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Mauna Kea Stargazing Stellar Explorer & Daytime Solar Viewing Tour [Open Now]
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What to expect

Embark on the only stargazing tour in Hawaii that features nighttime astronomical observing on the slopes of Mauna Kea & daytime solar viewing. The most family-friendly stargazing tour, all ages are welcome! Tour departs from Kona and Hilo.

Packages

Packages

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Currently selected
From Kona - Solar Viewing & Stargazing
Total:
Price per Adult :
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 239.79
USD 239.79
Total:
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 239.79
USD 239.79
Price per Adult :
Child (Age 0-12)
USD 234.55

Includes:
- Daytime Solar Viewing
- Nighttime Stargazing at a secret location on the slopes of Mauna Kea
- Sweet Treats & Hot Chocolate

Child (Age 0-12)
USD 234.55

Overview

Afternoon, Evening
4.5 - 5.5 hour(s)
Available Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
With pick-up
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Beverages / Coffee / Expert guide / BBQ dinner / Picnic deli-style dinner / Hot chocolate & sweet treats / Warm jacket / Coffee farm visit / Solar telescope / Stargazing at a secret location

Schedule

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16:00-17:00

Pick-up & Check-in

17:15
Sun Observation with a Solar Telescope (30 mins)
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17:45
Travel through Saddle Road (45 min)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stellar
00:00
Stargazing at a secret location (2 hrs)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stargazing
Sweet Treats & Hot Chocolate
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stellar
21:30

Check-out & Drop-off

Transportation add-ons

Round-trip from Kona / Waikoloa
free x per person
free x per person

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

16:00-17:00
1
Kailua-Kona - TBA

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

21:30
1
Kailua-Kona - Specific hotel

Notes

Restrictions

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
  • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
  • Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Because of high altitude, this tour is not advised for those with respiratory, circulatory or heart conditions, pregnancy or poor health.

Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)

  • You can book a maximum of 13.

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • The menu is subject to change without notice.
  • Gratuity is not included in the price.
  • The weather in this area is unpredictable and the temperature could drop fast. It is highly recommended to bring jacket, long pants and closed toe shoes.
  • This tour does NOT visit summit of Mauna Kea or Mauna Kea Visitor Center.
  • Due to COVID-19, all guests must follow these policies:
    1. Wear a face mask
    2. Pass a mandatory health screening at the entrance
    3. Practice Social Distancing when possible
    4. Provide contact information when booking for contact tracing purposes
Currently selected
From Hilo - Rainbow Falls, Lava Tube, Picnic Dinner, Solar Viewing & Stargazing
Total:
Price per Adult :
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 218.84
USD 218.84
Total:
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 218.84
USD 218.84
Price per Adult :
Child (Age 0-12)
USD 213.61

Includes:
- Stop at Rainbow Falls
- Stop at Wailuku River & Boiling Pots
- Stop at Kaumana Lava Tube Cave
- Picnic Dinner
- Daytime Solar Viewing
- Nighttime Stargazing at a secret location on the slopes of Mauna Kea
- Sweet Treats & Hot Chocolate

Child (Age 0-12)
USD 213.61

Overview

Afternoon
7.5 hour(s)
Available Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
With pick-up
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Beverages / Coffee / Expert guide / BBQ dinner / Picnic deli-style dinner / Hot chocolate & sweet treats / Warm jacket / Lava tube cave visit / Solar telescope / Stargazing at a secret location

Schedule

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15:00

Pick-up & Check-in

16:00
Visit Rainbow Falls (20 mins)
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16:30
Wailuku River & Boiling Pots (20 mins)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Wailuku River
17:00
Explore Kaumana Caves & Picnic Dinner (1 hr)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Cave
18:30
Travel through Saddle Road (1 hr)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stellar
19:30
Sun Observation with a Solar Telescope (30 mins)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea_1057755827
20:00
Stargazing at a secret location (1.5 hrs)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stargazing
Sweet Treats & Hot Chocolate
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stellar
22:30

Check-out & Drop-off

Transportation add-ons

You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
Round-trip from Hilo
free x per person
free x per person

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
  • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
  • Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Because of high altitude, this tour is not advised for those with respiratory, circulatory or heart conditions, pregnancy or poor health.

Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)

  • You can book a maximum of 13.

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • The menu is subject to change without notice.
  • Gratuity is not included in the price.
  • The weather in this area is unpredictable and the temperature could drop fast. It is highly recommended to bring jacket, long pants and closed toe shoes.
  • This tour does NOT visit summit of Mauna Kea or Mauna Kea Visitor Center.
  • Due to COVID-19, all guests must follow these policies:
    1. Wear a face mask
    2. Pass a mandatory health screening at the entrance
    3. Practice Social Distancing when possible
    4. Provide contact information when booking for contact tracing purposes
Currently selected
Private Tour from Kona (up to 10 passengers)
Total:
Price per 1 Charter :
1 Charter (persons 1-10)
USD 1,750.78
USD 1,750.78
Total:
1 Charter (persons 1-10)
USD 1,750.78
USD 1,750.78
Price per 1 Charter :

• Tour Capacity: A maximum of 10 guests allowed per vehicle.
• Cost Per Person: $175.08 per person for a group of 10 guests.

