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Mauka Makai Adventures

Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96749
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Hilo Shore Excursion: Active Volcano Waterfall Black Sand Beach
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Big Island Highlights Small Group Tour
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Private Tour: Hawaii Island Adventure
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Mauka Makai Adventures specializes in personalized tours of the Big Island of Hawaii. Visit the active Kilauea volcano, witness molten lava flows, explore tropical valleys with waterfalls, and beautiful black sand beaches. See all that Hawaii has to offer from the mountain (mauka) to the sea (makai). Aloha, e komo mai!
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“national park” (32 reviews)
“the big island” (68 reviews)
“private tour” (22 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96749
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"national park"
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"the big island"
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"private tour"
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"personal tour"
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"his knowledge"
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"wonderful tour"
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"hilo coffee mill"
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"rainbow falls"
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"kona coast"
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"comfortable van"
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"small group"
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"great guide"
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"black sand beach"
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"volcano tour"
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"lava tube"
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"orchid farm"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our tour turned out to be a private tour since we were the only people scheduled that day. John was awesome and made us feel like family! Since we had already visited the National Park, he tailored our tour to meet our needs and specific...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were late scheduling our tour in Hilo so we were excited when we received our email conformation that we would be able to do a tour with Mauka Makai Adventures. Jill picked us up at our ship and immediately began telling us about the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good excursion and Josh was very accommodating. Enjoyed everything about it. We would definitely book with them again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jill was our guide for the day. She was fabulous and had so much knowledge of her home town. Lunch was sandwiches from a local cafe we enjoyed at an orchid farm. She is flexible and insures you see and know anything you request. We...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a great small group tour of Volcano National Park with many stops to see lava tube, craters and vents with some time for hiking and photos, a nice lunch at the orchid gardens then onto rainbow falls. Lastly we headed back toward the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour of Hilo was one of the best, if not the best, tour we have ever taken anywhere in the world! Our guide, Jill, was delightful and her knowledge of the island was outstanding. She took us to natural wonders we had never encountered--the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was excellent! We spent a wonderful day with Josh, who is very knowledgeable about all things in Hilo/Big Island. Really enjoyed the friendliness of this tour where everything has been thought of, from avoiding the crowds to the delicious lunch sandwiches. Book this,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour guide was very courteous and very informative. We enjoyed the Volcanoes Nat'l Park and Rainbow Falls. The lunch was very good.

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LoveAnOod
2 October 2015|
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Response from Joshua G | Property representative |
Aloha! Yes, we recommend you pre-book your tours ahead of time to be sure to reserve the date and tour you are interested in. We look forward to hearing from you! Mahalo.
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philbert60632
24 May 2015|
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Response from Joshua G | Property representative |
Aloha, Thank you for your inquiry. We offer personalized tours of Hawaii Island. Some of our tours out of Hilo include the Volcano Adventure, Hamakua Adventure and the Hawaii Island Adventure. The Volcano Adventure... More
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