Hilo Island Tour Excursion Reviews
This was a successful experience. We booked a private tour for a whole day and saw a lot in spite of weather, which was not good here either. We only had 2 couples (us and the other couple in a van and enjoyed our tour a lot. Highly recommended.
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Right outside the cruise ship we found a tour operator offering a 4 - 5 hour trip to the farmer's market, the Volcano, the orchid farm, the macadamia nut farm, the Liliuokalani gardens, the King Kamehameha statue,and the black sand beach. This was much cheaper (and more stops) than through the cruise ship and they promised to have us back in time. They also gave us flexibility in the amount of time we stayed at each place and actually added the black sand beach to the itinerary when my daughter asked.