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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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Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96749
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great time exploring the volcano national park with Josh! He is full of knowledge. The orchid garden was beautiful and smelled heavenly. The lunch provided was the best sandwiches ever! We also visited Kona with Josh. By now I feel like my...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rgelvin
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great experience. Picked up our group of 11 on time at our hotel. Relaxed pace, attentive to our group's needs with age range 16 to 84. I highly recommend this company for their volcano tour!

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our tour guide was fantastic. He took us to the main sights for the volcano park, but he knew routes and stops that only a local would know. He tailored the experience to the rest events, and tried to maximize our tour despite some of...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you so much for John and this wonderful experience. We loved it. He was sooo informative and such a nice person. He was actually the best tour guide we ever had. The places he showed us, allowing our 9 year old to frolic on...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ikenzS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Josh was our guide for the day, which included Volcanoes National Park, lunch at the Orchid Garden, and stops at Rainbow Falls Park and a black sand beach. Josh's perspective as a native-born Hawaiian was invaluable. I learned so much this day--and it was all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Madeline0403
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seeing the Volcanoes on the Big Island was very high on our list of must do for Hawaii. We Really enjoyed our tour with Mauka Makai Adventures as it covered this and lots of other things we wanted to see in Hilo. Jill was a...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 14 December 2018

Josh led our tour and he was great! Very knowledgeable but also relaxed and funny. His personal stories added so much to the tour!

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Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Marie W
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Josh was very knowledgeable about the facts and history of the island. He went at a good pace (not too fast, not too slow). He pointed out so many things along the way, I feel like we saw SO much during our tour! He was...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stay16482888128
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

We had a great great Volcano Adventure Tour with Josh! He was a great guide who shared all his knowledge about volcanoes and the island and answered all our doubts. He took us to great places and gave great explanations. He was very kind and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vacationer185516
Reviewed 28 November 2018

We were on Pride of America Cruise and decided to book a small private tour for our time in Kona, we were not disappointed with our choice of using Mauka Makai Adventures. Josh picked us up at the Pier with no issues all very simple....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Alice M
8 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
1 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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