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Experience the only Mauna Kea stargazing tour on the Big Island that includes daytime solar viewing. Departing from both Kona and Hilo, enjoy a delicious dinner before looking up into Hawaii skies with high-powered telescopes to see the sun & stars.

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From Hilo - Rainbow Falls, Kaumana Caves, Solar Viewing & Stargazing with Dinner
Total:
Price per Adult :
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 206.84
USD 218.84 5% OFF
USD 206.84
USD 218.84 5% OFF
Early booking discount
Total:
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 206.84
USD 218.84 5% OFF
USD 206.84
USD 218.84 5% OFF
Price per Adult :
Early booking discount

Child (Age 0-12)
USD 201.61
USD 213.61 6% OFF
Early booking discount
Book 3 days early and save up to $12!

Depart from Hilo on a seven-hour adventure to view the stars with local experts that have years of experience. Staff members are the best & most experienced in Hawaii, and have written articles for astronomy magazines, and have even worked at the Mauna Kea Visitor's Center for over a decade. Learn all there is to know about the skies over Mauna Kea!

Click [View details] for dinner menu.

Child (Age 0-12)
USD 201.61
USD 213.61 6% OFF
Early booking discount
Book 3 days early and save up to $12!

Overview

Afternoon
6.5 - 7 hour(s)
Available Daily
With pick-up
Meal (refer to the details in the schedule)
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Beverages / Coffee / Meal (refer to the details in the schedule) / Expert guide / Hot chocolate or Kona coffee / Warm jacket / Lava tube cave visit / Solar telescope (weather permitting) / Stargazing at a preferred location (weather permitting)

Schedule

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15:30-15:45

Hilo Hotel Pick-up & Check-in at Hilol Kapohokine Store (Grand Naniloa Hotel)

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 (45 mins)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Cave
Sun Observation with a Solar Telescope
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea_1057755827
18:15
Travel through Saddle Road (45 mins)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stellar
19:00
Stargazing (2 hrs)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stargazing
Coffee, Hot Chocolate & Pastry
22:00-22:30

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.
  • This tour does NOT visit summit of Mauna Kea or Mauna Kea Visitor Center.

Other requirements

  • Please call (808)-964-1000 to confirm the pick-up time and location.

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

  • You can book a maximum of 13.

Required items to bring & attire

  • 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.

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.
  • Solar and Nighttime Stargazing is weather permitting. The location may vary. The guide will take you to one of his preferred locations. Depending on what is visible in the current sky and weather permitting, you’ll observe galaxies, nebula, star clusters, planets, double star systems and the moon.
From Kona & Waikoloa - Solar Viewing & Stargazing with Dinner
Total:
Price per Adult :
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 227.79
USD 239.79 5% OFF
USD 227.79
USD 239.79 5% OFF
Early booking discount
Total:
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 227.79
USD 239.79 5% OFF
USD 227.79
USD 239.79 5% OFF
Price per Adult :
Early booking discount

Child (Age 0-12)
USD 222.55
USD 234.55 5% OFF
Early booking discount
Book 3 days early and save up to $12!

Depart from Kona on a six-hour adventure to view the sun and stars with local experts that have years of experience. Staff members are the best and most experienced in Hawaii, and have written articles for astronomy magazines, and have even worked at the Mauna Kea Visitor's Center for over a decade. Learn all there is to know about the skies over Mauna Kea!

Click [View details] for dinner menu.

Child (Age 0-12)
USD 222.55
USD 234.55 5% OFF
Early booking discount
Book 3 days early and save up to $12!

Overview

Afternoon, Evening
4 - 6 hour(s)
Available Daily
With pick-up
Meal (refer to the details in the schedule)
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Beverages / Coffee / Meal (refer to the details in the schedule) / Expert guide / Hot chocolate or Kona coffee / Warm jacket / Solar telescope (weather permitting) / Stargazing at a preferred location (weather permitting)

Schedule

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16:00-17:00

Pick-up from Kona, Kohala & Waikoloa

17:15
Local Coffee Farm & Dinner
Winery2
Sun Observation with a Solar Telescope
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea_1057755827
17:45
Travel across Saddle Road
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stellar
18:30
Stargazing (2 hrs)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stargazing
Coffee, Hot Chocolate & Pastry
21:00-22:00

Drop-off

Transportation add-ons

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

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

16:00-17:00
1
Kailua-Kona - Specific hotel

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

21:00-22:00
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.
  • This tour does NOT visit summit of Mauna Kea or Mauna Kea Visitor Center.

Other requirements

  • Please call (808)-964-1000 to confirm the pick-up time and location.

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

  • You can book a maximum of 13.

Required items to bring & attire

  • 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.

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.
  • Solar and Nighttime Stargazing is weather permitting. The location may vary. The guide will take you to one of his preferred locations. Depending on what is visible in the current sky and weather permitting, you’ll observe galaxies, nebula, star clusters, planets, double star systems and the moon.
Private Tour from Kona & Waikoloa (up to 10 passengers)
Total:
Price per 1 Charter :
1 Charter (persons 1-10)
USD 1,663.78
USD 1,750.78 5% OFF
USD 1,663.78
USD 1,750.78 5% OFF
Early booking discount
Total:
1 Charter (persons 1-10)
USD 1,663.78
USD 1,750.78 5% OFF
USD 1,663.78
USD 1,750.78 5% OFF
Price per 1 Charter :
Early booking discount

Early booking discount
Book 5 days early and save up to $87!

