Our Pineapple Express tour is your opportunity to learn about the pineapple: the quintessential island fruit, its history on Maui, and how three local purveyors are using its unique juice. Follow the pineapple’s journey from the Hali’imaile Pineapple fields to MauiWine, Hali’imaile Distilling, and Maui Brewing Co. Along the way, learn how each of these masterful artisans is turning pineapple’s liquid gold into unique island-inspired craft beverages. Break midday for a locally sourced, lunch at the elegant and irresistible Hali’imaile General Store. Finally, reminisce on the day’s adventures over handcrafted drinks by The Mill House. Delicious craft food and beverages await you at every stop on this unforgettable full-day craft adventure!
MORNING MEET UP // 7:30
We’ll meet at the breathtaking Maui Tropical Plantation, where you’ll start the day with a cup of cold brew coffee grown and hand-roasted by the Mill House Roasting Co.; located right on property! No better way to awaken your senses as we cruise up to meet the team at Maui Pineapple Tour!
MAUI PINEAPPLE TOUR
Our friends at Maui Pineapple Tours, in beautiful Hali’imaile, expertly guide you through a working pineapple field / operation. You’ll learn about the growing cycle & cultivation techniques; tasting the stages as you learn them. Best of all, you get a FREE PINEAPPLE to take with you!
Explore the historical winery grounds; learning the philosophies and practices that make these vines and their wines so special. Then, experience the historic King’s Cottage as you sample a selection of the pineapple wines that helped make MauiWine famous!
LUNCH AT HALI’IMAILE GENERAL STORE
We’ll return to Hali’imaile to enjoy a locally-sourced, lunch at the elegant and irresistible Hali’imaile General Store. You’ll choose from 4 island-inspired dishes; hand-selected by the HGS team to feature their favorite island flavors including: Crab Pizza, Tropical Shrimp Salad, Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad & BBQ Pork Sandwich!
HALI’IMAILE DISTILLING COMPANY
Hali’imaile Distilling Company, set in the middle of last active pineapple plantation, sets itself apart by using local ingredients and distilling in small batches. The pristine surroundings of clean air, pure water and exquisite agriculture are transparent in the production of their ultra-premium, Hawaiian spirits. You’ll receive an expert tour of the production facility followed by a tasting of the brands produced by this award-winning distillery.
MAUI BREWING CO.
Your brewery experience represents the founder’s commitment to local production, serving as stewards of the community and ‘aina, and curating a craft-beer-way-of-life. You are guided on a 45-minute brewery tour providing an up-close glimpse of the brew house, cellar and packaging line. After your tour, you’ll receive a guided tasting of Maui Brewing Co.‘s flagship beers!
THE MILL HOUSE
Take in the views of the west Maui Mountains, share a story or two, as the passionate team at The Mill House Restaurant treat you to a local, craft beverage of your choice: Maui Brewing Co. Beer, MauiWine or handcrafted cocktail made with Hali’imaile Distilling spirits. Additionally, receive 10% off any other food or drinks purchased!
Maui Tropical Plantation, Waikapu, Maui, HI 9670
Cancellation occurring prior to 72 hours will be eligible for a refund of tour fare. Cancellation occurring between 72 and 48 hours of tour will receive a 50% refund of tour fare. Any cancellation occurring within 48 hours of tour date will not be eligible for refund. Unfortunately, we cannot offer a refund if you arrive late for pickup and miss the bus for any reason.
Maui Craft Tours reserves the right to cancel tours due to unsafe weather or unfavorable roadways. Consideration for such circumstances is determined by the Owners and Tour Guides. At time of tour cancellation due to said circumstances, all available efforts will be taken to notify the scheduled customers; including call, email or text.
Note: Passengers that appear to be intoxicated at beginning of tour, at the discretion of the Tour Guide, will not be allowed on the tour and no refund will be applied.