Panaewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens, Hilo

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Visit Panaewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens, a zoo actually located in a rain forest. With only 4.9 hectares (12 acres) of land, it's easy to explore the entire park and meet its inhabitants in a day. Take a walk through the rain forest and gardens, view 80 species of animals and 40 species of plant life, and interact with wildlife at the park's petting zoo. Though the park no longer has its famous white Bengal tiger, it is still home to a number of fascinating creatures, including the endangered nene, the Hawaii state bird. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Hilo holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Panaewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • A beautiful experience and not too much walking required. We took 90 minutes and covered a little over a mile. Amazing Tigers, Alligator, Monkeys and Peacocks that are walking all around the zoo... 
    A beautiful experience and not too much walking required. We took 90 minutes and covered a little over a mile. Amazing Tigers, Alligator, Monkeys and Peacocks that are walking all around the zoo...  more »
  • What a nice friendly zoo! Amid a botanical garden. Kids love the play area too. Entertained my 3 yr old great grandson and all of us too! Free to the public. Please leave a donation! 
    What a nice friendly zoo! Amid a botanical garden. Kids love the play area too. Entertained my 3 yr old great grandson and all of us too! Free to the public. Please leave a donation!  more »

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