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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.

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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

Depart from Kona on a 6 hour stellar explorer adventure. View the sun with a state of the art solar telescope with the aid of your specially trained guide. From there, travel across Saddle Road between Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa to the special nighttime stargazing location. Look into deep space using a Dobsonian telescope and spot celestial bodies such as galaxies, nebulas, star clusters and planets.

Child (Age 0-12)
USD 234.55

Overview

Afternoon, Evening
6 - 7 hour(s)
Available Daily
With pick-up
Lunch
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Beverages / Coffee / Lunch / Expert guide / 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
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
23:00

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

23:00
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.
  • In response to COVID-19, this activity provider is implementing the following safety & sanitation measures:
    1. Limited capacity to 10 guest on each tour
    2. Fully sanitized vehicles / disinfection throughout the day
    3. Safe check-in: sign digital waiver by email
    4. Daily staff temperature checks
    5. Each guest is issued their own bottle of alcohol-based hand sanitizer in custom bottles to use throughout the tour and to take home.
  • 6. Custom washable facemasks are issued to each guest for required use throughout the tour and to take home.
  • The guests are required to follow the COVID-19 safety guidelines below:
    1. Wear face mask when inside or within 6 ft distance of others
    2. Practice social distancing
    3. Complete digital waiver form prior to check in
    4. Pass mandatory health screening upon arrival
    5. Pass temperature check upon arrival
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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

Depart from Hilo on a 7.5 hour stellar explorer adventure. Visit Rainbow Falls and Boiling Pots. Explore the Kaumana Lava Tube cave before traveling across Saddle Road. View the sun with a solar telescope with the aid of a specially trained guide. Stargaze from a secret location. Look into deep space using a Dobsonian telescope to spot celestial bodies such as galaxies, star clusters and planets.

Child (Age 0-12)
USD 213.61

Overview

Afternoon
7.5 hour(s)
Available Daily
With pick-up
Lunch
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Beverages / Coffee / Lunch / Expert guide / 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.
  • In response to COVID-19, this activity provider is implementing the following safety & sanitation measures:
    1. Limited capacity to 10 guest on each tour
    2. Fully sanitized vehicles / disinfection throughout the day
    3. Safe check-in: sign digital waiver by email
    4. Daily staff temperature checks
    5. Each guest is issued their own bottle of alcohol-based hand sanitizer in custom bottles to use throughout the tour and to take home.
  • 6. Custom washable facemasks are issued to each guest for required use throughout the tour and to take home.
  • The guests are required to follow the COVID-19 safety guidelines below:
    1. Wear face mask when inside or within 6 ft distance of others
    2. Practice social distancing
    3. Complete digital waiver form prior to check in
    4. Pass mandatory health screening upon arrival
    5. Pass temperature check upon arrival
Currently selected
Private Tour from Kona & Waikoloa (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
6 - 7 hour(s)
Available Daily
With pick-up
Lunch
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Beverages / Coffee / Lunch / Expert guide / 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
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
23:00

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

23:00
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.
  • In response to COVID-19, this activity provider is implementing the following safety & sanitation measures:
    1. Limited capacity to 10 guest on each tour
    2. Fully sanitized vehicles / disinfection throughout the day
    3. Safe check-in: sign digital waiver by email
    4. Daily staff temperature checks
    5. Each guest is issued their own bottle of alcohol-based hand sanitizer in custom bottles to use throughout the tour and to take home.
  • 6. Custom washable facemasks are issued to each guest for required use throughout the tour and to take home.
  • The guests are required to follow the COVID-19 safety guidelines below:
    1. Wear face mask when inside or within 6 ft distance of others
    2. Practice social distancing
    3. Complete digital waiver form prior to check in
    4. Pass mandatory health screening upon arrival
    5. Pass temperature check upon arrival
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 Daily
With pick-up
Lunch
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Beverages / Coffee / Lunch / Expert guide / 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.
  • In response to COVID-19, this activity provider is implementing the following safety & sanitation measures:
    1. Limited capacity to 10 guest on each tour
    2. Fully sanitized vehicles / disinfection throughout the day
    3. Safe check-in: sign digital waiver by email
    4. Daily staff temperature checks
    5. Each guest is issued their own bottle of alcohol-based hand sanitizer in custom bottles to use throughout the tour and to take home.
  • 6. Custom washable facemasks are issued to each guest for required use throughout the tour and to take home.
  • The guests are required to follow the COVID-19 safety guidelines below:
    1. Wear face mask when inside or within 6 ft distance of others
    2. Practice social distancing
    3. Complete digital waiver form prior to check in
    4. Pass mandatory health screening upon arrival
    5. Pass temperature check upon arrival

Reviews

Amazing experience and knowledgable guide

2021/03/27 Families with Young Children Wade

Our family had a ton of fun gazing at the stars. Our guide Krystal was amazing. Her background in astronomy provided a unique experience. She provided so much information about Hawaii, the importance of the stars for Haw...

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Mauna kea star gazing

2021/01/15 Families with Young Children Carol

It was a unique experience. Rich, our tour guide was very informative. We learned a lot about the history of the island of Hawaii as he drove us to different must see locations like the cave, water falls, historic sites....

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Unforgettable experience. Excellent services.

2020/01/20 Families with Young Children Ping

Unforgettable experience. Amazing views. Excellent services.

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  • 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.