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Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation

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Address: 73 1944 Hao St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: 18083456600
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Up in the rain forest above Kona, Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation is...
Up in the rain forest above Kona, Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation is the highest grown coffee in the state of Hawaii and the largest organic coffee farm in the state as well. 2011 Good Food Awards 1st place winner and 2011 & 2012 Kona Cream of the Crop 1st place winner. 2012 & 2013 SIAL Golden Bean award winner (international competition held in Canada). 2013 Hawaii Coffee Association Cupping Contest: 1st place Kona District and 1st place Commercial Division. 2013 Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Cupping Contest 1st Place Classic Division. Mountain Thunder offers Free tours daily (no reservation required, walk-ins welcome!), on the hour every hour between 10am and 4pm (1st tour starts at 10am, last tour starts at 4pm). VIP tours and roasting lessons are available by appointment only Cost ranges from $65.00 - $199.00 (for more VIP tour and Roasting lesson info and booking info, visit our website, link above).
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100% Kona coffee, it what keeps America running......

Took a trip up the mountain to take the tour. It was an awesome tour! Bill and Mary Ellen were great hosts. We learned a lot about what goes into making the perfect cup of Kona... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Took a trip up the mountain to take the tour. It was an awesome tour! Bill and Mary Ellen were great hosts. We learned a lot about what goes into making the perfect cup of Kona coffee. Coffee sampling throughout the tour and the tour was free. Great gift shop,to purchase Kona coffee too. We highly recommend this free tour!!

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Aiken, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed the visit. Learning about how coffee is grown and harvested was interesting. Great coffee.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The free tour was great for someone who wants to learn about coffee. It was informative and the tastings were great. Get the chocolate covered peaberry coffee beans!

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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Terrific experience - very friendly guide and workers tell of the environment and the many steps required to make this very tasty Kona coffee. Our whole family, ages 8 to 72, enjoyed the trip into the cloud forest for this very different kind of adventure, not only did we learn a great deal about coffee, its preparation and its varieties,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The sample coffee was great, I especially loved the Black and Tan. I went on the 4pm tour, last one of the day. The tour only lasted about 30 minutes, and was very basic. It is probably a very informative tour if you have never been to a coffee plantation. Staff was friendly and willing to answer all questions. I... More 

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Vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This place was hard to find. A different climate to Kona, quite a bit cooler with different vegetation. Purchased a few tins of Chocolate covered Coffee Beans - the perfect pick-me-up hiking snack!

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I just finished off the last few beans from the roasting magicians at Mountain Thunder Coffee. Mainland Kona blends are bland and lack the full bodied, depth of flavour profile of true Kona Coffee. I'm not sure how I'm supposed to wait until my next trip to Hawaii. Maybe I'll check out the website. Thank you for doing what you... More 

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Phoenix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

These guys are great! They give a free tour every hour and show you everything from the coffee cherry growing on the tree to the final product after roasting. Free samples too! Friendly staff and AMAZING coffee!

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Plantsville, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We arrived at the end if the day and went on a 20 minute tour where we learned a lot about how coffee is made. Also why Kona coffee and high grade coffees are so wonderful. Had some samples of coffee and visited a nice gift shop. Can order coffee on line also. High up in the clouds, cool and... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We made a pit stop here on our honeymoon to pick up gifts for our parents! Very cool spot with a tour and cool views. The shop is small and the coffee and tea is pricey, but worth it!

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Additional Information about Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation

Address: 73 1944 Hao St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: 18083456600
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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