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Private Shore Excursion Tour - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park provided by Apau Hawaii Tours

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  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Akatsuka Orchid Gardens
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 3
    Mauna Loa
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 4
    Rainbow Falls
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 5
    Richardson Beach Park
    Stop: 15 minutes
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Duration
5h
Inclusions
  • National Park fees
  • Water
  • Hilo / Pahoa area Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Hilo Airport and cruise port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hiking to see active lava
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be 13 or older
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • It is recommended to bring a light jacket and close-toed shoes
  • A maximum of 4 guests per booking
  • We use a Ford F-150, 4-door pickup truck that has been modified for off-road use. This truck sits higher up than usual. You must be able to get in and out of the truck unassisted
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • 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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Simon Lok wrote a review Aug 2019
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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 staying on the island when I found his tour operation but I think this review would most benefit those who are on the cruise ship. I've taken tons of cruises and a
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Scott W, Owner at Private Shore Excursion Tour - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Responded 31 Aug 2019
Mahalo for taking the time to write this 5-star review! I am so pleased you enjoyed yourselves as explored some amazing features on the island.
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John A wrote a review Apr 2019
Toronto, Canada142 contributions41 helpful votes
Scott met us outside the pier building and we were away quickly to beat the tour buses to the shore, to watch some surfers and enjoy the ocean. After a stop at Rainbow Falls, we continued on to Volcanoes State Park, where we spent most of our time. He took us off the beaten
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from Scott W, Owner at Private Shore Excursion Tour - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Responded 31 Aug 2019
Mahalo for taking the time to write this 5-star review. Being a private tour means we there is really no set itinerary which allows us to make changes "on the fly". It is always my goal to send my guests home with a sense of awe and wonder. Aloha
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Mary wrote a review Apr 2019
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This was the most awesome tour! The only way to go! Get your own tour guide and your own vehicle at a very reasonable price. Scott was very knowledgeable and made the most of our time. After a few stops he realized what our interests were and the remainder of the day was
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Response from Scott W, Owner at Private Shore Excursion Tour - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Responded 31 Aug 2019
Mahalo for the 5-star review! Volcanoes National Park is truly remarkable, especially when you are on a private tour. Being a private tour guide means we can discover some amazing sights larger tours miss. Aloha
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By: Apau Hawaii Tours
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
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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
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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
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bedenbl
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Customer Service Beyond Expectations
Although we did not get to go on our scheduled tour, I want to give a shout-out to Scott. Due to a medical emergenc
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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
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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
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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
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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 (&
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James T
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A great Tour!
I really wanted to write a review that didn't echo what every one else has said and delayed for way too long. As
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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
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PK49154984
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Tour of the Hilo Side of the Big Island
Tour of the Hilo Side of the Big Island Scott was an excellent tour guide allowing us to customize our time on thi
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jmcgee370
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Excellent Customized Tour
Scott was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed our tour and time with him. Scott met us as we approached the termin
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Suzan G
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Beautiful Big Island
Scott knows the island very well and he knows the places to go for those with an interest or people like us who had
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carrie g
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Great Tour!
We had such a great day! It was a last minute booking and we were so happy Scott was able to accommodate us! He n
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Mike Wright
Awesome experience. Scott will taylor tour to your interests at your pace with an engaging and pleasant manner. Hig
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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