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“Best tour you'll get for Hilo, Big Island”
Review of Wild Orchid Tours

Wild Orchid Tours
Ranked #22 of 47 Tours in Hilo
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Our company specializes in Private Eco tours on the Big Island. We offer our guests ground expeditions in SUV, with up to 7 passengers.Our tours are personal and family oriented, and we are always open to the necessities of our clients.With Wild Orchid Tours you can experience old Hawaii on safe and easy walks, moderate or more vigorous hikes.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Stairs / lift
Reviewed 25 June 2011

My mom, my boyfriend and I went on a cruise to Hawaii. The tours that were offered on the ship were totally not worth it (for the price and the places they would bring you to.) Upon arriving the Hilo port of call, we venture out to the pier and found this tour operated by Lee. He took 3 of us to the customized tours, going to places that normal big tour buses cannot get to. He took us to many places, but just to name a few: He took us to see waterfall, then another waterfall right by the ocean where you would see dramatic waves, also brought us to the volcano crater to see the active volcano... and he brought us deep into the lava tube where most tourists wouldn't venture into (the part where there's no light and he provided us with flashlight), Japanese garden, some vista points on tiny road where locals like to go surf (and we took great pictures here), . He also stopped by the Macadamia nut farm, the Hilo coffee place, big island chocolate company, etc. The tour guide is very knowledgeable and passionate about the island, it's culture and people. Our tour last the whole day and we were got back to the ship just 30 minutes before it departs! It was an excellent private tour and I would highly recommend it to anyone who will be visiting Hilo!

6  Thank whimsical_sd
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Reviewed 9 May 2011

We were a group of 4 who took the full day island tour with Lee our host. From the moment we were greeted at our cruise ship we knew this was going to be an awesome adventure.
Lee is very passionate about the island, its people, history and diverse flora and fauna.
We recommend good walking shoes and camera for this amazing trip around the big island of Hawaii so as to take in all Lee will offer you. We only had one complaint and that was running out of time due to our cruise ship departure.
Thanks Lee for making our day at Hilo such a memorable one.

3  Thank Karl R
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Reviewed 30 April 2011

My girlfriend and I visit hawaii and was impressed with the beauty of the islands. It was suggested to us to visit other islands because honolulu is big city. But we were not sure because we were not familiar with other islands. When we found Wild Orchid Tours we were very impressed with Monsieur Lee. He could speak French and we were happy! He could pick us up when we arrive at Hilo. He drove us around and explained with great knowledge of all the nature and history of Hawaii. It was very interesting and we became relaxed because Monsieur Lee was very kind and funny. This was best part of our trip and we thank you so much!

Merci pour le voyage! c'était un moment extraordinaire!

1  Thank isaacteboul
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Reviewed 26 April 2011

We were a group of 20 people covering an age range of 1.5years old to 73 years old and yet our guides, Lee & Renata, were able to satisfy all our curiosities about the Big Island while providing plentiful information, fun, and food! It was a comfortable whole day tour of a spectacular island with our fantastic guides!

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Reviewed 11 April 2011

My husband and I have vistied the Islands many times and never had a tour like the one Lee took us on. He customized the tour to our interest, provided fascinating information, and really made sure we enjoyed our time in Hilo. Don't miss an opportunity to take a tour with Wild Orchid Tours.

2  Thank k_kelly1020
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