garden. We have a large koi pond and have a botanical garden theme so we visit these spots.

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the plants here, and how much I learned (plant names and origins). For a plant geek or nature photographer like me, plan 45 minutes. Else 10. Nobody was there when we arrived at 2pm on a weekday....More

1  Thank Suzanne P
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

First, even though it says that there are office hours, nobody was there when we stopped by (late morning on a Friday). We walked around the tiered grounds, separate sections based on origin of plants and trees. It was interesting to see differences in plants...More

Thank Pbrain2011
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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Off the highway and worth the trip. We like to say hello to the Tortoise when we visit. I guess the place is up for sale so it may not be the same when we return. 45 acres and a lot to see.

Thank Robert D
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

The grasses is well groomed but the trees in the garden are not well labelled. There are diagrams but they have not been updated. Clearly there was new growth that was not labelled and lost trees that were no longer there. The turn off to...More

Thank misswish2016
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It is all outside and there are no gates or prohibiting fences. Just a quiet refuge in the city, so I would say any daylight hours. It was all free with a donation box. We met no other people at all while we were there... More
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