This is a good tour if you want a quick tour of the island to get your baring for areas that you may want to explore in more details during your trip. Our driver, Brock, was focused on driving and a good driver. Our guide Justin, was knowledgeable about the area and provided history and background information on the areas we visited. Many of the stops were brief, again , good for an overview of the island. The stops include the Dole pineapple plantation for soft serve,several scenic views of bays. Other stops included a fruit stand and a shop at a macadamia nut farm. Presumably these stops are to promote spending your money at local businesses. The snorkel stop was disappointing. We stopped at a very busy many tourists bay where turtles are know to hang out. But the bay was so busy that the turtles were hiding. Justin did not get in the water to help us find the turtles. All the other tour groups had their guide get in the water and show them turtles. The life guard even said that they guides were supposed to be int he water with us to help us spot the turtles. No turtle sighting for me. : The timing of the visit when fewer people are there, or to a less crowded bay to the bay and having the guide get in to guide the viewing would have improved this tour. Read the inclusions carefully. Unlike every other tour I did, this one did not include lunch or any expenses along the way. You will pay for your own lunch, soft serve and anything else. The tour price includes the bus ride, guide, and snorkel gear only.
A must see , from KC the driver to the great lookout stops. Lunch to dole farm. But time spent with the turtles with alway be with my wife and I .My wife's first time snorkelling , the guild spent 10 minutes helping 3 people understand what to do . And it was on. In 60 minutes seen 10-12 turtles swimming past . Some stopping to eat the sea grass .others looking at us please do this tour.
This was an excellent small group tour in a minivan. Our driver, Raul, was very passionate and knowledgeable about the island. He also had a sense of humour and looked after us very well. There were only ten of us on the tour which made it very personal. The tour was very comprehensive and covered a lot of the island which we wouldn't otherwise have seen as we only had two days in Hawaii. The highlight was snorkelling with the green turtles. Although the water was a bit murky, Raul helped us to find the turtles. Would thoroughly recommend this tour.