Our Taste of Upcountry tour features three of the island’s premier food and beverage makers – MauiWine, Hali’imaile Distilling and Surfing Goat Dairy! In addition, we take the opportunity to visit Kula Country Farms who has been providing Maui with beautiful and tasty produce for four generations!
We’ll start our day at Maui Tropical Plantation with coffee grown and roasted right on property by our friends at Mill House Roasting Co. In the mood for a mid-morning snack? Grab one of the made-from-scratch pastries to snack on as we venture to our first stop!
SURFING GOAT DAIRY
Receive a private tour of the dairy from one of the farm’s expert tour guides. Meet and feed the happy goats who call this country paradise home. Experience a taste of what it takes to raise these adorable animals, collect the milk and produce these lovingly-crafted, artisanal cheeses.
LUNCH AT THE DAIRY
On your visit to Surfing Goat Dairy you’ll experience a truly farm-to-table handmade lunch, with a selection of artisan paninis and salads. Your craft experience wouldn’t be complete without tasting their flagship goat cheeses, hand crafted right on property. This gourmet adventure has a taste of paradise for everyone. See your lunch options here.
Take in the epic views as you travel through the lush Kula Countryside on your way to the historic Ulupalakua Ranch; home to MauiWine – Maui’s only winery. Explore the beautiful and peaceful grounds to learn the story of Rose Ranch and its significance in Maui’s Paniolo history. After your tasting in the iconic King’s Cottage, make sure to check out all of the amazing locally-made products in both the Gift Shop and the Ranch Store.
KULA COUNTRY FARMS
Now that you’ve spent some time in the lush, Kula countryside, it’s time to experience some of the amazing food being grown here! Kula Country Farms produce stand offers their produce along with other island farmers fruits, vegetables, flowers, jams, jellies and fresh baked goods. Plus, the views are breathtaking!
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
THE MILL HOUSE RESTAURANT
Ready to take to apply all of your new Maui culinary craft knowledge? Visit our friends at The Mill House Restaurant to experience truly innovative food and drinks made by super passionate people! You’ll receive 10% off all of your additional food and beverage selections.
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.