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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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Redondo Beach, California
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124 reviews 124 reviews
63 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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118 reviews 118 reviews
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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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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Ohio
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76 reviews 76 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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149 reviews 149 reviews
64 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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