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The Volcano Van Private Tours

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Address: 73-1311 Onaona Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-8639
Phone Number: +1 469-546-5282
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We are a personal and private tour provider serving all areas of the Big...

We are a personal and private tour provider serving all areas of the Big Island of Hawai'i, We allow our guests to get an up-close look at the Big Island's great volcanoes, including world famous Kilauea, the most active volcano on earth. Whether you're staying in the rain forests of Hilo, or the sun-drenched beaches of Kona and Kohala; we'll pick you up and introduce you to a day full of unforgettable excitement!

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If you are going to the Big Island, book this!

Simply Amazing! Scott is an amazing guide who is an endless wealth of information! If you are going to the Big Island, this is a tour that you can't miss! Plan for an entire day... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Branden Z

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Simply Amazing! Scott is an amazing guide who is an endless wealth of information! If you are going to the Big Island, this is a tour that you can't miss! Plan for an entire day and make sure you have enough film or memory for your camera!

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San Francisco, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I asked my 8 year old daughter how many stars out of five I should give Scott and the Volcano Van. She said "10 stars! Write two reviews and they'll add up the stars!" Well, since I only have one login to TripAdvisor, this will have to do. But, I agree- our day was definitely deserving of 10 stars! First,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a day with Scott and the Volcano Van during our honeymoon. Stayed in Maui but flew into Hilo in the morning, Scott picked us up at the airport and returned that evening for a late flight back to Maui. The day was amazing with a good variety of scenery, first seeing a huge waterfall at Akaka Falls, enjoying... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Would highly recommend Scott. Four of us (inc 2 kids) had life memory day out with Scott seeing lava lake and the amazing different scenery of Hawai'i. He has so much infectious enthusiasm for his subject and this island that you are a guaranteed a great day out, and he was great company for the adults and the kids. Steve,... More 

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Colville, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Excellent, fun-filled adventure! A maximum of 5 people are allowed on this tour so you don't feel like a herd of cattle. You feel like you're with a group of friends. Scott knows the island well and can take you to places only locals know about. He is very knowledgeable in any question you may ask. He's also sensitive to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We have been to the Big Island nearly every year for the past 12 years, and contacted The Volcano Van and set up a private tour for four of us, with the challenge of not only showing and teaching us about the volcanos, but also finding us things we hadn't seen. This tour meet our expectations. Scott is very personable... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Spend a day with Scott to know everything about the big island. He literally knows everything you can possibly ask him. The day my wife and I did the tour, I was very skeptical as the weather was really bad and the chances of seeing any volcanic activity was slim. Scott still made sure we had a great day with... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Ladies & Gentlemen, if you want to have a wonderful adventure on the Big Island, then you need to connect with The Volcano Van Tours!! I spent Thursday, August 25, 2016, with Scott and it was a fabulous all day adventure!! Scott is a personable, kind and fun individual who is very knowledgeable about Volcanoes. So, not only did I... More 

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Thank MarcoPoloLady
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I can't believe this fellow isn't in every guidebook on the island. Heck, I can't believe he doesn't WRITE them too! Easily the most knowledgeable guide I've ever had, anywhere. He loves what he does, knows it well, and strives to give the best tour he can, even in unfavorable weather. We had some rain by the active crater of... More 

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Englewood Cliffs, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

My modern family and I joined Scott for a tour of the magical Big Island in early August. (3 adults, a 6-year old and a 7-month old) It was a jam packed day of amazing sights. Scott was amazingly knowledgable about the volcanos and the Big Island in general. He was really funny and engaged with all of us differently... More 

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