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Ready for a truly different vacation experience? Essential Hawaii can take you there! Take the hassle out of navigating the Big Island. Your expert guide will drive and manage the logistics, letting you sit back, relax and enjoying the most...more
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Paul had worked with me for months to ensure best possible day. Came to our rental and gave 10 of us a great, informative tour. He worked very hard to be sure we learned about the island and what the volcanic eruption did and meant...More
The circle around the Big Island was the biggest highlight of our trip to Hawai'i , Paul our tour guide was an excellent communicator. The tour departed on time. .We had plenty of time to see what we needed to see and the Mercedes Van...More
We booked this tour as this was a bucket list for my sister and I. Unfortunately it was on the day Mauna Loa erupted. We started out on the trip (2 hours from our hotel) and did see the coffee shop and got lunch on...More
Date of experience: May 2018
Paul B, Owner at Essential Hawaii Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018
Aloha... I've been tour guiding for five years now and have never encountered a day like Friday, May 4 2018. My name is Paul, one of the owners of Essential Hawaii and I was the tour guide for your tour. You are absolutely right, it...More
We had Paul as our guide and he was very knowledgeable and had everything planned to the minute of our 12 hour tour. We had a great group to spend the day with and got to see and learn many things about the Big Island...More
This was an excellent tour! Marcus was our guide and he did an amazing job. His science background really added value to the tour. The tour was so well done that I would do it all over again! Excellent value and worth every penny -...More
Such a great trip that will bring family memories from all over the island. Comfortable van for the whole family. Fun lessons on the history of Hawaii. Great 3 stops for coffee and to see the black sand beaches before the park. Volcano national park...More
I would recommend this tour to everyone who wants to learn about Hawaii, and to have a really good time while learning. Our guide “Paul” was so knowledgeable! We went to a coffee farm and learned how the process works, from picking to shelf. Lunch...More
We researched several full day tours that would culminate in a visit to Volcanoes National Park and decided that the one offered by Essential Hawaii sounded the best. This was largely because the tour would be a small group, and the dinner at The Rim...More
Aloha... Thanks Peter for reaching out! I would also suggest giving us a call or emailing us your question on the limitations your wife might have. Please visit our website for our contact information.