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“History restored”

Kilohana Plantation Estate
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$110.36*
and up
Luau Kalamaku and Buffet Dinner
Ranked #5 of 56 things to do in Lihue
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Built in the 1930's, Kilohana Plantation is a historic landmark and premier visitor attraction offering visitors and locals a glimpse into Kauai's past combined with assorted island-style activities, dining and shopping. Ride on our Kauai Plantation Railway, winding its way through the plantation's working farms and orchards. Learn about Kauai's history, enjoy the beautiful views and stop to feed the pigs! Take the afternoon to stroll the grounds and explore the 16,000 sq. foot plantation home. Stop in at Koloa Rum Co. for a rum tasting or for a full "Rum & Dining Experience." Visit the various artisan shops located around the grounds and both upstairs and downstairs in the home. Established in 1986, Gaylord's restaurant is a Kauai tradition. Set in the courtyard of the estate, it offers fresh, island-inspired food and beverages for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Make lunch a part of your fun afternoon on the estate or make reservations for a romantic dinner. Memorable by day, unforgettable by night. Or check out Happy Hour in the new Mahiko Lounge. Luau Kalamaku is Kauai's only theatrical luau telling the story of the original Tahitian voyage to the Hawaiian islands. An interactive experience, it offers all the exciting luau features including an imu ceremony, torch lighting, Polynesian knife dance and of course traditional music & hula. Choose one or all of the features that Kilohana Plantation has to offer. Open daily, you'll love the chance to see a piece of Kauai's history while experiencing the best of the island today!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children
Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 reviews
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“History restored”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2012

enjoyed walking the grounds, visiting the mansion and the craft fair and shops. Also enjoyed this luau as well

Visited November 2012
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Milwaukee, WI USA
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“Planatation excursion”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2012

It was a very nice place. The property was full of color. People were very friendly. Alot to see on this property. Shops were great, and staff very friendly.

Visited September 2012
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Thank Deborah D
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Denver, Colorado
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“Interesting Place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2012

This is a nice little side trip if you want to see what a real plantation is like from the big house to the train. Enjoyed the commentary on the train ride and the feral pigs are cool.

Visited November 2012
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Palm Beach, Florida
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“Good food and great show”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2012

We went to the luau. This was not a gourmet experience but the food was good, drinks were free with dinner. Very attractive property, nice staff. Excellent show.

Visited November 2012
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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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“luau was memorizing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2012

The food was okay and the drinks went down nice however the show almost stopped your heart- you sat there for 2 hours just glued to your seat in awe

Visited October 2012
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