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Hawaii Forest and Trail

Address: 74-5035B Queen Kaahumanu Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: 800-464-1993
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$196*
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Big Island Organic Farms & Merriman
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$176*
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Kohala Waterfalls Small Group Adventure Tour
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Ranked #11 of 205 Activities in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Group tours/day tour
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

The twilight volcano tour is fantastic. Many reviews say Taj is the guide to have and he met and exceeded all of our expectations. He was so knowledgeable about the flora and fauna and the volcano itself. He took us into a lava tube that was amazing. He knows his way around Volcano National Park like it was his backyard.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012 via mobile

Wow, what an experience of a lifetime! We couldn't have asked for a better tour guide, Matthew. He was so enthusiastic and passionate about his vast knowledge and so excited to share it with us. He truly went above and beyond to make this experience unforgettable. I would definitely recommend this to everyone! This tour was much better than trying... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Our tour guide was Mike - a personable, knowledgeable, and completely charming tour guide for the volcanoes of the Big Island. The logistics are impeccable - the meet and leave on time, the meals were as promised, delicious and informal. Each step of the way Mike pointed out interesting attractions, stopped many times, and took us to places that only... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

We took the Mauna Kea Summit and Stars Tour with Greg -- he was a great guide and taught us so much from his impressive knowledge of astronomy, history, and geology! The dinner was great, lots of unusual sights to see -- it is so impressive how many different climate zones can be experienced on the Big Island.... The view... More

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El Segundo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

We were picked up at our hotel in Waikoloa but Eugene the tour guide and he was very educating and entertaining with our group for the 2.5 hr drive on the Saddle Road through Hilo to the Volcano Park. He provided us with rain jackets for the drizzle and made sure we know everything that could be known about all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

I took this tour in July 2012 and had an AMAZING day! The tour started at around 10.30am (from the Hawaii Forest and Trail office) and we didn't get back until after 10pm at night so it was great value. Our guide for the day was Taj and he was absolutely wonderful! Taj was so enthusiastic and had so much... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012 via mobile

We visited the Big Island 3 years ago, but returned specifically to take the Summit and Stars trip, making our reservations a month in advance. Through a terrible mix up, HF&T had us down for the wrong day. We were crushed, so upset that we considered leaving the island. But, the great people here arranged for us to take both... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012 via mobile

/thread. No, seriously. If you have the slightest interest in going to the Volcano Park, take the full day twilight tour. I see many reviews raving about all of the tour guides, and Eugene is top shelf among them. Well-versed on the history and mythology of not just the volcano, but basically everything else on the Big Island. And combined... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

This was an enjoyable trip, with a great guide. However, for $400+tip for 2 people, it was too expensive. We did the Mauna Kea stargazing trip. Very cold and low oxygen at the top, which I thought was a great experience. This was the highest I've ever been, and the views were great. The stargazing was nice. Clean, comfortable vehicle,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Matthew was great - he was alot of fun the whole day and was really knowledgable about the island and volcano - was very accomodating on taking photos for us - he really made the day enjoyable. He mixed in facts with the legends and kept all engaged all day. The sacred six appreciated the extra effort he made to... More

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