All Aboard! The Kilohana Plantation Railway train ride is ready to take you and your keiki on a tour of their property.
Visit the check in station to get tickets from the Station Master at the Hawaiian Train Depot. Check out the nostalgic railway items in the store and on the lanai. Get some memorabilia, kauai made gifts to bring back home or snacks before the train ride.
A royal ride awaits on an elegant hand finished wood interior reproduction railway car.. These railway cars are replicas from the King Kalakaua era. The specially made railway cars are named after the rivers of the island of Kauai. Waimea, Hanapepe, Wailua, Wainiha and Hanalei. These railway cars will take you around the Kilohana Plantation for a treat of the expansive Kilohana property.
A covered comfortable ride, provides you an opportunity to see views of the magnificent Plantation rain or shine. The train ride is narrated throughout the journey, providing knowledge of the property and facts about the island of Kauai. Local legends and secrets of Kauai are revealed during the narration. Keep your ears open for suggestions and tips for visiting Kauai.
The Kilohana Plantation is a working farm that produces many fruits and vegetables. See over 50 varieties of fruits and vegetables grown on the property. Many of the vegetables and fruits are used in Gaylord’s restaurant. A great Farm to table dining experience Gaylord’s restaurant is a great place for lunch or dinner. This amazing farm provides keiki with the opportunity to see why Kauai is called the Garden Island. It also provides the opportunity to experience life on a plantation in paradise.
Taking you back to the Plantation Days, the train ride brings you back to days when trains were a major source of transportation and moving goods (i.e. sugar cane). One of two working railways on Kauai, Kilohana Train Ride truly is a reminder of how much we have advanced from the plantation days. See goats, sheep, donkeys, horses, bulls, cows, pigs and chickens. The train ride will even stop in the heart of the plantation where you will get a chance to feed the animals on the property.
After the train ride, visit the Grounds of Kilohana where there are shops, galleries and many opportunities to take pictures. The Plantation also hosts Luau Kalamaku where you can see an imu pit used for traditional Hawaiian cooking just behind the Depot Station.
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