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The Vanillerie

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We went to the Vanillerie just off the highway near the Kona airport. The owner was giving the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hamilton, Ontario Canada
Interesting tour

Very interesting to see the growing and processing of vanilla pods (aka beans). Gift shop sells... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sharon S
Spring Valley, California, United States
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We invite guests to our farm to see, smell, taste, and feel vanilla growing on the vine in our shade house oases in Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii, five minutes from the Kona International Airport. Come to learn about the beautiful vanilla...more
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73-4301 Laui St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-9010
+1 808-331-8535
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Vanillerie just off the highway near the Kona airport. The owner was giving the tours. They were interesting and gave us a new appreciation of the complexity of growing the vanilla beans. The store has not only vanilla for sale but...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting to see the growing and processing of vanilla pods (aka beans). Gift shop sells vanilla beans and you can make your own vanilla extract and vanilla sugar when you get home. Enjoyed the tour and tour guy, Steve.

2  Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our third trip to Kailua-Kona, we discovered this little gem of a place. I'm not quite sure how to describe it - a nursery, garden, shop, tourist attraction. It's all of those. The owners grow a large number of plants, and their main feature...More

2  Thank jayzeeDE
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is located really close to the Kona Airport so if you have time to kill GO HERE! Steve was my tour guide and he was a wealth of knowledge. I never realized what it take to actually product vanilla. Understand know why it is...More

Thank Royston S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting tour. I never understood how difficult it was to grow and harvest Vanilla. Can understand why its so expensive. This company is just getting into tours. Our tour guide was a lady from South Africa, she was interesting in her own right, but...More

1  Thank dave4q
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

JR was friendly and informative. A great stop while doing a self-guided tour of the region. The ice cream was fantastic, so are a whole bunch of the beauty products, very high quality. If you like orchids you’ll love his in-depth tour of the process.

2  Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

The tour was so informative and enjoyable for myself and my 20 year old children. We learned how vanilla is grown, the tedious & exacting process for pollinating, and how the beans are processed. At the end of the tour we enjoyed some wonderful vanilla...More

2  Thank YogiVena
Reviewed 31 August 2018

The tour was informative and we enjoyed ourselves very much. There is a lot of work that goes into making want we know as vanilla. Go and enjoy!

2  Thank G3151FZdanielm
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Went to The Vanillerie on a bit of a whim. (Picked up a brochure from the place where we were staying and thought it looked interesting.) We went in the morning on a Thursday and had the treat of being the only ones on the...More

3  Thank PacificNorthwestGurl
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Want to know how vanilla is grown? It's an involved process, but by the end of this tour you'll have all the details - from cultivation, to fertilization, harvesting, preparation, and transformation into a range of products from ice cream, face cream, candles, alcohol, and...More

3  Thank Andrew B
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