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Marylou's Big Island Guided Tours - Private Tours

16-1340 39th Ave, Keaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
+1 509-690-8163
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Fantastic day trip

We sailed on the Pride of America. I booked the tour because I thought it would give us a better... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Felicity D
Townsville, Australia
Shore excursion from cruise ship

We booked this tour before leaving on cruise. Emails were answered promptly. We added another... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tina A
Brisbane, Australia
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16-1340 39th Ave, Keaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We sailed on the Pride of America. I booked the tour because I thought it would give us a better overview of the Hilo side of the Big Island than what the ship was offering. And they were able to take my mother's wheelchair with...More

Thank Felicity D
Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked this tour before leaving on cruise. Emails were answered promptly. We added another couple to our booking without hassle. We booked both Hilo and Kona with this company and so did another couple of ladies from London. So the six of us spent...More

Thank Tina A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We reserved a private tour of Kona while visiting on the Pride of America cruise ship. We got an early tender and Ken was already waiting for us around 8:10 in the morning. We were out pretty much all day, returning to the ship area...More

Thank fligster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked Mary Lou's Big Island tours for both days of our stay on the island of Hawaii with NCL's Pride of America. They do small group (up to 7 people) or private tours. On our first day there were 6 of us with Mary...More

Thank nlgess
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I booked this tour nearly a year in advance and did not pay until the day of tour which is fantastic. We traveled all the way from England, we where expecting Ken but owing to a Family emergency Mary Lou took us. This shows how...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My wife & I booked Marylou's Big Island Tours for our trip from the Pride of America Cruise for both our Hilo & Kona stops . We were picked up from the dock at Hilo with 4 other people by Marylou & taken on an...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Our multigenerational group of 12(grandparents, children, teen grandchildren) loved our private tour. Easy pickup at the pier, off to the volcano park, reminder to watch the lava from our ship in the evening, going through the Thurston lava tube, stops at the orchid farm, coffee...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We were on the Pride of America and based on other TripAdvisor reviews booked with MaryLou for a trip in Kona. She met us on the dock with the other groups going out that day with her or her husband. We were a party of...More

Thank Evelyn D
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We met Kyle, our guide at the dock in Hilo. Kyle also runs Island Family Tours in Kona. We had booked a private tour for 11 of us. The highlight of the tour was volcano National Park where we learned about volcanos and got to...More

Thank pipiTampaFlorida
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Our guide Kyle (Mary Lou's son) in both Hilo and Kona Took us to all the popular spots in Hilo: Liliuokalani Gardens, Rainbow Falls, Volcanoes National Park (of course), Thurston Lava Tube, Mauno Loa Macadamia Nut Factory, and Richardson Black Sand Beach. I personally found...More

Thank cruiseboy305
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Evelyn D
21 June 2016|
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Response from Joan C | Reviewed this property |
The Hilo tour was a full day about 8 hours