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Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation

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73-1944 Hao St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-8689
+1 808-325-5566
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Great coffee tour

Loved coming here for a tour! Great coffee, and there’s a free tour and great products ! Marty was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
WilsonLin
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Surrey, Canada
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Great private ATV tour

Our family of four went on a 90 minute private tour with Sam, through the coffee plantation. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stephsuriani
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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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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. Book a VIP tour or Roasting lesson through Mountain Thunder's website (link above). Must book at least 24 hrs in advance.
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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73-1944 Hao St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-8689
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+1 808-325-5566
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved coming here for a tour! Great coffee, and there’s a free tour and great products ! Marty was a great tour guide! Must try if you’re able to make a drive

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of four went on a 90 minute private tour with Sam, through the coffee plantation. It was beautiful and interesting. She was so knowledgeable and showed us all the beautiful vegetation and few animals on the farm. We learned all about the coffee...More

Thank stephsuriani
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our presenter was knowledgeable and able to answer many questions. We were greeted at our car with umbrellas on a rainy day. The staff was very friendly.

Thank Joan C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please consider going elsewhere, like Hula Daddy, for an informative coffee tour. Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation was literally in a rain cloud the day we visited It was lovely. Our tour guide must have been brand new to the job, which can be forgiven, except...More

Thank cpenny61
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed this tour especially the opportunity to try different types of Kona coffee and to take some home with us. Make sure you try the many types of coffee so you can take some home. My husband ordered 4 pounds for me on the Internet...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dashed here on our last day in Kona based on our hosts’ at Ohi’a Park Estate’s high recommendation! So glad we came. First, our tour guide was amazing! Eager to share his knowledge, loved his job, their product, their facility & their mission of producing...More

1  Thank Imagonnadoit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was fun, do the ATV tour. We got a nice personal tour of the place, out tour guide was fantastic. Did I mention try the organic coffee?

Thank Andrew T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WE WASN'T EXPECTING THE GRAND TOUR WE GOT AT THIS COFFEE PLANTATION..VERY INFORMATIVE, AND ANSWERED ALL QUESTIONS..i EXPECT TOUR BUSES MAKING RESERVATIONS FOR TOURS HERE. ONCE PEOPLE SEE HOW GOOD IT IS THEY WILL COME IN DROVES..TALKED TO THE OWNER AND WAS AS FRIENDLY AND...More

Thank 2017art
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dropped in to this coffee plantation after a short hike in the cloud forest. They offer tours and have a very wide selection of different coffees, teas, and related productions. It is a good tour and very interesting to see how coffee is grown...More

1  Thank Arlene D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this tour. It was very interesting and we got to taste delicious coffee and take a short nature walk in the cloud forest above high above Kona town. The tour was free and there are many delicious coffees available for sale in...More

Thank JoyceAna
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RedRose6865
31 December 2017|
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Response from foxbow69 | Reviewed this property |
The plantation is cute but definitely not worth the price of a cap. The tour is short and they do not take you into the coffee fields. You would be spending your money to get to the gift shop and you can buy coffee almost... More
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Marielena66
5 August 2017|
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Response from cheeshead2010 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation's ownership changed in April of 2017. The previous owner has no connection to the farm. Mountain Thunder coffee is available at the farm and online at Mountain Thunder's website.
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Honu_Ohana
16 May 2017|
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Response from cheeshead2010 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you will find the same great quality Mountain Thunder coffee coming from the farm and processing facility. The ownership did change, but most of the other elements of the farm and facilities are the same, though some... More
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