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At Charley's is a you'll experience chocolate from cocoa tree to chocolate bar. Learn about the history of the food of the gods. See cocoa trees growing in the plantation, spot the orchid like flowers and see pods ripening. The 13 stages from...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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388 Cassowary Dr | El Arish Mission Beach Rd, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852, Australia
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+61 7 4068 5011
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited Charleys chocolate factory on the weekend with my 14 yo son. Chris and Lynne were amazing hosts. We learnt all about the history of chocolate and learnt about their tree to bar operations. The chocolate was amazing!! Highly recommended to eat and to...More

Thank Tracey G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was very interesting and educative. Seeing the process of growing cocoa from beans through to the making of the chocolate was excellent. I highly recommend this tour.

Thank LinlinWollongong
LynnJ980, Owner at Charley's Chocolate Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for recommending our tour. We really appreciate it.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very informative and enjoyable tour. Thankyou for your willingness to open up your farm to show us what happens behind the scenes from tree to chocolate! And the chocolate is very nice!

Thank Wendy D
LynnJ980, Owner at Charley's Chocolate Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review we very much appreciate your time.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great information given by Chris,Lynne and Jackie .Congrats on your awards for a new industry in Australia .Well done .Thank you

Thank Zillar
LynnJ980, Owner at Charley's Chocolate Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. Much appreciated.

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Loved learning about the cocoa industry in Australia and the process of making cocoa and chocolate. We were able to taste so much chocolate and it was all delicious! They were also able to cater to our gluten free needs for lunch, just let them...More

Thank ms_hannahmay
LynnJ980, Owner at Charley's Chocolate Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and thank you so much for taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 24 August 2018

The tour, discussion & effort was REALLY GOOD. Jackie needs to get a promotion...That field work takes a lot, the reward is in proportion to the effort.

Thank Arthur W
Lynn J, Owner at Charley's Chocolate Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thank you for your review and your comments about Jacqui . She is so very much a part of Charley's.

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I so enjoyed this Tour. The tasting were amazing and the tour informative. So great to see people with a passion make such a success story. I had no idea there was such a complex process re chocolate making. A must in MB and great...More

Thank Lyndall F
Lynn J, Owner at Charley's Chocolate Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review . We appreciate it and it was a pleasure to have you here.

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Grown and processed on site, this is a true single origin chocolate. Brilliant informative passionate tour with tastings (yum!), this is Australia’s only cocoa tree to chocolate bar experience. Followed by a beaut hamburger lunch. Thanks to all.

Thank Julia S
Lynn J, Owner at Charley's Chocolate Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you so much for such a lovely review. We really do appreciate your comments and so glad that you loved our chocolate.

Reviewed 9 August 2018

From the history of chocolate to the growing, refining and production process, this was one of the most memorable days I’ve had out. A huge congrats on an awesome exposition with such a small team. As soon as I got home I rang friends and...More

Thank Mark W
Lynn J, Owner at Charley's Chocolate Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

We have had many lovely reviews for which we are truly grateful but yours was amazing. You so "got" what Charley's is all about and thank you so much for recommending us.

Reviewed 29 July 2018

Very interesting to see the process from plant to final product. Explanation about specificities of Australia (growing conditions, risks, law...) Tasting Finish with a hamburger lunch.

Thank ingededecker
Lynn J, Owner at Charley's Chocolate Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you so much for your review.

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beanie17092018
17 April 2018|
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Response from LynnJ980 | Property representative |
At the moment all of our chocolate is dark and 70% cocoa. having said that there are two that kids seem to like as they are quite soft in flavour. We do not specifically make chocolates for kids at this stage. Hope that... More
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2 March 2016|
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Response from Chris J | Property representative |
Yes there is a vegetarian and/or gluten free option but this must be requested at time of booking to ensure availablity. Vegetarian is burger with veg patty instead of meat. GF is GF bread instead of normal roll and GF meat... More
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2 March 2016|
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Response from Chris J | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your interest. We will most likely also be running the next day (Friday same time etc), but this is subject to demand at the time. Hope this helps. Regards Chris
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Tuskers01
1 April 2015|
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Response from Chris J | Property representative |
Thanks for your enquiry, tours re-start on Thursday 9 April and will run every week for the rest of the year. We are at 388 Cassowary Dve Mission Beach Prices are $29 adults $15 Children under 15 $25 Seniors. $75 Family... More
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