- Experience an intriguing and provocative journey through space and time as you go where no rental cars can go! Discover Hawaii at the top of the Islands tallest peak. The Mauna Kea also known as "White Mountain" at 13,796 feet above sea level. Be sure not to miss this enchanting summit and star gazing small group tour!
View a spectacular sunset from the top of Mauna Kea and enjoy a unique stargazing experience on this Big Island Mauna Kea Summit and Stars Adventure Tour. Travel from Kona through Hawaii's historic Parker Ranch in a specially equipped 4x4 luxury van to the summit of Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaii. Learn about the Big Island of Hawaii's cultural, natural and ecological history from your naturalist tour guide as you journey to the top of Mauna Kea for this once-in-a-lifetime sunset and stargazing tour.
Ride to the summit of Mauna Kea in comfort and safety with specially equipped 4x4 tour vans and gain access to parts of the Big Island of Hawaii that most travelers will never see! Enjoy a special hot, picnic style lunch at an historic Hawaiian ranch where you will be provided with a warm, hooded parka (you must specify size when booking) and prepare to make the climb to the top of Mauna Kea.
Once on Mauna Kea's summit, enjoy views of Mauna Loa and see Maui's volcano, Haleakala, along with other special points of interest. Stand among some of the earth's most powerful telescopes and advanced observatories as you enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime sunset view. After sunset, you will travel to the Mauna Kea Visitor's Center at 9,000 feet where your tour guide will set up a telescope for a personal, entertaining, and educational star party. Learn about Mauna Kea's unique geography that draws scientists from all over the world to study the heavens also allows for incredible nighttime views of the stars. Enjoy hot beverages and chocolate macadamia nut cookies as your guide gives a personal astronomy lesson.
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