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Address: 71 Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
Phone Number: +1 800-901-0468
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Description: 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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C Big Island Tour--Mauna Kea Summit/Observatory

Edmond was an excellent tour guide! He was very funny, friendly, knowledgeable, and clearly had a passion for his job. Beautiful view (above the clouds), including watching the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Hilo, Hawaii
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Hilo, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Edmond was an excellent tour guide! He was very funny, friendly, knowledgeable, and clearly had a passion for his job. Beautiful view (above the clouds), including watching the sunset from the mountain and ending with star gazing at the observatory visitor's center. It will be cold, so dress warm (although Edmond does provide soup and hot chocolate). Watching the sun... More 

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Great tour! Good to have a small group of five. Our driver, Edmond told us a lot about Hawaii island on the way. He was friendly and helpful all the time. Had fun while cruising and beautiful views at many places.

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Beijing
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My mom and I had a stargazing trip to Mauna Kea Summit from 4pm to 10 pm in May. We book this tour in C Big Island's official website. It's the most memorable trip I've never experienced before. We drove from sea level to the summit in altitude 4200 meters. It feels like you experienced four seasons in one day.... More 

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Laurinburg, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Great tour! Our tour guide, Petty, a native of the island, accompanied our small group of six to Volcanoes National Park, the lava tubes, steam vents, rainbow falls, Kilauea crater lookout, orchid garden, macadamia nut farm tour & store, beaches, towns, etc. Our guide was knowledgeable and fun. She provided us with goodies and leis. I recommend this tour.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Great snorkeling excursion in Kona. The guide took us to a great place to see spinner dolphins and later snorkeled with the beautiful and colorful fish. Next, wonderful excursion to the volcano in Hilo.

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

Thanks so much Steven for your fantastic review. The Dolphin snorkel from Kona is also one of my personal favorites. I have done it so many times and its just as exciting over and over again! So glad to hear you also enjoyed the volcano tour!! More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I loved Tina! She was hilarious. We saw a lot on this tour and the price was very reasonable. We got a lot of information about the island. It was raining almost the whole time, but they had umbrellas for us, so we wouldn't get wet. Tina didn't just drop us off and wait in the bus; she came with... More 

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

Hey Pauline, so glad to hear you enjoyed Tina. She will be so excited to get your review! Oh yes Hilo can be rainy sometimes ..... hence the name Rainforest :) So glad you two got to enjoy your honeymoon out at the volcano .....once again congrats! More 

Metairie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Excellent tour - so much to see and do! Right balance of outside tours (lava tubes, steam vents, rainbow falls, Kilauea crater lookout), as well as inside tours (orchid garden, macadamia nut farm tour & store). Excellent tour guide - very knowledgeable, personable and entertaining.

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

Hey there Debbie, Tina was your guide that day for the Volcanoes National Park when you got off the NCL cruise line. So glad to hear you had a great time and thank you so much for the kind review! More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This tour was absolutely incredible and we would definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting Hilo! Edmund was extremely knowledgable and kindhearted, making this experience very worthwhile. Edmund took us up the volcano, a feat that we could not have done alone as the road conditions should be driven by experts in suitable cars (which Edmund entailed). The sunset view... More 

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

Aloha Sophie thank you so much for the great review. Just sent it to your guide Edmond too. So glad your Volcano and Mauna Kea tour! Thanks again! More 

Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We had a fantastic tour with Edmond! We were the only two booked so it was like our own personal tour, which we loved. Even though we had a car and could have theoretically seen all these places on our own, having an experienced and fun guide take us was a thousand times better! We loved the easy hike to... More 

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

Aloha Buffirish, we are so glad to hear you had such a great time! I forwarded your excellent review to Edmond, which will be so excited to see. He gets so many great reviews and is so excited to hear about them when they come in. Our company is so grateful to have such great guides and customers like you!... More 

Deltona, Florida
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This was a fantastic tour! We were a small group & everyone was wonderful. Edmond was our tour guide. He went above & beyond to make sure we had an a awesome day. He definitely loves his job & takes pride in giving you the best experience possible. Beautiful waterfalls & nature scenery was such a learning experience. Edmond took... More 

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

Aloha Crystal, thank you so very much for the great review and Edmond will be equally excited! So glad you enjoyed everything and glad to hear we have new friends. See you again when you come back to the Big Island. More 

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