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Waterfalls, Lava Cave & Mauna Kea Stargazing Tour with Astro-Photographer Guide Instant Confirmation

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See the best of the Big Island with this 8-hour evening tour that takes you to the rainforests and waterfalls of Hilo, a lava tube cave, and the clear starry skies of Mauna Kea! This small-group sightseeing tour is a must-do!

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Why bother with large vans and crowds of people, when you can embark on an epic adventure across the Big Island of Hawaii on a personalized expedition to see Hilo's famous landmarks, explore a 100 year old lava tube, and drive up to around 9000 feet on Mauna Kea for a night of stargazing! Your tour begins with a drive along Saddle Road before heading to the rainforests and waterfalls of Hilo. Visit a secluded lava tube cave and enjoy a Hilo-style dinner at a locally sourced restaurant. Next, enjoy an exclusive laser-guided star show on the slopes of Mauna Kea for a stargazing experience like no other. Your expert photographer guide will take amazing photos of you throughout the trip for memories that will last a life time!
Tour Highlights!
  • Small-group experience, only 7 guests per tour.
  • Your expert guide customizes each tour to get you to the best spots and skip the crowds.
  • All guides are Astro-Photographers and they will take professional photos of you with the night sky
  • Look at Galaxies, Nebulas and Star clusters through an Astro-Cam
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Price
Waterfalls, Lava Cave & Stargazing
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
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Child (Age 5-12)
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USD 269.00
USD 269.00
Child (Age 5-12)
USD 269.00
USD 269.00
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    Look out over lava fields along the south shore
The perfect option for solo travelers, small families, and groups of friends. Head out to see beauty of the Big Island's east coast!
Dinner Menu: Enjoy a mouthwatering dinner at a local Hilo restaurant where you will be able to have your choice of "choose your own" bowl, wrap or tacos. There are a number of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options available, and each dinner includes your choice of non-alcoholic beverage.
  • Duration: 5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Beverages / Dinner / Admission fee / Snacks / Guide / Starlight photography / Parka Jackets
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Starting time: 16:00 16:30 17:00 17:30
Starting time: 16:00 16:30 17:00 17:30
  • 16:00 Meet Epic Tours at Mauna Kea Recreation Area
  • Drive Along Saddle Road
    Sit back and relax as you make your way between the slopes of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea as you head towards the quaint town of Hilo.
  • Visit a Secluded Lava Tube Cave
    IMG_4373 Explore in a 100 year old lava tube cave.
  • Visit Rainforests & Waterfalls
    IMG_3298edit1 The lush rainforests of Hilo are a beautiful sight to behold, and your expert guide will lead you away from the crowds and tour buses to see a majestic waterfall.
  • Explore a Japanese Garden
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  • Stargaze on the Slopes of Mauna Kea
    epic_tours_temp01 Drive up to around 9000 feet on Mauna Kea for a stargazing tour like no other, and enjoy a laser guided explanation of the stars and planets.
  • Get Your Photo Taken by a Astro-Photographer
    IMG_3423 You will have the unique opportunity to have professional photos taken with the stars as your background! Each and every guide is a trained astro-photographer who will take high-definition photographs of you and your group with the stars illuminated beautifully behind you.
  • 21:00 Drop-off at the Mauna Kea Recreation Area
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children 5 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Walking shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
Additional Note(s)
    • 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.
    • This tour does NOT visit summit of Mauna Kea or Mauna Kea Visitor Center.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 9.
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Is the volcano affecting this tour?
  • As this tour does visit the most recent lava flows, your tour route may change depending on how lava is flowing on that day. However, the rest of your tour will continue to operate regardless.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 16:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 269.00
USD 269.00

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(4.90/5.00) 4.90 / 5
(10 reviews)
Pick-up Not available
Duration 5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Dinner

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: AJ89
Our tour guide was personable, knowledgeable and had incredible talent as a photographer. He has a ...more
We enjoyed it a lot. We wish we had gone earlier in our trip so we would’ve had the opportunity to b...more
by: C D
James was a very knowledgeable and chill guide. He also takes amazing pictures! This is a really unique tour that you can't find elsewhere. Definitely recommend for those who visit the big island.

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USD 269.00
USD 269.00
4.90 / 5
Waterfalls, Lava Cave & Mauna Kea Stargazing Tour with Astro-Photographer Guide