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Akamai Adventure Tours & Travel

Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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Truly fantastic experience!

We are a family of 5 with two teens (17 & 15) and an 11 year old. We really wanted to have a... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2018
Dan K
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Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
Most Amazing Day - Highlight of our Vacation

We started right on time at the visitor center with Hayley and her two lovely daughters. Hayley... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2018
dcompanion
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Charlotte, Vermont
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Are you planning a trip to Hawaii? If so, explore the Hawaiian Islands with Akamai Adventure Tours & Travel!! When you travel with us you have the chance to experience an adventure of a lifetime. We are a guiding service company that wants to share the most unique place upon our planet and show you hidden Hawaii.We provide the island of Hawaii's most private, exclusive, intimate adventure tours at very affordable rates. We are a family owned business with 32 years of experience in the outdoor recreation industry. Our professional, knowledgeable and friendly staff brings an exuberant amount of passion and energy to every trip they lead. Through extensive interpretation, Akamai Adventure Tours & Travel hope to instill in your hearts the respect, admiration and ALOHA spirit that will connect you to the 'Aina (land) forever. Call us to book your adventure of a lifetime. By making your reservation today, you're already AKAMAI (wise, smart intelligent). Explore the Big Island with us! Hawaii Volcanoes National Park * Lava Viewing * Hawaii's largest fresh water lake (Wai O' Pele) * Black Sand Beaches * Akaka Falls * Rainbow Falls * Queen Liliuokalani Garden * Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Farm * Panaewa Botanical Zoo * Big Island Candies * Volcano Winery * Art Galleries * Hawaiian Vanilla Company and much, much more
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Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

We are a family of 5 with two teens (17 & 15) and an 11 year old. We really wanted to have a special experience at VNP and we had seen so many great reviews for Akamai Adventure Tours & Travel that we signed up!...More

Thank Dan K
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

We started right on time at the visitor center with Hayley and her two lovely daughters. Hayley did an amazing job of giving us a deep understanding of the park more so than we could have ever gotten on our own. She kept our son...More

Thank dcompanion
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

We booked an all day private tour of the Hilo area and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park with Akamai Adventure for our family of eight. This was a private tour with some specific needs, and Haley did a wonderful job of tailoring the trip to meet...More

Thank Mary S
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

Tyler was our guide for this excellent adventure. This was a last minute decision as they were helping a fellow guide company who couldn't take us. Despite the all day on/off rain, we explored VNP in all it's glory. He tailored the trip to us...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

I booked a multi day tour with Akamai adventures during my stay on the big island. I had limited time on the island and wanted to see the most I could. I initially spoke with Hayley who was very informative, honest and flexible in assisting...More

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Reviewed January 28, 2018

We had a wonderful afternoon with Haley which proved both enjoyable and highly informative. Anyone who is visiting the Volcano National Park should definitely consider this private tour! Appealed to both adults and children and very professionally run!! Thanks again Haley!!

Thank Robert D
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Reviewed January 19, 2018

My family was on a Hawaii cruise during the first two weeks of January. When we stopped at Hilo, we booked our tour with Tyler and Hayley to see Hawaii Volcano National Park, Rainbow Falls, Black Sand Beach and the green sea turtles, and other...More

Thank Tamara P
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

My family and I recently toured Volcanoes National Park with Tyler. I don't have a lot to add to the reviews already here. I would like to reiterate, though, that Hayley is great about communicating prior to the tour. It was easy to set up...More

Thank Decat08
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Reviewed December 18, 2017

We will always be grateful to Hayley for booking our tour at the last minute. We had been unsuccessful in trying to contact a tour company recommended by our hotel and arrived in Hilo without a plan. Our hotel gave us Hayley's contact information and...More

Thank Lynne C
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Reviewed November 21, 2017

Hayley is incredibly knowledgeable about the geologic features of Volcanoes National Park. Her tour is really well thought out, not a wasted step or moment. She is able to fill the entire experience sharing her love, not only of the National Park and its geology,...More

Thank Jim D
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Robin R
January 3, 2017|
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Response from Sonya B | Reviewed this property |
As others have replied....there is no inter-island boat. One must fly. There used to be boat travel but Hawaii changed the laws on that in 1994. Hayley and Tyler are very familiar with travel between islands, so I would... More
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Michellee4252
September 7, 2016|
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Response from Hayley F | Property representative |
Aloha Michelle, Thank you so much for your time, consideration and interest. All your questions are great! First I am so sorry this response has come with a delay; however I am just now seeing this even though you posted... More
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COtraveler33388
January 31, 2015|
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Response from Hayley F | Property representative |
We are not sure what hotel you are referring to, however generally speaking Hilo hotels do not provide transportation to/from the Hilo International Airport. However, a taxi fare dependent upon where you are staying ranges... More
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