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The Real Hawai'i

Honolulu, HI, USA
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About The Real Hawai'i
We offer private small group tours on the island of O'ahu. Get out of Waikiki and off the crowded tour busses and take control of your vacation with a knowledgeable and friendly guide. Our tours are flexible and allow you the freedom to see what you want to see and spend time where you want to. We are your local friend on the island.
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Scott M wrote a review Jun 22
Arlington, Massachusetts17 contributions
We booked the real Hawai'i the day after we had done The big Island in a Day tour. After that tour we realized the itinerary was very similar to what we just did. When we met up with Dan that morning we let him know what we just did and he said no problem. He asked us what we wanted to see and he was able to come up with a new route and took us where we wanted. He brought us to a great lava tube, waterfalls and stopped on the way back at Tex's Grille for lunch. The loco Moco was fantastic. He also brought us to the Botanical Gardens. They were spectacular and very glad we were able to make it. Since we could not rent a car the Botanical Gardens would not have been possible if he did not customize the tour. That was the great part. Since it was just the 3 of us we did not have to stick to a set itinerary. Dan, Mahalo for showing us the Real Hawai'i
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Date of experience: May 2021
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David S wrote a review Jun 22
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fun, educational tour w/ a great host who knew where best pics could be taken & great spot for lunch
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Date of experience: June 2021
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McZin wrote a review Jun 20
Saginaw, Michigan9 contributions
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We came to O'ahu without planing and looking for private tours and started looking online and found this tour and called the number and Dan answered and said will be able to set us up for few hours tour around 4pm we said ok and he showed up at exact time and took us around the island.He knows every corner of the island and very knowledgeable about the all Islands. I would recommend his trip if you're visiting here.
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peppermintqueen24 wrote a review Jun 19
New York City, New York17 contributions34 helpful votes
We had SUCH a good time. This was a great, action-packed tour of the island. Worth paying more so you're not herded on a giant bus. We got to customize what we wanted to see. We went to multiple great lookout points for the beautiful ocean and mountains. We learned a lot about Hawaii and it's history. And we had great food! Shannon was an entertaining and friendly guide and we'd highly recommend.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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William H wrote a review Jun 16
Waikiki, Hawaii6 contributions2 helpful votes
Dan helped us unknowledgeable tourists access the WONDERFUL possibilities of Hawaii. Have you ever seen so many great reviews?! That's why I booked with The Real Hawaii, to start. Brother and I were traveling solo in Hawaii and were dissatisfied with the tourist trap of Waikiki. Found Dan and Real Hawaii, and he showed us all of the beauties and local spots of Oahu, and he showed us the incredible Hawaii we knew was right beyond our reach! PLUS! He gave us great advice on what we should do at The Big Island, making the most of our experience. If he's still the same guy I had the pleasure of being with on my trip, you guys are in for some FUN!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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