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C Big Island Tours

71 Banyan Dr, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4693
+1 800-901-0468
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Manta Ray Snorkel Sunset or Moonlight Kona Big Island
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Hilo Shore Excursion: Exclusive Volcanoes National Park and Rainbow Falls
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Kona Shore Excursion: Wild Dolphin - Reefs -Sea Caves -Kealakekua Bay Snorkel
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C Big Island offers exclusive land tours and Shore Excursions on the Big Island of Hawaii. Tours such as lava viewing on Kilauea volcano, Mauna Kea Summit, waterfalls in the rainforest,and Volcanoes National Park.All tours are done SUV,Eco style vehicles or 11-15 pas van. We DO NOT operate buses. We depart daily from Kona and Hilo. CRUISE SHIP CUSTOMERS - we have permits to pick you up directly from the pier and work with the cruise ships weekly. We would love to show you the Big Island....Give us a call!
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71 Banyan Dr, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4693
+1 800-901-0468
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Capt.Bob and 1st mate were outstanding. They ensured that everyone had an excellent experience snorkeling, made the zodiac ride fun, and identified & provided the history behind areas of interest.

Thank yend428
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was absolutely wonderful. Our tour guide, Bob, was amazing with his knowledge of the island. The four of us were very pleased with our tour experience of The Big Island.

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did a smaller group tour to Volcanoes National Park (with a couple other stops). Driver & tour guide, Bob, was excellent & very knowledgeable. Wonderful tour!

Thank Lynnette H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These guys were awesome! We got a little lost on the way and were about 10 mins late for departure, they waited for us patiently and it was much appreciated!

Thank nicolerhicard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful day snorkeling in Kona. Chris and Mary Lynn know all the right spots. We saw a pod of dolphins within 10 minutes so Chris maneuvered the boat ahead of them so we had time to get our snorkel gear on and get in the...More

Thank Pam S
cbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So very glad you enjoyed the crew and snorkel tour with the dolphins! This is one of my personal favorites as well. It is rare that we see the manta rays during the day trip so that is such a wonderful treat.

Reviewed 17 May 2017

This was our first trip to Hawaii, and anniversary trip for my husband and I. We booked our tour independently from the cruise ship, and were not disappointed. The guide was very easy to find when we got of the ship, and returned us at...More

Thank katherine5478
cbig, Manager at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We were so happy to have you join us off the cruise ship and glad you enjoyed all the fantastic sights!

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Subject: C Big Island Tours Location: Hilo, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii, United States, North America Title: Mauna Kea Summit and Stars Kona and Waikoloa - Small Group Tour ID#: 477889404 WHERE do I start?????? Our trip was scheduled on Tuesday and to be collected at...More

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cbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Sharon, the driver deeply apologized and we also sent an apology letter through the vouching company you booked through. We understand your frustration and did all that we could to accommodate. We are just a small mom and pops company joint ventured with another...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Took the tour to the top of Mauna Kea for sunset and stargazing; magnificent scenery, made even better by our wonderful tour guide, Daisy, whose encyclopedic knowledge of the area was matched by her friendly, engaging personality, and excellent driving, under less-than-ideal conditions. I wholeheartedly...More

Thank rmichels57
Reviewed 2 May 2017

What can we say...This experience with Kanoa on Moku Nui lava boat was the best experience we have ever had. Anyone considering doing this, just do yourself a favour and do it. It was amazing. Kanoa and his crew were considerate of the 5 of...More

Thank Lollies_11
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I renewed our vows at the Lava flow at sunrise and C Big Island tours was more than accomodating in helping to make the experience memorable. Bravo Zulu to the crew for their knowledge and seamanship. I highly recommend them to anyone...More

Thank Tal S
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Is there a bathroom on this lava boat.. for emergencies? Thanks
20 January 2017|
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Response from toots009 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, there is no restroom on the boat.
John S
Could anybody tell me if they have taken the lava boat tour before? How long it might have been down? Going to the Big Island in February and hope it is an option.
18 September 2015|
Response from cbig | 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