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29 Oct 2015
“An adventure not to be missed”
28 Oct 2015
“A perfect Big Island ocean hike to King's Island”
Blending adventure, nature, and local culture into quality immersion hiking. We offer private tours on the Hilo side of the Big Island with an emphasis on a tactile experience with nature, challenging yet suitable for a range of physical ability.
Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
+1 808-639-8921
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Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Alex is phenomenal. A wealth of information on the Hawaiian outdoors as well as history. It was a rigorous hike, but things we'd never see on our own. Good lunch recommendation as well - thanks so much!

Thank Claudia W
Reviewed 28 October 2015

When we were planning our trip to the Big Island, we wanted a hike that we wouldn't have done on our own and was different from other guide services - we wanted something very unique. We came across Alex's page and knew we found the...More

Thank Bryan S
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Our guide was cool , laid back , chill kinda guy who went above and beyond to make sure our adventure was unique , full of learning , and loads of new experiences. He had lots of knowledge Hawaiian culture , folk lore , history...More

1  Thank Outdabox88
Reviewed 19 June 2015

My family and I decided to book a waterfall tour with Big Island Hiking Tours to try something a bit more adventurous on our trip to Hawaii. Wow, what a great experience! Alex was very knowledgeable about the nature and history of Hawaii and was...More

1  Thank Angela L
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

I'm a city based solo traveller, and chose the big island for my yearly vacation due to many recommendations and much research. Booked the "Coastal Hike" immersive tour with Alex in hopes of some local insight and a genuine feel for the island. Boy did...More

Thank LadyandBernard
Alex W, Owner at Big Island Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2015

Wow, what kind words. Thank you very much. See you next year!

Reviewed 12 May 2015

My husband and I booked Alex for a private hike for the one day we were in Hilo as part of a cruise itinerary. We were looking for a challenge as we do hike quite regularly. If we had been in Hilo for more time...More

2  Thank Robyn A
Alex W, Owner at Big Island Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2015

What an adventure it was too! Thank you Robyn, for the great review. Safe travels and all the best, Alex.

Reviewed 1 March 2015

Alex was an amazing guide from start to finish! My girlfriend and I did the 3 hour hike to the Hamakua coast. We saw beautiful waterfalls and walked through streams. Alex put no pressure on us and we walked at a comfortable speed . Eating...More

1  Thank PeggySzelinski
Alex W, Owner at Big Island Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2015

Peggy you guys were awesome. Thanks for showing up with the gusto, it was an epic adventure and I hope we get to go out again sometime. A hui ho!

Reviewed 16 February 2015

My wife and I (both in our fifties) did the 2 hikes that Alex offers. The Hamakua Waterfall Journey was our first encounter with Alex. Alex is a remarkable person. He has lived in Hawaii all his life. He has first hand knowledge of all...More

2  Thank Wayne R
Alex W, Owner at Big Island Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2015

Wayne! I had a great time adventuring with you and Barb. From mountain to see we found the action and good-times. Mahalo nui loa for leaving a review A hui ho, Alex

Reviewed 17 December 2014

An unforgettable experience and a Alex was the sweetest and most knowledgeable guide I could have asked for! No better way than with Alex to see this part of Hawaii!!

5  Thank AMANDALEN42
Reviewed 17 December 2014

Alex knows his Hawai'i. He is able to spout off Hawai'ian history in a fun and creative way. He is a man of many talents and yet is super humble, laid back and a complete joy to be around. Bring a sun hat, makes all...More

5  Thank Cari T
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