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From Hilo 5 Hour Custom Private Tour where you can see and do what you want provided by Apau Hawaii Tours

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Avoid physical contact between guide and traveler; no hugs/handshakes for now.
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Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Important Information
Duration
5h
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Hilo Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Hilo Port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 13 years
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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bedenbl wrote a review Jan 2020
Deltona, Florida24 contributions27 helpful votes
Although we did not get to go on our scheduled tour, I want to give a shout-out to Scott. Due to a medical emergency we had to cancel our scheduled reservation less than a week out. After providing collaborating documentation, our pre-paid booking was fully refunded. (We had
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Scott W, Owner at From Hilo 5 Hour Custom Private Tour where you can see and do what you want
Responded 14 Jan 2020
Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Looking forward to meeting you in the future. Aloha
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James T wrote a review Nov 2019
San Diego, California19 contributions2 helpful votes
I really wanted to write a review that didn't echo what every one else has said and delayed for way too long. As it is, I fear I'll sound like most of the reviewers on this site -- "best experience eve"r. All that can be said is that our time with Scott was darn near
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from Scott W, Owner at From Hilo 5 Hour Custom Private Tour where you can see and do what you want
Responded 16 Dec 2019
Thank you so much for the great review. Experiencing the Kilauea eruption first hand allows me to share a unique perspective right on my lava lot. I am thrilled you had a great time!
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PK49154984 wrote a review Oct 2019
Burlington, Canada26 contributions2 helpful votes
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Tour of the Hilo Side of the Big Island Scott was an excellent tour guide allowing us to customize our time on this beautiful side of the island. He was very accommodating and patient taking us to some of the secret places. Scott provides a no rush and not a go-go tour but
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Scott W, Owner at From Hilo 5 Hour Custom Private Tour where you can see and do what you want
Responded 27 Oct 2019
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a wonderful review. I am thrilled you enjoyed your time exploring this amazing island.
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J McGee wrote a review May 2019
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Scott was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed our tour and time with him. Scott met us as we approached the terminal exit with a sign and we were on the road well ahead of the shuttle buses and crowds. Being able to see Rainbow and Akaka Falls before the first tourists
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Scott W, Owner at From Hilo 5 Hour Custom Private Tour where you can see and do what you want
Responded 31 Aug 2019
Mahalo for the excellent review! Being a private tour means we have no set itinerary and everything we see is based on the desires and interests of my guests allowing us to see so much more than the larger tour groups. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your time of the Big Island of Hawaii. Aloha
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Carrie G wrote a review Nov 2018
Erie, Pennsylvania161 contributions142 helpful votes
We had such a great day! It was a last minute booking and we were so happy Scott was able to accommodate us! He not only showed us everything we wanted to see, but he taught us so much as well! He’s so well informed about the island and happy to share it all with us! We also
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Response from Scott W, Owner at From Hilo 5 Hour Custom Private Tour where you can see and do what you want
Responded 31 Aug 2019
Mahalo for taking the time to write this 5-star review! It is always my pleasure sharing this amazing island with people from all over the world.
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By: Apau Hawaii Tours
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Apau hawaii tours was amazing!
Scott was the most informed tour guide. He answered all of our questions, and showed us things that we would have
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Go with Apau Hawaii tours!
If I could give Scott 10 stars I would! We visited the lava lot, it was AMAZING! Have followed Scott through the
dingymon
dingymon
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Mother Nature up close and personal
Our family of 4 kids, 10 years to 20 years old, had a fantastic private tour. Our youngest loves geology and our s
Traveler539715
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Kilauea Eruption tour is Awesome
Scott is a fantastic guide, knowledgeable and warm. I thoroughly enjoyed the Kilauea eruption tour and highly recom
comixcards
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Scott's Love of Nature and The Big Island Shine Through
After following Scott's remarkable documentation of the 2018 Kilauea eruption on You Tube, I was blessed to be able
TXLORA
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Best tour ever
Scott took us on a private tour that he let us customize. We were able to see only the places we were interested in
akdamd
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Prepare to be blown away!
Tour Wow! Where to start... We booked Scott’s Kilauea eruption tour and we were absolutely amazed at the experience
G3WGV
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Better late than never!
No, not Scott, he's always on time! It's me that's late getting round to writing this review. In fact I just signed
jonworld
jonworld
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Lava enthusiast
So pleased we did a tour with Scott in the Volcanoes national park He told the story of the place in the context o
Cajun39466
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Big Island Day Trip from Oahu
My wife and daughter and I set aside a day during our Oahu vacation to tour with Scott. I felt like Scott might b
PatriciaE2294
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Eruption tour from someone who lived through it!
Scott is a great tour guide! He is also a really nice guy. He lived in Lelani Estates during the 2018 eruption (&
JaysonBSmith
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This Eruption Tour is INSANE!
We met up with Scott in the morning, knowing little of what we were about to see. His private lot gives you everyth
simonlok
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unbelievably spectacular tour
I have taken 100s of tours all around the world. Scott is amongst the top 10 tour guides I've met. I happen to be s
John A
John A
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The best excursion on our four week cruise!
Scott met us outside the pier building and we were away quickly to beat the tour buses to the shore, to watch some
MarbarJ
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Super Scott
This was the most awesome tour! The only way to go! Get your own tour guide and your own vehicle at a very reason
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