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Reviewed 30 August 2019

I have taken 100s of tours all around the world. Scott is amongst the top 10 tour guides I've met. I happen to be staying on the island when I found his tour operation but I think this review would most benefit those who are...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Scott W, Owner at Apau Hawaii Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2019

Mahalo for taking the time to write this 5-star review! I am so pleased you enjoyed yourselves as explored some amazing features on the island.

Reviewed 15 May 2019

Scott was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed our tour and time with him. Scott met us as we approached the terminal exit with a sign and we were on the road well ahead of the shuttle buses and crowds. Being able to see Rainbow and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Scott W, Owner at Apau Hawaii Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2019

Mahalo for the excellent review! Being a private tour means we have no set itinerary and everything we see is based on the desires and interests of my guests allowing us to see so much more than the larger tour groups. I am so happy...More

Reviewed 25 April 2019

Scott met us outside the pier building and we were away quickly to beat the tour buses to the shore, to watch some surfers and enjoy the ocean. After a stop at Rainbow Falls, we continued on to Volcanoes State Park, where we spent most...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Scott W, Owner at Apau Hawaii Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2019

Mahalo for taking the time to write this 5-star review. Being a private tour means we there is really no set itinerary which allows us to make changes "on the fly". It is always my goal to send my guests home with a sense of...More

Reviewed 10 April 2019 via mobile

This was the most awesome tour! The only way to go! Get your own tour guide and your own vehicle at a very reasonable price. Scott was very knowledgeable and made the most of our time. After a few stops he realized what our interests...More

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Scott W, Owner at Apau Hawaii Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2019

Mahalo for the 5-star review! Volcanoes National Park is truly remarkable, especially when you are on a private tour. Being a private tour guide means we can discover some amazing sights larger tours miss. Aloha

Reviewed 5 March 2019

Scott knows the island very well and he knows the places to go for those with an interest or people like us who had a general idea and then left it to him to decide some places to see. What we found most refreshing was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Scott W, Owner at Apau Hawaii Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2019

Mahalo for taking the time to write a great review! I am so happy to hear you enjoyed yourself exploring this amazing island. Wishing you many more safe travels. Aloha

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We had such a great day! It was a last minute booking and we were so happy Scott was able to accommodate us! He not only showed us everything we wanted to see, but he taught us so much as well! He’s so well informed...More

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Scott W, Owner at Apau Hawaii Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2019

Mahalo for taking the time to write this 5-star review! It is always my pleasure sharing this amazing island with people from all over the world.

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Awesome experience. Scott will taylor tour to your interests at your pace with an engaging and pleasant manner. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Scott W, Owner at Apau Hawaii Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2018

Mahalo for your great review. Being a private tour allows us to see the things you want to see with no set itinerary. Thanks for letting me show you the beauty of Hawaii Island!

Reviewed 15 September 2018

Apau Hawaii tours is a one man show, but it is a really great one. Scott, the owner, operator, man-of-all-tasks - takes making his guests visit to his home island very seriously. He's friendly as a wet dog, has a heaping helping of the Aloha...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Scott W, Owner at Apau Hawaii Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Mahalo for taking the time to write such a great review! I only wish we had more time so I can show you more of this amazing island. It was such a pleasure sharing some secret beauties with you! Aloha

Reviewed 10 July 2018

He knows the Big Island like no one else and his relaxed and easy going way make the trip so enjoyable. Would recommend him for any tour of the Big Island.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Scott W, Owner at Apau Hawaii Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Mahalo for taking the time to write a great review!

Reviewed 19 April 2018

So glad I signed us up for this! Scott took us to see places that we would have never seen on our own and pointed out things that we would have never noticed. He is very knowledgeable about the volcanos and sites near Hilo. He...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Scott W, Owner at Apau Hawaii Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Mahalo for taking the time to write a great review! It's always thrilling for me when I see visitors wanting to take amazing pictures of this amazing island. It really is worth it getting up early to visit the volcano at sunrise. With about 2...More

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