Beautiful Scenery Along the Road to Hana
Garden of Eden Maui is one of the places you must stop and spend some time enjoying along the Road to Hana. It’s at 10600 Hana Highway, near Mile Marker 10. Phone 808-572-9899.
The Garden of Eden Maui is a large 26-acre arboretum and lush botanical garden of numerous beautiful plants, flowers, and trees. There are 2.5 miles of walking trails and several terrific scenic overlooks with ocean views. There’s also a tall waterfall cascading into a natural pool. There are lovely spots to have a picnic lunch. The garden is very well maintained. Over 700 of the plants are labeled.
Take A Garden of Eden Tour
Several tours make stops here, but Humble Tours’ Halfway to Hana + Garden of Eden Tour is the most exhaustive. This small-group excursion visits Keanae Peninsula and makes an extended stop at the garden. You’ll get to skip the entrance line, which is a huge bonus. Sometimes over a dozen cars are lined up waiting to enter. You’ll also get a guided tour of the garden, illuminating some of the unique plants on the property and visiting the garden’s best viewpoints. Before you head back towards Central Maui, you’ll enjoy a tasty picnic lunch on the property.
More About the Garden of Eden
This garden is lush because it is in the rain forest, so bring an umbrella in case you get to enjoy some of what Maui residents call “liquid sunshine.” The garden is open every day from 8 AM to 4 PM. I recommend you spend at least one hour here. This is a private park that receives no government funding, so they do charge an entrance fee that goes to maintain this beautiful garden. They have real bathrooms, something you don’t find much of along the Road to Hana. There can be mosquitoes here, so you might want to use repellent.
After you leave the Garden of Eden Maui, you will still have about an hour and fifteen minutes driving time to continue the 26 additional miles from here to Hana. But it will take you much longer than that, because there are the Keanae Peninsula and several other scenic spots you will have to stop at along the way. So be sure to start your Road to Hana journey early in the morning from your hotel or condo, to give yourself time to see as much as possible. See our page about the Road to Hana for more information.
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