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Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour
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Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour

By Hawaii Outdoor Guides
Recommended by 100% of travelers
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Duration: 2–12 hours
Start time: Check availability
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Live guide: English
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  • Professional guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Akaka Falls State Park
  • Entry/Admission - Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Additional activities (zipline, helicopter, boat)
  • Meals are not included but we will provide snacks and water


Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
    Pickup details
    • We ask for your pick up location at least 48 hours prior to the tour. This allows us to confirm your pick up time.
    Hotel pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
      End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

        • Not wheelchair accessible
        If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 5675P14

        • Please note that the tour itinerary may change depending on weather, traffic, volcanic conditions, and availability
        • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
        • Most travelers can participate
        • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

        • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

        How much is Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour?
        Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour price starts from $1,400.00. Discover and book Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour on Tripadvisor
        What is the Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour cancellation policy?
        Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour on Tripadvisor
        Which company provides Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour?
        Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour is hosted by Hawaii Outdoor Guides. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Hawaii Outdoor Guides on Tripadvisor. Discover and book Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour on Tripadvisor
        How much time do I need for Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour?
        On average, this experience will take approximately 2h. Discover and book Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour on Tripadvisor

        If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 5675P14

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        Itinerary
        • You'll get picked up
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        • 1
          Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
          Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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        • 2
          Rainbow Falls
          Stop: 30 minutes
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        • 3
          Akaka Falls State Park
          Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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        • 4
          Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
          Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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        • You'll return to the starting point
        About the operator
        Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator:
        • Hawaii Outdoor Guides
          1,235
          Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
          Joined in August 2011
        • 483lovetotravel
          0 contributions
          Great tour of the Big Island
          Kate, our guide, was great. She was fun, informative about the Island, responsive to interests of the group. Lunch was included and it was great. Snacks and homemade bread were also available. Wonderful day spent exploring the Big Island with a wonderful guide. Would definitely book with Hawaii Guides again and will recommend to friends/family visiting the Big Island. Mahalo
          Written February 24, 2024
        • rsimone2017
          0 contributions
          Great sight seeing tour with
          This small group tour allowed us to visit some of the island’s highlights in one day with an outstanding, knowledgeable guide in the comfort of a lovely Mercedes’ van. The views of Rainbow and Akaka falls, Valley of the Kings, and volcanoes were fantastic. We will return to our favourite places on our own. Our guide was Derek Stuart. He was friendly, entertaining, engaging, accommodating, and extremely knowledgeable about all things Hawaii. He answered all questions and was curious about the people he was guiding. An all-around nice human to spend the day with! He also made recommendations for other tours and activities. We’re so glad we did this tour. It’s a long day but we’ll paced with many rests between stops. The lunch and snacks were great. The tour was worth the price and we’d recommend it. Simone and Barry
          Written January 19, 2024
        • leschslive
          0 contributions
          Great tour. Excellent Guide
          All day tour in a clean comfortable van. Small group of 11 friendly people. Guide Katie was amazing. Knows all the plant life birds and animals as well as the history of the Big Island and the geography. In addition to the provided meals bought the group donuts cookies and candy throughout the day. Went above and beyond to insure we saw all the advertised stops and some extras as well. Highly recommend this company and Katie.
          Written January 12, 2024
        • Abhishek P
          0 contributions
          Not really worth the hype
