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C Big Island Tours: Tours & Tickets

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C Big Island offers a variety of tours. Hilo Shore Excursions- CRUISE SHIP CUSTOMERS - we have permits to pick you up directly from the pier when your ship comes into the Port of Hilo and we work with the cruise ships such as the NCL Pride of...more
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Hours Today: 5:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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71 Banyan Dr, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4693
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Reviewed yesterday

We were welcomed with “aloha” and smiling faces, were boarded on a small bus, very spacious and comfy and we were “ohana”(family) for the entire duration of the tour. Giovanni was our chaperone and took care of us, telling exactly each stop the time we...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 123Timetraveler
Reviewed yesterday

Chris and Buddha were great. Very friendly and entertaining. Very helpful for those who needed help with equipment or had some difficulty getting on and off the boat. I especially liked that they talked about what to do and not to do during the trip...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Cindy C
Oletocbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Soo glad you enjoyed the Manta Rays and team Captain Kris and Budha ! The manta rays are very special to our Kona coast since they are not located anywhere else in all of Hawaii ....in fact not even in many places around the world!...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Sarit Giovanni Cardone, the best tour guide, will welcome you with his warm heart on this wonderful island, makes you like to have met an old friend and so comfortable. Your tour will be filled with knowledge and happiness, you will have one wonderful day.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank HenryBuChiTown
Oletocbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So glad to hear you have enjoyed your guide Giovanni on the Volcanoes National Park tour. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for him. Much appreciated

Reviewed 3 days ago

I can't say enough positive comments about our excursion with Dre to do it justice. Just read the other reviews and you'll know you're in good hands. Informative, funny, laid back and super personable are some adjectives that come to mind when we think of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank travelightly
Oletocbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Wow...I am so glad to have helped you booked last minute and thank you for mentioning me in your review :) Dre really is hilarious and I loved your comment on you would have enjoyed the day if he gave you a tour of your...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spent a really great trip me touring Kona with Dre. He brought cold water, lavender wipes and was extra thoughtful and accommodating. Great tour. Lots of sights, great information and fun n. Recommend highly, especially Dre. He is awesome.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank cindybX9299JI
Oletocbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

The Sea Turtles are such a special sight to see along with tasting the yummy kona coffee. Glad you enjoyed your Kona Shore Excursion: Hawaiian Sea Turtles , Historic Kona and Coffee tour! Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We did Best of Big Island and Volcano National Park. Loved it and Giovanni allowed xtra time with our mother who is slow in a walker work great with our Cruise time.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank kennethwD6452DY
Oletocbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and so glad to hear you enjoyed your volcano guide Giovanni!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There are two locations where you can see manta rays in Kona and initially our captain took us to the southern one. We didn’t see any when we got there so the captain had us wait in the boat so we wouldn’t get cold while...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Braden E
Oletocbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I know it can make for a longer trip but it really make its worth it when you get up close with the manta rays. So glad we could show you an experience of a life time!

Reviewed 6 days ago

From the original phone call to Big Island Tours we were treat pleasantly and professionally. Booked 2 tours with friends, one for each port of call. Our tour guide Dre had a great personality and made the history of the sites not only informative, but...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Gusto1Tobie2
Oletocbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Awww, thanks for mentioning the office worker ...me! I enjoy talking to folks an getting them all set us for their adventures with us. Thank you for the wonderful review also of the tour and your awesome guide Dre!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The ship's tour was fully booked so we arranged this tour over the internet. Great price and lasted 90 minutes longer than the ships. Recommended.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank cardman813
Oletocbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our 2nd tour with CBigIsland and tour guide Dre! He is fantastic! He has a great personality, is very knowledgeable and enjoys his work. We first saw sea turtles, a coffee plantation tour, lava tube, lunch at a local establishment, painted church and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Heather D
Oletocbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Heather, the Sea Turtles are just the best arent they! Happy to hear you enjoyed our Kona tour with your special guide Dre. Much appreciate the review..Mahalo!

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Oletocbig
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for tax info i need to know what the date of my last cancel to the big island tour was on trip advisor
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Response from toots009 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, there is no restroom on the boat.
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John S
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Response from Oletocbig | Property representative |
Aloha John, the Lava has stopped flowing into the ocean for over 2 yrs now. The lava has been a bit quiet for a while with sudden outbursts here and there. There is a possibility it could start flowing again over night or it... More
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