Inexpensive, incredibly interesting, indispensable.
Tour Guide Hawaii is a MUST HAVE application for Island visitors with an iPhone or iPod Touch. It will save you from “option overload” by helping you and your group select the sites to visit of most interest to you. By providing you with in depth descriptions, history, directions, GPS coordinates and restroom information, Tour Guide Hawaii will also save you time and money! By watching the informative videos, you can use this app to pre-plan your trip at home, in your hotel room or to learn more about the wondrous places you are visiting on the fly. Hawaii residents with GPS iPhones will especially love the quick access to turn-by-turn directions and driving times to popular island destinations. It’s so easy and so packed with fascinating information you’ll wonder how people ever traveled without one!
Tour Guide Hawaii has been providing innovative touring products to the visitors the Big Island of Hawaii since 2004. Produced by island residents, this application contains over 3.5 hours of videos and audio/visual presentations on over fifty popular destinations, including some truly special places off the beaten path. With this App, you can experience the wonder of flowing lava, pristine snorkeling spots, spectacular waterfalls, scenic hikes, unbelievable beaches, breathtaking parks; you will be able to quickly and easily find secluded beaches, caves, quaint towns, lava viewing, natural wonders, ancient historical sites, and much much more.
Each site has multiple pages of content and information. This includes an overview presentation with photos and a professionally recorded script which provides the site’s details and history. This will help to determine your interest in visiting sites, and enable you to get more out of them once you arrive. Information for each site also includes information on what to bring and what to do, parking, access, facilities and amenities, an interactive map section which offers detailed audio instructions for getting there, an illustrated map, GPS coordinates for your navigation device, an interactive map(internet required), and turn-by-turn directions (GPS iPhone required). The illustrated map, offers useful directions and driving tips for iPod Touch users and for all users in regions with limited cellular service. Finally, each site contains information about the location and condition of nearby restrooms–a real bonus for strangers in a strange land.
Users have four ways to view a complete listing of island sites. Since the island’s coastal highway system takes a circular path around the island, you can view sites in the direction you are traveling in, both the clockwise and anti-clockwise. The listings also are subdivided into geographic districts, helping you to easily select nearby destinations and restrooms. You can also quickly select sites through an alphabetical listing and the interactive map.
Bonus features include presentations to help orientate you to the island, plan for your trip, and make you feel at home once you arrive. An island overview video will quickly familiarizes you to the island and all of its regions. Audio/Visual presentations cover topics such as what to pack, island transportation, lava viewing, petroglyph fields, wildlife, snorkeling, island culture, useful Hawaiian terms and more. There are also listings of top beaches, hikes, and snorkeling sites. We’ve even provided itinerary suggestions to help you make the most out or your time in the island. And you’ll able to access all of this content quickly after viewing the provided quick start guide to our application.
We’re currently offering our application at a low introductory rate. Update versions, incorporating sophisticated enhancements currently in development, will be available as free upgrades in the near future. In its current release, our application is a bargain indeed…less expensive and more detailed than standard guidebooks, more informative than cumbersome maps and cheaper by far than bus and specialized van tours that can cost a small fortune on the Big Island. Also, our Guide allow you to set your own itinerary, taking you to the places that interest you most, letting you stay the length of time you wish. Constantly updated, our information is never out of date. And touring the island in a rental car without our application could cost you a lot of wasted time and money…there’s a reason they call this “The Big Island”, and road are poorly marked.
We know from years of positive testimonials that the content in this application will empower you to experience YOUR perfect Big Island experience.
Whether you are on the Big Island right now, coming next week, or just planning it for the future, Tour Guide Hawaii is the best way to day-dream about Hawaii, organize your trip to Hawaii and get the most out of your visit to while you’re here. Available today at the Apple App Store.
For more information on traveling to Hawaii in general and touring the Big Island in particular, please also visit www.tourguidehawaii.blogspot.com.