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Big Island's Hawaii Grand Circle Island Tour

This Big Island circle tour hits all the highlights of the stunning Big Island of Hawaii.  While riding in a comfortable minibus, watch out the window as the landscape changes with every bend in the road, from tropical, misty valleys full of ferns to a barren, black lava coast. This Grand Circle island tour includes round-trip transport from Kona, with pickup and drop-off at your hotel.
  • Duration: 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Oahu Day Trip: Pearl Harbor and Oahu North Shore Tour From the Big Island

Discover Oahu during this 9-hour excursion to Pearl Harbor and the island's North Shore. Fly to Honolulu and take a chauffeured transfer to this historic World War II site. Then enjoy skip-the-line access to the USS Arizona Memorial and a guided tour, plus time for independent exploration. Spend part two of your day visiting Hawaiian heritage sites like the Statue of King Kamehameha I plus North Shore attractions like Pali Lookout and Waimea Bay. Inter-island flights, transfers, site entrance tickets, plus Honolulu and North Shore tour, are included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Kona Tour: Coffee Plantation, Kealakekua Bay, Kaloko-Honokohau Park, and Bee Farm

There’s much more to the Big Island of Hawaii than volcanoes, waterfalls and luaus, and on this informative tour of the South Kona region, you’ll learn the sacred history of this shoreline and sample the local honey and famous Kona coffee. With the help of a knowledgeable guide, you’ll visit petroglyphs, look for green sea turtles and visit sacred Hawaiian temples. Even better: you'll hear the legends, mythology and lore of ancient Hawaii through today. This tour is capped at 15 people, so you’re ensured a personalized experience.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hawai'i's Volcanoes National Park

Get the most of your time in Hilo by having a local driver get you to the most popular attractions on Hawai'i Island. Get all your questions answered and have a new friend by the end of the day.
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private, personalized, cultural, historical, sightseeing tours of the big island

My tours cover the entire big island divided up into segments, north tour, south tour and circle island tour. Each tour is personalized to the specific interests of my clients and we can include everything from shopping to snorkeling. I also have a degree in Hawaiian history so we can cover the historical and cultural aspects of the island along with making sure we see turtles or anything else my clients desire. My tours are fun, entertaining and if you can dream it I can do it
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Tour - Starting at Visitor Center

As your guide we have had training from the geologists and Volcano Park staff to interpret the various sights you will see. We will take you to those hidden locations and show you some amazing sights within the Volcano Park. We provide a comfortable vehicle fully insured and licensed to operate within the Volcano National Park.If you are coming from Kona or Waikoloa you will have driven 2 hours to get to the Volcano Park. We give you a break from driving so you can enjoy the sights within the Park.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Kona History Tour, Place of Refuge, Coffee Plantation & Painted Church

Kailua-Kona is the capital of Hawaii’s Big Island and home to many historic and cultural sites. Take in some of the highlights on this tour, visiting three popular attractions. Enjoy a guided tour of the Greenwell Coffee Plantation including coffee tasting, visit the magnificent St Benedict’s Painted Church, and admire the scenery at the Place of Refuge (Pu'uhonua O Honaunau) National park.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Big Island - Kohala Coast & Backcountry Driving Tour App

Go on short loop drive around the Big Island's Kohala Coast. Drive along the beautiful green coastline, through tree-lined rolling hills, and down the scenic Kohala Mountain road towards Waimea Town. Shaka Guide is your local guide with turn-by-turn directions, information on what to do & see, and a ton of fun stories. Skip the tour bus & explore Big Island at your own pace for a fraction of the cost with the best self-guided audio GPS tours for Hawaii!Rated the #1 best GPS tour app for Hawaii with over 6,000+ raving reviews and 200,000+ downloads. Why you need it:✅ You don't need service because you can download the tours & use them offline✅ Much cheaper than a tour bus at only $9.99 for lifetime access✅ Save time planning your trip because we have the best stops lined up✅ Freedom to stop and go as you please, unlike a tour bus where you are confined to the pre-determined route (no fun!)✅ Hear cool and fun stories along the way (and some corny joke's that might make you laugh)
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Oahu Day Trip: Battleship Tour Of Pearl Harbor From Big Island

Relive history during this 7-hour excursion to Pearl Harbor from the Big Island. Fly to Honolulu Airport and take a chauffeured transfer to this historic World War II site. Once you arrive, enjoy skip-the-line access to the famous USS Arizona Memorial and a fully-narrated tour, plus time to explore on your own. Before returning to the Big Island you’ll visit a variety of Hawaiian heritage sites like Iolani Palace and the Statue of King Kamehameha I. Inter-island flights, transfers, site entrance tickets, plus the Honolulu history tour, are included.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Oahu Day Trip: Pearl Harbor Full Day Experience From Big Island

Relive history during this 8-hour excursion to Pearl Harbor from the Big Island. Fly to Honolulu Airport and take a chauffeured transfer to this historic World War II site. Once you arrive, enjoy skip-the-line access to the famous USS Arizona Memorial, access to Road to War Museum and the USS Missouri, a fully-narrated tour, time to explore on your own and much more. Before returning you’ll visit Honolulu history sites like Iolani Palace. Inter-island flights, transfers, site entrance tickets, plus the Honolulu history tour, are included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Pearl Harbor History Remembered Tour from Ko Olina

