World Botanical Gardens and Umauma Falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in all of Hawai’i, and a must to include on your list of things to do while visiting Hawaii Island Visitors Bureau and to experience Hawaii’s Natural Beauty. Visitors can experience this beautiful garden by car and on foot. Drive to view exotic palms, banana, kukui and hala trees en route to the spectacular triple-tiered Umauma Falls. Along the way you wind through hau, hibiscus and native Hawaiian plants to the lush Rainforest Walk that grow along the Honopueo Stream and grims with tropical plants such as ginger, heliconia, green and red jade vine and bamboo. Rainbow Gardens filled with orchids, bromeliads, palms, ti, cinnamon, allspice, the pencil tree and other tropical species. Allow time during your visit to see the adjacent Arboreteum and the Children’s Maze to wander around at your own pace.
The guided tour of the gardens takes approximately 2 hours with horticulturist and Garden Director Dr. Lanny Neel, every Monday and Thursday or by appointment with catered lunch or bring a picnic lunch.
Call (808) 963-5427 to schedule your guided tour- Reservations are required or 1-888-947-4753
Directions : From Kona: Take Hwy 19 through Waimea south to Mile Marker 16 and turn right at the sign. From Hilo: Take Hwy 19 north to Mile Marker 16- left at the sign.
World Botanical Gardens & Umauma Falls Hours Open Daily 9am – 5:30pm
To get started planning your visit to Hawaii contact Linda Dancer Hawaii Master Destination Specialist
via Email Linda@honeymoonsinc.com Direct Line 931-337-0770 Toll Free 1-888-811-1888 ext 331