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Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation

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Address: 79-7469 Hawaii Belt Road, Kainaliu, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
Phone Number: +1 808-325-2136
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US$ 65.00*
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Organic Kona Coffee Farm and Mill Tour
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US$ 199.00*
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Roast Master for a Day Private Lesson

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Interesting Tour and free samples

The tour is really informative, but you don't actually go into the plantation area. You do get to see the preparation area of for the beans, all the factory and you can sample all... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my first coffee plantation visit and I learned a lot. Our tour guide was great. Beautiful drive to the plantation, and it's close to Kailua-Kona.

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Elkton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful Coffee and Tea. Yes that's right they have Tea. They have regular tea and tea made from coffee bean skin. The free tour is just the Mill Area.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mountain Thunder is about 3200 ft up the mountain in Kona region of Hawaii's big island. This coffee farm was unique to the others we visited as it was in a rain forest area, very much cooler & misty. We took the VIP3 tour which included a very nice lunch & complete tour of the farm & coffee processing areas.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour is really informative, but you don't actually go into the plantation area. You do get to see the preparation area of for the beans, all the factory and you can sample all of the blends. They are delicious.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I wanted to go to a Kona Coffee plantation while on the big island. Turns out this is the only organic one in the area. The tour was very educational. You do get the full experience. I purchased a pound of the 6th best ranked coffee in the world. The drive up was pleasant and the temperature was a great... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We took the trip to the Thunder Mountain coffee plantation to see what the Kona Coffee belt was all about. Beautiful location. Friendly down to earth staff and an informative free tour for anyone who shows up on the hours any day of the week. We learned a lot. Took some beautiful pictures. ...and tasted some of the smoothest coffee... More 

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Washington State
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I paid for the VIP of the organic coffee farm, high up on the west Kona hillside. The elevation is 3500 feet (approx.) so the view is spectacular! I was fortunate to be there on a day when the usual cloud cover was light. Saro was my tour guide...his incredible knowledge of the whole coffee growing process was amazing. I... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a great place to visit. We enjoyed the mini version of the tour. There was so much great information and the young man giving the tour was awesome!

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Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a cool little organic coffee plantation. They take you on a tour of how they process the coffee and give you samples. The very friendly resident dogs and cats hang out among the visitors if you care to pet or photograph them. The guides and employees are very helpful are will answer any questions you might have. It's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

The plantation is a bit of a drive out of town, about 30 minutes but well worth the drive. It is a very scenic drive up the mountain into the clouds. We arrived just in time for the 11am tour which lasted about 30 minutes. Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable and we really enjoyed learning about the whole... More 

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