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Lydgate Farms Hawaiian Chocolate

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Lydgate Farms Hawaiian Chocolate
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Lydgate Farms is run by our fifth generation Kaua’i family. We grow high-quality cacao to make the finest craft chocolate. We also grow award-winning vanilla and honey. Our 46-acre farm sits above the town of Kapa’a, between Sleeping Giant and Mt...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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5730 Olohena Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-8808
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Brought my wife, two young sons (4 and 2), 29 year old niece, business partner, his wife and 23 yer old daughter for the tour. Everyone was amazing. Andrea was very inviting s she drew us all in and introduced Kate as our guide for...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had the pleasure of participating in the Chocolate & Fruit Tasting Tour with Lydgate Farms on Friday, December 7th. It was AWESOME and 5 stars indeed! Will and the rest of the gang at Lydgate Farms does an excellent job! From the tour guide,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KauaiVacationTours_K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great tour and wonderful guide. Flowers, fruits, and chocolate. What could be better? Four of us had a great time.

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our family enjoyed visiting this farm. We learned information about several different crops that grow on Kauai. We thoroughly enjoyed tasting various fruit including raw cacoa and were amazed with the size of trees throughout the property. The chocolate tasting portion of the tour was...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to take this tour to learn more about how cacao is grown and made into chocolate, and we are so glad we did. Since this is a working farm that grows cacao and makes excellent, world-class chocolate products, it is well worth doing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about the tour was delightful. I was introduced to fruits I did not know existed as well tasting them. The only drawback to this tour was it was difficult to locate the site.More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sherri M
Will L, Owner at Lydgate Farms Hawaiian Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Thank you so much for your review. I agree we are off the beaten path. We send out an email with directions along with every booking and concierges who book for us are asked to give the same directions. Google and Waze both work...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lydgate Farms was a last minute addition to our visit to Kauai. The tour is expensive, so I was a bit skeptical, but my wife loves chocolate more than most people, so I went along with it. This ended up being the highlight of our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jeremy1497
Will L, Owner at Lydgate Farms Hawaiian Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, I LOVE this review. What a great feeling to read this and know that you shared the experience we are trying to give our guests. Agreed, best rainy day activity — when the beach is a no go. And I'm stoked to hear that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is well worth the price of admission. So much info here I never knew! Lively tour guide, Katie, knows her product very well and was vastly entertaining. If possible, I would not take a child under 10, they mostly played with toys and...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive from the main highway to the farm was beautiful. I was happy we decided to go on the tour as we drove to the Farm. The tour guide, Andrea, is top notch. She has both a wealth of knowledge and a fun and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great experience for our family. The tour covered much more than just chocolate. From tasting all of the incredibly and unique fruits the farm and Kauai has to offer, to learning about how chocolate is grown and harvested, the tour was very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Sandy H
15 February 2018|
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Response from Will L | Property representative |
I'd agree with Laura C here. Over age 6 or so, once the kids are held by verbal discourse, the whole tour is engaging. For kids under that age, or one's who like to run around more, the first half is more engaging, then they... More
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Sandy H
15 February 2018|
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Response from Linda V | Reviewed this property |
My 15 year old granddaughter enjoyed it greatly. There were smaller children on the tour who were managed by playing on the floor of the tasting tent or by playing outside the tent. They did need to be supervised by an... More
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zogmeister
12 February 2017|
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Response from Will L | Property representative |
Aloha! Same answer as below. Come see us! Tour cost is $75 per person, children 12 and under are free of charge. This is the price listed through the 'book now' button on our site as well as in our promotional materials... More
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