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Nuku-Hiva Tours

Bp 301, French Polynesia
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Scenic!

12 of us set off on a full day tour of the island in three 4 Wheel Drive., air-conditioned trucks... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2018
Delray2002
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Delray Beach, Florida
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Don't trust this tour operator!

I booked this tour two months ago. Earlier this week I got a reminder email about the tour. Then... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2018
Leslie L
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Bp 301, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

12 of us set off on a full day tour of the island in three 4 Wheel Drive., air-conditioned trucks. Kevin Ellis, the tour operator, drove one of the trucks and the other two were driven by locals. One of them spoke a little English...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

I booked this tour two months ago. Earlier this week I got a reminder email about the tour. Then today, I got an email that my tour was cancelled due to multiple ships being in port and he was overbooked. I paid my deposit when...More

Thank Leslie L
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Kevin E, Owner at Nuku-Hiva Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

We are very sorry for this terrible error on our part We have changed our procedures as a result to ensure this will never happen again. Again, we feel terrible for the inconvenience we have caused.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Nuku Hiva is a beautiful island . The village you could stay is 1 hours 15 mins away from the airport . The road is good . The view is good when u reach to the top of the mountain . There are 5 small...More

Thank Josco W
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

What a great day. Kevin was waiting for us and our group travelled in 4 4wds. The drivers were very accommodating. The scenery is absolutely amazing and loved the beautiful scenic spots. This is such a great tour to see spots on the island which...More

1  Thank pam56_10
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

This is a relatively small island in the Marquesas Group with a population of only 3,000. Nuku Hiva does not have a great deal to offer by way of sites and buildings to explore but this tour took a drive through quite attractive rain forest...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Detailed enjoyable experience We where throughly impressed with Kevin, his drivers, guides, vehicles and details. We had 3, 4 by 4's with comfortable space for 4 in each, with our driver. Our tour was beautiful, There is nothing else better, but to be able join...More

Thank casakey
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

Booking on line was easy for our "Full Day Nuku Hiva Tour". We paid 50% deposit via Paypal & then paid the remainder at check-in the day of the tour. We paid in local currency & saved some money on the conversion rate. There were...More

1  Thank naiad51
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Reviewed 23 February 2016

This should/could have been an excellent tour, but it was spoilt by disorganisation. Had booked the 4WD full day tour (we're on Oceania Marina). There were 8 of us in 2 vehicles, with the 'guide' driving the first vehicle, w being in the second one....More

Thank global-traveller48
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Reviewed 30 November 2015

We arranged our tour of Nuku Hiva prior to embarking on a cruise tour of the South Pacific. I also read Herman Melville's book, Typee, prior to the visit. Kevin and his team of 2 additional drivers in 3 4x4's did a great job showing...More

Thank Carrie933
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Reviewed 5 July 2015

We arranged our tour on line in advance with Kevin Ellis who is a native of California but has been in Nuku Hiva for 7 years and is very involved in the island life so he is well informed about local activities as well as...More

2  Thank Jeanne J
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Sepha
30 January 2018|
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Response from Kevin E | Property representative |
Sorry we are fully booked on your date. Kevin.
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