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VolcanoDiscovery Hawai'i - CLOSED

Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
+1 808-640-4165
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Best Part of the Trip!!!! Arthur is a AMAZING tour guide!

I was photographing a friends wedding in Kona and had approached Arthur with Big Island eXcapes if... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2010
Saskatoon, Canada
Highlight of the trip!

It would be hard to find a guide with more passion than Arthur! How do you know that much about... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2010
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VolcanoDiscovery Hawai'i is now proud to support educational excursions through the non-profit Friends of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park! By supporting the Friends, clients are provided with a captive expert guide of the same high quality but at a significantly lower cost than a luxury tour, with proceeds directly funding forest restoration, the Hawksbill Turtle (Honu 'ea) Recovery Project, the Nene Recovery Project, the park's Junior Ranger program, and the Youth Internship Program for underserved, at-risk students to work in the park. To experience the best of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park with an expert instructor or naturalist guide, contact the Hawai'i Volcanoes Institute-On-Demand. Guides with VolcanoDiscovery training are available by special request through the Friends based on availability. VolcanoDiscovery continues to provide volcano news and global volcano travel despite discontinuing its Hawai'i luxury tour service.
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15 Oct 2014
“An awe inspiring day trip”
1 Sep 2014
“Best thing we did during our week-long vacation to the Big Island”
Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
+1 808-640-4165

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Reviewed 3 June 2010

I was photographing a friends wedding in Kona and had approached Arthur with Big Island eXcapes if he would be interested in taking 2 photographers and a bride and groom (married the day before) on a 6 hour adventure the day following their wedding to...More

1  Thank GinasPortraits
Reviewed 24 April 2010

It would be hard to find a guide with more passion than Arthur! How do you know that much about the island? We had a fabulous 8 hour trip of the waterfalls and volcano viewing. It was a busy day, but definitely worth the personal...More

1  Thank kbarnesdc
Reviewed 15 April 2010

Hawaii certainly has many things to offer including beautiful resorts. While it may be tempting to only indulge by the resort pool or a nearby beach, I would HIGHLY and enthusiastically encourage visitors to get an island tour from Art with Big Island Excapes. Our...More

2  Thank nvs1717
Reviewed 6 April 2010

My husband and I look back on our provate eco-photography tour as our favorite day of our entire three island vacation to Hawaii. We hiked to the top of waterfalls, explored a lava cave, had a unique lunch at a spot favorite with locals and...More

1  Thank JandSBrown
Reviewed 26 March 2010

After thoroughly researching private tours on the Big Island, VNP and the sights around Hilo, I concluded that Arthur of Big Island Excapes was the way to go. He has been extremely helpful in planning our trip on June 29th, off NCL/POA. Our trip starts...More

1  Thank jbuch02
Reviewed 25 March 2010

By far the best part of our trip on the Hilo side. Arthur knows his stuff, makes it fun and you leave with a new appreciation and awe of nature and it's force, beauty and wonder. Can't imagine doing this trip without Arthur - he...More

1  Thank Manahanclan
Reviewed 22 March 2010

Great overall tour of Big Island! This was the highlight of our trip. Arthur customized trip to our liking and was very cool to hang with. Enjoyed all the sights of the Big Island and we saw things that would not have been seen by...More

1  Thank saludamc
Reviewed 13 March 2010

We just returned from our trip to the Big island. We had read on TA that the road to the resort was like a crater on the moon and boy were they right. My husband gave me a look as if to say, " What...More

1  Thank FloridaDonna
Reviewed 2 March 2010

My daughter and I booked a two day tour with Big Island excapes in early Feb 2010. Authur was the best!! He really knows the island and his knowledge of plants, animals and the volcano was outstanding. He went out of his way to show...More

1  Thank jbgPa
Reviewed 9 February 2010

We went for this tour as a last minute decision and what a great choice it was. Do not miss this experience when on the Big Island.

1  Thank bahamarulz
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