Kona, Hawaii, US
A Taste of Kona
Local Sightseeing, All
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Approximately 4¾ Hours
Awaken your senses with fresh island-grown products found in Kona's tropical agricultural environment. The slopes of Hualalai feature rich volcanic soil which nourishes the crops to yield vibrant tastes that can only be described as uniquely Hawaiian. On this 'tasteful' tour, you'll visit three island farms and learn how they process their crops from field to finished product.
At the Original Hawaiian Chocolate Factory, smooth and delectable island chocolates are made fresh daily. Enjoy a fascinating tour through the only chocolate micro-processing plant in the US. See how these velvety chocolates are created from handpicked cacao beans.
Next stop -- the Kona Natural Soap Company. The owners will explain the intricacies of creating the company's fragrant soap products. Local ingredients such as Kona coffee, Hawaiian rainwater, Hawaiian cacao and kukui nut oil blend to create a line of beautiful handcrafted soap and skin care items.
The brisk aroma of fresh coffee greets you at your next stop -- the award-winning Kona Joe Coffee Farm, high on the slopes of Hualalai. Learn how 100% Kona coffee is grown and processed and don’t miss the on-site roasting facility. Before leaving this idyllic spot, you’ll enjoy the magnificent scenery from the ocean-view lanai. Relax with a cup of gourmet Kona coffee and a special coffee bean treat. You’ll also take home a Kona Joe coffee mug as a souvenir.
End your outing with a scenic journey down Ali'i Drive, along the coastline and through the heart of lively, historic Kona town.