Maui Pineapple Tour with Lunch
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Get to know the agricultural history of Maui and have a delicious tasting on this Maui Pineapple Tour with Lunch. From the middle 19th century, workers were imported from China, Japan and the Philippines to work in the sugar cane and later the pineapple fields of Maui. Longing for a new life with a promise of freedom, they came by the thousands. Camps were set-up by the plantation owners to house the workers. This created the Plantation Era on Maui. The days were long and the work was hard with the tropical sun beating down hour after hour. Yet, the workers endured and in doing so found a better way of life complete with the freedom they sought.
The pineapple fields upcountry are the only fields that remain in Hawaii. Due to the low cost of imported pineapple from other nations, the industry met a foe, it couldn’t work around. The fields today are hybrid pineapples known as Maui Gold. They are smaller and sweeter than the average pineapple.
Each guest on this Maui Pineapple Tour with Lunch receives a free pineapple and you can also purchase pineapple approved for shipping straight from the packing plant much cheaper than the any store or at the airport. Lunch is served at the General Store. At one time, this was the plantation camp store that was a favorite hang-out of the workers and families of the Haliimaile Plantation Camp. The store now is a restaurant that specializes in the cuisine from Maui during the plantation days. The executive chef is Beverly Gannon whose culinary skills are legendary.
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Advance Reservations Required!
If you have any questions regarding Maui attractions, please give us a call at 855-268-0387.
No children under 5
Not recommended for expecting mothers.
Must be at least 21 for Distillery tour tastings.
Valid phot ID required for Distillery tour.
Weather related cancellations by Maui Pineapple Tours are 100% refundable.
Shoes are recommended from the Maui Pineapple tour as you will be out in the fields
You may want to bring a light jacket
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Meet at the Maui Visual Arts Center in Makawao
GPS: 2841 Baldwin Avenue, Makawao, Hawaii 96768
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Closed Saturday, Sunday
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day
Check-in 30 Minutes prior to event time.
Duration: 2-2.5 hours
Our guide Mike was wonderful. He was very informative and knowledgeable. He also had the whole group in stitches the entire trip. We had a genuine great time. Loved learning about your product and the care and time it takes to get it from field to fork.
Mike, our tour guide, was great and very funny. Gave us lots of info about history and growing pineapples, especially how to grow our own. Gave us lots to sample. We also got a free pineapple to take home.
I recommend taking this tour, if you get the chance.
Interesting 2 hour tour where you're driven on a bus through pineapple fields, with short stops. Tim made this tour fun, was very knowledgeable and outgoing and even played the ukulele. You're given a free travel box with 2-3 pineapples to carry on a plane. Check for spiders so you don't take them home with you =)
Decided to take this tour on our last day of our vacation. Mike was amazing. Super friendly and entertaining. I love pineapple now! Can't wait for my order to come in!
This was a nice little tour. Lots of great information about the island and the general area. The guys that have the tour were great. The pineapples were delicious.