          The overall experience was underwhelming. The tour was rushed, the guide wasn’t too engaged, and the planning was haphazard. I could do the whole thing myself spending half the money with better planning. I can bear with such an experience if it cost $70, but expect better for the price.
          Written December 27, 2023
        • Scenic14645721221
          0 contributions
          Great Customer Service
          Our guide, Dominick, picked us up from our hotel right on time and he was very personable. On our drive to the Kona coffee farm tour, he was sharing all kinds of interesting facts about the history in the area. We had a good selection of lunch and dinner options. The tour of the coffee farm was a neat experience and we learned a lot about the coffee process. Unfortunately, my husband started to feel sick and we decided to end our day early. Dominick was very helpful in making sure we got an Uber back to our hotel and providing recommendations about what to do when we were feeling better. It was definitely disappointing that we couldn't finish the tour, but we would absolutely book with them again if we get the chance.
          Written November 11, 2023
        • Wyatt W
          0 contributions
          Take care of your guests.
          Horrific experience, we were unable to complete our tour of the island as the company allowed someone with an obvious upper respiratory disease to join the trip. Inconsiderate of the tour guide to not request the sick party to depart from the trip and rebook. Would highly recommend looking at a different company.
          Written October 27, 2023
        • jkrenehan26
          0 contributions
          Wonderful tour of the mid to south end of the island.
          It was a fantastic long day with a lot of driving between stops, but Domonik made it so enjoyable. He was very knowledgeable about history, geography, plants and many other topics about Hawaii. The volcano park was a highlight for us. You don't realize how big the crater is from pictures. The lunch was excellent eaten in a beautiful spot. Dinner of sandwich or salad was just right before the long drive home. It was fascinating to see so many types of landscape and the huge difference in weather from Hilo,Kona and the Volcano park. I highly recommend this tour.
          Written October 26, 2023
        • jkrenehan26
          0 contributions
          Fantastic Tour
          Our guide, Dominick, was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. The sites were amazing and the background information provided at each stop was interesting. The vehicle was very comfortable. The meals, snacks, and beverages were perfect.
          Written October 26, 2023
        • ulrichk704
          0 contributions
          Best tour on oahu
          The best you could do if staying only a few days to learn a little about the history and current attractions
          Written September 30, 2023
        • trannt2022
          0 contributions
          Great time
          Great tour! It is long because of the driving. Door to door for me was 12 hours. Dominik was engaging, knew a lot of history ad culture. All around good experience! Way better than trying to do all the stops on your own .
          Written September 3, 2023
        • Lisa J
          0 contributions
          Great tour
          Our tour was great. Katie, our tour guide,was incredible. She was very informative and made our tour very special. Our family had a wonderful time. We loved the volcano nation park and waterfall. Katie also introduced us to many yummy foods on the island. Great experience.
          Written August 31, 2023
        • juanitocorneliusleob
          0 contributions
          Not a happy customer!
          We were very disappointed with this company. We waited for more than an hour at the pick-up point and the driver had never shown up. We kept chasing them via email, chat and calls but never got any reply for the entire time we were waiting. After an hour and a half of chasing, we finally got an email advising us that the tour was cancelled due to lack of people participating. We find this company so unprofessional and would never book with them again!
          Written August 13, 2023
        • jamesaT2499JN
          0 contributions
          First Trip to Big Island
          Dominick was great! Very knowledgeable about the island! Loved this tour! Absolutely recommend. Tour is very long, so been prepared. But absolutely worth it.
          Written August 3, 2023
        • Jeremy S
          0 contributions
          Full day full of facts
          12 hours of knowledge dropping action. Relaxing tour of a coffee farm, info about the the two types of lava on Big Island, history of Hawaii, some NASA facts, a nice lunch and dinner along with a couple of short hikes. We’ve been quoting our guide Dominic the rest of the trip. It made the rest of our visit more engaging knowing more about the island.
          Written July 23, 2023
        • Cynthia S
          0 contributions
          Volcano tour!
          Dominic was very knowledgeable about everything Hawaii! It was a great day with a small group which was cool. Take the trip! Your day will be awesome!!
          Written July 14, 2023
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        5.0
        46 reviews
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        A.M
        73 contributions
        Katie is a phenomenal tour guide. She asked what we would like to see (when I booked the reservation) then gave us an itinerary. We decided on 2 waterfalls, black sand beach, volcano, and Kaumana Caves. We got poured on at Akaka Falls but she said it was the best waterfall she has seen. She was totally prepared; an umbrella for me, a raincoat for my husband...she is super knowledgeable and a great person to spend the day with. We crammed a lot into 12 hours. I would definitely use her again!

