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“Great Little Attraction While in Kauai”

Kauai Plantation Railway
Ranked #9 of 56 things to do in Lihue
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BC Washington
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123 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Great Little Attraction While in Kauai”
Reviewed 29 October 2013

We stopped in to the plantation for the train ride before another scheduled tour. We weren't disappointed. Is a 36" narrow gauge track supporting a 1947 something diesel plantation engine and touring cars. Half way through the tour they stop so that the passengers can feed the local pigs and chickens. Is fun to watch the competition between the animals. Explanation of all of the plantiation grown vegitation is interesting too.

Visited October 2013
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Visalia, California
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Very pleasant short rail line through the plantation farms.”
Reviewed 30 September 2013

The short trip was interesting taking you through several different areas of the farms and the conductor provides a very good narration. Everyone enjoyed a short stop to feed the goats and the wild island pigs.

Visited September 2013
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Alaska
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59 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Choo choooooo”
Reviewed 15 September 2013

We took the train tour for something to do one day. It was fun. They stop 1/2 way around and let you feed the wild boar and goats. I thought the tour was more informative than the Dole one on Oahu. It's not jumping out of a plane exciting but was well worth the time. They also offer military discount for those that qualify. It was worth doing once.

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank HappyInHawaii08
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Alexandria, Virginia
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74 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Fun!”
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Really, really enjoyed this ride. Learned a lot - Tiny taught us many things about the island, and some good jokes. Most important part was feeding the pigs/chickens! Hope to do the train/walking tour that includes the orchard picking next time.

Visited October 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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75 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Fun train ride for young children”
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We took this ride twice one year apart and second time was still fun for our 5 years old.
The tour is around the plantation, informative even for grown up.
The important stop is to feed the pigs and chickens :)

Visited November 2012
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1 Thank LostAngeles
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