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Hawaii Forest and Trail

Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 800-464-1993
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 800-464-1993
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The island bird Festival is what drew us to the Big Island. Lance gave a great tour in the morning. Gary was a great guide through the dry and rain forest. Very enjoyable time.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed yesterday

We have gone on several tours with Hawaii Forest and Trail and I can't say enough about them. They are a bit pricey, but they are very organized and think of everything. One of the tours I went on with them was part of the...More

Thank JoniSD
Reviewed yesterday

Oh my! The first thing super great was the van. It was a van like no other birding van, a Mercedes Sprinter. That was nice we could stand up and it was super comfy. Then came the breakfast, hot and fruity with fabulous coffee, what...More

Thank elizabirder
Reviewed yesterday

What a fantastic trip this was. Our excursion leader Joe was a great host, he had lots of interesting facts and stories to share with us on our bus journey. We had a good picnic , and were provided with warm coats and gloves at...More

Thank copperfields1
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Both tour guides- Gary and Jeff were fantastic- very knowledgeable, accommodating, interactive, and thorough. I will ONLY use Hawaii Forest and Trail tours from now on. I wanted to learn about the flora, fauna, stars, birds, geology, night skies, and history of the island and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the Kohala Waterfalls Small Group Adventure Tour which is a great way to see a part of the Big Island that's not accessible to individual tourists. The tour is on private land by special arrangement, and after getting picked up at your resort...More

Thank gvo1000
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow! What an experience! My wife and I came to Kona for our honeymoon and we're recommended to go the twilight volcano adventure by our travel agent. We are keen outdoor hikers and love learning about history! This tour certainly delivered!! Whilst the sites were...More

1  Thank tim_mac001
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hank was our guide for the trip to Mauna Kea for sunset and stargazing. He was definitely an important part of making the trip memorable. Hank was full of knowledge of the area and the Hawaiian people. He shared so much information with us. The...More

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I had an excellent time on our trip up Mauna Kea with Jeff. Jeff was a wonderful guide who shared lots of information about the landscape, Hawaiian culture, and the observatory. We could not have asked for a better guide on our...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the absolute best way to see lava. We debated wether or not to go with a guide or try it ourselves, but in the end we decided to go with a guide. Our guide, Brett, made the experience so much better. After hiking...More

Thank Timothy P
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Theresa L
19 May 2017|
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Response from Nick M | Reviewed this property |
Hawaii Forest and trail is the tour company, you can book direct. They will cater the walks depending on the group on the day. It's about $100 per person including lunch and diner.
19 March 2017|
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Response from Jason C | Property representative |
Aloha. Thank you for reaching out, Our Epic vans are 14 passenger Mercedes Sprinters. They have enough room for you to fully stand up inside, and they also have an aisle to walk back to your seat (no hopping over folded... More
24 February 2017|
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Response from 651Scott | Reviewed this property |
The Mauna Kea summit and stars pick up depends on where you are staying, but I was also in the Waikaloa area (Hilton) and was picked up about 2:30 PM and returned about 10 PM. It is absolutely worth it and a must do in order... More