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Mauka Makai Adventures specializes in personalized small group and private tours of the Big Island.

Please contact us directly for private tour requests.


volcano-badgeMauka Makai Adventures is a local family owned and operated business based out of East Hawaii. We are fully insured and take pride in being a certified guide for Volcano National Park.
All tour rates include transportation, applicable entry fees to national and state parks, snacks and bottled water. Lunch is provided for the Volcano Adventure tour. An opportunity will be provided for all other tours to purchase a meal along the way. Please bring a rain jacket and wear sturdy walking shoes.
Transportation is provided in either a 7 passenger mini-van or 14 passenger full-size van, both clean and comfortable rides. Children are welcome when accompanied by an adult and must have proper safety seats as required by Hawai’i state law through age 7 (seats will be provided only upon request at time of booking).


All tour times are the length of the ACTUAL TOUR, additional travel time for pickup and return trips will vary depending on your location. We highly recommend ACCOMMODATIONS in the Hilo area to get the most out of your tour. If you are staying in Kona, we will do our best to accommodate your request however we will contact you if we need to reschedule.
For CRUISE SHIP passengers, we pick-up at both Hilo and Kona ports and will adjust tour times as needed to accommodate your ships time in port.
For a one DAY TRIP to the Big Island, please make your travel arrangements to and from the Hilo International Airport.
If you do not see availability for the date you are interested in, send us a note and we will see if we can fit you in!
Our CANCELLATION POLICY is as follows:
  • Cancel 7 days prior to the start of the tour for a FULL REFUND.
  • Cancel 3-6 days prior to the start of the tour for a 50% REFUND.
  • Cancel within 48 hours of the start of the tour, there is NO REFUND.

Please contact us with any questions about our tours and to book your reservation today!

We look forward to seeing you on your Hawaiian vacation.

Mahalo!