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UCC Hawaii Kona Coffee Estate

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Address: 75-5568 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96725-9626
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+1 808-322-3789
09:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:30

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Super awesome visit

We happened to drive by and stop to check out the place. We arrived just as the free tour was going on and had an opportunity to taste the different coffee varieties. We had quite... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
chris w
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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247 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We happened to drive by and stop to check out the place. We arrived just as the free tour was going on and had an opportunity to taste the different coffee varieties. We had quite a few questions that were answered, bought a bag of coffee, and even had some coffee flavored ice cream. The plantation grounds are immaculate and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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151 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a must to see and visit! All the employees are so sweet and very helpful. I love this coffee estate!

Thank csabol
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This is the place you want to stop. The staff here greet you like they have been waiting for you all day. They have great tastes of their farm. The Kona ice cream is amazing! Gabriela helped my little one shell some mac nuts grown on the farm. You will want to hug Peggy before you leave, because she made... More 

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Eagle, Idaho, USA
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65 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

A small coffee shop at the top of the estate, with excellent coffee drinks. You can stroll down the paved pathways and view the coffee bean plants. It affords a beautiful view of the coastline. It appears to be owned and run by a sweet Japanese family. I ordered an Iced Vanilla Latte. It was delicious, the ice cubes were... More 

Thank Gloria G
Beckenham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great time - our guide Jeff was really engaging and we really enjoyed roasting our own coffee which we could take away in personalised bags. The views from the farm were also great - we would highly recommend it.

Thank Paul S
Arnold, California
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We had such a wonderful time at UCC! From our very knowledge and caring guide to the plantation to the view and, especially,the experience of roasting our own coffee with personalized labels we enjoyed every minute.

Thank Barri B
Haymarket, Virginia
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We have been on several coffee tours; this was the best. We took this short tour because we wanted to learn a little more about how coffee is processed. First, we sampled several differ roasts of coffee. I liked all of them. No one in the group actively disliked any of them. Then we went in and had a talk... More 

Thank Arthur M
San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We've been coming back to Kona for over 7 years and UCC coffee became one of our favorites. UCC operates a simple visitor center where you can enjoy samples of the various coffees. You can visit the farm to learn about coffee bean picking, drying and roasting, as well as roast your own bag of coffee. The staff has always... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

The view is amazing but this was my experience. I luv ucc ice coffee but when I went to the visitors center there on a not so busy day, the staff was not friendly in fact we felt like we were bothering them. Older man & woman running the shop. But when a Japanese tour came in of 6 it... More 

Thank K N
Seattle, Washington
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74 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Check out estate after roasting your own coffee beans. Acres of coffee plants to see and smell. The guides will tell you in detail what to look for. The flowers only bloom for a few days and are very fragrant

Thank Seattlefoodiegirl206

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