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Hawaii Stargazing Tour, Sunset & Astro Photo Experience - Capture the Milky Way!
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Discover the best hidden spots for sunset and astrophotography in Hawaii! Visit Pololu Valley, Hawi & Lapakahi State Park. Capture a spectacular sunset on the scenic Kohala mountains & stargaze at a secluded location for stunning night sky photos.

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This evening photo tour lets you develop your low-light photography skills with a sunset and stargazing experience on the Big Island! Drive up north to Lapakahi State Park, a historical oceanside park that features the remains of an ancient Hawaiian fishing village. Next, visit Pololu Valley Lookout, where you will see lush nature, towering sea cliffs, and a black sand beach—the perfect opportunity for landscape shots and panoramas! The last stop before sunset will be at Hawi town, a small town in the north side of the island famous for having a statue of King Kamehameha I. Then, take pictures of the sun as it sinks below the horizon, have diner in Waimea, and linger at night for star photography!
About the expert guide:
Ehitu is a seventh generation Native Hawaiian born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii, growing up by the ocean and learning how to live by what mother nature provided. He has always been interested in the night sky and astronomy from hearing how his ancestors voyaged throughout the Pacific Ocean just by using the stars.

In 2009, he started traveling around the world and doing surf photography. His work can be found in magazines such as Surfer, Outside Magazine, Hawaiian Airlines. Since the most recent volcanic eruption in May 2018, his photographs and video footage has also been published by National Geographic. Join a tour with Ehitu, he loves to share his cultures and experiences living on this beautiful island.
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  • Duration (incl. transportation): 7 - 9 hour(s)
  • Available: Tue, Thu
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Beverages / Snacks / Warm Jackets / Rain Gear
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  • 12:30-13:30 Pick-up
  • Lapakahi State Park (45 mins)
    IMG_3263 This historical beach park features a restored ancient Hawaiian fishing village. Take pictures of this historic site to get a glimpse of Hawaii's past.
  • Hawi Town (20 mins)
    _DSC3207 Visit downtown Hawi, the biggest town on the north side of the island, famous for its statue of King Kamehameha I.
  • Polulu Valley Lookout (40 mins)
    Take landscape and panoramic shots of this impressive valley, which features lush greenery, towering sea cliffs, and a black sand beach!
  • Sunset on the scenic Kohala Mountain Road. (1 hr)
    _DSC3335-HDR-Pano Photograph a brilliant Hawaiian sunset at a roadside lookout. Watch the sky erupt in colors as the sun sinks below the horizon.
  • Dinner Stop in Waimea
    Stop in Waimea for a no-host dinner at a local restaurant.
  • Stargazing (1 hr)
    IMG_0058 2 Test your night photography skills at a secluded location, taking shots of the twinkling stars and Milky Way.
  • 20:30-21:30 Drop-off
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Restriction(s)
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • Children 5 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Camera
    • Sweatshirt / light jacket
Additional Note(s)
    • Stargazing is weather permitting. NO refunds will be issued in case the weather conditions are not good for stargazing.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • This activity operates regardless of weather.
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    • You can book a maximum of 8.
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  • Any cancellations made after 17:00, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount. (groups of 1-5 people)
    Any cancellations made after 17:00, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount. (groups of 6-8 people)
USD 197.39
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Duration incl. transportation 7 - 9 hour(s)
Availability Tue, Thu
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Hawaii Stargazing Tour, Sunset & Astro Photo Experience - Capture the Milky Way!