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Address: 975 Limahana Place, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: 800-499-2307; 808-667-6851
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A singing conductor takes you on a 6-mile tour of Maui's sugar cane...

A singing conductor takes you on a 6-mile tour of Maui's sugar cane history.

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Not in Service

We were disappointed to discover that this train has been out of service since 2014. None of the guidebooks seem to know that. There is a static exhibit of an old locomotive at... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We were disappointed to discover that this train has been out of service since 2014. None of the guidebooks seem to know that. There is a static exhibit of an old locomotive at the southern terminal, along with an authentic station and turntable that you can photograph, but no train rides are offered. A woman on the premises told me... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey
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30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Nice little ride. Conductor sings and plays the ukulele. Kids will like it. Just like most real trains the tracks go through some shady looking properties. I would do it again so give it a shot on one of your slow days.

Vancouver, Washington
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111 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The Sugar Cane Steam Train in Lahaina, Maui, HI. is a nice trip but short. My wife and I have taken it two times and loved it. The coffee store is right were the old non-working steam trains are and you can order fresh coffee beans to be sent to you.

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A fun and pleasant way to catch some beautiful scenery. Lots of fun for children! We always take time out of our holiday to enjoy this experience. Great souvenier shop too!

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214 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We walked quite away to this station only to find out it was a sugar Kane train and obviously no longer works but the station and turntable are still there so if your a train man it's worth the walk.

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Beaverton, Oregon
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Just left Maui after a wunnerfull 7 days..the freight car you see in 1 photo has no shiny paint as shown...the steam team is I same sad condition...a nice leisurely train (clickty clack as you see the Blue Pacific go by would have been serene & romantic).It runs parallel with Hwy.30....Pam & Roger in Beaverton, Oregon

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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The Sugar Cane Train closed August 1st of 2014 but there has been an announcement that it is now under new ownership and will reopen sometime in early 2015.

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Pittsburg, California
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55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

How can I write a review of my favorite attraction in Lahaina when it's gone??? I rode the Sugar Cane train every time I came starting in 2001 on my first trip to Maui... I loved the train, whether it was the electric engine, or the steam engine... And I took my grandchildren on it... And my children when they'd... More 

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609 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 364 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Hard to believe anyone could ride this train in September, considering it has not been in operation, and continues to be out of operation, since August. It is privately owned and, maybwe someday ownership may change.

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I have ridden the train many times over the years. Loved it. Always rode it several times when visiting Maui. over the last 30 years. As a train enthusiast, this little train was quaint and brought a little history to the harvesting of sugar cane in the hawaiian islands. I hope that some one will set it up somewhere as... More 


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