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Epic! Tours

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Committed to creating the most Epic Tours you’ll ever have. Since 2013, Epic Tours has been providing "Epic" waterfall, volcano and stargazing adventures in Hawaii. Our award-winning excursions are known as the premier must-do tours on the Big...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-747-1211
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must if you’re on the Big Island. James is an extremely thoughtful and thorough tour guide. He picks you up exactly on time and brings you back when promised. His knowledge of the Island is amazing! We asked tons of questions and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had an amazing experience on the Ultimate Waterfall, Volcano and Stargazing Experience tour with Epic Tours and their founder, James Ward. James picked us up in Kona and we proceeded to pick up only 2 additional guests! You read that right,...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

We went on Saturday night 1/9/2018. This was the highlight of our entire Hawaiian trip. James expert knowledge of places & Photography are 2nd to none. Do yourself a favour & only go through EPIC. Will always choose Epic Tours again & again.

Thank Diane H
Reviewed August 16, 2018

James was great! He customized our tour to fit the needs of the family and it was a memorable 4x4 experience the family will never forget. After 4x4ing over lava rock, we enjoyed a quiet beach away from the beaten path and James was our...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

James was great! The tour was 6 people (3 couples) and it was an amazing tour! We saw lots of the top half of the island, talked about the volcano erupting (and took awesome pictures with the orange sky!), had a wonderful meal at wikifresh...More

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

By far the very BEST tour I’ve ever been on! James is incredibly professional, enthusiastic, adventurous & knowledgable about the Big Island. We had an absolutely AMAZING time & was a highlight of our trip! He safely got us close to the volcano which was...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2018

Our private tour with James was a perfect way to see parts of the island that we otherwise wouldn't have known about. All of us thoroughly enjoyed the day we spent with James exploring the island.

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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

I’ve travel a lot and have done many tours, but this one stood above the rest. James is amazing. His personal service to each guest was the best. He’s also an amazing photographer and shares the pictures with you. The stargazing was my favorite part....More

Thank John G
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

This was by far 1 of my best memories of our big island adventure. James takes you on your epic Hawaiian big island trek. His constant dialogue of history and fun facts is great. Visiting the lava tube and waterfalls then some local tastes of...More

Thank Warren H
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

James was an amazing tour guide. He took us to amazing spots along the trip and educated us on the history of the island. We got some amazing pictures ourselves but they did not compare to the pictures James got of us at night. We...More

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May 13, 2017|
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Response from James W | Property representative |
Aloha, It all starts with prevention. *It's not advised that pregnant women, children under 16 years old or passengers with poor blood circulation or health problems ride up to the summit. *Make sure to stay hydrated... More