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Tours include the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Rainbow Falls, black sand beach. We also make stops at the Macadamia Farm & Orchid Farm. Custom tours also available. We are a family owned and run business. We perform small group tours with a...more
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-0134
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We shared this excursion with one other family on January 1. It was a great day with so much to see and Gil did a great job of telling us the history of the area and showing us the sights. We went to a garden...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tina was our guide on Christmas Day. She was very informative, and attentive to our needs. We had 4 teenagers in our group (along with my 82 yo mother) and she tried to look for active things for us to do that my mom would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gil picked us up on Christmas Day at the port (Pride of America) and we visited black sand beaches, including a new one, Lava Tree State Park, Richardson Beach (where we saw turtles), Mauna Loa for shopping, Rainbow Falls and more. This tour was outstanding!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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BigIslandAinaTours, Owner at Big Island Aina Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, We are so glad you enjoyed your day with us. There is so much to see on our island and I enjoyed taking you around the Volcano areas. We hope you can get back for a 3rd visit. And thank you for taking the...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

tour guide was very knowledgeable about the area and made the info very interesting done a get job !!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Sept. 18, 2018 took a private tour with 7 people. Gil was awesome, very informative, friendly and accommodating. We are very active so he took us on a lava walk, 2 waterfall hikes, Mac Nut farm, lava tube/cave and black sand beach. It was a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank granola64
BigIslandAinaTours, Owner at Big Island Aina Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Aloha, I enjoyed showing you the Kalapana area along with the waterfalls and lava tube. It was nice to spend the day will all of you. We hope you had a great cruise and are able to visit Hawaii again. And thank you for taking...More

Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Tina, our tour guide, did an excellent job of informing us about the areas we went through. She was very amendable to anything we wanted to see and do and changed our tour accordingly. Plus she provided chocolate covered macadamia nuts.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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BigIslandAinaTours, Owner at Big Island Aina Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2018

Thank you very much. We appreciate you and all of our guests. But it is so nice of you to take the time out of your busy schedule to let us know that you liked the tour. We wish you all the best. Keep travelling....More

Reviewed September 18, 2018

We booked a Hilo tour with Big Island ‘Aina Tours from the mainland as part of our Hawai'i cruise. We came to the big Island a different day because Hurricane Lane had our schedule changed. Normally this tour goes to Volcanoes National Park but with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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BigIslandAinaTours, Owner at Big Island Aina Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Aloha Ronald, I enjoyed my time with all of you. Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a nice review. Tina and I hope you get to come back to visit the Big Island of Hawaii. The Volcano Park is set to...More

Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Tina and Gil were incredibly helpful and patient with our family of 13, ranging in ages from 9 to 85, including 6 teen/young adults. Granny is in a wheelchair and they found a good mix of activities for our day for the more active but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank stl m
BigIslandAinaTours, Owner at Big Island Aina Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Aloha, We both enjoyed getting to know your family and showing you our island of Hawaii. We hope you take back good memories of your visit here. And thank you for taking the time to leave a review and hope you can visit again. Mahalo,...More

Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

My family came in off the Pride of America cruise ship to be greeted by Gil. We had a great day with multiple stops. Gil was great with the our kids which are 17,14,13, and 10. I would recommend this tour for everyone!!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tchrieyahn
BigIslandAinaTours, Owner at Big Island Aina Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Aloha Tchrieyah, It was a pleasure to spend the day with your family. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Mahalo, Gil & Tina

Reviewed May 16, 2018

This was our second tour with Tina. This one a little more exciting than the first. We were at the orchid farm when the 6.9 quake hit. As with our previous tour, Tina did an excellent job, Here's hoping her and her family are all...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Michael M
BigIslandAinaTours, Owner at Big Island Aina Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Mahalo for your kokua(concern), we are fine. It was a thrilling day. It was so nice to tour with you again.

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superkruzer
January 9, 2018|
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Response from BigIslandAinaTours | Property representative |
Aloha, Sorry I did not answer this earlier but just saw the question. We both do use microphones connected to our sound system. Thank You, Gil Big Island Aina Tours
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jodygs
November 18, 2016|
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Aloha, We often get folks who want to see the sights and who use a foldable scooter. So we would be able to store it in the rear of our six passenger van. But I wonder, how much does it weigh? And would your husband be... More
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Geoff B
May 8, 2016|
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Thank you Geoff for asking about the tours we offer while your ship ports in Hilo, Hawaii. The time we meet in the port is dependent on the time your ship docks, for most ships it is 8:30 am. We never bring you back from... More
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