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C Big Island Tours

379 reviews
About C Big Island Tours
C Big Island offers a variety of tours. Hilo Shore Excursions- CRUISE SHIP CUSTOMERS - we have permits to pick you up directly from the pier when your ship comes into the Port of Hilo and we work with the cruise ships such as the NCL Pride of America, Carnival Cruise Lines Carnival Legend, Holland America Westerdam, Grand Princess, Celebrity Cruises - Celebrity Solstice and many more. Our Hilo Shore excursions include Volcanoes National Park & Waterfall or Lava Forest & Falls. Kona Shore Excursions include our Historical Kona Coffee & Hawaiian Sea Turtles, Rainforest & Waterfalls or our Snorkel with wild Hawaii dolphins and Kealakekua Bay(Captain Cook) Big Island Hawaii Manta Ray Snorkel - Departs kona Lava Tours- Our lava hike and lava boat tours depart from Kalapana located on the East side of the Big Island of Hawaii. The lava tours are dependent on the lava flow.Please see our website lava update page for the most recent tours available on how to see lava in Hawaii.
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Kona Shore Excursion: Wild Dolphin - Reefs -Sea Caves -Kealakekua Bay Snorkel
10 reviews
$129.00 per adult
Kauai Shore Excursion: 55-minute Helicopter Adventure Flight
4 reviews
$259.00 per adult
Wild Dolphins and Reef Snorkel Kealakekua Bay
4 reviews
$129.00 per adult
Big Island, Kona Manta Ray Night Snorkel- Small Group
10 reviews
$109.00 per adult
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My favorite excursion of the trip!! Budda and Chris did everything to make it a great day. Their knowledge of the ocean along with the sea animals gave us the best tour. We got to swim with wild dolphins, see a baby humpback, and swim...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Oletocbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha, and so glad you were able to join us for our Dolphin Reef Snorkel. The whales have been joining us for the trip as well and it has been an excellent addition to the trip. Thank you for the wonderful review I will be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the tour with C Big Island Tour and it has been the best excursion so far on this cruise, Dre was a amazing tour guide and very personal, just wish we had more time on this side of the island, because of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Oletocbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, thank you so much for the wonderful review and so glad to hear you enjoyed the hilo shore trip volcano and waterfall tour plus our new Kona coffee and sea turtles with Dre. He has been a wonderful addition to our team and we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Edmond did a great job keeping us on schedule and entertained - the ship had a short day in port. The tour includes Rainbow Falls, Some Hilo sights, the Macadamia farm/factory, an orchid farm, and Volcano National Park. Because of the government shutdown and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my son's choice for a tour in Hilo, and it started off a bit rocky. All of the guests were from our cruise, and there seemed to be some confusion as to whom we should follow. Do we follow Edmond? Is he our...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last night my wife and I went out on your Manta Ray night snorkel with Kris and Buddha. This is our first trip to Hawaii, everything is new to us. From the very beginning Kris and Buddha were kind, generous and very concerned with giving...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We toured with this company based on a recommendation from a family member. It was much more reasonable than the cruise tours and you definitely got your money's worth. Our female driver was excellent and gave us lots of information during the bus drive and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Hilo sightseeing tour with C Big Island Tours and it was great! Edmond was a great tour guide and made sure we got the most out of our tour while visiting the Japanese garden, Banyan Tree drive, Macadamia Nut Farm/Factory, King Kamehameha...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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cbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha Ferni, I am so glad to hear you have enjoyed your Hilo Shore Excursion with Edmond and thank you dearly for the great review. It means a lot to a smaller family company like ours.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family recently did a C Big Island Shore excursion on Hilo off NCL Pride of America, (November 27). We thoroughly enjoyed our day on Hilo visiting the Rainbow Falls, The Macadamia Nut Farm, The Orchard Farm, Banyan Tree, Volcano National Park and Black Sand...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

Trip was amazing. The crew knew what they were doing and were the first to find the Manta Rays. Eventually, the other tours came over to us as we were face to face with several large Rays as they looped underneath us coming within inches...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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cbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

So glad to hear you enjoyed the manta rays! Yes guide Buddah is quite spectacular at finding the manta rays first. Its great having the manta rays to your self for a bit. :) Thanks again and hope to have you join us again

Reviewed December 8, 2018

I was told this would be the experience of a lifetime and they were right! Ryan and Buddha took great care to make sure we were safe and comfortable as we boarded the zodiac and made our way north to snorkel with the mantas. Buddha...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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cbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Aloha Jeanie, thank you so much for this excellent review and so glad to hear you enjoyed everything....even shooting stars...wow! what a plus. Swimming with the manta rays is a great experience and I agree when it comes to group size. Small groups have many...More

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Oletocbig
January 20, 2017|
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for tax info i need to know what the date of my last cancel to the big island tour was on trip advisor
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Sorry, there is no restroom on the boat.
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John S
September 18, 2015|
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Response from Oletocbig | Property representative |
Aloha John, the Lava has stopped flowing into the ocean for over 2 yrs now. The lava has been a bit quiet for a while with sudden outbursts here and there. There is a possibility it could start flowing again over night or it... More
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