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Bp 301, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Enjoyable trip to cathedral, oceanfront park, viewpoints in the mountains, reconstructed ceremonial area with fruit tasting and rest rooms, Typavai Valley where Melville lived and was inspired to write Typee and Moby Dick. Terrific views! Tight seating in the vehicles may be difficult for the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathyindenver
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

12 of us set off on a full day tour of the island in three 4 Wheel Drive., air-conditioned trucks. Kevin Ellis, the tour operator, drove one of the trucks and the other two were driven by locals. One of them spoke a little English...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Delray2002
Reviewed 10 March 2018

I booked this tour two months ago. Earlier this week I got a reminder email about the tour. Then today, I got an email that my tour was cancelled due to multiple ships being in port and he was overbooked. I paid my deposit when...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Leslie L
Kevin E, Owner at Nuku-Hiva Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

We are very sorry for this terrible error on our part We have changed our procedures as a result to ensure this will never happen again. Again, we feel terrible for the inconvenience we have caused.

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Nuku Hiva is a beautiful island . The village you could stay is 1 hours 15 mins away from the airport . The road is good . The view is good when u reach to the top of the mountain . There are 5 small...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Josco W
Reviewed 18 November 2017

What a great day. Kevin was waiting for us and our group travelled in 4 4wds. The drivers were very accommodating. The scenery is absolutely amazing and loved the beautiful scenic spots. This is such a great tour to see spots on the island which...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

This is a relatively small island in the Marquesas Group with a population of only 3,000. Nuku Hiva does not have a great deal to offer by way of sites and buildings to explore but this tour took a drive through quite attractive rain forest...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Detailed enjoyable experience We where throughly impressed with Kevin, his drivers, guides, vehicles and details. We had 3, 4 by 4's with comfortable space for 4 in each, with our driver. Our tour was beautiful, There is nothing else better, but to be able join...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank casakey
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Booking on line was easy for our "Full Day Nuku Hiva Tour". We paid 50% deposit via Paypal & then paid the remainder at check-in the day of the tour. We paid in local currency & saved some money on the conversion rate. There were...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank naiad51
Reviewed 23 February 2016

This should/could have been an excellent tour, but it was spoilt by disorganisation. Had booked the 4WD full day tour (we're on Oceania Marina). There were 8 of us in 2 vehicles, with the 'guide' driving the first vehicle, w being in the second one....More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank global-traveller48
Reviewed 30 November 2015

We arranged our tour of Nuku Hiva prior to embarking on a cruise tour of the South Pacific. I also read Herman Melville's book, Typee, prior to the visit. Kevin and his team of 2 additional drivers in 3 4x4's did a great job showing...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Carrie933
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Marlene B
18 September 2018|
Response from Kevin E | Property representative |
Hello, Our tours are typically 6 hours long. I have no booking for the 24th at this time. Should you wish to book, I can taylor the tour to meet the time you have. When you say departing at 1400, that means you need to... More
30 January 2018|
Response from Kevin E | Property representative |
Sorry we are fully booked on your date. Kevin.