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Allerton
Garden

4425 Lawa’i Road
Koloa, HI
See map: Google Maps
(808)742-2623

Allerton

Garden

4425 Lawa’i Road

Koloa , HI

See map: Google Maps

(808)742-2623

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Located on the South Shore of Kaua’i between the Pacific Ocean and NTBG’s McBryde Garden, Allerton Garden is a paradise transformed through time by the hands of a Hawaiian Queen, a sugar plantation magnate, and most significantly by an artist and an architect.

Tour the garden to see towering rainforest trees with tall curving roots that grow near bronze mermaids, a grove of swaying golden bamboo, a cut-flower garden, and tropical fruit trees. Here the focus is on landscape design, but among the plantings are botanically important species of the tropics, including varieties of palms, ki (ti), heliconias, and gingers.

 

The earliest history of Allerton Garden was intermingled with the upper part of the Lawa’i Valley that is now the McBryde Garden. Both were integral to the ahupua’a (land division) of Lawa’i. It was not until well after the arrival of the first Europeans in the late 1700s and the subsequent changes to the traditional Hawaiian way of life that the history of the lower Lawa’i Valley began to diverge from that of the upper valley.

Allerton Garden Guided Tour, South Shore, Kaua`i

Relax, connect and be inspired

Garden Policies for everyone’s benefit

  • Face coverings required around all facilities and when interacting with staff
  • Comply with all posted signs and safety precautions
  • Maintain social distancing around all facilities
  • If you are feeling unwell, please call and we are happy to reschedule you

Allerton Garden is a landscape architecture masterpiece named one of the ’50 Places of a Lifetime’ by National Geographic Traveler.

Guided tours of Allerton Garden are part garden tour, part art exhibit and entirely unique. Visitors are guided through expertly crafted garden rooms that feature exotic plants, sculptures, and water features.

Allerton Garden also has a rich history as a Hollywood film location for many notable movies and TV shows. See the towering roots of the famous Moreton Bay fig trees featured in blockbusters like Jurassic Park and Pirates of the Caribbean.

For more information please call: (808) 742-2623

Tour Type: Guided Tour

Days Available: Tuesday – Saturday
Tour Time: Aug & Sept departures at 9:30 am

Tour Duration: 2.5 hours

Ticket Prices:

Tour fee includes admission into our Visitor Center Garden
Visitor
Adults – $40
Children (6-12) – $20
Kama’aina
Adults – $30
Member
Adults – $20

Closed Toe Shoes Required for all Tours and Garden Access
No Slippers or Sandals. Guests will be rescheduled to another tour if they do not have the appropriate footwear

Allerton Garden at Sunset, South Shore, Kaua`i

Admire, indulge and unwind

Garden Policies for everyone’s benefit

  • Face coverings required around all facilities and when interacting with staff
  • Comply with all posted signs and safety precautions
  • Maintain social distancing around all facilities
  • If you are feeling unwell, please call and we are happy to reschedule you

Treat yourself and someone you love to a special tour of the Allerton Garden at Sunset. Once a favorite destination of the rich and famous, the Allertons hosted notable individuals, such as Jacqueline Kennedy, in their home and garden.

The Sunset Tour is the only tour that takes visitors through select Allerton Garden rooms and to the house where the Allertons lived.

At the house, visitors will enjoy the Allertons’ personal collection of pictures and memorabilia and finish the tour with a beverage and your choice of four seasonal, local entrees provided by by Kiawe Roots served in personal bento boxes to enjoy on the stunning lanai amongst ocean breezes before the sun sets into the Pacific.

For more information please call: (808) 742-2623

Tour Type: Guided Tour

Departure: Wednesday & Friday

Tour Times:
4:30 p.m. departure, changes seasonally with sunset.
Check-in 15 minutes prior to departure.

Tour Duration: 3 hours

Ticket Prices:
Tour fee includes admission into our Visitor Center Garden
Visitor
Adults – $80
Children (6-12) – $40*
Children (2-5) – $20*
Infant 0-23 mos – free no meal included

*keiki meal provided, if child would like adult entree it is an additional $10/child

Kama’aina
Adults – $70

Member
Adults – $60

Closed Toe Shoes Required for all Tours and Garden Access
No Slippers or Sandals. Guests will be rescheduled to another tour if they do not have the appropriate footwear

Best of Both Worlds, South Shore, Kaua`i

The tour to see it all

Garden Policies for everyone’s benefit

  • Face coverings required around all facilities and when interacting with staff
  • Comply with all posted signs and safety precautions
  • Maintain social distancing around all facilities
  • If you are feeling unwell, please call and we are happy to reschedule you

For visitors who want a taste of both worlds, this is the tour! Our highly-trained interpretive guides takes guests through select Allerton Garden rooms and McBryde Garden highlights. Enjoy the greatest aspects of both gardens. Whether you are seeking that perfect picture of you with the Jurassic Park Trees or have limited time, this is it!

View select rooms in the Allerton Garden, named one of the ’50 Places of a Lifetime’ by National Geographic Traveler. Then have a guided experience through our McBryde Garden, an active conservation and research garden with active interpretation and Hawaiian cultural significance.

Tour Type: Guided Tour

Days Available: Wednesdays & Friday
Tour Times: 11:00 a.m.
Tour Duration: 2.5 hours

 

Ticket Prices: 
Tour fee includes admission into our Visitor Center Garden
Visitor
Adults – $40
Children (6-12) – $20
Kama’aina
Adults – $30
Member
Adults – $20

 

Closed toe shoes required for all tours and garden access. No slippers or sandals. Guests will be rescheduled to another tour if they do not have the appropriate footwear.

Visitor Center Admission

Explore our Visitor Center

Garden Policies for everyone’s benefit

  • Face coverings required around all facilities and when interacting with staff
  • Comply with all posted signs and safety precautions
  • Maintain social distancing around all facilities
  • If you are feeling unwell, please call and we are happy to reschedule you

Biodiversity Guided Tour
  • An interpretive docent will explain why it’s critical to have variety in life
  • Stroll through the sample gardens amongst the 10 lush acres set across from the ocean bluffs
  • See amazing botanical features like plants from the dinosaur age, lotus blossoms, to native beauties
Ho’ike Circle
  • Free presentation or experience by NTBG staff on a different topic every day
  • Good for all ages
  • Examples include: garden explorer games, how to grow a garden in Kauai, to keiki stories

Ho’ike Circle Calendar

  • Saturday, July 25th – Hawaiian Legends
  • Tuesday, July 28th – CLOSED
  • Wednesday, July 29th –  Plant Treasure Hunt
  • Thursday, July 30th – Keiki story time
  • Friday, July 31st – Great expeditions and new discoveries in the Marquesas

Days Available: Tuesday – Saturday
Daily Schedule:

9:00 a.m. Gates Open
9:45 a.m. Biodiversity Guided Tour – Free
12:00 p.m. Ho’ike Circle – FREE
4:00 p.m. Visitor Center Closes

Admission Ticket Prices:
Kama’aina & Members
Free Admission
donations welcome

Check-in Required, but free, walk-ups welcome

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