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Forest Bathing in a Rain Forest FOR FAMILIES

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The forest is the original play station! This 1.5-hour guided nature adventure through the biodiverse Lyon Arboretum always leads to fun discoveries and interactions. Unlike other naturalist education programs, the emphasis on a forest bathing walk is to engage your senses, including the imagination -- with the hope of building a lifelong love for the natural world.

08:50 AM

Meeting Point

Lyon Arboretum Visitor Center

08:50 AM

Lyon Arboretum

Arrive, park, check-in at Visitor Center.

09:00 AM

Lyon Arboretum grounds

Your guide will lead you to a comfortable spot to do a brief orientation.

09:10 AM

Lyon Arboretum grounds

Series of sensory-opening "invitations" in which we partner with the forest. It'll seem like we're just playing!

10:10 AM

Lyon Arboretum grounds

Final invitation is an opportunity to taste the forest: a tea ceremony with a foraged forest tea, healthy snacks (often fruits from the land).

10:30 AM

The end of the tour

Ending Point

Lyon Arboretum grounds, less than .25 miles from the parking lot

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

Admission to Lyon Arboretum, tea and snacks.

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What‘s not included

Transportation to site.

Gratuity.

Tour Important Information

Mobility requirement: must be able to walk unassisted on uneven ground with slight inclines; raise and lower oneself from sitting; be able to sit and stand on the ground for 15 minutes.

Recommend wearing long sleeve shirt and long pants to protect against the sun and mosquitoes, also close-toed shoes with good traction and socks above the ankles. Also wear hat, sunglasses. Bring a small backpack to carry your items and to keep hands free for exploring. Before the walk begins, apply fragrance-free mosquito repellent (DEET or Picaridin are the only effective types).

Walk does proceed when it's raining, unless weather is hazardous. Bring a rain jacket or water-repellent poncho.

Minimum age: 5 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Available Monday - Thursday, latest starting time 12 noon.

Important message from the guide

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1) Forest Bathing in the Rain Forest of Lyon Arboretum in Manoa Valley, Honolulu, available on weekdays only. Latest start time 12 noon.

2) Forest Bathing, Hike, & Mo'olelo bookings (Monday - Sunday) pending availability of Camp Palehua and co-guide. Suggested bookings for this tour at least one month in advance. Latest start time 2pm.

Cancellation Policy

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    Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
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    50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
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$575/ per group

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