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Ricky's Tours

Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
(808) 938-5658
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Ranked #19 of 47 Activities in Hilo
Type: Tours
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Glendale, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We sailed on the NCL Pride of America on May 10 2014... we used a wonderful semi-Private Guide for Hilo - Ricky's Tours. Ran $65 (+ tip for all day). Ricky picked us up at the Pier in his small tour van with 4 others. He took us to Rainbow Falls, several stops at Volcanoes National Park, Lua Manu lava... More

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Brisbane
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

We toured with Ricky on our recent trip to Hilo. Ricky is extremely professional and provided a commentary as he drove us around. There were some places we were unable to visit due to road closures, but Ricky made up for it by taking us to other places. The very reasonable cost included our entry to The Vocanoes National Park,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Booked a tour with Ricky when we arrived on the cruise. Very informative and has really great conversations! We had a great time with the whole group and learned a lot of new things about Hilo. He will tell you all about the history and even a little bit about his family's past. Took us to more places than we... More

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Santa Rosa, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Ricky is very knowledgeable and provides a very thorough tour. We saw much more than what was offered on the cruise for a lesser cost. I think we saw all the options the cruise offered and we did it with just one tour. For elderly people it could be a bit difficult getting in and out of the van so... More

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Belmont,CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Booked with Ricky before we left home, glad we did! Ricky was fun, knowledgable, and accomodating! He had waited for 2 passengers that did not show up, but could not wait any longer. This was a fantastic tour-awesome natural beauty included in his brochure plus an unexpected stop to see six green turtles sunning on the beach! This tour was... More

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Bangkok
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Compact, reasonably priced tour. Perfect for cruise passengers with only a few hours on shore. The tour includes Banyan Drive, Rainbow Falls, Akatsuka orchid farm, volcano ntl park, Mauna Loa factory and black sand beach. Highly recommended.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Booked Ricky's tour before we left for Hawaii based on the recommendation from others on Trip advisor and Cruise Critic. What a wonderful experience!. Ricky meet us at the end of the pier. We had a fantastic 5 1/2hr tour and Ricky was very knowledgable about the island and its history. Ricky is just a wonderful person and wants you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

Contacted Ricky before booking about my back problems. Ricky said "no worries" which was totally true. Picked us up at cruise ship with large van and helpful step. I got to see everything and even made it through the lava tube. Enjoyed all of Ricky's histories and stories of his family. This was the highlight of our cruise!

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Cortez, Colorado
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Ricky's Tours was a highlight of our time on Hawaii. Ricky is very knowledgeable about the island and its history, and very good at presenting information in an engaging way. He's prompt, courteous, flexible, and very attentive to his guests' needs. I highly recommend touring with Ricky.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We sailed on the Grand Princess over Christmas, and has gotten a referral for Ricky's Tours from Cruise Critic. He is the only certified independent tour on the big island. Though we are hesitant to go off-ship because of possible delays, we thought we would try this, since it was recommended on Cruise Critic. And we are so glad we... More

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