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Address: 3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: 808-245-5608
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Sun 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Built in the 1930’s, Kilohana Plantation is a historic landmark and...
Built in the 1930’s, Kilohana Plantation is a historic landmark and premier visitor attraction offering visitors and locals a glimpse into Kauai’s past combined with assorted island-style activities, dining and shopping. Ride on our Kauai Plantation Railway, winding its way through the plantation’s working farms and orchards. Learn about Kauai’s history, enjoy the beautiful views and stop to feed the pigs! Take the afternoon to stroll the grounds and explore the 16,000 sq. foot plantation home. Stop in at Koloa Rum Co. for a rum tasting or for a full “Rum & Dining Experience.” Visit the various artisan shops located around the grounds and both upstairs and downstairs in the home. Established in 1986, Gaylord’s restaurant is a Kauai tradition. Set in the courtyard of the estate, it offers fresh, island-inspired food and beverages for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Make lunch a part of your fun afternoon on the estate or make reservations for a romantic dinner. Memorable by day, unforgettable by night. Opening soon: A fun new bar in the Kilohana living room. Luau Kalamaku is Kauai’s only theatrical luau telling the story of the original Tahitian voyage to the Hawaiian islands. An interactive experience, it offers all the exciting luau features including an imu ceremony, torch lighting, Polynesian knife dance and of course traditional music & hula. Choose one or all of the features that Kilohana Plantation has to offer. Open daily, you’ll love the chance to see a piece of Kauai’s history while experiencing the best of the island today!
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Great Family Fun!

Great family excursion! My wife found this on tripadvisor for the Sunday brunch at Gaylord's. The brunch is very good, but there was much more to the overall experience! The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Aguanga, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

The luau was fantastic. It was a great family venue with great vendors before the event started. The actors and musicians put on the best show in the islands!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Our family had an awesome time. Kia our tour guide was very knowledgeable and made our experience an excellent one. He did a great job in the Orchard with all of the different fruits to try. Highly recommend this to all.

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Zushi, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great family excursion! My wife found this on tripadvisor for the Sunday brunch at Gaylord's. The brunch is very good, but there was much more to the overall experience! The plantation was built in the early 30's and has a lot of fun historical value. I highly recommend the trail ride as they give you a bit of history of... More 

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E. Orange, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Breakfast with our friends the Bryants and our son Dante and his friend Krissy was delicious. We had an invitation from Lillanie a native Hawaiian who was also working at the Timeshare Resort we stayed at in Lilue Kauai. Breakfast started with fresh fruits (mangoes, pineapple yellow & white, grapes, kiwi, bananas, watermelon, strawberries. Then we had the main course... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I had never been to coffee plantation before, so really enjoyed the 10 minute self-guided tour of the plantation. Tour is both educative and fun. And at the end of the tour enjoyed free sampling of the different varieties of the coffee.

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Lake Stevens, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I was overwhelmed with emotion it was so beautiful. The people were incredibly service oriented. The food was great and the music/show was great.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We visited this charming estate last month and enjoyed the train ride and the tour of the plantation. The train ride is about 40mins and goes thru their orchard and farm with a stop to feed the animals which is a highlight for the kids especially. After the train ride we were able to do some rum tasting and learnt... More 

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Glen Cove, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The lu'au was great, we had a wonderful time. Food was good but the show was amazing. It was a great experience and would def. recommend this to others.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The grounds although beautiful, are not anything extraordinary. You can walk through the house and browse the shops. We skipped the $100++ train ride and only had brunch, which was VERY good. If you are there to taste the local rum or have a meal, take the extra 15 minutes to walk around.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Kids (and adults) will enjoy the 40 minute train tour of this beautiful plantation. The narrator provided an interesting history of the plantation as we passed through groves of fruit trees (many types I had never heard of). Midway through the trip, the train stopped so we could feed the animals - and the aggressive wild pigs made it quite... More 

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Additional Information about Kilohana Plantation Estate

Address: 3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: 808-245-5608
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm

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