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Garden of the Sleeping Giant

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“raymond burr”(60 reviews)
“sleeping giant”(149 reviews)
Wander through this incredible plantation of over 2000 different types of orchids, started in 1977 by the late actor Raymond Burr, of Perry Mason and Ironsides fame.
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Wailoko Rd, Nadi, Viti Levu, Fiji
+91 88002 37808
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a free half day in Nadi before heading to the Yasawa Islands so opted to check this place out. It was a beautiful lush garden and was very peaceful for the first half hour until several groups showed up. There were multiple secondary trails...More

Thank Helena T
Reviewed 3 days ago

These gardens are beautiful. There are a few short walks in the jungle and to a look out and its a great place for a picnic. Look out for the hammocks in the trees. We enjoyed a few pleasant hours here.

Thank pauleenfennell
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What an awesome place to visit. Nice and cool on a hot day. A refreshing complimentary drink at the end. Take the extra time to check out the views from the lookout. Just stunning. Since the hurricane we’ve been told it was not as good...More

Thank Pieter B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went here first thing in the morning (9am) & no one else but us there (3 adults). It is a beautiful peaceful place to visit & admire orchids & forest. It’s about 30 mins from Nadi town centre. Mud pools close by & with...More

Thank Jannet C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was not quite what I had in mind, but was still a lovely way to spend half an hour. Lots of interesting orchid types & a surprise "fun" garden complete with 'tree-huggers'. I wouldn't necessarily pay to visit but if the garden is part...More

Thank Nicky H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful orchids, lovely easy walk for all ages. Teenagers instagrammed themselves madly amongst the flora and fauna. We went early in the morning which was a good plan - we missed the worst of the heat and were leaving just as the tour buses arrived!

Thank Meg J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not an exciting place for kids. It’s quite relaxing, would be a great place to hang out and read a book without kids.

Thank KCandC0
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the walk and seeing the beautiful plants and flowers. The pond area was really lovely,(we were on a bus tour so didn't have time to walk up to the lookout.) After the walk we had a refreshing glass of fruit juice before getting...More

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place it was beautiful and peaceful. You could do short or long walk and the flowers and view was amazing I really enjoyed it.

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a couple of hours wandering around the gardens. Beautifully layed out with a boardwalks and trails taking you around the gardens. Finished with a lovely fruit juice supplied by the garden workers.

Thank Denise F
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Response from JayB11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are mosquitoes in Fiji. I traveled there in June/July with my Pregnant wife and had no problems. There has been no reported cases of Zika in Fiji according to the government health body. Arrogated can by bought... More