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Waterfall, Volcano & 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 starting in Kona that takes you to the rainforests and waterfalls of Hilo, volcanoes of Kilauea, 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 the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and up to the famous Mauna Kea volcano! Your Mauna Kea 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 relaxing sunset picnic dinner at Hilo Japanese gardens. Once twilight falls, it is off to see the glow of lava before heading up the to Mauna Kea for a stargazing experience like no other. Your expert photographer guides will even take amazing photos of you with the stars in the sky 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
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Price
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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 249.00
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USD 249.00
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Participation period: 2018/10/18 - 2018/11/30

1. Participants are required to purchase two (2) full priced adults tickets and will be reimbursed for the amount of one (1) adult in return for your review on the activity.
2. Limit one (1) free adult per VELTRA account.
3. Review must be submitted AFTER you participate in the activity.
4. Review must exceed 200 characters in length and be written within fourteen (14) days of activity participation.
5. This offer does not apply to bookings made under a Travel Agent account

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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. Snack Menu: Once a top Mauna Kea, your guide will provide you with chocolate covered macadamia nuts, Hawaiian-style kettle chips, and assorted beverages.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 5.5 - 8.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up:
    • From Kona free x per person
      From Kona free x per person
    • From Waikoloa free x per person
      From Waikoloa free x per person
  • Inclusion: Beverages / Dinner / Jacket / Admission fee / Snacks / Guide / Starlight photography
Package detail / Schedule
Standard Package
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 7.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 249.00
USD 249.00
Child (Age 5-12)
USD 229.00
USD 229.00
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 249.00
USD 249.00
Child (Age 5-12)
USD 229.00
USD 229.00
GE Tax included
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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. Snack Menu: Once a top Mauna Kea, your guide will provide you with chocolate covered macadamia nuts, Hawaiian-style kettle chips, and assorted beverages.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 5.5 - 8.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up:
    • From Kona free x per person
      From Kona free x per person
    • From Waikoloa free x per person
      From Waikoloa free x per person
  • Inclusion: Beverages / Dinner / Jacket / Admission fee / Snacks / Guide / Starlight photography
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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  • Pick-up
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  • 15:00-16:30 Pick-up from Kona & Waikoloa Hotels
  • 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
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  • 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 & Enjoy a Sunset Dinner
    IMG_3164 Not only will you have the opportunity to visit the largest Japanese garden outside of Japan, but you will also have a delicious picnic dinner while the sun dips below the horizon and the sky ignites in an array of colors.
  • Go to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
    IMG_2808 Your guides will be aware of the most up to date lava flow information, so you will have the best opportunity to see the glow from the molten lava, as well as feel the head from a volcanic steam vent.
  • Stargaze on the Slopes of Mauna Kea
    epic_tours_temp01 Drive close to the summit of Mauna Kea for a stargazing tour like no other, and enjoy a laser guided explanation of the stars and planets. Guests attending this tour on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday will also have the opportunity to take a look through a telescope.
  • 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.
  • 22:00-23:30 Drop-off at Kona & Waikoloa Hotels
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children 5 years old and above can participate in this activity.
    • Due to the risk of altitude sickness, guests with heart issues, lung and breathing ailments, or those with medical issues that could be affected by a lack of oxygen should not participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • Walking shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
    • Sweatshirt / light jacket
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • 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.
    • If you are not staying in the Kona or Waikoloa areas, you may meet the tour van at the Mauna Kea Recreation Area.
    • The stargazing with telescope is only available on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights. On Mondays, Thursdays & Sundays the stargazing DOES NOT include telescope.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
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FAQ
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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
Payment type
Credit card payment
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 249.00
USD 249.00

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(2 reviews)
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Duration incl. transportation 5.5 - 8.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Dinner

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