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Sugar Cane Train

Address: 975 Limahana Place, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: 800-499-2307; 808-667-6851
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Ranked #67 of 95 things to do in Lahaina
Type: Scenic railroads, Sightseeing Tours
Activities: Group tours/train
Owner description: A singing conductor takes you on a 6-mile tour of Maui's sugar cane history.
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Type: Scenic railroads, Sightseeing Tours
Activities: Group tours/train
Owner description: A singing conductor takes you on a 6-mile tour of Maui's sugar cane history.

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Beaverton, Oregon
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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iowa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Tucson
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333 reviews 333 reviews
206 attraction reviews
299 helpful votes 299 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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Monterey, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were staying across the street at The Royal Lahina so we thought it would be fun to take this into town, and it was. It was more than I expected, for sure. Great for families...the kids will get a kick out of this.

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Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Unfortunately, the Sugar Cane Train closed permanently on August 1. It was a fun attraction for tourists to see and hear, even if they didn't ride it.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

So we booked the Sugarcane Train because the activities lady at our condo said, "Everybody just LOVES it!" Well.... Not us. I was expecting quaint, informative, maybe a little presentation or movie or tour of something. Maybe it went THROUGH sugarcane fields or got to sample sugarcane or something. Nada. All we did was go exactly along the road all... More 

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Milwaukie, Oregon
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126 reviews 126 reviews
39 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Interesting from an old railroad standpoint, but not many sights that you can't otherwise see. Unless you don't play golf and dying to see the trestle, or you'd like to see some hidden homeless camps. If you catch it at the Puukolii Station, someone will show up at the ticket booth before the train shows up. They take cards. If... More 

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Yakima, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My daughters always enjoy riding trains so we decided to give the Sugar Cane Train a try. They enjoyed the ride and said they would do it again. The price is a little steep but compared to other train rides we have done, it is more than reasonable. I thought the views were fairly decent. The closer you get to... More 

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