Hawaii Tropical Botanic Gardens

Approximately 2½ Hours
Moderate Activity 

Explore the magnificent Botanic Gardens, located north of Hilo on the Hamakua Coast.

You will have 1½ - 2 hours to stroll on your own through a slice of tropical rain forest, complete with orchids, heliconias, ginger, waterfalls, a fern garden, exotic birds and ocean shoreline.

More than 2,000 different species of plants are all labeled, including a very large display of orchids.

En route back to the ship, relax on a guided panoramic mini-tour of Hilo’s Old Town.


Wear comfortable walking shoes. Not advisable for guests using a wheelchair. Umbrellas are provided in case of rain.


This excursion is led in English