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Kauai Plantation Railway

3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
808-245-7245
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Ranked #6 of 8 Attractions in Lihue
Type: Scenic Railroads, Cultural
Activities: Group tours/train
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Sarasota, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

There is so much more to do on the island other than this railway tour. My sister and I were wondering what the tour involved and what the price was and asked the woman selling tickets about it who replied with a smirk, "That would be right here" and pointed to the wall behind her where the pricing was. Well... More

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California
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299 helpful votes 299 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

What were we thinking? I guess we were just bored? At any rate, we took this essentially pointless train ride, and then left.

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Indonesia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Take this trip if you want to know the history of Kilohana Plantation. Enjoy the breeze of Kauai wind.

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Senior Contributor
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7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Train was great. Very informative and we even got to feed the wild pigs they are raising. However what I wan't to do the train/ walk/ lunch/orchard but they were booked fully. My best advice book well ahead because if the train ride is any indication, the tour would be super.

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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34 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This was a fun thing to do while visiting the other attractions on Kilohana Plantation. You board a narrow-gauge train and ride around the plantation while someone describes (rather robotically) parts of the plantation, along with a small amount of history. About 1/2 way through, the train stops so that the riders can get out and feed some moldy bread... More

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El Dorado Hills, CA
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This was a 45 minute train ride through the plantation with historical narration throughout. It was quite pleasant and informative.

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Midwest USA
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We really enjoyed this ride. It was a very nice ride with a good guide who told us about the sugar cane industry which used to be the primary crop of Kauai. The grounds at the Kilohana & Kauai Plantaion were very pretty too. We enjoyed the ride!

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san antonio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The train ride was short, and part of the time on the train tour was a stop to feed animals. However, it was a pleasant ride and fun to learn some of the plantation history of Hawaii. It was fun to see pineapples growing. It is a nice way to spend a couple of hours, but I wouldn't say it... More

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Orlando,Fl.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The train ride around the estate and the feeding of the animals was fun. Nice time to spend with the family if your not at the beach.

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Peoria, Arizona
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9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

If you have someone that likes trains .... then this is a good stop for you. They do have some intriguing old memorabilia there and some very cute coconut post cards that are unique gifts. Beautiful place, but all of Hawaii is.

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