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Mauna Kea Stargazing + Free Astro Photos

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    Stop At: Mauna Kea State Recreation Area, Saddle Road, 35 mile marker, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96721

    We will start from this location and then drive out to a private area for stargazing, a laser show and astrophotograpy.

    Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Mauna Kea Recreation Area, Waimea, HI 96743, USA
    Departure Time
    Sunday nights (At least 2 hours after dark)
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All activities
    • Professional photographer guide
    • Parka Jackets
    • Entry/Admission - Mauna Kea State Recreation Area
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Dress code: Wear pants and closed-toed shoes
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    While the tour was delayed for an hour and didn't get started until after 12:30am due to clouds, James the tour guide does a good job in communicating the delay and gave us the option to cancel for a refund. We did stick with the tour and saw the amazing night sky up in Mauna
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    The tour was great but the pictures where AMAZING!!! The highlight of our trip! I HIGHLY recommended this tour for anyone!
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    Do this tour!! Under no circumstances will you regret it. Even if you live out in the country, no sky you have ever seen will compare to the star-dusted dome that will encapsulate you on the mountain. It's absolutely stunning, as are the pictures taken by James, our awesome
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    This tour was absolutely amazing! It was worth every penny. James is very knowledgeable and makes the tour very fun and interesting. Pick this stargazing tour over the others on the island. James has a unique place where the others simply don’t go. His spot has the most optimal
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    My husband and I are still in awe after our stargazing trip with James. We originally booked the 7:30pm tour since we were traveling with an infant who wakes up very early; however, James contacted us a few days before the trip to let us know the Milky Way would not be visible
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 1h 30m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English
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