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Lydgate Farms Hawaiian Chocolate

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Lydgate Farms Hawaiian Chocolate
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Lydgate Farms is run by our fifth generation Kaua’i family. We grow high-quality cacao to make the finest craft chocolate. We also grow award-winning vanilla and honey. Our 46-acre farm sits above the town of Kapa’a, between Sleeping Giant and Mt...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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5730 Olohena Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-8808
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

We had a great time. The girl who did our tour was so informed and made it educational and fun at the same time. Not to mention a super yummy tour! We had several fruits we hadn't tasted before and learned stuff you would never...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

Very knowledgeable and funny tour guide, Andrea, with lots of interesting information and lots of fruit and chocolate tasting. Loved it!!

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

We learned so many things! Especially how time consuming it is to get vanilla beans! And probably the first time I’ve ever had my fill of chocolate ❤️

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

It was excellent. Funny, informative, relaxed and delicious! This is a "must do" event while on Kauai.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed the chocolate farm tour. Our tour guide Andrea was funny and informative. The grounds are lovely. In addition to chocolate, the tour also delights with tastes of various tropical fruits and honey that’s cultivated on the premises. Everything is scrumptious and of...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

Disappointing tour, should have served more fruits, strange and incorrect understanding of history of chocolateMore

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Will L, Owner at Lydgate Farms Hawaiian Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Aloha, I'm so sorry to hear that you wanted to try more fruits. We always do our best to get the best that is available for our guests – it sounds like in this case that we didn't meet your expectations. I'm curious what about...More

Reviewed October 16, 2018

Wonderful botanical and chocolate tour of gardens given by delightful staff.. wear water shoes if it is rainy..

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Easy to get to, easy parking. They checked me right in and we all hung out and applied provided bug spray and started with meeting our guides (I already forget your names - sorry! but you ladies were fabulous!) and tasted a couple chocolates to...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

This was an excellent activity. We had a small group ranging in age from 13-80 and everyone enjoyed it. The total group size they allow on the tour is small enough that it feels personal. It DIDN’T have that “herding through another group of tourists”...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Saw an add for a tour I have not previously taken. It was a little expensive but decided to take a chance. Was not disappointed. Andrea was tour guide. Very knowledgeable. Learned a lot about the local vegetation and especially chocolate. She made it fun....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Sandy H
February 15, 2018|
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Response from Will L | Property representative |
I'd agree with Laura C here. Over age 6 or so, once the kids are held by verbal discourse, the whole tour is engaging. For kids under that age, or one's who like to run around more, the first half is more engaging, then they... More
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Sandy H
February 15, 2018|
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Response from Linda V | Reviewed this property |
My 15 year old granddaughter enjoyed it greatly. There were smaller children on the tour who were managed by playing on the floor of the tasting tent or by playing outside the tent. They did need to be supervised by an... More
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zogmeister
February 12, 2017|
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Response from Will L | Property representative |
Aloha! Same answer as below. Come see us! Tour cost is $75 per person, children 12 and under are free of charge. This is the price listed through the 'book now' button on our site as well as in our promotional materials... More
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