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Scott W.

Pahoa, HI, United States

Aloha! My name is Scott and I live in the most spectacular place on earth - The Big Island of Hawaii.

Experience the Kilauea eruption in Leilani Estates thru my eyes and experiences. I am one of the residents that has not evacuated the neighborhood allowing me to experience the raw power of the volcano just feet away.

If you are a group of 1 to 4, this is the best way to see the very best on Hawaii Island.

Your Private and Personal tours of Hawaii Island will be an unforgettable experience and, you will never travel with strangers or added passengers, it's just you and me.

The majority of my tours are between 4 - 8 hours and are fully customizable. This is your tour and my goal is to send you home with a sense of awe and wonder after visiting this gorgeous island.

For those guests that want to get an early start, I offer some tours starting at 4:00 am for a chance to visit Volcanoes National Park and watch the stunning sunrise. This will also give you an opportunity to see the glowing lava lake in action. Really, it's like nothing you have ever seen.

Most of my tours are great shore excursions for cruise ship passengers, making sure to get you to the sights you want to see and back to the pier with plenty of time to spare.

Please note: if flying to the Big Island for a day trip, please fly into and out of the Hilo airport. Most of the popular sights are closer to Hilo vs. Kona (Volcanoes National Park, waterfalls, Waipio Valley, black sand beaches, etc). The airport code for Hilo is ITO.

Let me show you the beauty of the Big Island of Hawaii!

All photos are original and not "stock" photos. It really is this beautiful here!

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A Recent Review of this guide

Wonderful and most interesting tour Scott. We enjoyed a great tour of the north east side of Hawaii Island. Scott had a wealth of knowledge about Hawaii Island. He was most considerate of our needs and gave us as much time at scenic points that we wanted. Thank you Scott for an awesome day.
Rowena M.

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Credentials

State of Hawaii PUC license.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park certified guide.
TSA certified pass (TWIC) allows for pickup right at the cruise ship pier in Hilo.

Guide Requirements for United States

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Tours by Scott W.

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Papakolea Beach, Punalu'u Black Sand Beach, South Point

795 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

6 hours

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From Hilo Side - 4 Hour Custom Private,...

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waterfalls, black sand beaches, scenic views and more.

525 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

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From Hilo Side - 6 hour custom private,...

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waterfalls, black sand beaches, scenic views and more.

725 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

6 hours

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From Hilo Side: 8 Hour Custom Private,...

Waterfalls, black sand beaches, scenic views and more.

875 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

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