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Akamai Adventure Day Tours and Travel

Address: Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
Phone Number: +1 808-640-1618
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Ranked #1 of 17 Attractions in Volcano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Are you planning a trip to Hawaii? If so, explore the Hawaiian Islands with Akamai Adventure Tours...
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Owner description: Are you planning a trip to Hawaii? If so, explore the Hawaiian Islands with Akamai Adventure Tours & Travel!! When you travel with us you have the chance to experience an adventure of a lifetime. We are a guiding service company that wants to share the most unique place upon our planet and show you hidden Hawaii.We provide the island of Hawaii's most private, exclusive, intimate adventure tours at very affordable rates. We are a family owned business with 32 years of experience in the outdoor recreation industry. Our professional, knowledgeable and friendly staff brings an exuberant amount of passion and energy to every trip they lead. Through extensive interpretation, Akamai Adventure Tours & Travel hope to instill in your hearts the respect, admiration and ALOHA spirit that will connect you to the 'Aina (land) forever. Call us to book your adventure of a lifetime. By making your reservation today, you're already AKAMAI (wise, smart intelligent). Explore the Big Island with us! Hawaii Volcanoes National Park * Lava Viewing * Hawaii's largest fresh water lake (Wai O' Pele) * Black Sand Beaches * Akaka Falls * Rainbow Falls * Queen Liliuokalani Garden * Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Farm * Panaewa Botanical Zoo * Big Island Candies * Volcano Winery * Art Galleries * Hawaiian Vanilla Company and much, much more
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Our guide, Keao, was very pleasant, courteous, and knowledgeable. We really enjoyed having him as our guide. Ask for him if you take this tour!

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Chantilly, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Tyler took us for a 7-hour tour of Volcanoes National Park, teaching us about Hawaiian history and culture. He tells wonderful stories and shared much about his life on the island, his family, and his adopted ohana there. We had a picturesque hike and walked through a lava tube, then viewed the caldera at dark. The next day, Hayley taught... More 

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Tipp City Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I thought I had written this review months ago. Tyler was a great guide trying to find breaks in the weather. It rained almost all day. Tyler drove us around allowing us to to see the sights in-between raindrops. When Tyler thought there was a break in the clouds, he got us over to Volcano National Park. We had a... More 

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Whitby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Tyler was awesome during our trek through across lava fields and the climb to the top of the craters created from previous eruptions. No visible lava flowing when we went so we were a little disappointed at that, but Pele and Tyler made up for the lack of visible flow. Hayley was great in setting up our tour, always a... More 

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Millet, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Hayley was a terrific guide - so friendly & knowledgeable. Loved every piece of it from the special hike in Volcanoes National Park to jumping off the tower at Coconut Island. If you want to feel like you're with family while exploring a unique piece of the planet this is your tour company.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My husband and I traveled to the Big Island on September 24, 2014 and the Volcano National Park was on the top of the list of "must dos" on the island. I researched and compared a few different tour options and selected Akamai for several reasons. First, in working with Hayley during the inquiry process I could tell that they... More 

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Middletown, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We were looking for a tour that could accommodate our family of 7, ages 7-78. Beginning with our initial inquiry, Akamai worked with us to design a day - long tour that met all of our varied needs, abilities and interests. Tyler and Haley were always responsive to our emails, even after a hurricane hit the Big Island, affecting communications... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We had the pleasure of having Hayley as our guide. Not only did we get a complete/private tour of the Volcano National Park but Hayley took us to places the large tour companies either can't or will not go. She also made sure we timed our stops to miss the large groups in the must see but busy areas. This... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

As this was our first visit to the Big Island, we had many choices of what to do. For us it was no question what we wanted to do first and that was a visit to The Volcano National Park. We were given the name of Akamai by the folks at the hotel. Called them up, booked the trip via... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had an outstanding night tour of Kilauea with Tyler! Hayley was SUPER easy to communicate with and was very helpful with not only our reservations, but with recommendations of places to go/eat/shop. My daughter is gluten-free, so not the easiest to shop for, but Hayley had some great recommendations and Tyler brought snacks she could eat on the hike... More 

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