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Tours

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

Self-Guided TourExplore on your own!
Explore and discover Lyon Arboretum at your own pace by embarking on a self-guided tour. Signing in is required at the Arboretum’s Visitor Center, where you can receive our trail, bird, and garden guides and choose your route! Make sure to download our mobile app to assist you!

Guided TourExplore with a guide!
One-hour guided tours for adult and led by Arboretum Docents are available on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10am-11am, as long as a docent is available. Cost is $10.00 per person and advanced reservations are required (at least 1 full day prior to the tour). To sign-up, please call the Education Office at (808) 988-0461. Guided Tours are subject to cancellation in the event of extremely inclement weather, docent unavailability, or low number of sign ups. Walk-ins may be accommodated if a tour is scheduled and space is available.

Group ToursExplore with a group!
Guided Group tours for adults 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 and maximum group size is 30.

School ToursExplore with your school!
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 educationlyonarboretum@gmail.com.