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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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+1 808-640-7557
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I had an awesome day with Josh and several others, that we did not know, from our cruise ship. He took us all around Hilo and showed us sights the larger groups couldn’t see or access. The time spent spelunking and at...More

Thank Kore K
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a fantastic day with Josh, he took us to places that big tour companies would not visit, also organised the trip to avoid the big crowds!

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Thank conny744
Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked this tour through Jill and she was very accommodating and nice. This tour was the best tour we had during our stay in Hawaii. Josh was our guide and he was terrific! We saw more than we expected and just when we thought...More

Thank sparkyking3810
Reviewed 1 week ago

John was outstanding. Super knowledgable and passionate about his island. Took us to all sorts of local hidden gems that the big tours just cant get to. This tour was one of the top highlights of our entire vacation.

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Thank Mike M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We joined Jill for a 7 1/2 hour adventure seeking Sea Turtles, visiting lava fields, sampling chocolates, playing at a State Park, viewing a fabulous waterfall, and exploring Lava tubes. We had a nice picnic lunch, had frequent bathroom breaks at clean facilities, and heard...More

Thank TinaTravels2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jill was our guide and was fabulous! We had my 12 yr old son and 18 yrold daughter on the tour and everyone was happy. Jill knows so much about the island and will take you to see amazing things; waterfalls, lava fields, mountains that...More

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Thank JoieKW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mauka Makai Adventures was absolutely fabulous. Our family couldn’t have asked for a better tour company to take us around and discover Hilo! You will not be disappointed- fun for all-adults and kids!!

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Thank katiejhubbard01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of very interesting information about the flora and fauna and the geology and geography. Even some history. And delivered in a very informal conversational manner. I loved every minute of it. Especially the quip when we were getting out to view Mt. Kilouea,

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Thank htdrane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have gone on many tours around the world. This, by far, was the best tour ever. Jill, our tour guide and owner of Mauka Makai Adventures, is very knowledgeable, friendly and kept our interest throughout the tour. Even when we stopped...More

Thank Joel K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I loved our tour with Josh. He made us feel like we were family. His personal knowledge of his home gave us the best experience we could have asked for. Even though we were part of a small group he knew all...More

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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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