Normally the Garden is seen only on guided tours with knowledgeable guides. However, in response to COVID-19 we are currently offering a Self-Guided Walking Tour. Reservations are required.
Comfortable walking shoes, no high heels.
Yes, we have rain ponchos and umbrellas for use while on tours.
The Stroll & Ride tour is a walk thru our Formal Garden area and a ride thru the Wild Forest Area.
The Ride tour is designed for those who prefer not to walk or have difficulty walking.
We do not have a restaurant, however, we do sell snacks such as chips, candy bars, soda and water in the gift shop.
Yes. Even though Kaua‘i seems very wet, we need to supplement the Gardens’ water needs with an on-site well.
Yes. Using various techniques we have acquired through the years, we have a person that is dedicated to cleaning and polishing the sculptures year round.
We are closed for tours Saturday-Monday to take care of administrative needs and to let the Gardens grow.
No. The albatrosses are a protected species and we are dedicated to keeping them safe. How would you like it if a huge bird petted you?
We have a staff of approximately 25 people who take care of administrative and maintenance needs. We also have a large group of volunteer docents that, once they go through the orientation training, lead tours through all parts of the Gardens. Please call us at (808) 828-0525 if you would like to volunteer.
While we do have a wide range of island- and garden-oriented gifts, books, jewelry, and carved wood products in the Gift Shop, Na ‘Āina Kai does not sell any live plants.