Just like having a Tour Guide in your Car™! Don't miss out on the best sights and things to do, as you drive around and explore the Big Island of Hawaii.
UPDATED BY POPULAR DEMAND - Full circle now with commentary in both directions!
* Plays commentary AUTOMATICALLY as you drive
* No Data or Cellular Network connection required. Works off-line as you drive.
* Prepared by Professional Tour Guides
* 460+ commentary points
Turn your Android phone or tablet into a Tour Guide and take your driving tours and sightseeing to a whole new level with the GyPSy Guide™ – GPS Driving Tour for the Big Island of Hawaii. Commentary plays AUTOMATICALLY as you drive so you don't miss any of the best sights and stories along the way.
There are 4 distinct driving tours to follow within this app.
1) Volcanoes National Park. Commentary takes you from resort areas in Kona and o the Kohala Coast to Volcanoes National Park, plus a comprehensive tour inside the park. There is all different commentary for the drive back to Kona. OR, you can drive clockwise from Kona and Hilo towards the park with full commentary.
2) Island Circle Route. Being an island, you will want to drive all the way around. You can drive our Full Circle Tour around the island in either direction and includes Volcanoes, Hilo, Hamakua Coast, Waipio Valley, Waimea, Punalu'u Black Sand Beach and the Kona Coast.
3) Kohala Coast. Recommended half day drive following the spectacular northern coast of the island including the historic sugar towns of Hawi and Kapaau, the superb views from above the Pololu Valley and then drive over the Kohala Mountains to Waimea cowboy town before returning to the coast.
4) Kona Coast. Another half day tour to see Kona's best beaches, the islands best snorkeling and many fascinating cultural and historically significant sites including Kealakekua Bay and the Place of Refuge. Plus many great views as we tour through the coffee plantation areas.
Let GyPSy be your guide everywhere around the Big Island. GyPSy will help you work out the best places for you to visit by giving you helpful information so you can make good decisions and make the most of the time you have available.
** This app works OFF-LINE while you are touring. There is no need to have a network or wireless connection as you drive.
Once downloaded, this tour REQUIRES NO DATA to operate and activate, so you won’t incur roaming or data charges. YOU DO NOT REQUIRE A CELLULAR NETWORK CONNECTION TO TOUR!! You will not incur any data roaming charges to use this tour, even if you are from outside the USA. Works Off-line and with Data Roaming turned off.
Professional tour guides have filled the guide with interesting and entertaining stories, loads of tips and advice on what to do and will point out places of interest as you approach them. There are 461 commentary points throughout the drive. It’s just like driving around with a local expert.
Just download the app on Wi-Fi from your network at home or use any free Wi-Fi network. Because the app is filled with audio commentary and maps, its larger than "normal" apps. Many phone/data networks may block the download because of size - so its important to download over a Wi-Fi network.
GyPSy Guide™ are Hawaii's original and favorite driving tour apps. Its just like having a local Hawaiian friend to show you around. We do not not have paid advertising in the tours. All tips and recommendations are for the things that we think you will enjoy the best.
This tour is not just a directory but a designed tour to follow, just like how a tour guide would take you. It’s simple and entertaining; just let GyPSy provide commentary automatically as you travel.
++ Continued use of GPS running in the background increases battery usage - we strongly recommend taking a cigarette style (DC outlet) car charger. This is much better than simply plugging into the USB port in a vehicle.