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Panaewa Rainforest Zoo - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

800 Stainback Hwy, Hilo, HI 96720, USA

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About Panaewa Rainforest Zoo

This is a small zoo which was located inside a rainforest that has an area of 12 acres and it has more than 80 species of animals on display, and the grounds feature more than 40 different species of plants, flowers, and trees.

Attractions Near Panaewa Rainforest Zoo

Imiloa Astronomy Center
Imiloa Astronomy Center5.46km from Panaewa Rainforest Zoo

This is an astronomy and culture education center located in Hilo, Hawaii. It features exhibits and shows dealing with Hawaiian culture and history, astronomy, and the overlap between the two. It also includes a 120-seat planetarium, which features a fulldome video projection system.

Rainbow Falls
Rainbow Falls8.19km from Panaewa Rainforest Zoo

A beautiful 80 m Height waterfalls which was part of the Hawaii state parks. At this falls Falls, the Wailuku River rushes into a large pool below and the pool is surrounded by lush greenery and it gives a stunning view of the waterfall.

Coconut Island
Coconut Island8.46km from Panaewa Rainforest Zoo

This is a small island in Hilo Bay, just offshore from Lili'uokalani Park and Gardens, in Hilo, off the island of Hawaii. It is a small park, and is connected to the main island via a footbridge. The island includes a large grassy field, picnic areas, restroom facilities, and a few tiny sandy beaches.

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden17.63km from Panaewa Rainforest Zoo

This is a nonprofit botanical garden and nature preserve located near to the Old Māmalahoa Highway. he garden is located in a scenic valley opening out to Onomea Bay, and features streams, waterfalls and a boardwalk along the ocean. Today the garden contains over 2,000 plant species, representing more than 125 families and 750 genera, with good collections of palms and so more.

Akaka Falls State Park
Akaka Falls State Park23.72km from Panaewa Rainforest Zoo

This is a beautiful state park which was located in Hawaii. It comprises of so many huge trees and a vast collection of flora and fauna. The main highlight of this state park is the 442 feet high waterfalls named Akaka. The falls can be viewed from several points along a loop trail through the park. This park is a good trekking destination and also an escape from a busy life.

Lava Tree State Monument
Lava Tree State Monument26.08km from Panaewa Rainforest Zoo

This is a public park in the island of Hawaii which preserves lava molds of the tree trunks that were formed when a lava flow swept through a forested area in 1790.

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