        Thank you, Katie!
        Written March 24, 2021
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        Caroline
        1 contribution
        Feb 2020
        This was an outstanding experience, especially with our tour guide Clare. It was clear that she had broad knowledge and experience in both snorkeling and hiking. I have only tried snorkeling once before, but she made it very comfortable. Our trip went around the big island and Clare gave us a lot of information about Hawaii and its history. I can only recommend this trip to others, and especially to choose Clare as a tour guide, because you will be secured an extraordinary adventure in good hands.
        Written March 5, 2020
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        Irene P
        Barcelona, Spain6 contributions
        Feb 2020 • Friends
        This was my first time on a group tour and it was amazing. My favorite part was waking up at the beach and go snorkeling in the morning. We also visited a lot of incredible spots around the Big Island, went hiking, tried local food... Our guides (Bryce and Clare) were super nice and helpful, thank you so much!
        Written February 21, 2020
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        Skye P
        2 contributions
        Jan 2020 • Friends
        I planned a trip to Hawaii and had Bryce as my tour guide he was very knowledgeable, attentive, fun, and helpful right through our tour. I would highly recommend a trip with Bryce it was beyond my expectations. Thank you for the great trip.
        Written February 2, 2020
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        Lucia
        4 contributions
        Feb 2020 • Friends
        Our tour was great. So many fun things packed into a week. We snorkeled, hiked, stargazed, swam with turtles, walked through volcano crater, desert, rainforest and we had so much fun doing all of it. We were so lucky to not just have one guide but two and they were both amazing. Bryce and Clare gave us so much information while keeping it fun and the mood light. If I could give 10 starts I would. Loved it
        Written February 21, 2020
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        C W
        4 contributions
        Jan 2020 • Friends
        It was a great tour! He was a great Tourguide, knows beautiful locations and is always a help. We could decide wich food we want to have, and we had a great time! He was very efficient, so we had plenty time for hikes, for the beach and other things. I would recommend it and do it again.
        Written February 3, 2020
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        Phil
        Fort Lauderdale, FL87 contributions
        Dec 2020
        What an amazing 2.5 days. We engaged with Katie and Hawaii for a private custom 2.5 day tour and had a spectacular experience. After a couple of conversations with Katie in advance of our trip, she skillfully pulled together an action-packed itinerary for us. We did a private boat tour of the Kona coast for sightseeing and snorkeling; a zipline; a doors-off helicopter tour of the Wimea Valley (spectacular); tour of a local coffee plantation; visit to the black sand beach to spot turtles; a nighttime drive to the top of the recently erupted volcano to see glowing lava; even some private picnics with food from great local shops and unexpected dining spots. Kate was also hyper-aware of appropriate health and sanitation protocol during our tour. If your travel budget allows for a private tour - book this company! If your travel budget is more focused and you need a group tour - book this company. Either way, you'll have a fantastic experience!
        Written January 3, 2021
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        Mary E
        Owensboro, KY16 contributions
        This tour is soooo amazing. Our guide, Katie, was everything you’d want in a guide. She was extremely personable, knowledgeable and very efficient in our time. We were picked up promptly at our hotel and transported in a very clean, roomy and modern small tour bus. This tour is perfect if you want personal service and individual attention. This tour is designed specifically around what interests you. We visited the volcano, botanical gardens, sight seeing along the interior and coastal areas. Katie was so enjoyable, from picking the perfect dining spots(both lunch and dinner) a wealth of information and even the best photo taker! Thank you, Katie. We loved our day spent with you !
        Written March 21, 2018
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        ChristinaW
        Sacramento, CA6 contributions
        Katie was our tour guide, we emailed about a week prior to get a prelim itinerary. I had a long list to make sure we didn't waste time, but did know it was unlikely we'd get to everything, but her input was valuable about how long things might take, etc. Katie' s experience and knowledge of the island made the "in between" portions quite interesting as well. Katie is courteous, professional and knowledgeable. She would point out things to see, give history and answer questions with patience. She was also not afraid of silence. Some tour guides are chatter boxes, I felt she has a good sense of when to chat and when not to. I fully intend to book with her each visit and just change the focus for each trip. Having done a private tour, I'm too spoiled to go back to "ready made" tours. As for price, we had a group of 6 so spreading it out made this no more expensive than other "lesser" more crowded tours. We liked having a say so in eateries but we're glad of suggestions. Go ahead and spoil yourself, isn't this why were here in the first place!
        Written May 23, 2018
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        mocaccinomoca
        Montreal, Canada1 contribution
        Apr 2018 • Friends
        They were very fun and nice to be around, they were also very well organised and managed to find different interesting activities when the weather was against those already planed. I'd like to add that I loved the snorkelling, we got to see dolphins are turtles!
        Written April 11, 2018
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