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Address: 59-564 Kohala Mountain Road, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
Phone Number: 808 882 7954
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8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Private Tour: Big Island Organic Farms & Merriman

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This tour was truly fun as well as educational....whole family-type evening. We were individually greeted. The drinks never ran short! The food was good, not exceptional. Ranch... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Marilyn K
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Sun Lakes, Arizona
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Sun Lakes, Arizona
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

This tour was truly fun as well as educational....whole family-type evening. We were individually greeted. The drinks never ran short! The food was good, not exceptional. Ranch history, animals, and workings explained. One could even try their hand with a lasso! Music & dancing were included.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

This was our most fun and personable experience on the Big Island. The Kahua Ranch is a family business that shares a working ranch with the public and adds many "down home" fun features to the educational experience. The family and staff are still caring of guests and ensure that glasses are full, questions are answered, big plates are savoured,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

My wife and I took the Kahua Ranch tour and were disappointed. We did not think this was worth $130 dollars per person. The bus came to pick us up about 4:30pm from our hotel. The drive was about a two-hour drive to the ranch. The drive getting there was boring (bus was not comfortable) but it was interesting to... More 

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Brentwood, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Visited the Kahua Ranch on our last night of our vacation. It was our second excursion type of activity that we participated in. The first was a disappointing evening on a catamaran dinner cruise, so we were sceptical of this one. We were picked up near the condo we were staying at and rode to the ranch in a tour... More 

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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Our tour company, Tom's Christian Tours, enjoyed a night out at the ranch in January. Our trip to the ranch was informative and scenic. Upon arrival, we were welcomed and easily guided to the barn so everyone could have a drink of their choice. We were informed and entertained as we listened to the workings of a ranch in Hawaii.... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We just spent a wonderful evening at Kahua Ranch. We took advantage of the bus from Kona which gave us a chance to enjoy the scenery. Our driver, Tommy, was great and kept us thoroughly entertained while providing us with interesting tidbits about the island. Once we arrived the information about the ranch itself and the cattle industry on Hawaii... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We go to dinner at the ranch EVERY time we come to Hawaii. We just finished our 5th trip and were not disappointed. John and staff make you feel welcomed and valued. Dinner is always abundant and wonderful. Nowhere else will a 350 pound pig walk in after dinner to make you feel like one of the group. (After all... More 

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Ponoka, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We booked our trip to Kahula Ranch the night before and by phoning the number on the pamphlet we picked up, I was able to get a better price than what was quoted on the Internet. Don't use Hawaii Discount (online). Their price seemed better initially, but when I went to check out of it, there was a $19.95 fee... More 

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Butler, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Why am I sitting in an open barn with rain coming in eating the WORST food on the island listening to some really bad country music? Don't believe the hype.

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We recently stayed in Kona with friends. Because we'd experienced the Sunset Dinner at Kahua Ranch in the past, we made reservations to attend again with our friends. Our second visit didn't disappoint! It was just as unique an experience this time, for us and our friends. I'm so impressed with the staff's enthusiasm and interest in making everyone experience... More 

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