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C Big Island Tours

71 Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
+1 800-901-0468
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Ranked #13 of 59 Activities in Hilo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: C Big Island offers unique personalized land tours on the Big Island of Hawaii. Tours such as lava...
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Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Owner description: C Big Island offers unique personalized land tours on the Big Island of Hawaii. Tours such as lava viewing on Kilauea volcano, 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

We learned a lot on this tour. Our tour guide was very friendly, funny and knowledgeable. You could tell she loved her job. She made us feel like family and cared about our safety too! Definitely would recommend this tour to everyone.

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

Thank you so much for the warm compliment. Its greatly appreciated to all of us! :) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We had a wonderful time in Big Island. Our guide Edmonds was really excellent. He was prompt, courteous and very informative. Thanks to Olethea and Edmond for making our trip memorable

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

Thank you Kindly for the great compliments and we are so glad you enjoyed the Big Island. .....We truly enjoy showing it. :) More 

New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable of every stop on our tour! As we drove between our destinations he would point out fun and interesting sights which made the tour even better than described! He was a safe driver and we throughly enjoyed touring Hilo with C Big Island Tours.

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

Aloha Steph, thank you so much for the warm compliment. I will be sure to tell your driver of the fantastic review. So glad to hear you enjoyed everything. Also wanted to thank you for also contacting us by phone for such a great review. Hope to see you again someday ! More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I took my wife and two teenagers on this tour and we had an absolute incredible time. Being an engineer myself, I am quite skeptical about equipment, safety, and procedures. I must stay these guys were top notch. Redundant lines does not sound like much, but when you do this tour and then take a tour with only one line,... More 

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

Thank you so very much for the great compliments and glad to hear all our equipment checked out. :) Hope to see you again! More 

Miami, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This past June (2014), we traveled through 5 different Hawaiian islands. The OTHER tours we took with Robert's Hawaii were LOUSY. Finally, however, we had the pleasure to go on the tour with C Big Island Tours and we were very pleasantly surprised. It is a mom and pop intimate tour van, rather than one of those huge buses or... More 

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

Wow! This is such a wonderful review. Thank you so very much for taking the time to compliment and we are so glad to hear you enjoyed the tour and guides. We promise to keep up the good work :) More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

C Big Island was fantastically helpful from the moment I booked - letting me know that the 2 tours I had booked had an overlap, and offering to reschedule me onto 2 slightly different tours that wouldn't offer any repetition. Then in the few days before the tour I had to reschedule - not a problem for them. They found... More 

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

Aloha James C, thank you for the fantastic review. I'm so glad we could get you on the tours and that you enjoyed them. Glad you made it home safe and sound! Thanks Again, you were a great customer. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I expected much more from this tour. I would have been great to swim in the hot pond or at the beach. Rent a car and visit those thing alone!

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

Aloha and thanks for your review. I'm sorry the tour was not up to what you expected but SAFETY is our number one concern for our customers and we do not allow swimming in the hot ponds because there has been bacterial infections that locals and visitors have got from there. The state finally put up a warning sign although... More 

Rochester, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We booked several excursions and were very happy with all the choices that C Big Island Tours suggested. Oleathia was awesome...she arranged our plans and was a great point of contact for any questions we had. She made great suggestions as to places to eat and what else we might want to do each day...we were more than pleased. Money... More 

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

So glad you hear you had a wonderful time on all your excursions! One of favorite things to do is help customers and give good advice since we have lived and done many things on the Big Island. Many thanks....we really appreciate the reviews. More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Our group of 8 were taken on a wonderful tour of areas south of Hilo including the Punalu'u Black Sand Beach on 15 October 2013. The Volcano National Park was closed that day. The tour was informative, interesting and made especially memorable because of our Tour Guide Lawrence who did a great job!! He was the first tour guide to... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I have the oportunity to enjoy dis summer the big island of Hawaii . As a visitor in Hawaii i wanted to see the nature so i bought a tour , where the guid was Mr Yakiim Johnson . I would say it couldn't be better , mr Yakiim wasnt just a tour guide knowing about all the things are... More 

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

Thankyou so very much for the great review! Your driver will also be excited to hear it. We hope to see you again some day. Thanks for visiting the big island! More 

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