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Kauai Plantation Railway

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Address: 3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505
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Best suited for Families with Children

I was a solo traveler on this tour. Although it was very affordable, it was probably better suited for families with children vs. single adult. The farm was beautiful, and the... read more

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4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Anne Marie K
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Rock Hill, South Carolina

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

While we understand that Feb is a dormant time for tropical fruit, we expected more informative narration from our "conductor" than we received. Feeding pigs and chickens stale bread is not worth the fare, unless you never have done this before in your lifetime. Would I recommend? Probably not

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Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate lunch at Gaylord's and the food was great. We bought tickets for the railway and shopped in the plantation's shops until it was time to board. It was informative to see the variety of fruits that the plantation grows and their seasonal cycle. The engineer stopped to let people feed animals on the plantation and it looked like... More 

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was a solo traveler on this tour. Although it was very affordable, it was probably better suited for families with children vs. single adult. The farm was beautiful, and the train ride was nice, but a good portion of the tour was feeding farm animals. I must have missed that in the description. I will say, the animals were... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a great train ride. We had three kids in our group ranging from 10 to 4. They all enjoyed it equally. It was a very educational ride along as being fun. The kids really enjoyed feeding the pigs and goats along the way. Okay I'll admit it, I really liked feeding them too. I would recommend this to... More 

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Napa, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great tour of the largest sugar plantation. If you want to learn about the agriculture and botanical history of the island of Kauai, along with a great narrator and nostalgic train ride. The train stops at a halfway point and you get our to feed the pigs, and goats, and chickens. Great for young and old alike. They grow all... More 

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Weiden, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The ride was a lot of fun, very informative, and the kids enjoyed the animals. The slow pace and beautiful Vistas were relaxing.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very much enjoyed visiting the plantation on Kauai! The train ride was fun and our narrator "Tiny" was hysterical, yet informative too. We then went to the Luau there and it was fantastic. Food quite good too. Don't miss a chance to take the train ride and attend the Luau - highly recommend!!

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Princeville, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good activity, not too long for young children. We are on board for 40 minutes and even stop to feed animals during the ride. Godod fun!

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Did the plantation package luau the food was excellent, nice photos taken and the luau itself was a very good show to watch.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I booked this tour before leaving Canada for Kauai as it looked very appealing. We were so glad we did. We learned so much about the flora and fauna indigenous to Kauai and did so in such a quaint and pleasant way - by train! We thoroughly enjoyed every bit of this tour. Definitely a must do... More 

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