Frequently Asked Questions


Over the years our clients have asked us literally thousands of different questions. We have collected the answers to some of them that seem to come up relatively frequently and posted them on this page. If there are any questions that you have that you can not find the answer(s) to here please remember that you can always ask one of our live operators by either using our chat or quick question forms or by calling.




FAQ's (Sorted by Category)

Many of our clients are not even aware of the fact that we offer fixed wing aerial tours in addition to helicopter tours. These flights are normally a bit less expensive and many people have commented that they are a much smoother ride.

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Are you looking to do something a bit more exciting during this trip to Hawaii? You might want to consider going on one of our ATV tours. These tours are available on all islands and if your lucky you'll get to ride through plenty of mud during tour tour.

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Are you a cycling enthusiast? If so then you're in luck! We offer cycling tours on all the Hawaiian Islands. The trips that we offer will take you to such places as the Volcanos National Park on the Big Island, the slopes of Haleakala on Maui or the rim of the Waimea Canyon on Kauai.

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One of the most romantic activities that we offer are our dinner cruises. Imagine being out on the water with your sweetheart, taking in the scenery of the lush island from the water.

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The waters surrounding the Hawaiian Islands are some of the most pristine fishing grounds on the planet. As soon as you pass over the deepwater shelf (which in most cases is less then ten miles from shore) you will find yourself in a deep blue ocean that is literally more then 5,000 feet deep.

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Hawaii has some of the most popular and well known attractions on the planet. The most famous of which is Pearl Harbor on Oahu. We offer plenty of different tours to Pearl Harbor, as well as many other tours that go to such places as the Volcanos National Park, the Polynesian Cultural Center, the Maui Ocean Center as well as many other Landmarks across the state of Hawaii.

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Helicopters are one of the most popular tours that we offer. Helicopter tours are available on all islands so if you want to see the Volcanos National Park, the waterfalls of and jungles Hana, Pearl Harbor, the famous surfing beaches of Oahu's North Shore of even the magestic Napali Coast of Kauai we can easily arrange a flight for you.

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If you would like to get out in nature when you're in Hawaii then you should definitely consider adding a hiking tour to your vacation's itinerary. While many of the trails in Hawaii are publicly accessible, many are not and are located on private lands.

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Hawaii is an equestrians paradise! The rich Paniolo (cowboy) history of the islands dates back well over a hundred years. There are still many large ranches located throughout the state of Hawaii and if you're interested in getting out for a horseback ride while your here then we can easily make that happen.

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If you're physically capable of doing a kayaking tour while you're here in Hawaii then you defiantly should. We have different kayaking excursions that are suited for all levels so no matter what kind of kayaking experience you have we should be able to pair you with some kind of an excursion that suites you.

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Luau's only happen in Hawaii, and while many people think they are all the same they are actually quite different. Unless you've already been to Hawaii many times and have already gone to a few then you might want to check out some of our blog articles to get a better understanding of what they're all about and to help you decide which luau you would like to book.

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Are you thinking about going to Molokini? Our film crew has gone to Molokini many, many times and documented each trip with pictures and video. He have many different kinds of boats that go out there and the pictures, videos and descriptions in our blogs provide a great deal of detail about what they all entail.

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Parasailing is one of the most classic vacation activities that we offer and it is safe to say that it is something every Hawaii vacationer should experience at some time in their lives.

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Pearl Harbor is the most popular attraction in Hawaii. For many people visiting Pearl Harbor is the central activity that the rest of the vacation's itinerary is planned around.

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Sailing is one of Hawaii's oldest past times. Since the thousand plus years since the original Polynesian explorers initially sailed here these islands have hosted almost every type of ocean going sailboat.

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SCUBA Diving is one of my favorite categories of activities that we offer. I've been an avid diver since I was 12 years old. Since then I've gone on hundreds of dives throughout Hawaii (and the world!) and I can honestly say that we have some of the best diving anywhere.

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Sightseeing is a big deal in Hawaii, once you get off the plane and start driving around you'll understand why. The state of Hawaii contains some of the most beautiful terrain that can be found anywhere on the planet.

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Snorkeling is the most popular vacation activity in Hawaii. We offer snorkel trips from sailboats, large powerboats and even small zodiac rafts. We've got blog articles about our trips aboard all types of boats on all the major islands and if you're thinking about doing a snorkeling excursion during your stay we encourage you to check out our blog articles and videos to get a better idea of what our trips are like.

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As far as spa destinations go, the Hawaiian Islands are on the top of the list. We have a variety of different spas around the state that are truly world class.

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Have you ever rode on a glassbottom boat or gone on a submarine? We have, in fact we've gone on them all over the state and have created blog articles with videos for all of them.

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Sunset sails are just like dinner cruises but they normally serve a bit lighter of a meal. However, just like with dinner cruises drinks are normally available onboard our sunset sails.

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The sport of surfing originated in Hawaii. The warm clear waters and consistent waves make Hawaii one of the most ideal surfing locations on the planet.

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The Napali Coastline on the island of Kauai is one of the most beautiful sights in Hawaii. These gigantic cliffs stretch thousands of feet into the air.

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Are you looking to do something a bit out of the ordinary during this trip to Hawaii? If so you're in luck! We have all kinds of different activities that are a bit unique, so if you're looking to come back home with some different kinds of stories to share with your friends then you should check out some of are blog articles we've written about some of the more "Unique" trips we've experienced.

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Have you always wanted to see an erupting volcano? If so, you're in luck. We have all kinds of different ways that you can see the volcano. To get a better idea of the kinds of views you will get to see browse through the blog articles we've made about the different trips we've taken to see the volcano.

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Are you interested in seeing whales? Are you not sure which whale watch you should do? If so, we recommend that you look through our whale watching blog to see more information about the different whale watching options that we can provide.

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Are you a fiend for adrenaline? If so don't feel bad, I am too. In my younger years I used to compete in mountain biking and worked at a snowboard mountain during college, mainly shaping the terrain park so you could say that I know how it feels to want to do things a little more on the edge then the rest of the crowd.

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Are you interested in going on a zipline tour during your vacation this year? If so, you should definitely consult our zipline blogs for information about them first.

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Tom Barefoot's Tours is much more then just a web directory. We're constantly out in the field quality testing our tours. While we're on tour we always bring our camera gear so we can document what happens along the way.

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