Hawaii Tropical Botanical Gardens

Discover an unexpected paradise in this lush tropical bioreserve and garden; a magical place where paths and bridges guide you over mountain-fed streams and waterfalls along a spectacular ocean shoreline like nowhere else on the island. Explore native wildlife along with thousands of rare and endangered flowers, ferns and palms from around the world as over a mile of trails guide you through multiple diverse ecosystems. Share breath with a rainforest that holds stories of the valley’s rich history as you embrace an intimate connection with nature that is sure to be the highlight of your Hawai’i adventure!

Come experience the wild essence of nature and rediscover your place within it at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden. Located just 10 minutes north of Hilo Town on the Onomea Bay Scenic Route.


  • Location

    27-717 Mamalahoa Hwy,
    Papaikou, HI 96781
  • Hours

    Daily 9am to 5pm
    Last Entry at 4pm
  • Website


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Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden 19.811879, -155.096998 27-717 Mamalahoa Hwy, Papaikou, HI 96781, USA (Directions)