Kuleana Rum Experience

Exclusive Tour | 21+ | Private Reservations Encouraged

Quick Details

Length of Tour: Approximately 6 hours (9AM-3PM)

Pickup Locations: Waikoloa and Kohala Hotels and Resorts (Central Pickup Locations Available)

Rum Tasting and Restaurant Lunch provided and hosted by Kuleana Rum Shack

Discover the history and beauty of the Kohala Coast while tasting Hawaii Island’s first rum farm, distillery and restaurant. This exclusive farm-to-table rum experience starts with a scenic drive up the Kohala Coast to take in breathtaking views of Pololu Valley and the King Kamehameha Statue. Next, stroll through Hawaiian heirloom sugarcane, learn of the 40 different varieties and taste sweet cane juice. In Kawaihae, taste the evolution of sugarcane juice as it becomes rum. The tour concludes at delightful Kuleana Rum Shack in Waikoloa Resort. Select a flight of signature rums or cocktails and enjoy uniquely authentic island cuisine. Authentic, exclusive and exceptional; this is the best of Kailani Tours Hawaii.

Points of Interest:

  • Original King Kamehameha Statue
  • Polulu Valley Lookout
  • Upolu Point
  • Kuleana Rum Works
  • Kuleana Distillery
  • Kuleana Rum Shack

What Kailani Tours Hawaii Provides:

English-speaking driver/guide, luxury Mercedes 15 passenger minicoach, sugar cane juice tasting, distillery tasting, rum cocktail flight, and gourmet Hawaiian-style restaurant lunch at Kuleana Rum Shack. Kailani also provides umbrellas in the event of rain, hot and cold towel service, bottled water, gourmet snack basket and hot beverage.  This tour has a maximum of 12 passengers to provide plenty of headroom in the cabin and comes with a state-of-the-art audio and visual public-address package.

Tour Schedule:

  1. Pickup at Hotels and Resorts
  2. King Kamehameha Statue
  3. Pololu Valley Lookout – Majestic Views of the Valley
  4. Upolu Point / Kuleana Rum Works Farm – Sugar Cane Juice Tasting
  5. Kuleana Distillery – Taste the Evolution of Juice to Rum
  6. Kuleana Rum Shack – Enjoy a Flight of Signature Rums or Cocktails
  7. Kuleana Rum Shack – Gourmet Hawaiian-Style Lunch Featuring Kuleana Signature Dishes
  8. Return to Hotels and Resorts

Kuleana Rum Works Brochure

  • Chevron down What to Bring
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, camera.

  • Chevron down What to Wear
  • Walking shorts and comfortable shoes are recommended. Hat and sunglasses recommended. Farm terrain is slightly sloped. Sunscreen and/or bug-spray should be applied before joining the tour.

  • Chevron down Recommendations
  • This tour is for guests 21 years and older. This is our most luxurious and exclusive tour offering. It does not include lengthy hikes. Passengers travelling with a foldable wheelchair or walker are more than welcome to join our tour. Kailani Tours Hawaii’s spacious Mercedes passenger mini coaches provide the ultimate in comfort for guests hoping to avoid large 50 passenger buses and want a more personal and authentic Hawaiian Experience. The Kuleana Rum Experience is designed to give our guests the most exclusive tour on the Big Island!

  • Chevron down Disclaimer
  • Kailani Tours Hawaii is committed to providing five-star service to all guests.  Kailani Tours Hawaii will not refund tour price due to weather-related reasons.  We will promise an incredible volcano experience but unfortunately cannot control the weather.  Guests will be charged 100% of the tour price for cancellations made within 24 hours of the scheduled tour.

    Kailani Tours Hawaii is a Big-Island based deluxe tour company specializing in Kilauea Tours, Charters, and special events.  The company utilizes Mercedes Benz Sprinter vans, maintains the best touring equipment, and provides the highest level of service!