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Princeville Botanical Gardens Tour and Chocolate Tasting

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    Visit: Princeville Botanical Gardens, 3840 Ahonui Pl, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722-5530

    Begin the tour by exploring the upper terraces and the uses of the plants living in Waimea Valley. Find exotic flowers, rare medicinals, happy honey hives and t the bottom of the valley, small cacao grove thrives. Here, taste some raw chocolate nibs and learn about how chocolate is grown and harvested. When you leave the Valley, head to our outdoor chocolate tasting area, where you'll learn about modern and historical chocolate processing methods. You'll sample at least 5 different single-origin chocolates from around the world. After relaxing in the shade and enjoying the chocolate, back on your feet to explore our Anini Creek valley, another wonderland of rare plants, stunning topography, and fascinating sustainable cultivation techniques.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Princeville Botanical Gardens, 3840 Ahonui Pl, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722-5530
    Duration
    3h
    Inclusions
    • Tour escort/host
    • Fruit samples
    • Gourmet chocolate tasting
    • Snacks
    • Entry/Admission - Princeville Botanical Gardens
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Insect repellant is available for purchase
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Tours operate in rain or shine
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Not recommended for children aged 6 and under
    • We recommend being prepared for a walk in the woods: bring good walking shoes, bug spray, and a rain jacket
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    What a wonderful experience to see and learn all about the different plants in the gardens. Being from the San Diego area we thought it wouldn’t compare to the botanical gardens in Balboa Park. Boy, were we wrong! Plus the tour includes a variety of chocolate sampling. Yum! Our
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    Response from Janmarie J, Manager at Princeville Botanical Gardens Tour and Chocolate Tasting
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Aloha San Diegans, Thank you so much for taking the time to review the garden and so pleased to hear you had such a positive and informative experience with your tour guide Alegra. We hope to see you again in the future! Mahalo
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    This tour was definitely one of the highlights of our trip to Kauai! The terraced gardens were full of beautiful native and introduced plants. We learned so much from our knowledgeable guide Allegra. We enjoyed tasting different fruits and the chocolate tasting along the tour.
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    Response from Janmarie J, Manager at Princeville Botanical Gardens Tour and Chocolate Tasting
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Aloha! So pleased to hear you had an all around great experience learning about all the botanicals and chocolate from our wonderful tour guide Alegra! We look forward to seeing you in the future and hope you have a wonderful rest of your stay on Kauai.
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    Our knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide provided a very enjoyable and informative tour while sharing the beauty of the gardens. The chocolate sampling was interesting.
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    Response from Janmarie J, Manager at Princeville Botanical Gardens Tour and Chocolate Tasting
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Thank you for the kind post and for taking the time to be with us. Mahalo
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    If you love unique tour experiences, a tremendous variety of flora, chocolate, and fruits this is the place for you! Mary was an excellent tour guide and really made the place come alive with her knowledge, passion, and history of the garden itself and the plants within it! We
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    Response from Janmarie J, Manager at Princeville Botanical Gardens Tour and Chocolate Tasting
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Aloha and Mahalo for your review and recommendation! We are so glad that you enjoyed the garden and our tour guide Mary Lou! We all look forward to a visit from you in the future.
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    This was just an absolutely out of this world tour for me. We learned about different plants, their origin, medicinal properties, how rare they are, fun facts etc. Our tour guide helps with the chocolate making process, and he has helped us sort of develop a palate for chocolate
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    Response from Janmarie J, Manager at Princeville Botanical Gardens Tour and Chocolate Tasting
    Responded 11 Sep 2019
    Aloha and thank you so much for your kind words. We strive to give guests an all around great experience and we are so glad that you found that to be true. Have a great rest of your time here in Kauai!
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