Honor the memory of Pearl Harbor, one of World War II’s most infamous attacks, during this 7-hour excursion visiting the famous naval base along with downtown Honolulu. Pay your respects at the ‘USS Arizona’ Memorial and explore the exhibits at the Pacific National Monument. You’ll also visit the ‘USS Missouri,’ check out downtown Honolulu, plus much more.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Kona Shore Excursion: Kona Coffee Chocolate and Sea Turtle Small Group

Make the most of your time on shore on this small-group excursion that takes you to the most important Kona landmarks. Explore Kona's coffee farms, visit a chocolate factory, and soak up the scenery at the City of Refuge, Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau National Historical Park and Kealakekua Bay. You can also include an optional snorkel at Turtle Beach or shopping on Alii Drive before returning to the ship.
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Intimate Kona History and Culture Tour from Kona South

Get a deeper experience of Kona than offered by most tours on this guided tour that focuses on the ancient capital's rich history and culture. Journey through the area while your guide shares tales from Hawaiian folklore and provides insight into religious practices and royal influences. See such landmarks as the Puuhonua O Honaunau archaeological complex, which includes temple platforms and royal fishponds, as well as Heiau temples and significant burial grounds that reveal the way the ancient Hawaiians lived.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Shore Excursion - Hawaii Volcano Tour

Volcano National Park* Home of the world's most active volcano Kilauea, lava tubes, volcanic carters and more, Visitor Center / Steam Vents / Kilauea Iki OverlookBig Island Candies Factory* A true taste of the islands and home of the world renown Chocolate Dipped Macadamia Nut Shortbread Cookie.
  • Duration: 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Big Island Photo Tour: Hawaiian Sunset and Astrophotography

Take part in a guided adventure of exploring the Kohala Coast of the Big Island. We follow up with the best astrophotography location in Hawaii. Discover our exclusive and handpicked places for capturing great content and creating memories to treasure.Your afternoon starts with a drive out to Lapakahi State Park for a glimpse of old Hawaii. A look into the past as it was like to live as a Native Hawaiian of a time long ago. Continue to the renowned Polulu Valley, you will capture astonishing views of this spectacular valley and its long black sand beach. Next, you will visit the original King Kamehameha I Statue in the historical Hawi Town. As sunset draws near, prepare to embrace the changing colors of the sky as we position you in perfect timing for an enchanting sunset on the scenic Kohala Mountain Road. Finally, discover the brilliance of the night sky at a secluded location and test out your photo settings against the twinkling stars and the milky way.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Jungle Falls Bike Adventure

Lead by a certified guide you will be surrounded by green rolling pastures and lush botanical scenery, this once well traveled road takes us back in time as we make our way through old plantation villages. These historic “backroads” take you over bridges from the early 1900’s. We pass by communities built up and brought down with the industry, and become mesmerized by the abundance of greenery. All while taking in the sights of pristine streams and waterfalls that cascade down from conservation land on the slopes of Mauna Kea.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Best of Oahu: Pearl Harbor & Oahu Circle Island Tour from Waikiki

See all of Oahu on this popular circle island tour. We start our day with pick up in Waikiki and then head over to Pearl Harbor where we take a boat ride out to see the Arizona Memorial after a short movie on the day the attack occurred. After visiting Pearl Harbor we start our circle island drive and visit temples, outlooks, overlooks and so much more, including famed North shore beaches and the Dole Plantation.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Best Of Oahu: Private Tour with Movie and Boat Tour USS Arizona Memorial

See most of the island with a private guide from Pearl Harbor Tours. Our day starts with a visit to the Arizona Memorial and the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, the most popular attraction on Oahu. After, we have over 5 hours to explore the rest of the island. Your guide can take you almost anywhere. Talk with our team to add-on special places that you want to see on your day tour of Oahu.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Big Island - Kona Big Kahuna GPS Driving Tour App

A fun bite-sized loop tour that begins in North Kona and takes you down south to Puuhonua and back! Hear cool stories about King Kamehameha, Captain Cook, and the sacred rituals of ancient Hawaii. Shaka Guide is your local guide with turn-by-turn directions, information on what to do & see, and a ton of fun stories. Skip the tour bus & explore Big Island at your own pace for a fraction of the cost with the best self-guided audio GPS tours for Hawaii!Rated the #1 best GPS tour app for Hawaii with over 6,000+ raving reviews and 200,000+ downloads. Why you need it:✅ You don't need service because you can download the tours & use them offline✅ Much cheaper than a tour bus at only $9.99 for lifetime access✅ Save time planning your trip because we have the best stops lined up✅ Freedom to stop and go as you please, unlike a tour bus where you are confined to the pre-determined route (no fun!)✅ Hear cool and fun stories along the way (and some corny joke's that might make you laugh)
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Kona Submarine and Body Glove Historical Sunset Dinner Cruise

Atlantis Submarines Kona offers a journey aboard a 48-passenger submarine. Guests will discover an 18,000-year-old, 25-acre fringing coral reef, which boasts a vibrant ecosystem. Passengers view coral formations and tropical fish. Then travel back in time, when ancient, powerful Kings ruled the rugged and fertile land of the Hawaiian Islands. Body Glove's luxurious, three hour guided historical dinner cruise to Kealakekua Bay and Captain Cook’s monument will capture your imagination and reveal many secrets of the Big Island.Cruise 12 miles down the Kona Coast to Captain Cook’s monument while a local historian points out over 50 points of interest and historical sites. Upon arriving in Kealakekua Bay a Hawaiian style buffet dinner is served. Listen to live entertainment and watch the beautiful sunset on the way back. Includes one complimentary cocktail and cash bar thereafter.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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