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Big Island Aina Tours

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Address: , Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
Phone Number: +1 808-315-3097
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Description: Big Island Aina Tours provides tours on the Big Island of Hawaii including...
Big Island Aina Tours provides tours on the Big Island of Hawaii including the Volcano, waterfalls, black sand beaches. We also make stops at the Macadamia Farm & Orchid Farm. Custom tours also available. We are a family owned and run business. We perform small group tours with our two vehicles. We provide enjoyable informative tours. We walk with you at each stop to explain the sights and formations that we will see along the tour.
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Small group tour to see it all!

Tina was awesome! She was very professional, relaxed, and was very knowledgeable about the Big Island. First, she let us know that we were going to get a head start on all the big... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Tina was awesome! She was very professional, relaxed, and was very knowledgeable about the Big Island. First, she let us know that we were going to get a head start on all the big bus tours for the major attractions. It was great to see the lava tubes at our leisure without being overrun by the fellow tourists. Next, we... More 

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Limerick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We just got back on our ship after spending our day with Tina from the tour. We cannot say enough good things about this tour! For only living here in Hawaii for 6 years Tina really knows her history of the island. We ran into some port changes due to a tropical storm and Gil and Tina were still able... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

What a great day in Hilo! Our tour guide, Gil, was wonderful and answered all of our questions perfectly. We went to all of the places that everyone else had mentioned, and even an extra stop or two. I have two teen-age daughters (ages 14 and 15) and my biggest fear with this tour was that I thought they would... More 

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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

My parents and I visited Hilo on Tuesday July 14th and spent the day touring with Tina and Gil Nelson. They were wonderful! We were comfortable driven by Tina through the Volcano National Park, through Hilo to the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut factory, to Rainbow Falls, and finally to Robertson's Black Sand beach. We began the VNP tour with a... More 

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Hershey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We chose this tour over the one offerred by NCL becasue it was more personal (9 of us - 6 adults & 3 teenage girls were thrilled)); they offered the flexibility to make other stops (we also made 3 additional stops including a group photo at the park entrance sign); we set our own pace and a BIG factor is... More 

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Linville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We had Tina as our guide. We had a wonderful day. She was very informative and very accommodating. She was prepared for all situations. She had jackets in case we got cold, flashlights for walking they caves, snacks and water. I would recommend this tour to family and friends!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We had seven women in our party including a nine year old child. Tina met us at the cruise port and transported us around the island. We were wanting to see sea turtles and Tina took us to the beach first to see the sea turtles. Unfortunately the turtles were not out. Tina made us flowers and had candy for... More 

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Burnie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We recently did this tour with Gil, his knowledge was outstanding! They have a very comfortable van, plenty of breaks with rest stops to see magnificent scenery. Great tour and would thoroughly recommend this company. Very organized pick up and dropped back to the cruise ship

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Montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Gil and Tina are wonderful people that provide an outstanding service! The tour could not have been better and went beyond expectations! Mahalo from Montreal.

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Canton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My family of five (three boys, 11,10, 8) took the Private Circle Island Tour with Gill and Tina Nelson. Tina picked us up from our resort and did the first half of the tour with us. She made us all feel very welcome and shared her immense knowledge. They boys had no problems asking questions and seeking Tina's knowledge about... More 

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