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Lydgate Farms Kauai Chocolate

By Lydgate Farm
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3h
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Highlights

  • Extensive chocolate tasting

  • Journey through the history of chocolate

  • Tropical Fruit Tasting

  • Giftshop with beautiful farm products

  • Friendly knowledgable staff

About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided chocolate tour

  • What's included

    Fruit samples with chocolate tea and sorbet tasting

  • What's included

    Extensive course chocolate tasting

  • What's included

    Taste ripe chocolate fruit year round

  • What's included

    Friendly knowledgable staff

Know Before You Book

  • Farm vehicle available for those with mobility concerns

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

  • Advance reservations required

  • Drive up giftshop available for those who don't want to tour

What you can expect

Hawaii is the only state where the chocolate tree grows, and the best place to experience a live chocolate tree orchard is the Lydgate family’s 46-acre farm. You’re invited to enjoy Chocolate From Branch to Bar, an educational guided tour of everything there is to know about chocolate, including growing cacao trees, harvesting and post-harvest processing of cacao beans, all the way to an extensive tasting of the finished product everyone loves. Our Kauai chocolate tour is family-friendly: Kids 12 and under attend free with an accompanying adult, and with so much to see, smell, learn about and taste, the Farm’s wide-open spaces make this a wonderful event for even small children. In addition to all the tropical fruit and chocolate we taste, the tour is a visual feast as well, so be sure to bring your camera.

Best of all, you’ll enjoy an extensive dark chocolate tasting with all of the chocolate grown on our farm, compared with examples from all over the world. Similar to a wine tasting, we teach you how to taste chocolate like a connoisseur. You’ll also learn chocolate’s history, from its discovery by the first Mesoamericans, to its revered status as a divine plant in the Olmec, Mayan and Aztec cultures, to its introduction to Europe in the 1500s, to the rise of industrial milk chocolate, to the modern bean-to-bar chocolate movement and Hawaii’s place in the new American chocolate movement.

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Activity Location

  • Lydgate Farms Kauai Chocolate
  • 5730 Olohena Road
  • Kapaʻa Hawaii 96746

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Lydgate Farms Kauai Chocolate
  • 5730 Olohena Road
  • Kapaʻa Hawaii 96746
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