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“Oahu in a day” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Discover Hawaii Tours

Discover Hawaii Tours
Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96830 (Ala Moana - Kakaako)
(808) 690-9050
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Ranked #42 of 356 Activities in Honolulu
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Owner description: Leave those giant motor coaches to the herd. Savvy travelers join Discover Hawaii Tours on our small-group tours that include the Road to Hana, island sightseeing, eco tours, private tours and much more. Our huge selection of tours and our friendly, professional tour guides create an unforgettable experience of Hawaii that you'll love. We want you to feel at home in our islands, and it's our mission to provide the perfect tour for your Hawaiian vacation. We want you to love our tours so much that you’ll tell your friends! Since 1995, we’ve hand-selected the finest tour guides in the islands. Our guides are experts on Hawaiian history and culture, including Pearl Harbor and ancient Hawaiian folklore. When you choose Discover Hawaii Tours, your tour guide will be as memorable as the breathtaking sights around you.Discover Hawaii Tours is a locally owned and operated company with headquarters in Honolulu.
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“Oahu in a day”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

A great way to see Oahu in a day!

We are staying on the Big Island for the Lavaman triathlon in Kona. So only had a day on Oahu. Would have liked to spent more time at Pearl Harbor (and at the Dole plantation), but got to see a lot in one day.

Dennis was a good tour guide, with entertaining stories and corny jokes that kept us laughing. And despite a family of 8 who didn't seem to be able to tell time, he kept us more or less on schedule.

We had a mini-bus with 23 people. Box lunch was actually pretty good, a sandwich or salad. He also offered lots of recommendations for folks to come back in their rental cars if they wanted to see more.

I don't care for tour companies much, but would recommend this tour if you don't have much time, but want to see a lot.

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“Pearl harbor experiance 2a”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Cousin Kevin was our tour guide, he was awsome and very knowledgeable. I felt we did not get enough time at the mighty mo or the aviation museum to see everything with out being rushed. We were the second to last hotel stop and we were back at 4pm. Not supposed to be back until approx 4;30pm. Maybe we could of spent more time somewere? I would recommend this tour if you want to see everything about pearl harbor. I wrote this paragraph on the discover website and the only part they posted was the first sentence. That I don't think is right.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

We toured most of the Island of Oahu. We had a great time with our tour guild Dennis. He was funny and very informative! The tour itself was great, we went to most of the places we wanted to see. Just wish we had more time at some of the locations! It's an all day thing, so make sure you bring snacks! Thanks for the fun tour Dennis!

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“See a lot of Oahu efficiently”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

We booked on line with Discover Hawaii Day Tours. Traffic in Honolulu is horrendous. We were on a short time line. This is the best way to go. Joshua was the guide. He picked us up at our hotel in a 23 seat bus the size of the airport shuttles. We went to see the Arizona monument at 7 am before crowds. If you don't go early you might not get in. Then on to the Dole Pineapple place to get a pinneapple whip. We stopped at North shore a very well known surfer spot. Next stop, a macademia nut farm. The main stop for 3 hours and a lunch was the Polynesian Cultural Center. Food was good, buffet style with purple tarot bread.Then on to a multi denominational cemetery which includes a Buddhist Temple. From there we went to a lookout point where the view was awesome. This tour began at 6:30 am and ended at 6:00 pm. Well worth the cost and the time involved. This is the way to go. Its # 11 A.

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“Pearl Harbor/South Island Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

This newly offered tour really fit the bill for us. We spent the morning at Pearl Harbor and after a delicious lunch took a driving highlight tour of Southern Oahu with brief stops for photo ops. The best feature of this tour was the personal service and small group atmosphere. Our guide was informative and friendly. We were picked up right on time at our hotel and taken to our first stop Pearl Harbor. There we had about 2 hrs. which was just about right for us. If you want to take in all of the "attractions" and features of Pearl, take another trip that they offer which spends all day there. This was enough time for us though. Lunch was at a nearby restaurant -- really nice and included in the fee. This really felt like a private tour. I really appreciated that they took out such a small group (4) rather than having a minimum. We had a great tour guide who was able to tell us so much about the island and the Hawaiian history, people and culture. It was a real plus to our visit to Oahu.

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