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Big Island Aina Tours

#13 of 42 Tours in Hilo
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Address: Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
Phone Number: +1 808-315-3097
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Big Island Aina Tours provides tours on the Big Island of Hawaii including...

Big Island Aina Tours provides tours on the Big Island of Hawaii including the Volcano, waterfalls, black sand beaches. 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 our two vehicles. We provide enjoyable informative tours. We walk with you at each stop to explain the sights and formations that we will see along the tour.

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Volcanoes, waterfalls, and much more

How much of Hilo can you squeeze into one day? Lots and lots if you book with Tina and Gil! They keep the group small, there were 11 of us so we weren't crowded or rushed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

How much of Hilo can you squeeze into one day? Lots and lots if you book with Tina and Gil! They keep the group small, there were 11 of us so we weren't crowded or rushed. Volcano National Park, the caldera, steam vents, Jaggar Museum, Orchids Farm, macadamia nut farm, Rainbow Falls and a visit to a small black sand... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is highly advisable for anyone who wants to tour the volcano region in a personal and friendly manner. Gil and Tina are genuine and caring tour guides who take great interest in ensuring the story is told and tourists are catered for. Unlike other larger tours that visit uninteresting places or spend too long, this tour is flexible... More 

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Houston, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took this small group tour on the recommendation of a friend. I cannot tell you how happy I am that I took her advice. The tour was on time to pick us up at the ship, make the excursion, and return back to the ship. The best part was the experience and knowledge of our guide. He is so... More 

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Flagler Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a shore excursion through Aina Tours while on a cruise on Pride of America. We visited Volcanoes National Park, Rainbow Falls, Richardson Beach, Orchid Farm, Macadamia Farm. The tour of Volcanoes National Park was very comprehensive. We traveled in a full size van with our family and 2 other families. Tour guide and owner was very patient and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Excellent guide and tour. We like the small group setting versus the large bus tour, and this is what we got. Our tour guide had excellent knowledge of the area and brought us to each point of interest, giving us narration and answering questions. Top notch!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Tina was our guide, and she was excellent, knowledgeable and friendly. We were off the Celebrity Solstice last week, everything went off without a hitch. We saw all the major sites in a very comfortable 6 passenger van. Thanks Tina, from Mike & Pam

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Uniontown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

We were on the cruise Pride of America and chose to go with this tour rather than the shore excursions the ship offered....it was great!! Gil is super friendly and very knowledgeable about Hilo and all of the stops on the tour. He only takes a small number of people, which makes it more personable. Highly recommend this tour over... More 

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

We were in Hilo for a day as part of our cruise and we chose Big Island Aina Tours over the cruise ship tours because it's a better value and we got to see more with a much smaller group. Gil was our guide for the day and he was excellent. Very informative and knowledgeable. He took us to many... More 

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Rancho Santa Margarita
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

This was the best tour out of Hilo that we have taken.It touched on all of the highlights,the volcano macadamia nut factory,rainbow falls, blacksand beach, fish market,etc. Ken is very knowledgeable about the Hawaiian Islands in general and the Big Island in particular. We had a very fun yet informative day.

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BigIslandAinaTours, Owner at Big Island Aina Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Donald and Debbie. We appreciate so much all the ones that leave reviews. I enjoyed showing you our Big Island of Hawaii and making that extra stop at the fish market to get some Hawaiian Poke (raw fish in different seasonings). Thank you again for touring with us! Gil More 

Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Gil was great. We had a group of 10, and each of us "connected" during the day by helping each other out when needed; assisting with photos, etc. I wish they operated tours on the other islands. We were on the Ruby Princess and this tour beat an identical Princess tour by almost half. Gil was personable, gave a lot... More 

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