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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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Great way to experience the cloud forest.

This was a nice tour of the coffee processing area of the plantation and a great way to spend some time in the misty mountainous area of the island. I think that there is a more... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This was a nice tour of the coffee processing area of the plantation and a great way to spend some time in the misty mountainous area of the island. I think that there is a more in-depth tour that would have been even better to spend more time in the orchard area of the farm.

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This was a fabulous coffee tour, extremely informative about the process, growing and production of coffee. An extremely friendly guide and staff. Highly recommend to all coffee lovers

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
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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