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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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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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Volcanoes National Park Tour

This is by far the most user friendly tour companies you will ever find and we were extremely fortunate to have Edmond as our guide. This gentlemen is a true professional and from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Rick P
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Schenectady, New York
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Schenectady, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This is by far the most user friendly tour companies you will ever find and we were extremely fortunate to have Edmond as our guide. This gentlemen is a true professional and from the time you meet him you realize that you've hit the jackpot. Edmond was better than having google at your fingertips and his attention to detail was... More 

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

Hey there rick and family, thanks soooooo much for your compliments! So glad you could join us on the Volcanoes National Park tour and the Kauai flight. Come see us again! : ) More 

American Canyon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

These 2 tours were amazing and will forever remain in our memories. My son still talks about the experience. I enjoyed speaking to Oleathia at C Big Island tours. She gave us an itinerary for our road trip. We followed to the T and it was awesome! Thank you C Big Island for the great customer service!

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

Hey there Patrick! Im so glad I could help you and your son enjoy the Big Island. The Lava Plane and Manta Ray are two of my personal favorites that I have done many many times. Thanks so much for the great compliments, its greatly appreciated. :) More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We booked this of Mauna Kea summit last minute and all the well known tours were fully booked. We were unlucky with the weather so didnt get a sunset or much stargazing but that would have been the same with any operator. Our guide Edmond was really friendly and the vehicle and journey was very comfortable. He was nice and... More 

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

Aloha, it is unfortunate that the tour did not meet your expectations. Not sure what you mean by well known tours, all companies travel the same roads and operations. So glad to hear you were comfortable in our vehicle and enjoyed your guide, Edmond. Edmond was in fact a guide for another company in which you call specialist but has... More 

Ukiah, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Our piglet was very knowledgable and gave us very interesting information about the big island. It was a great tour.

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

Aloha and thanks for the review. I think you mean *Pilot :) you gave me a good laugh for the day Thanks again More 

Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I did two tours with C Big Island: the Mauna Kea sunset and stargazing tour and the Volcanoes National Park. What I liked most, apart from what I saw, was the guide Edmond. He made both tours very special as he told so many facts, figures and stories, I couldn't get enough of that - as I always want to... More 

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

So glad to hear you had a great time with edmond on tour and you got lots of good info for your blog. Thanks for being flexible with your tours, it really helped us accomodate. Hope you got lots of good photos! More 

Port Edwards, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We booked our tour early in our visit and so glad we did. The company called to reschedule due to the weather and the road being closed. They accommodated our schedule. Edmond was great. Very knowledgeable and kept us entertained with great conversation the whole time. We loved that it was just my husband and I instead of a big... More 

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

Thanks so much for such wonderful comments to guide and tour! .....And the pics also. So glad to hear you had a great time with Edmond. He really is a super guide.....thanks for being super great customers and leaving a review. Its greatly appreciated. :) More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

just had a wonderful tour of the mauna kea observatory. our guide, Edmond, made the trip smooth as can be - and was a great source of info about the the observatory and all things big island. so glad we had the good fortune to fit this in during our trip to Hilo. thank you Edmond!!

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

Thanks so much for a wonderful review ! Mauna Kea really has been beautiful lately. I will be sure your driver Edmond sees this fantastic review! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Even though our original plan was to visit the National Park to see the crater, our guide asked us if we would prefer to go see the lava flow instead at Pahoa which we didn't regret. Our guide Tanya was a fantastic and very funny. We will use them again on our next visit.

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

So glad you enjoyed our Lava Forest & Falls tour. It's really been quite a highlight due to the new lava flow pushing through the town of Pahoa. Thanks so much for the fantastic review!! More 

Laguna Niguel, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We had a great time in this tour with Edmund walking is through culture of big island,Various historic events also more insight in Mauna kea.Im really happy about the service offered and glad that we were able to make it

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

Aloha Sheetal, thanks so much for the review! So glad you enjoyed the Volcanoes National Park and Mauna Kea. Hope to have you back on the Big Island again some day! More 

Rochester, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Edmund made our maiden voyage to Mauna Kea so meaningful He was a witty raconteur who was clearly enthused about his job. You should ask for Edmund and I wish that we had more time in Hilo so that we could book another trip with Big C Island. Our group was small (6 people). It's important that you ask how... More 

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

Aloha and thanks for such a fantastic review, Your right about asking group size. That is the reason we never got into large busses .......it just really takes out the quality. Edmond was so excited to hear about his review and it really made his day. Edmond is such a great tour guide and we are so thankful to have... More 

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