Maui Guide: 7 Awesome Farm Tours You Must Visit on Maui

Agritourism is booming on Maui. Take your pick of a range of local crops, from coffee to dragon fruit farms.


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Ali‘i Kula Lavender Farm owner Koa Chang in one of his fields.
Photo:  ryan siphers

 

O‘o farm Gourmet lunch and tour, or seed-to-cup coffee tasting.

Tours with meal $50–$58, 651 Waipoli Road, Kula, (808) 667-4341, oofarm.com

 

‘Ono organic farms Sample every imaginable tropical fruit and sniff a cinnamon tree.

Fruit-, coffee- and chocolate-tasting tour $35, 149 S. Hāna Highway, Hāna (808) 248-7779, onofarms.com

 

Ocean organic vodka farm Learn how sugar cane turns “spiritual” at this distillery.

Tours $10, 4051 Ōma‘opio Road, Kula, (808) 877-0009, oceanvodka.com

 

Ali‘i kula lavender farm Smell several varieties of lavender and stock up on spice rubs.

Entry $3, 1100 Waipoli Road, Kula, (808) 878-3004, aliikulalavender.com

 

Surfing goat dairy Sample cheese and truffles and help milk the goats.

Tours start at $12, 3651 Ōma‘opio Road, Kula, (808) 878-2870, surfinggoatdairy.com

 

Maui dragon fruit farm Dragon fruit vines plus a zip line.

Tours start at $15, 833 Punakea Loop, Lahaina, (808) 264-6127, mauidragonfruit.com

 

Tip

Too many to choose from? Let Maui Country Farm Tours do the driving. Marilyn Lopes will introduce you to the sweetest Maui farmers and share their histories.

Half-day tours $135 (with kama‘āina discount) including lunch and snacks. (808) 283-9131, mauicountryfarmtours.com

 

This story is part of The Holoholo Guide to Maui in our November 2015 issue. Check back here for more. 

 

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