For visitors who want a taste of both worlds, the South Shore Combination Tour guides guests through select Allerton Garden rooms and McBryde Garden highlights. This tour offers a taste of both magnificent gardens.A behind the scenes look at our state-of-the-art horticultural center is also included, where visitors will see rare plant cultivation and research in action. View select rooms in the Allerton Garden named one of the ‘50 Places of a Lifetime’ by National Geographic Traveler. Then have a guided experience through our McBryde Garden, an active conservation and research garden with active interpretation and Hawaiian cultural significance. Departures twice daily at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm. Duration is approximately 2.5 hours.
What You'll Get
TWO GARDENS AT ONCE PLUS BEHIND THE SCENES
Can't decide between history, horticulture, and the art? Do it all with the South Shore Combination Guided Tour. Visit both magnificent gardens including select Allerton rooms, the famous Jurassic Park trees, McBryde's amazing botanical trails, and a behind the scenes look at the state-of-the-art horticultural center.
Tour Length: 2.5 hours.
All our visits begin at our South Shore Visitors Center across from Spouting Horn
Located at 4425 Lawaʻi Road in Koloa, (across the street from Spouting Horn) the South Shore Visitors Center is the gateway to McBryde Garden and Allerton Garden. All tours begin and end at the South Shore Visitors Center where parking, ticketing, and gift shop are located.
Get directions to the Visitors Center or use GPS coordinates +21 53′ 8.67″, -159 29′ 33.04″ in your navigation device.
Arrival and Check In
Parking and check in for all McBryde and Allerton Garden tours is available at the South Shore Visitor Center located at 4425 Lawai Road, Po`ipu, HI. Each tour includes a narrated, 15-minute shuttle ride to and from the gardens along the dramatic coastline of the South Shore.
What to Bring
Allerton guided tours are an outdoor experience and weather can be unpredictable on Kauaʻi. Visitors are encouraged to dress for the weather and terrain. Please bring the following items with you:
Comfortable walking shoes
Water bottle filling stations and concessions are available at the South Shore Visitors Center and Food for Thought tram stop in McBryde Garden.
Weather or emergency-related closure of the gardens will be posted with as much advance notice as possible on our website, Facebook, and Twitter pages. Registered visitors will also receive an email, text message, or call.
24-hour cancellation required for full refund, 72 hours for groups of 5 or more.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- Not wheelchair accessible
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
- Walking guided tour
2 hours 30 minutes
A paper voucher is required for this attraction/activity. You must print and bring your printed voucher with you on the day of the activity, as required by our local provider.
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