Green World Coffee Farm sits in the saddle between the Koolau and the Waianae mountain ranges. This is the perfect first stop on your tasty island excursion. Explore the coffee garden and learn how coffee is grown, graded and its journey from tree to cup. Sample an aromatic array of coffees-all roasted from coffee beans grown right there.
Historic Dole Plantation offers the complete Pineapple Experience! Learn how this symbol of hospitality was key in Hawaiis agricultural and economic growth. Feed the koi fish in the plantation fishpond. And before you climb back aboard the air-conditioned mini-bus; try a cool, sweet Dole Whip pineapple treat.
Listen to stories while driving through the charming town of Haleiwa, the social and artistic hub of the North Shore. Historic old churches, world famous shaved ice, and roadside stands full of tropical shells. More than a laid back surf town, Haleiwa is filled with local style and country ambiance as well as cool surf shops, boutiques and eclectic art galleries.
The Hawaiian word for turtle is Honu. The green turtles that bask in the warm sun along the North Shore beaches are an endangered and protected species. If you are lucky, your guide will you help spot some of these heavy shelled creatures.
As you cruise along the seven miles of North Shore Beaches, dont miss those photo opportunities! Crashing waves or glossy sapphire hued oceanits all a scenic wonderland.
Discover more delicious island history at beautiful Kahuku Farms. Here youll find fresh, tropical fruits and local vegetables grown by two families who have farmed in Hawaii for three generations, and hear the story of crop to market on a tractor-pulled wagon ride through fields, flowers and banana trees. Finish your visit with a refreshing fruit smoothie made with ingredients picked from the farm.
Tropical Farms of Hawaii is the final stop of the day. This lovely setting overlooking Molii Pond and the Pacific Ocean is steeped in gentle island spirit. This family-owned tropical fruit and plant farm that began as a roadside operation offers, an irresistible selection of delectable homegrown macadamia nuts.
As your guide continues to share the history of this lush land, you will find yourself smiling as you wind your way back to Waikiki through the green and overgrown mountains. Especially fun for the whole family!