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Private 4x4 Plantation Tour

At this time, due to COVID and staffing constraints, we are not able to offer our Private 4X4 Plantation Tours or our Roastmaster Experience. Please check back for updates.

Now Open from 9 AM – 4 PM seven days a week

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Our Tours-
Complimentary Guided Coffee Tour – Available from 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM, every 30 minutes. An educational tour where you can learn how we get from seed to cup here at Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation.  No reservations required for families under 10 people. For families over 10 people please email

Self-Guided Lava Tube & Nature Walk -- Available from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM.  Fee based ($10 per family group) where you get to see native vegetation, coffee plantation, observation deck and lava tubes. No reservations required for families under 10 people. For families over 10 people please email

This is your opportunity to actively view Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation’s 20-acre property on a private tour.  Start off by taking a ride through our Cloud Forest Estate on a 4x4 off-road vehicle where you’ll see our organic coffee fields and trails lined with tropical vegetation.  Learn about how we care for our trees, pick ripe coffee cherries and complete wet mill processing.  Next, you’ll be taken up to our dry milling facility to learn how coffee is processed from parchment into roast-ready green coffee beans.  See how we sort by size, density and color to select the highest quality green coffee beans.  From here, you will learn about roasting 100% Kona Coffee beans to craft our unforgettable Kona Coffee flavor.
This is a private tour that can hold from one up to five people.

  • Drive through our organic coffee fields and learn about our how we care for and harvest our crop.
  • Explore the plantation and exotic Cloud Forest in one of our new Kawasaki Mule 4x4’s driven by one of our experienced guides.
  • Understand the many processes coffee goes through before roasting.
  • Grow to appreciate your coffee like never before.
  • Taste our different roasts and select your favorite.
  • With every cup of Mountain Thunder 100% Kona coffee you brew at home, you can relive your private plantation tour!

Private Farm Tour Mule TestimonialAvailability: Private Plantation Tours are available based on the availability of our 4x4’s and guides. Walk-ins can be accepted at times, however we recommend that you book in advance to guarantee availability.

Reservations Reservations are recommended, especially during peak seasons. Use the calendar below to select your date and book online!

Duration: The duration of the tour is approximately an hour and a half.

Fee: One flat rate price for up to five people of $125 for the entire group.

The Team at Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation

Detailed Directions to the Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation

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