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Address: Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: (808) 938-5658
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Excellent! Very knowledgeable, did not rush us. Great tour!!! Highly recommend!. Very comfortable van, provided water and gave us extra time if we needed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 26, 2015
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Warman, Canada
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Warman, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Excellent! Very knowledgeable, did not rush us. Great tour!!! Highly recommend!. Very comfortable van, provided water and gave us extra time if we needed.

Dover, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

what can I say - THIS TOUR WAS FANTASTIC. Ricky had a brand new mini bus and was so comfortable. He didn't rush you through any sight he took you too. Her had water for everyone and snacks as well. He was so informative, polite and knowledgeable. The lava flow tube was my fav along with the crater that was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Our extended family of eight (ages 6-67) spent a wonderful day with Ricky on his volcano & waterfall tour in his brand new and supremely comfortable air conditioned van. From the Liliuokalani Garden to Rainbow Falls to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park including Kilauea Crater and the Thurston Lava Tube to a rare black sand beach, and numerous other sites, this... More 

Carson City, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Ricky shared some great spots with us on the island; gave us enough time to enjoy every stop. There was a tree blocking the road to the Volcano National Park so he had to eliminate that stop from the tour, so he deducted $20 dollars pp from the total price. I would highly recommend this tour.

Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I'm writing this review on behalf of my parents, however firstly I want to praise Ricky for his reliability and flexibility, there was some initial issue with my booking as the ship my parents were on decided to dock later than thought, however it worked well in the end and Ricky was really wonderful and met my parents as agreed.... More 

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Pueblo West, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Thanks Ricky for such an amazing day on the Hilo side of the Big Island. Our group of 8 were met at the ship by Ricky and we sure were ready for some land adventure after spending 4 sea days on the Carnival Miracle. Not to be disappointed, Ricky took us to wonderful waterfalls and the incredible Volcano National Park.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We really enjoyed this tour. Ricky knows his stuff. He gives lots of info and takes you to see lots of great things. Bathroom breaks. Picture stops. We are so happy that we booked with him. He gave us tips on where to eat while in hilo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We booked with Rickys tours on line for a day tour before we arrived by cruise ship. Ricky met the ship as promised, and had not requested any payment in advance. Tour was done with large van and 10 people, guide was extremely knowledgable and very proud of his island and the hawaiian culture. He structured the tour to keep... More 

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Manchester, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Wonderful tour with Ricky. We had a group of about 26 people. Ricky provided 2 nice vans & picked us up at the port. He is extremely knowledgeable about Hilo and Hawaiian culture. He took us to all the areas listed on the itinerary and was willing to take us to other areas of interest if feasible. We were never... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had a great day with Ricky. He always stayed ahead of the tour buses, had a lot of information and took us to places not on his itinerary. He let us stay at each spot without rushing us. I'm sure the people on the motor coach didn't receive the wealth of information we did. Ricky had plenty of water... More 


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