Big Island Abalone

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  • Address: 73-357 Makako Bay Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740, United States
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-8083340034
  • Ticket Price: 12 USD
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Island

Abalone or ‘Ear shells’ as they are commonly known are endemic to Hawaii and are known as one of the best quick food all over the world.

The Big Island Abalone Corporation is known for cultivating Ezo variety of Abalones.

Highlights include:

  • Guided tours of the abalone farm available in Japanese and English.

Try a couple of raw abalone to get the most out of the experience. Not for the ones who are allergic to seafood.

Big Island Abalone Travel Tips

  • Do try the tour of the farm- a good way to know how Abalones are cultivated and cared for.

Entrance Ticket Details For Big Island Abalone

  • $12 per person.
  • Children below the age of 8 have free entry and tour.

Big Island Abalone Hours

  • Abalone Shop at entrance: 8.00 am – 4.00 pm
  • Guided tours are available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 12.00 pm

How to Reach Big Island Abalone

  • Take a Shared Taxi or Hele-a-Bus.

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  • Big Island Abalone Address: 73-357 Makako Bay Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740, United States
  • Big Island Abalone Contact Number: +1-8083340034
  • Big Island Abalone Timing: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Big Island Abalone Price: 12 USD
  • Best time to visit Big Island Abalone(preferred time): 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Big Island Abalone: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 35.75% of people who visit Kailua-kona include Big Island Abalone in their plan

  • 50% of people start their Big Island Abalone visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Big Island Abalone

Monday, Thursday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Big Island Abalone

People normally club together Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation and Keauhou Shopping Centre while planning their visit to Big Island Abalone.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Big Island Abalone Reviews & Ratings

  • Would have loved to take a tour. But only on Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays. My parents bought a can of Abalone (2.6 oz) and shell was 45 dollars plus tax.

  • Very nice tour. The guide was very informative and I learned a lot. Really liked that you got to try a sample at the end. Very glad we stopped and took this tour.

  • This was such a fun experience! We got to see how abalone are grown and raised before they get eaten. It was also cool to see some of the sustainable aspects to their farms as abalone is becoming more vulnerable to being endangered. You can buy abalone to eat with different sizes at different price points. The tour is also worth seeing and there are plenty of abalone shells to keep.

  • Japanese couple own this farm. You can get abalone very reasonable. Large selection in size. The smallest one is the highest recommendation if you’d like to eat them row. Because the small one is crunchy and crispy. The shop is close to the airport , so you’d better go there directly from the airport on the way to the hotel. And it’s better to take soy source and Wasabi from Japan. No need to take knife cause it’s possible to peel abalone off from the shell by your finger.

  • Great place for a tour and to purchase abalone

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