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Mauka Makai Adventures

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Mauka Makai Adventures specializes in personalized tours of the Big Island of Hawaii. Visit the active Kilauea volcano, witness molten lava flows, explore tropical valleys with waterfalls, and beautiful black sand beaches. See all that Hawaii has to...more
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96749
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our tour was customized as we had a group of over 20 people coming off the cruise ship a couple days later than scheduled. Josh met us with a couple of his friends/competitors (John & Lopaka) to accommodate all of us. That right there said...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent an enjoyable part of our day in the Kona area (our cruise ship was moored there) with this company. We toured a coffee plantation and saw some beautiful local beaches. The guide was very accommodating.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this tour. Jill, our guide was awesome. Her knowledge and love for the history of her island was very helpful. I love learning the history of the different islands that I visited. Jill not only knew the history but she also knew things...More

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Thank longhairlassy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jill was very good and personable tour guide. Saw many highlights of Kona. Van accommodations were also very good, even provided water and snacks

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Josh was great. Really knew his stuff. The tour was a bit long for my family however. We were a bit disappointed in the black sand beach, and honestly could have skipped that part. And of course, we couldn't get into the park to see...More

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Joshua G, Owner at Mauka Makai Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Thank you for the nice review and feedback on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your family being flexible given the closure of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. As you saw, there is still much beauty to be enjoyed around the island. Thank you again for your support...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Historic Kona tour as a shore excursion and weren't disappointed. Jill was our very accommodating and thoughtful guide with her easy going manner and affable nature. It was akin to being driven around by a friend rather than a tour guide who...More

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Thank GentlePetal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our cruise excursion cancelled and I am so glad we booked this tour! The smaller group tour was so much better! Black sand beaches with sea turtles, waterfalls, lava tubes, chocolate factory and so much more!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our full day tour with Jill immediately following Hurricane Lane which ended up being a private tour for the four of us. We anticipated that there might be some adjustments to the tour due to the recent storm and volcanic activity that had...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Josh was a great host and was agile to treat us to a wonderful day of exploring the sites and lava features of the Big Island! Kona coffee, lunch and chocolate were pretty great too! So happy we found Mauka Makai Adventures after our cruise...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jill was very friendly and knowledgeable. This tour was taken before the hurricane so I don’t know how this tour will be affected. But we enjoyed our day with Jill immensely. Highly recommend this tour!

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Alice M
9 July 2018|
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Response from hummingbird02 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I would call the company for Info. They were amazing and can answer whatever questions or concerns. Also check out their Facebook page it has updates on the volcano situation. Good luck and enjoy your cruise
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LoveAnOod
2 October 2015|
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Response from Joshua G | Property representative |
Aloha! Yes, we recommend you pre-book your tours ahead of time to be sure to reserve the date and tour you are interested in. We look forward to hearing from you! Mahalo.
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philbert60632
24 May 2015|
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Response from Joshua G | Property representative |
Aloha, Thank you for your inquiry. We offer personalized tours of Hawaii Island. Some of our tours out of Hilo include the Volcano Adventure, Hamakua Adventure and the Hawaii Island Adventure. The Volcano Adventure... More
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