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Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation

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Address: 79-7469 Hawaii Belt Road, Kainaliu, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
Phone Number: 808-325-2136
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The tours are very interesting and you learn a lot about how Coffee gets to your table. Free Coffee samples and a nice retail outlet too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Mayfield, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I think what made our trip here most wonderful, was the lovely lady tour guide that we had--she was so passionate about the Kona area, the coffee beans, and the roasting process. This was a perfect mini excursion--we were done with the tour in 30 minutes, and were able to sample and purchase Kona coffee during and after.

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Baguio, Philippines
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It says on their website that both locations are open daily. We went to their southern location but it was closed. They should have updated their website and their sign outside.

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Villach, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This place gave us exactly what we needed - opportunity to see coffee plants, ask some questions and buy organic coffee. All that for free! The lady working there was great, clearly explained us all we wanted to know... I find this better than joining a typical tour. There are some nice and friendly donkeys too...

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Mayfield, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The tours are very interesting and you learn a lot about how Coffee gets to your table. Free Coffee samples and a nice retail outlet too.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This isn't Hula Daddy Kona Coffee by any stretch. But, it's a pretty decent tour with good samples. We did the two back to back so it's hard not to compare. You've got a family run plantation with the best coffee ever and then Mountain Thunder, a much larger operation with really good coffee that is more affordable, and quite... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

And by farm, I mean it. Dogs, cats, chickens, ducks, pigs, etc. The cats were hilarious and would roll over whenever anyone showed up for belly time. The coffee was so amazingly good, but it was the coffee tea that I fell for. They use the coffee cherries and a loose leaf-type tea and it’s now my go to. If... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Went to see about Kona coffee and found ourselves in a Cloud Mountain environment. Which is why Kona coffee grows so well. Take a walk up and down their street and look for the different flowers. We arrived in time for a 1pm tour which was informative and fun to see. Plenty of things to keep your interest. Samples of... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Tour was good and staff friendly. But it was geared more towards a high sales pitch. The coffee 'sample' was their 'mid line'', but tour staff kept emphasizing their 'best' premium beans' were sold in their store, and that their reject beans to other establishments. We were quite turned off with what appears to be high sales pressure, that only... More 

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Excellent guide who was very knowledgeable about Kona coffee and how it is grown as well as Hawaiian agriculture in general. The tour could have been a little longer. The southern site does not include the processing plant, which is located at the northern location.

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Swedesboro, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had a bit of trouble finding this place but were very happy once we did! The coffee was excellent and the farm was interesting to view. I LOVE coffee so I was super excited to learn more about the process. It was raining when we were up there but we still got to see the coffee "cherries" and learn... More 

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Additional Information about Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation

Address: Address: 79-7469 Hawaii Belt Road, Kainaliu, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
Phone Number: 808-325-2136
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kealakekua
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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