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Big Island Aina Tours

PO Box 5392, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
+1 808-315-3097
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Ranked #3 of 47 activities in Hilo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Big Island Aina Tours provides tours on the Big Island of Hawaii including the Volcano, waterfalls, black sand beaches and we also do custom tours.... more » Owner description: Big Island Aina Tours provides tours on the Big Island of Hawaii including the Volcano, waterfalls, black sand beaches and we also do custom tours. We are a family owned and run business. We have 2 vans allowing for groups from 2 to 14 guests. 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. « less
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Lewis Center, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Gil and Tina were both patient and helpful in taking us around the island and answering all our questions. They even took the the time to get us to places that people normally don't go. We had a comfortable van for my wife and two daughters and we had a great time. Thanks again Gil and Tina

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Weston, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Visiting the Big Island? Then you want to hook up with Gil and Tina. We spent a day with Gil this past week and enjoyed every minute of it (even when it rained)! Gil is knowledgeable about the island, its history and geography, knows all the sights, and fills your day with the many interesting sights and places that Hawaii... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Gill, the owner was our personal tour guide for the 3 of us. He took us to it all. Very attentive to our personal needs and to top it off his wife sent us homemade flower bouquets and fresh fruit from their back yard. Wonderful time at Hilo! Thanks Gill

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Petawawa, Canada
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We were in Hilo for the day having arrived by cruise ship. We booked a tour with Tina as our guide. She is very knowledgeable about the island. We visited the orchid farm, volcano national park and visited some beautiful waterfalls. One thing we loved about the tour was that there was only six of us. Do not like big... More

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Had a great time with Gil & Tina on tour of the Volcano National Park, Orchid shop, rainbow falls, akaka falls, and Waipio Valley. My dad spent a lot of time taking photos and Gil & Tina were always patiently waiting. After the tour completed, Gil even offered to stop at a take-away shop for my group to buy dinner.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We booked this trip with Gil, The tour was awesome. We had a very small group ( 4), which allowed us to stay at sites a little longer or less depending on our interest . Gil's knowledge of the volcanoes, lava tubes and area was great. He picked us up at the ship . I would highly recommend this tour.

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Dauphin, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We were so impressed how Gil immediately replied to our email and how quickly he customized a tour to meet what we wanted to see. We spent Friday, Feb 28th with Tina and Gil and had the most amazing tour! We were warmly greeted in the morning by Tina who patiently ensured we saw all the beauty of the island.... More

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Tallahassee
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Had a great tour of the Volcano National Park, Orchid shop, macadamia nut factory, local market, Rainbow falls & beach that had huge turtles. Was certainly well worth the money & would highly recommend Gil & Tina.

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USA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I just finished a tour of Hilo and it was great. Tina and Gil are wonderful. They patiently waited for us at the dock. It took a while longer to get off the ship than we anticipated. They showed us the volcanos, waterfalls, a macadamia nut factory and more. They think of everything - flash lights to see the lava... More

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Ventura, California
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We were picked up promptly as we departed our cruise ship and within just a few minutes on our way to explore the Big Island. Gil is super nice and low key which makes for a relaxing and enjoyable day. We stopped at the Orchid farm which was had lots of nice items (but I would try to keep this... More

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