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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Jon was a fantastic guide! Beautiful scenery, lots of birds, wonderful day!!! Would definitely book with Kona Adventure Tours again!

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Date of experience: March 2019
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KonaAdToursJon, Owner at Kona Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

...And we would love to have you back! Mahalo for sharing and keep in touch.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Jon and the tour he put together for me (and two others) were fantastic! He knew the route, the birds, the history, and the (bad) jokes like no one else. His vehicle was clean and comfortable; his schedule was not grueling; his knowledge was encyclopedic,...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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KonaAdToursJon, Owner at Kona Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo for taking the time to post your review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your tour. Safe travels. Aloha.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you are an experienced birder or a beginner, I can not imagine a better way to see the native birds of Hawaii than the the day we spent in the Hakalau Bird Watching and Nature Walk Tour. This tour is one of the only...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Janet B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hakalau Birdwatching Tour by Kona Adventure Tours is a most enjoyable experience. My husband and I were picked up at our hotel by Jon Knight, who then began the day’s activity in a very comfortable and roomy van. The ride to Hakalau was over...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time with John going to the Hakalau Forest. We birded the way up on the old saddle road, finding owl, francolin, and chukar, among others. John is not only an expert with birds, but he has worked in other tourist sectors...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Six of us - friends and birders - took this trip with Jon and had an awesome day, from pick up to drop off. Jon is a super guide, knowledgeable about the forest, birds, natural history, the people behind the creation of the refuge. His...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Vacation304572
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Six of us were treated to an awesome day of birding in the Hakalau National Wildlife Refuge aunder the skilled guidance of Jon Knight. He has a spotless rig, packs a mean lunch for his guests, and knows enough details about the natural history to...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jon Knight is SO MUCH FUN. Knowledgeable and engaging. He read our group perfectly and provided a day of birdwatching that was the high point of our 12 days on the Big Island.

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jon led a great trip to Hakalua NWR. Having permitted access was key and all travel aspects were as presented. Jon knows his birds and where to see them. We had supurb weather and tallied all the expect HI endemics. Trip is well worth the...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a great guided tour of Hakalau Forest. Our guide, Jon, was super knowledgeable about the birds and where to find them. On the way to the forest we saw owls, Francolin, Chukars and more. At the forest we were awed by the number...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from KonaAdToursJon | Property representative |
Thank you again for writing. If you’re really into coffee, the district of Kona has some of the best in the world. In that district you should try Greenwell Farms for a start and then when you go to the Ka’u district... More
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Response from KonaAdToursJon | Property representative |
Aloha and thank you for your question. Currently, the active eruptions are occurring about 30 minutes from Hilo near the town of Pahoa. However, there is no public access to viewing areas. In the evening you can see the... More
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