The Lyon Arboretum offers a variety of tours to fit every visitor’s need. Have a look through our tour options below:

Self-Guided Tour
We invite you to explore and discover the Arboretum’s trails and gardens.Sign in at the Arboretum’s Visitor Center. Maps, information and trail guides are available in the Visitor Center.

Daily Guided Tour
One-hour guided tours led by Arboretum Docents are available Monday through Saturday, at 10:00 am. Cost is $10.00 per person. Space is limited, please call (808) 988-0461 at least 24 hours ahead of time to reserve a space. Walk-ins may be accommodated if space is available.

Group Tours
Guided Group tours are available with advance reservations. Call the Lyon Education Office at (808) 988-0461 to arrange a tour for your group. Cost is $10 per person, minimum group size is 8.

School Tours
Lyon Arboretum provides educational field trip programs for school groups. Several grade-level specific tours for school-aged children, designed to meet the HCPPS requirements for the State of Hawai’i are offered. For more information visit our School Tours page. Teachers can contact the Lyon Arboretum Education Department at (808) 988-0461 to arrange a school field trip visit for your students.

Advisory Regarding Schools and Organized Groups with Minors
Any school or organized group that intends to bring minors to Lyon Arboretum MUST COORDINATE their visit through the Lyon Education Office. This is to ensure proper safety and etiquette protocols are followed, group information and forms are gathered, and logistics have been cleared. Please contact the Lyon Aboretum Education Office at (808) 988-0461 or

Download our FREE Mobile App for your Visit!

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We also have a FREE Lyon Arboretum mobile app! Our mobile app was designed to supplement your visit by offering images, audio and detailed information about our plants at Lyon. Download below or search “Lyon Arboretum” on your phone’s App Store.