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Big Island Volcano and Waterfalls Tours

610 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4421
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Awesome excursion

Mr K was awesome. Very knowledgeable about island history and culture. Answered questions I had... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
susan j
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This tour is fabulous! Our tour guide "Aunt Karen" was amazing and so full of knowledge! We... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
A TripAdvisor Member
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Our tour takes you to view the largest and most active volcano in the world, the Kilauea Caldera. The Kilauea Caldera is a massive crater encircled by plumes of sulfuric smoke, and the signs of lava destruction are everywhere. The lava flows are constantly shifting, and our tour takes you as close as possible to see them. On our tour, you will walk through an actual lava tube which include extensive lava flows and Hawaii's unique black sand beaches. Later, you’ll pass through lush rainforest as our guide points out many native tropical plants, such as red ginger and ginseng. Our tours take in 10 major Hilo attractions ensuring you have a spectacular day in Hilo.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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610 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4421
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Mr K was awesome. Very knowledgeable about island history and culture. Answered questions I had about tropical vegetation and plant life. His jokes and humor are awesome—but behind his exterior is a very intelligent and knowledgeable man who takes pride in his Hawaiian culture. And...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

This tour is fabulous! Our tour guide "Aunt Karen" was amazing and so full of knowledge! We learned so much from her! We have been on many cruise excursions and this one rates right up to the top of our list as one of the...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

14 people on tour and 14 seat van The most that I remember about the tour was the homeless people and most of the time drive through the poor town of Hilo, First, its a short trip to the small beach where you spend 25...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

You are a hostage on the worst tour ever. Small van takes you to see the different neighborhoods of Hilo seeing the homeless, forced to see plant store, candy store and nut store. Black beach was national park, right off road. No big deal. You...More

2  Thank J7538DXjillg
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great tour guide-his name slips my mind 3 months later! But he drove less than 20 of us 260+ miles on this tour. Showed us many sights in addition to scheduled stops.

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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We were so disappointed in this day trip, we only got 15 mins at certain stops and really wanted to see a lot more of the volcanoes. Our tour guide talked for almost every second of the day about plants and kept repeating himself over...More

6  Thank Sandy B
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

This was a typical area bus tour where the driver gives an overview while driving then dumps you off @ various venues for 30 mins "on your own;" no personal touch. Our driver wasn't even a native (Leroy, from Wisconsin) but followed a well-rehearsed script....More

1  Thank GWRohrer
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Kai (our guide) was fantastic! So incredibly knowledgable and friendly. He really made our trip a great experience. It was a long day, but he kept it interesting. Lunch was fantastic, and the sites chosen were really good. We weren't able to get a great...More

1  Thank mjabas
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

We flew from Honolulu Airport to Kona Airport on Big Island by Hawaiian Airlines. This tour was from 0300am being picked up at Hotel on Oahu and then flying to the Kona Airport and then Returning from Hilo Airport to Honolulu around 900pm same day...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We flew over Big Island with helikopter without the doors. The Mother Nature let us show only a small part of lava but apart from that this was a wonderful adventure

1  Thank Joanna L
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John B
19 February 2017|
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Response from JanLynneP | Reviewed this property |
You can arrange from Oahu when you book your trip with your local representative. They can pick up at certain pre set hotels at certain dates and times. I don't know about Maui but I would assume that their tour operator can... More
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diandray50
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Response from jazcaz | Reviewed this property |
hi we self drove there but there appears to be several tour operators that went there
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