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C Big Island Tours

#11 of 43 Tours in Hilo
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Address: 71 Banyan Dr, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4693
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+1 800-901-0468
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Mon - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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C Big Island offers exclusive land tours and Shore Excursions on the Big...

C Big Island offers exclusive land tours and Shore Excursions on the Big Island of Hawaii. Tours such as lava viewing on Kilauea volcano, Mauna Kea Summit, waterfalls in the rainforest,and Volcanoes National Park.All tours are done SUV,Eco style vehicles or 11-15 pas van. We DO NOT operate buses. We depart daily from Kona and Hilo.

CRUISE SHIP CUSTOMERS - we have permits to pick you up directly from the pier and work with the cruise ships weekly. We would love to show you the Big Island....Give us a call!

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US$120.00*
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Hilo Shore Excursion: Exclusive Volcanoes National Park and Rainbow Falls
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US$129.00*
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Kona Shore Excursion: Wild Dolphin - Reefs -Sea Caves -Kealakekua Bay Snorkel
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Wild Dolphins and Reef Snorkel Kealakekua Bay

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Lava boat tour was great, but reserve directly with Moku Nui lava tours instead.

This is so confusing. There are only 4 boats registered to give tours to the lava, but tons of different outfitters advertising the tours. When you sign up for a tour through... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Everett, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Daisy is a very good tour guide and host, she is full of knowledge and took great care of everyone in our group. She tries really hard to ensure we get the best experience and safety is her top priority. One star knocked off for the guy we spoke to on the phone. Our pickup time was 2:45pm and he... More 

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Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is so confusing. There are only 4 boats registered to give tours to the lava, but tons of different outfitters advertising the tours. When you sign up for a tour through another outfitter (such as this one), they just take a cut and send you with the actual company offering the tour! So go straight to Moku Nui lava... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent tour. We had a small group of 7 and our tour guide, Daisy. She was very knowledgable, pleasant and helpful. Beautiful sunset. Some snow left on the peaks. Very chilly.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Mauna Kea Summit tour with C Big Island Tours. Daisy, our tour guide was incredibly well informed and interesting. She herself spent a lot of time doing research at the university in hawaii and had a lot of interest in rare plant species. That said, she also knew EVERYTHING about the island. She was a treasure trove... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were booked to do the all day volcano tour, which was cancelled due to sudden illness by the guide- who we wish all the best. O'leathia in the office went out of her way to find us a substitute tour. We ended up with a private tour with Junior , who took us exactly on their tour for the... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great trip with Kanoa and his brother to check out the lava fire hose in early February 2017. The trip was safe and comfortable, and these guys knew everything.

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Montgomery, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family was picked up (on time!) by Edmond from our hotel. The conversation was informative; question and answer style rather than lecture format. Edmond kept us informed as to the necessity of acclimating to the altitude at the observation deck before proceeding up. When the time came to go to the top, Edmond was very protective over us. We... More 

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Las Vegas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Daisy, our driver and guide did a fine job. We enjoyed all of her knowledge.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked the Mauna Lea sunset tour with C Big Island. Our tour guide, Daisy, picked everyone up right on time and told us about the history of the mountain and its sacred place to the locals on the drive up. She was very enthusiastic and entertaining and you could see she loved the Big Island and sharing it with visitors.... More 

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Corona del Mar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guide, Edmond, picked us up in a pristine Suburban. We had one other party in our car & it was so nice to be in a smaller, more intimate group. Edmond was so friendly & informative. We learned so much about Mauna Kea, the acclimation process, & other interesting facts on our journey. We definitely felt very safe... More 

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