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Big Island Volcano and Waterfalls Tours

610 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4421
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Our great day with our great tour guide Chris

Our guide Chris was absolutely fanta-bulous! He provided an in depth history of the Big Island and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Avik C
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Cupertino, California
via mobile
Historic!

Epic to see this volcano and wonder ‘when’ it was going to blow. We did a 260 mile tour of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
radiatenvegas
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Website: http://hawaiicruiseexcursions.com/BigIslandVolcanoIslandTour.htm 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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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610 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4421
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide Chris was absolutely fanta-bulous! He provided an in depth history of the Big Island and all the facts along with lots and lots of other important events. He made our tour fun and personable. His background of geology and his interests provided us...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Epic to see this volcano and wonder ‘when’ it was going to blow. We did a 260 mile tour of the island, this park being a part of it. Just a tiny flame in a big crater. Plus visitors center has info to read about...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Hoping you are all ok in Hawaii. We became friends with Aunt Karen while on your tour bus. Please stay safe!

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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 18 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 18 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

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Reviewed 14 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 27 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

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Reviewed 9 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

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John B
18 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
16 March 2016|
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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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