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“Best Hana Trip Ever” 5 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 #43 of 355 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.
Lahaina, Hawaii
2 reviews
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“Best Hana Trip Ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We started with 2 breakfast burritos with eggs, cheese, and bacon!! After breakfast the trip began. Our driver was vey knowledgeable about the mountain ranges, gullies, waterfalls, and the ocean peninsulas. We ate lunch, made flower bracelets, and was entertained with beautiful hawaiian music at a beautiful plantation property.
We also had a 3year old baby and brought her car seat which I highly recommend. It was a long drive and the baby could sleep comfortable. The seats were very comfy.
I would recommend bring a jacket and extra clothes and towels. Great trip would recommend to everyone.

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Grisel S, Manager at Discover Hawaii Tours, responded to this review, February 19, 2014
Mahalo for joining us on your Hawaii Adventure in Hana, its is truly an amazing place, you're right about bringing extra clothes (lol), we will suggest that to future guests!!! Sending you much Aloha from your Ohana at Discover Hawaii Tours.
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“Full day Tour 14A”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We took this tour on our first day in Honolulu and we're not disappointed, in fact we would highly recommend this tour as you get a great overview of the Island with some fantastic stops. The Pearl Harbour part of the Tour was excellent and the time spent here enough to appreciate the memorial. Also the Polynesian Cultural Centre is very well done and I have reviewed this separately.
If you have limited time this is a must do, but be prepared for a long day.

Visited February 2014
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Grisel S, Manager at Discover Hawaii Tours, responded to this review, February 19, 2014
Mahalo for spending part of your vacation with Discover Hawaii Tours, we are so glad that you enjoyed the experience. Please come back to see us again as you explore our other amazing Islands! Cheers to you from the Ohana at Discover Hawaii Tours.
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Camden, Indiana
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“One day volcano tour”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Jay drove the fun bus! He shared a lot of information with us. We took a leisurely pace and enjoyed ourselves. We had two great meals and fresh cookies and tried malasadas! He told us about the plants and animals that we encountered and the history and legends that went along with them. We walked through the Thurston Lava tubes and a path through the steam vents. We would have liked to see an active flow but it was still a wonderful experience!

Visited February 2014
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Grisel S, Manager at Discover Hawaii Tours, responded to this review, February 17, 2014
On behalf of Jay and the Ohana at Discover Hawaii Tours, Mahalo for joining us on the Volcano Tours, its certainly one of the best Tours we do! We hope to see you again on another excursion.
Aloha, Grisel
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Oxford, Pennsylvania
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“11A Pearl Harbor Polynesian Center”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

GREAT DAY!!! Terry our guide for the day was knowledgeable, informative, and very pleasant. This was my parents first trip to Hawaii and my wife and mine second trip. Bus was clean and well maintained - only 20 people on trip. Food was good, sights were fantastic, and really enjoyed the Valley of the Temple stop and the Pearl Harbor experience. Would recommend them again and will ask for Terry next trip....All my parents could do is talk about the trip to anyone who asked and their friends back in Pennsylvania. This was a priceless trip with many memories. Thanks Terry and Discover Hawaii Tours..Will do another trip....

Visited January 2014
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Grisel S, Manager at Discover Hawaii Tours, responded to this review, February 17, 2014
On behalf of Terry and the Ohana at Discover Hawaii Tours, Mahalo for joining us on your Hawaiian adventure. We love to share the Spirit of Aloha with our guests and love it even more when you have a spectacular time. Please come back and visit anytime, we will be waiting for you with more adventures to share!
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Modesto, California
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“Horrible trip...save your money. Road to Hana.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

First I want to start off by saying our driver, Junior was fantastic. He was very knowledge about the island and was a great driver.
However, if you booked the "deluxe" tour and are planning on doing any of the following activities (which are mentioned in the brochure) you will be greatly disappointed.

1. Safari bus (open window) - said we had to go in standard bus due to rain in forecast. (We checked forecast and no rain was in the forecast).

2. Hike through lush rainforest - I guess they consider walking down 3 steps of the bus to edge of highway as hiking. (There's absolutely NO hiking whatsoever.

3. Secret waterfall hike - again no hiking and no secret waterfall. You drive by several waterfalls and get to take pictures from the bus as you pass by.

4. Snorkel at Koki red sand beach - said the trail was to dangerous to get to the beach. Never saw.

5. Boogie board at white sand Homos beach - never saw. ???

6. Relax in the black sand beach - we did stop here for ONLY 45 minutes. Not enough time to see the whole area. By the time you get in the water you have to get out to dry off.

I could go on and on with the falsified activities in the brochure. Most of the time you just drive by things and the bus slows down so you can take pictures from your seat on the bus.

One of the most boring activities on Maui. Definitely not worth the money. You would be better off renting a GPS and doing the drive yourself so you can actually stop to see these places.

Visited February 2014
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Grisel S, Manager at Discover Hawaii Tours, responded to this review, February 17, 2014
Mahalo for your feedback, we continually try to offer the best guest experience. Please direct message me at grisel@discoverhawaiitours.com with the date of your tour so that we can look into the matter. We appreciate your time and value your comments. Aloha, Grisel
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