• 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.

Early booking discount
Book 5 days early and save up to $87!

Overview

Afternoon, Evening
4 - 6 hour(s)
Available Daily
With pick-up
Meal (refer to the details in the schedule)
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Beverages / Coffee / Meal (refer to the details in the schedule) / Expert guide / Hot chocolate or Kona coffee / Warm jacket / Solar telescope (weather permitting) / Stargazing at a preferred location (weather permitting)

Schedule

View All
16:00-17:00

Pick-up from Kona, Kohala & Waikoloa

17:15
Local Coffee Farm & Dinner
Winery2
Sun Observation with a Solar Telescope
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea_1057755827
17:45
Travel across Saddle Road
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stellar
18:30
Stargazing (2 hrs)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stargazing
Coffee, Hot Chocolate & Pastry
21:00-22:00

Drop-off

Transportation add-ons

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

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

16:00-17:00
1
Kailua-Kona - Specific hotel

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

21:00-22:00
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.
  • This tour does NOT visit summit of Mauna Kea or Mauna Kea Visitor Center.

Other requirements

  • Please call (808)-964-1000 to confirm the pick-up time and location.

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

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

Required items to bring & attire

  • 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.

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.
  • Solar and Nighttime Stargazing is weather permitting. The location may vary. The guide will take you to one of his preferred locations. Depending on what is visible in the current sky and weather permitting, you’ll observe galaxies, nebula, star clusters, planets, double star systems and the moon.
Go Private Up to 10 Guests (Hilo Pick-up)
Total:
Price per 1 Charter :
1 Charter (persons 1-10)
USD 1,496.16
USD 1,583.24 6% OFF
USD 1,496.16
USD 1,583.24 6% OFF
Early booking discount
Total:
1 Charter (persons 1-10)
USD 1,496.16
USD 1,583.24 6% OFF
USD 1,496.16
USD 1,583.24 6% OFF
Price per 1 Charter :
Early booking discount

Early booking discount
Book 5 days early and save up to $87!

• Tour Capacity: A maximum of 10 guests allowed per vehicle.
• Great private charter option exclusively for group of friends and family.

Please click [View Details] for more information.

Early booking discount
Book 5 days early and save up to $87!

Overview

Afternoon
6.5 - 7 hour(s)
Available Daily
With pick-up
Meal (refer to the details in the schedule)
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Beverages / Coffee / Meal (refer to the details in the schedule) / Expert guide / Hot chocolate or Kona coffee / Warm jacket / Lava tube cave visit / Solar telescope (weather permitting) / Stargazing at a preferred location (weather permitting)

Schedule

View All
15:30-15:45

Hilo Hotel Pick-up & Check-in at Hilol Kapohokine Store (Grand Naniloa Hotel)

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 (45 mins)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Cave
Sun Observation with a Solar Telescope
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea_1057755827
18:15
Travel through Saddle Road (45 mins)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stellar
19:00
Stargazing (2 hrs)
Hawaii_Big Island_Kapohokine_Mauna Kea Stargazing
Coffee, Hot Chocolate & Pastry
22:00-22:30

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.
  • This tour does NOT visit summit of Mauna Kea or Mauna Kea Visitor Center.

Other requirements

  • Please call (808)-964-1000 to confirm the pick-up time and location.

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

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

Required items to bring & attire

  • 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.

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.
  • Solar and Nighttime Stargazing is weather permitting. The location may vary. The guide will take you to one of his preferred locations. Depending on what is visible in the current sky and weather permitting, you’ll observe galaxies, nebula, star clusters, planets, double star systems and the moon.

Reviews

Nicht was wir erwartet haben

2022/08/25 Couples Aimsport

Zuerst: der Tourguide war sehr freundlich, erfahren, zugänglich und hat sehr interessante Dinge erklärt!

Das stargazing - das eigentlich highlight - war aber WEIT vom Gipfel des Mauna Kea entfernt, nur 1300m hoch bei ...

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Fantastic

2022/06/29 Couples Michael

Marcus was a very knowledgeable astronomer and answered any question our group asked.

Stellar times

2022/06/29 Families Lal

This trip was so much more than I expected! We started with a quick tour of rainbow falls and boiling pots. our guide Marcus was exceptionally knowledgeable about the plant life and history of both places. We then explor...

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  • Any cancellations made after 15:00 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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  • Any changes made after 15:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount. This includes, but not limited to, change of the activity date/ time, package, the number of participants, etc.

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Mauna Kea Evening Stargazing & Daytime Solar Viewing Tour with Dinner
Experience the only Mauna Kea stargazing tour on the Big Island that includes daytime solar viewing. Departing from both Kona and Hilo, enjoy a delicious dinner before looking up into Hawaii skies with high-powered telescopes to see the sun & stars.