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C Big Island Tours

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Address: 71 Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
Phone Number: +1 800-901-0468
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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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Mauna Kea Summit and Stars KONA and WAIKOLOA

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Mauna Kea Summit Tour

Highly recommend this tour!!! Edmond was our tour guide and picked us up from a hotel in Hilo (we stayed in Pahoa, so we drove to Hilo to get picked up from there) and dropped us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Monica N
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Perth, Australia

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Highly recommend this tour!!! Edmond was our tour guide and picked us up from a hotel in Hilo (we stayed in Pahoa, so we drove to Hilo to get picked up from there) and dropped us off there, which was very convenient. He was very nice, humorous, knowledgeable and accommodating, providing a lot of knowledge regarding Mauna Kea and astronomy... More 

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Westlake, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the tour. Edmond was fantastic. He was very knowledgable and truly communicated his love of the island. In addition, he was very concerned about our safety during the ascent to the summit. The views are spectacular. This was a highlight of our trip. Also, Oleathia who arranged the reservation was very helpful in getting the arrangements made to... More 

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Hayward, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it was an outstanding experience. The owner, Alythia, was very helpful and patient. she adjusted the whole day exactly how we expected. Our guide, Steve, was extremely knowledgable, helpful and accommodative too. He was a pure gentleman with both my kids and my moms. I highly recommend this company to anyone.

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cbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this review

I'm so glad to hear the whole family enjoyed! Steve really had a great time showing you all of the Volcano and smaller back roads. So glad to hear Steve was able to get your bag to you before your left on the plane! Many thanks for the great compliments and hope to see you all again soon! More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you value a tour guide's info $169 per person take tour, Edmon was clear and knowledgeable. However, I felt insulted as there's no value $50 should be the max for this tour. We had to drive 1.5hrs meet Edmon, there is no admission fee at all and dinner was a cup of noodles and Swiss miss packet. Get a... More 

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Thank Luis G
cbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this review

Aloha Luis, we appreciate your feedback glad to hear you enjoyed your guide. *Admission Fees - Yes there are fees to the State/Management of Mauna Kea every time our vehicle goes up the mountain which is paid out monthly. There are also special permits that must be acquired. *Overhead/ Pricing/Soup - A Mauna Kea Summit guide is not just any... More 

Guffey, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fabulous Mauna Kea Summit tour with Edmund as our driver and guide. Edmund was very knowledgeable and was able to answer all our questions. The views from the summit were stunning and the sunset was breathtaking. I would highly recommend this tour with Edmond as your tour guide. Mary Curtis Guffey, Colorado

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Edmond was our driver and guide and we were pleased with the amount and quality of information and interesting stories he shared with us in very intelligent way. The night sky there is breathtaking and stargazing with explanations of astronomer is great experience.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Edmond was awesome and provided us with such a great tour, great stories, great information about the Big Island and the observatories. We are so happy we both the tour with him.

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Aldie, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We had a great experience with a great guide, Edmond. Highly recommend the experience. He brought along just the right mix of attentiveness and independent time. Kept a safe and happy and informed.

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Morelia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

An amazing tour with Edmond as our guide (a really funny and experienced man who is taking care of your security and enjoying in the trip every time) . Mauna Kea summit is an experience that must not be missed, the sunset was the best one that I have ever seen and gets more fascinating because of the cinder cones... More 

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cbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this review

Aloha taniapatarroyo, Mauna Kea has really been our favor so far this year with absolutely stunning sunsets and stars! So glad to hear you enjoyed Edmond! He is our top guide. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This tour will be one of your favorites when you visit Hawaii. Edmond, our guide, had a fun filled excursion for us including exploring the Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park where we took magnificent pictures. We visited two coffee farms we saw the process of making coffee and savored the famous Kona coffee. Edmond is a native of the... More 

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cbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this review

Aloha Emily, so glad you enjoyed our Kona Coffee & Chocolate tour! This is one of our newest adventures for our cruise ship guests and it really has had a great turn out. I think the biggest thing we offer besides others is the the optional ending of snorkeling or shopping. It really helps customize to what customers like to... More 

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