Na ‘Aina Kai is open and offering tours. We are currently offering the following tours:
The Ride – Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday
The Stroll – Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday
The Beach Walk – Friday
Walking Tour (self-guided) – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to noon
Reservations are required. Please call 808-828-0525 to make your reservation in advance.
As restrictions are lifted we will resume all of our customary guided tours.
On The Ride you will enjoy a riding tour of both the Formal Gardens and the Wild Forest Garden on a covered open-air cart. Visit our miniature Hawaiian ahupua’a, Athabascan Village, and Horticultural Amusement Garden. Discover the abundance of exotic tropical flowers and foliage and be charmed by the extensive bronze sculpture collection. This tour gives a wonderful overview of the scope and variety of the Gardens. The cost is $55 per person; must be age 13 or older.
On The Stroll you will guided through the Formal Gardens learning about plants, sculptures, and Garden history. The Formal Gardens are graced by Shower Tree Park, Ka’ula Lagoon with its plunging waterfall and tropical island, a Japanese teahouse, a Desert Garden, a Palm Garden, and more than 30 bronze sculptures. The cost is $40 per person; must be age 13 or older.
The Beach Walk takes you from the Visitor Center down a flight of steps to our Wild Forest path. As you descend into the cool, woodsy Kuliha’ili Canyon, enjoy the towering trees, frangrant flowers and interesting foliage along a meandering stream. You will stroll Kaluakai Beach before boarding the Garden’s bus to the Formal Gardens. The cost is $55 per person; must be age 13 or older.
On the Self-Guided Walking Tour you will find the Formal Gardens are graced by Shower Tree Park, Ka’ula Lagoon with its plunging waterfall and tropical island, a Japanese teahouse, a Desert Garden, a Palm Garden, and more than 30 bronze sculptures. We will have volunteers at various locations in the Formal Gardens to answer questions. The cost is $20 per person and children four (4) and under are free.
NA ‘AINA KAI HAS IMPLEMENTED THE FOLLOWING MEASURES:
- Space is limited and tours must be booked in advance by calling the Visitor Center at (808) 828-0525. No walk-ins will be allowed.
- All persons five (5) years of age or older are required to wear a face covering over their nose and mouth while indoors.
- Guests must practice social distancing, leaving at least six feet between visitors in the Gardens.
- Staff will be cleaning high-touch and high-traffic areas including door handles, hand railings, and restrooms with increased frequency.
- Guests should wash their hands frequently and thoroughly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer if handwashing is not possible.
- Please stay home if you are not feeling well or think you may have been in contact with someone who was ill.