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The Vanillerie

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great tour!

We thoroughly enjoyed the tour with Steve. Very interesting information about the cultivation of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GBWitts
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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Vanilla production.

Good overview of the orchid plants and how the vanilla pods are prepared for use. Helps one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BeachCalifornia
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We invite guests to our farm to see, smell, taste, and feel vanilla growing on the vine in our shade house oases in Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii, five minutes from the Kona International Airport. Come to learn about the beautiful vanilla...more
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73-4301 Laui St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-9010
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All reviews vanilla ice cream vanilla extract beans body lotion vanilla farm great tour farm manager for sale our tour guide kona airport real vanilla growing area afternoon tour well worth the visit gift shop the big island orchids
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the tour with Steve. Very interesting information about the cultivation of vanilla. And the ice cream at the end of the tour was incredible!! Highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank GBWitts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good overview of the orchid plants and how the vanilla pods are prepared for use. Helps one understand why the final product is expensive.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank BeachCalifornia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't think I will ever look at vanilla the same again! We really enjoyed our tour guide and learned so much about the world's second most expensive spice. The ice cream at the end was worth the visit by itself. I am looking forward...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank travelingT66
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very informative. Steve was friendly, very knowledgeable and patient in answering all our questions throughout the tour. Learned a lot about vanilla! Well worth the time and cost!

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Betty E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Steve conducts an informative tour about “everything vanilla” from the vanilla plants (types, history, how they are grown, pollinated, and harvested,...) to how vanilla beans are cured to how vanilla extract is made. He also answered all questions easily and succinctly. At the end of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank USAtraveler0017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour would be a wonderful first or last stop when visiting Hawaii as it's literally minutes up the street from the airport. You will want to reserve in advance or at least call and see if you can get on a tour when you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank Sally T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by this farm for a tour and Kim was very personable and informative. Bought some honey and vanilla; super excited to use both once I get home 😊

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Cruiser511867
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really great tour. I learned a lot about vanilla production. Now I know why it is so expensive! Loved the products available in the shop also.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank coppoloc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found The Vanillerie in a brochure we picked up at our car rental. After seeing the glowing reviews here, on Trip Advisor, we decided to try it, and I'm very glad that we did. Our tour guide, Kim, did a wonderful job showing us...More

Date of experience: January 2019
4  Thank coffeepostal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Defiantly a must visit. The staff is very knowledge and the products are amazing, they only opened to the public 14 months ago and it is 100% worth the visit. Such a cool experience and smells amazing!

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank rebeccamJ8903UO
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melaniebelcher
November 17, 2018|
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Response from Road19093025255 | Reviewed this property |
The tour is somewhat technical so not sure it would interest children under 8. With that said, I am sure Steve could tailor the tour so it would be of interest to them. They would definitely love the cup of the best vanilla... More
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Leesa B
November 14, 2018|
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Response from USAtraveler0017 | Reviewed this property |
We took my 84 year old parents and they were fine; however, a wheelchair would be difficult.
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