Panaewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens
800 Stainback Hwy, Hilo, Big Island, Hawaii

Many zoos can boast an impressive collection of rare and exotic animals, but Panaewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens is the only zoo located inside a genuine tropical rainforest—the only rainforest on United States soil. It features a modest but fascinating collection (60 plus species) of rare and beautiful tropical animals plus 40 plus species of plants, trees and flowers. Proud peacocks freely roam the grounds, giving visitors a close up look at their fabulous plumage. However, the zoo’s most famous resident, by far, is Namaste—the magnificent white Bengal tiger. What’s more, admission is free. Hard to beat that!

Big Island, Hawaii Tourist Attractions
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Anaehoomalu Bay
Anna Ranch Heritage Center
Dolphin Quest
Giant Cowboy Boot
Hapuna Beach
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Historic Kailua Village
Honokohau Harbor Beach
Hulihee Palace
Kahaluu Beach Park
Kamaee Falls
Kaumana Caves
Kehena Black Sand Beach
Kekaha Kai State Park
Kona Coffee Living History Farm
Laupahoehoe Train Museum
Lava Covered Road
Leleiwi Beach Park
Liliuokalani Gardens
Lyman Museum
Mauna Kea Beach
Mauna Kea Summit
Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Visitor Center
Nani Mau Gardens
Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm
Pacific Tsunami Museum
Palace Theatre
Panaewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens
Papakolea Green Sand Beach
Pololu Valley Lookout
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau
Pua Mau Place
Punaluu Black Sand Beach

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Rainbow Falls
Sadie Seymour Botanical Garden
Star of the Sea Painted Church
Steamvent Guesthouse
Thomas A. Jaggar Museum
Thurston Lava Tube
Tiny St. Peter's Catholic Church
Turtles at Honaunau Bay
Umauma Falls
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Waikola Petroglyph Preserve
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