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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. I will not be able to take you inside Leilani Estates but rather offer you details of what it was like.

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. Plus, being that early in the park means we will have it mostly to ourselves. . . a real treat!

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!

Read my ToursByLocals blog entry!

A Recent Review of this guide

We had an awesome time with Scott as our private tour guide. He took us to many places were we were the only ones there. He was able to take us to an area where we could see the lava flow from this year which no tourists get to experience. He had an incredible knowledge of the local geography and is extremely excited and enthusiastic to share with his tour groups. I would strongly recommend Scott for small personal tours.
Elaine Philipson

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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.

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Private tour guide Scott

Meet me at Volcanoes National Park Private,...

Sunrise at the volcano giving us the park to ourselves, Kilauea Iki,,...

395 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

3 hours

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Private tour guide Scott

From Hilo side: Shore Excursion to Volcanoes,...

Cruise ship shore excursions, volcano, lava tube, black sand beach,,...

605 USD per tour

(max 4 people)

6 hours

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Private tour guide Scott

From Hilo side: Volcanoes National Park,...

World's most active volcano, Black sand beach, Rainbow Falls. Great,...

605 USD per tour

(max 4 people)

6 hours

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