Great private charter option exclusively for group of friends and family. Please click view details below for more information.

Overview

Afternoon, Evening
4.5 - 5.5 hour(s)
Available Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
With pick-up
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Beverages / Coffee / Expert guide / BBQ dinner / Picnic deli-style dinner / Hot chocolate & sweet treats / Warm jacket / Coffee farm visit / Solar telescope / Stargazing at a secret location

Schedule

View All
16:00-17:00

Pick-up & Check-in

17:15
Sun Observation with a Solar Telescope (30 mins)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea_1057755827
17:45
Travel through Saddle Road (45 min)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stellar
00:00
Stargazing at a secret location (2 hrs)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stargazing
Sweet Treats & Hot Chocolate
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stellar
21:30

Check-out & Drop-off

Transportation add-ons

Round-trip from Kona / Waikoloa
free x per person
free x per person

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

16:00-17:00
1
Kailua-Kona - TBA

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

21:30
1
Kailua-Kona - Specific hotel

Notes

Restrictions

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
  • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
  • Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Because of high altitude, this tour is not advised for those with respiratory, circulatory or heart conditions, pregnancy or poor health.

Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)

  • You can book a minimum of 1 and maximum of 1.

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • The menu is subject to change without notice.
  • Gratuity is not included in the price.
  • The weather in this area is unpredictable and the temperature could drop fast. It is highly recommended to bring jacket, long pants and closed toe shoes.
  • This tour does NOT visit summit of Mauna Kea or Mauna Kea Visitor Center.
  • Due to COVID-19, all guests must follow these policies:
    1. Wear a face mask
    2. Pass a mandatory health screening at the entrance
    3. Practice Social Distancing when possible
    4. Provide contact information when booking for contact tracing purposes
Currently selected
Private Tour from Hilo (up to 10 passengers)
Total:
Price per 1 Charter :
1 Charter (persons 1-10)
USD 1,583.24
USD 1,583.24
Total:
1 Charter (persons 1-10)
USD 1,583.24
USD 1,583.24
Price per 1 Charter :

• Tour Capacity: A maximum of 10 guests allowed per vehicle.
• Cost Per Person: $158.32 per person for a group of 10 guests.

Great private charter option exclusively for group of friends and family. Please click view details below for more information.

Overview

Afternoon
7.5 hour(s)
Available Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
With pick-up
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Beverages / Coffee / Expert guide / BBQ dinner / Picnic deli-style dinner / Hot chocolate & sweet treats / Warm jacket / Lava tube cave visit / Solar telescope / Stargazing at a secret location

Schedule

View All
15:00

Pick-up & Check-in

16:00
Visit Rainbow Falls (20 mins)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_730345540
16:30
Wailuku River & Boiling Pots (20 mins)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Wailuku River
17:00
Explore Kaumana Caves & Picnic Dinner (1 hr)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Cave
18:30
Travel through Saddle Road (1 hr)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stellar
19:30
Sun Observation with a Solar Telescope (30 mins)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea_1057755827
20:00
Stargazing at a secret location (1.5 hrs)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stargazing
Sweet Treats & Hot Chocolate
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stellar
22:30

Check-out & Drop-off

Transportation add-ons

You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
Round-trip from Hilo
free x per person
free x per person

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
  • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
  • Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Because of high altitude, this tour is not advised for those with respiratory, circulatory or heart conditions, pregnancy or poor health.

Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)

  • You can book a minimum of 1 and maximum of 1.

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • The menu is subject to change without notice.
  • Gratuity is not included in the price.
  • The weather in this area is unpredictable and the temperature could drop fast. It is highly recommended to bring jacket, long pants and closed toe shoes.
  • This tour does NOT visit summit of Mauna Kea or Mauna Kea Visitor Center.
  • Due to COVID-19, all guests must follow these policies:
    1. Wear a face mask
    2. Pass a mandatory health screening at the entrance
    3. Practice Social Distancing when possible
    4. Provide contact information when booking for contact tracing purposes

Reviews

Unforgettable experience. Excellent services.

2020/01/20 Families with Young Children Ping

Unforgettable experience. Amazing views. Excellent services.

Great experience

2020/01/01 Solo Travelers Guilietta Kim

It was very impressive that a tour guide has shared a lot of stories about cultures of Hawai'i during the entire tour program. The courses were absolutely nice. The view of a coffee farm was so beautiful and the dinner w...

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Making Astronomy Fun!

2019/06/14 Couples Nicole

I decided on this tour/adventure package because it’s something that really interests me. From the coffee, to the excellent bbq picnic, the solar view of the sun setting, and of course the stars! Todd was our guide and h...

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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 16:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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Mauna Kea Stargazing Stellar Explorer & Daytime Solar Viewing Tour [Open Now]
Embark on the only stargazing tour in Hawaii that features nighttime astronomical observing on the slopes of Mauna Kea & daytime solar viewing. The most family-friendly stargazing tour, all ages are welcome! Tour departs from Kona and Hilo.