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C Big Island Tours

71 Banyan Dr, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4693
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Hilo Shore Excursion: Exclusive Volcanoes National Park and Rainbow Falls
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Big Island Hike to Molten Lava
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Kona Shore Excursion: Wild Dolphin - Reefs -Sea Caves -Kealakekua Bay Snorkel
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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, Chocolate & City of Refuge tour, 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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71 Banyan Dr, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4693
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"lava boat tour"
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"mauna kea summit"
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"once in a lifetime"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had so much fun on this excursion!!! There were ten in our party with two that had never snorkled before. David and Megan were GREAT guides!! They made it comfortable and fun for everyone!! He even let my daughter drive the boat! Swimming with...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had an absolute BLAST on our excursion! David and Megan were EXCELLENT guides! We were so close to the dolphins! It was unbelievable! David answered every question we had about the island and he was so informative! Ages 13 to 67 were in our...More

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cbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

So glad to hear you loved this shore excursion arriving off the NCL Pride of America cruise ship. The dolphin snorkel is one of my personal favorites as well. It really seems like someone trained our wild dolphins seeing that they will swim right with...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great time on our tour of the Kona coffee plantations, chocolate company and City of Refuge. Stopping at the Painted church was inspirational. Our guide Edmond did an outstanding job giving us a great tour. I highly recommend this company to those...More

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cbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So glad you enjoyed our shore excursion Kona Coffee Tour! We are so glad the pride of america NCL has starting coming back to the big island. Thanks again for joining us and such a wonderful review. It means a lot to us.

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Reviewed May 3, 2018

Great shore excursion in getting to see all the highlights Hilo had to offer. Thanks C Big Island Tours for a wonderful day, informative guide, a time spent making great memories and seeing incredible SIGHTS!!!!!

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cbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thanks Beth for warm compliments! Happy to hear you enjoyed your Hilo shore excursion off the Pride of America NCL and glad it was memorial for your group. Hope to have you join us again in the future.

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

We had Edmond as our tour guide in Kona. He was fabulous!! He's funny and down to earth. We were on a super nice bus and since we only had 10 people, it was even more comfortable. He gave us history and pointed out lots...More

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cbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Aloha, so glad to hear you enjoyed the Kailua Kona Shore excursion with Edmond! The Kona Coffee is a very enjoyable tour and its nice because the whole family can join.

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

I was on a Princess Cruise and was unsure which port they were closest to. I called them to make sure there were no mistakes as to where the pick up place for the Dolphin Snorkel Tour. I had never been to that Island. They...More

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cbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Aloha Joe, please note all of our calls are recorded and we reviewed yours. To correct your statement when asking the phone agent which one you should select for pickup it on the online check out, it was determined the Kailua Kona Pier was correct...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

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LoveMySpouse
January 20, 2017|
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Response from toots009 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, there is no restroom on the boat.
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John S
September 18, 2015|
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Response from cbig | 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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