Hilo/Waikoloa: Mauna Kea Summit Sunset and Stargazing Tour

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View the sunset from the peak of Mauna Kea and learn about the stars and planets during this unforgettable stargazing experience. Enjoy snacks, drinks, and free photos.

Highlights

  • See a picturesque sunset from Mauna Kea
  • Sip on a hot beverage as you gaze at the stars
  • Discover where the first black hole photo was taken
  • Use our telescope to get an up-close view of the sky (Weather Permitting)

Description

Get your photos taken by the stars during this sunset and stargazing adventure on the summit of Mauna Kea. Learn about the area from your guide as you sip on hot chocolate and eat snacks. Choose from pickup and drop-off options at several locations.  Delight in the awe-inspiring sunset at the top of Mauna Kea, the highest point in the Pacific. Get cozy with a parka, gloves, and hot drink as you learn historic accounts of Hawaii, the Big Island, from your guide. Stand amidst the world’s largest collection of research telescopes and see two of the eight telescopes which took the first photo of a black hole. Enjoy your very own private star show with our professional telescope (Weather Permitting). Capture your experience forever with photos taken by your guide on our camera. Get emailed these photos after your experience. After your unforgettable evening with the stars, depart back to your pickup location for drop-off.

Includes

Pickup and drop-off (select locations) Snacks and hot chocolate Free night photos (sent via email) Guide Parkas Gloves

Important Information

  • Weather changes can occur quickly and the access road to the summit can close without warning, therefore access to the summit or favorable conditions cannot be guaranteed The temperature can dip below freezing when at a high elevation on the mountain Guests should be able to walk on uneven or rocky terrain. Sometimes cool, wet, or muddy conditions are encountered

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