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C Big Island Tours

#10 of 42 Tours in Hilo
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Address: 71 Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
Phone Number: +1 800-901-0468
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C Big Island offers exclusive land tours and Shore Excursions on the Big...

C Big Island offers exclusive land tours and Shore Excursions on the Big Island of Hawaii. Tours such as lava viewing on Kilauea volcano, Mauna Kea Summit, waterfalls in the rainforest,and Volcanoes National Park.All tours are done SUV,Eco style vehicles or 11-15 pas van. We DO NOT operate buses. We depart daily from Kona and Hilo.

CRUISE SHIP CUSTOMERS - we have permits to pick you up directly from the pier and work with the cruise ships weekly. We would love to show you the Big Island....Give us a call!

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C Big Island Tours

Absolutely Wonderful day with our guide Edmond from C Big Island Tours. Picked us up at the hotel then from the beginning to end he was a real winner with our group of 10 family... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely Wonderful day with our guide Edmond from C Big Island Tours. Picked us up at the hotel then from the beginning to end he was a real winner with our group of 10 family members!! He was the best with our 9 year old as well as related to our 12, 13, and 14 year old girls. For the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Edmond was a great driver and tour guide! I'm glad he was able to share his knowledge of the Hawaiian culture with us, and loved how he greatly expressed the importance of our safety as we went up Mauna Kea. We enjoyed how he talked story with all of us in the van and made us feel as comfortable as... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

After reading reviews here I was pretty excited to see what C Big Island tours had in store for my wife and I and I was kinda hoping Edmond would be our guide however our experience was not as advertised. This was our second visit to Hawaii so I had a good idea of what I wanted to see this... More 

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cbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this review

Aloha Ryan, glad to hear you enjoyed Mike. It was recommended to us by county officials not to bring customers and guides into that area after a heavy rainfall due to the fact that they have been trying to control the dengue fever and in a more outback it is a higher risk. We have been told not to scare... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

This was an incredible experience, probably my favorite memory from our vacation. Edmond was our tour guide, he was very knowledgeable and concerned about our safety (it can be dangerous if you don't take proper precautions). Standing on one of the tallest mountains in the world, above the clouds, at sunset, is not something to be missed.

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Thank Ashley F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Me and my family did the Mauna Kea tour with C Big Island Tours, our guide was Edmond. We had an amazing experience with some amazing sunset veiws. Edmon was a good guy with alot of knowledge. He even calmed my sister from her anxiety. I reccomend this tour for anybldy visiting the big island! Well worth the money!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

1 Stop Japanese garden 2 Macadamia Nut Factory 3 Volcano National Park 4 Rain Forest and WaterFall And stop by the black sand beach but not for long it was close to ship....Our driver was Aaron....very charming young man and very helpful to take photos for his passengers...he also served water and snacks.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We recently were on the Pride of America cruise ship and booked C Big Island tours for both our Hilo and Kona stops. Mike was the driver/tour guide for both and he is a great guy. Very friendly and fairly knowledgeable. He obviously cares about his guests. From Hilo, we took the Volcanoes National Park tour. In doing my research,... More 

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cbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this review

Aloha Russ thank you for your review and glad to hear you enjoyed Mike. I know upon checking in you requested to skip the Orchid and mac nut but it is part of our tour and other guests wanted to stop. We can only customize a tour when a Van, SUV, or mini bus is booked privately. Macadamia Nut Farm-... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Edmond was our tour guide on 2 tourist field trips on the Big Island. His enthusiasm for the island and its attractions made a great day even better. Through his narrations, we learned about Hawaii's history, people and memorable events that have happened. We toured a variety of interesting sites and destinations that represented a broad spectrum of life on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

At first the cost to summit Mauna Kea seemed steeped for a few hours driving tour and a cup of ramen and hot chocolate. However at the end of the day the lack of oxygen and price to rent all wheel drive outweighed those cost. Most rental companies wont let you drive up the unimproved road and if they do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We did the Mauna Kea Summit and Stars tour and had Edmond as our guide. Edmond was a great guide and has so much knowledge about Big Island and astronomy! Oleathia was who we talked to over the phone and via email and she was great and really kept us in the loop with what was going on (we rescheduled... More 

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cbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this review

Oh you guys are too sweet! So wish we could have made it to the summit that night but you never know when nature is going to step in. Thanks so much for the kind review. It is greatly appreciated. More 

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