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Address: 3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: 808-245-7245
Activities: Group tours/train

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For all ages a lovely train trip.

We throughly enjoyed the 50 minute trip, we learnt so many details about the plants and how the plantation used to be. It was all made very interesting by the commentator. It was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Congleton, Cheshire
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Truckee, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Perfect little train ride for children. Beautiful grounds. Great spot to picnic in the grass. Worth a stop.

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Congleton, Cheshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We throughly enjoyed the 50 minute trip, we learnt so many details about the plants and how the plantation used to be. It was all made very interesting by the commentator. It was lovely to watch the young children's faces when they got to see all the animals and particularly the baby pigs. There were some good photo opportunities and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is fun for pre-teen children, and their parents and grandparents. It is a short ride, but has lot's of noise and bumps.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

This 4 hour tour starts with a ride on a train with an open air car partially through an old time plantation. A short while later you get off the train and can feed several wild pigs, chickens, goats and a donkey. You then go on a leisurely hike through the wooded, gentle terrain part of the Kilohana Plantation with... More 

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Nipomo, California
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222 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We enjoyed the 50 minute train ride. The guide discussed the history of the plantation and identified the local plants. We stopped to feed the wild pigs, sheep, goats and chickens. It was great fun for the kids and we enjoyed watching all the commotion. We had a good time and I recommend the train ride if you visit Kauai.

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Waimea, Hawaii
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Unless you have small children or are just passing time, this attraction is not worth doing. Feeding the pigs, chickens, and goats would be fun for your children.

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Blind Bay, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

After the Sunday brunch at Gaylord's we decided to try the Plantation Railway. It runs on the hour every hour from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. We have ridden the "railways" in Maui and they are much better. The information about the plants and fruits is given so quickly that it is difficult to take it all in. The only... More 

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laguna Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

A must see for sure while on the island. Make sure u ask for Kai and Pepe. These two are amazing and so helpful. U won't find two nicer guys who will go out of their way for a guest. Just won't. They both made our time there's enjoyable & fun. This place is lucky to have such people working... More 

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Naperville
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is a great group of people who provide a great tour of the plantation, Hawaiian (not native) plants and a nice hike. The train ride is enjoyable (I believe it's the last operating train on the islands until the one on Maui re-starts). It's not a steam train, but it is a cute GE 26 ton narrow gauge locomotive... More 

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Seoul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

At first, the idea of taking a 30 minute train ride around a plantation was not very appealing. However, you can opt to take a more complete half-day tour (9:30 am to 1:30 pm) which includes not only a train ride but also a mini-hike, as well as a stroll through the plantation grounds greeting the resident donkey, a couple... More 

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Address: 3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: 808-245-7245
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue

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