Foster Botanical Garden, Honolulu

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Foster Botanical Garden, Honolulu - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: 180 N Vineyard Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96817, United States

Phone: +1-8085227066

Ticket Price: 5 USD

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

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The Foster Botanical Garden is the oldest botanical garden in Hawaii and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The garden was built in the mid 19th century and consist of the Upper Terrace (the oldest part of the garden), Middle Terraces, Economic Garden (consisting of herbs and dyes), Prehistoric Glen (primitive plants collection), the Lyon Orchid Garden and the Hybrid Orchid Display.

The trees at the park are its crown jewels- especially a Sacred Fig tree which is a clone descendant of the Bodhi tree that Buddha sat under to gain enlightenment.

A walk here is nothing short of a spiritual experience as you admire the different varieties of trees and flowers and truly detox from the urban hustle-bustle.

Foster Botanical Garden Information

  • Carry bottled drinking water.
  • Wearing sunscreen will help to protect from the sun.
  • You can also contact on +1 8085227060

Foster Botanical Garden Ticket Prices

Admission fee:

  • Adults: USD 5
  • Hawaii Residents: USD 3
  • Children 6-12 years: USD 1
  • Children under 5 years: Free
  • Annual Family Pass: USD 25

For other prices, call up the place.

Foster Botanical Garden Opening and Closing Hours

  • Free Guided Tours -  Tours led by Garden docents are offered at 10:30 am from Monday through Saturday.  Reservations are recommended.
  • For other timings, visit the official website.

How To reach Foster Botanical Garden by Public Transport

  • By Bus: Nuuanu Ave + Foster Gardens
  • By Taxi
  • By hiring a local Cab
  • By renting a Car/Bike

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  • I love that Honolulu makes city parks and gardens a priority. We live close to this place and have been to several events here like the art installation. The flowers and trees are beautiful. The park is a wonderful place to have a date or a picnic.

  • My mother asked me to take her to a garden in Hawaii. It came to our surprise how beautiful this Garden really is. We were able to experience thousands of plants we have never seen in our lives. We also saw the tallest plant in the entire world which is so unique & was a wonderful experience to have Witnessed. We spent few hours here appreciating the beauty here in Hawaii.

  • Beautiful botanical garden in the city. The old trees were amazing. The rainbow eucalyptus was awesome. Another must see botanical garden. I saw the Talipot palm in bloom!

  • Love this place, beautiful, historic, great guided tour... a bit long but worth it as the guide was wonderful and full of great knowledge, plus the gardens themselves are amazing. I've been several times and always love going back!

  • Really enjoyed our visit, perfect for little ones to run around and get dirty. Some of the trees just take your breath away. Will go again for sure! No playground. Yes bathroom facilities. Yes shaded. Yes gated.

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