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Address: Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: (808) 938-5658
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Hilo, Hawaii Sightseeing with Ricky

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
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Pueblo West, Colorado
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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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PA
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
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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Winnipeg
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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
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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 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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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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Edmonton, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We were a group of 12 seniors and took a tour with Ricky in Hilo. It was the highlight of our trip to Hawaii. Ricky took us to many places around Hilo and we saw most of all the highlights. He picked us up at the Cruise Terminal in a very comfortable van that seated 12 comfortably. We had a... More 

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West Grove, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Prearranged tour before we went to Hilo didn't show up when called said he would be right there.apologised then said I told him wrong ship presented my email with ship he had to wait for other ship that was coming in 2 hours I was not standing in heat for two hours so he cost me and I only got... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Six of us did a tour with Ricky and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves on the tour that was at least six hours. He met us at the pier to our cruise ship and took us in his air conditioned van to so many places, including Volcano national park, macadamia nut factory, orchid place, black sand beach, lava tubes, waterfalls and so... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Based on comments on trip advisor and cruise critic, I contacted Ricky's Tours for our day in Hilo. Ricky was quick to respond to my email inquiries and provided clear, friendly communication. Hilo gets about 278 days of rain in a year and true to stats it was raining lightly when we arrived on Pride of America in August. Ricky... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
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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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