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Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation

Address: 79-7469 Hawaii Belt Road, Kainaliu, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
Phone Number: 808-325-2136
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Ranked #207 of 361 things to do in Kealakekua
Type: Farms, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Farms, Sights & Landmarks
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Swedesboro, New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Bay Area, CA
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21 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were added to a tour group of a dozen or so. Their guide was knowledgeable of the small shows plant. 10 min but fun. The sample coffee was good. The videos shown are entertaining. Great way to take a break from driving or being in the water. What was almost more interesting than the coffer were the fruit trees... More 

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

Set in the beautiful cloud forest this was a nice quick free tour. (You don't get to see much in the way of the trees I would recommend booking the Paid tour for that we didn't and wished we had) lots of info on the coffee process free samples and a little bakery with delicious treats. Also a very lazy... More 

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74 reviews 74 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We went there as a family and did the tour. The lady that gave us the tour said she had only been working there for 3 months , but she sure did a great job! When we were done with this free tour , we came out knowing a lot more about the coffee making process then when we arrived.... More 

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Middletown, New York
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148 reviews 148 reviews
64 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We stopped at this smaller annex of the main plantation. There was nothing special here. There is a little shed with coffee products for sale and a several acres of coffee trees. The coffee tasting samples are meager-one or two varieties. The best thing is the woman who worked at the shed. She is fairly knowledgeable about coffee growing and... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

The best coffee! Was a little disappointed with the tour just going through the processing and not the farm. You have to do a full Vip tour or something. They will ship your stuff promptly. The coffee is seriously the best. I miss it already.

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Henderson, Nevada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The drive to the plantation took us through local neighborhoods as you climbed in elevation. This isn't a large, commercial type plantation. You find parking on the shoulder of the road, and as you walk onto the premise there is an open hut/shack with chairs and TV videos about Mountain Thunder. Sample their free coffee as you wait for the... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California
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156 reviews 156 reviews
75 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We really enjoyed touring the Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation. Our tour guide who is also a roaster for the plantation loves to share her knowledge. The sample coffees and teas are great so you should try them. We learned about the harvesting, roasting and marketing of coffee. I picked up my gifts at their store since I loved the chocolate... More 

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Terrell, Texas
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

I enjoy my coffee but wanted to learn more about the growing, harvesting, and roasting. I was not only educated on coffee but teas as well and found a great after sun lotion made with coffee. Worth the drive to the plantation as the tours are free and very educational.

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Santa Cruz, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

I am very happy that I heard about this tour and went to experience it. I learned so much about coffee. Yes, the tour guide is passionate about the coffee and she is intense but put your ego aside and just soak up the bounty of information she is sharing with you. Would you prefer a monotone tour guide? Another... More 

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