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Address: Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Maunakea Summit & Stars Adventure Incredible

This is a not to be missed tour. Our guide Jeff was incredible. He was so knowledgeable not only about the stars but Maunakea and Hawaii in general. It was awesome to see stars... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a not to be missed tour. Our guide Jeff was incredible. He was so knowledgeable not only about the stars but Maunakea and Hawaii in general. It was awesome to see stars that we cannot see from Florida and others that are better seen from the volcano. What an experience. We went to Hawaii and saw snow! Not... More 

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Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a fantastic experience. Highly recommend doing the tour as you are provided with a lot of interesting and important local history during the trip. Brett was a phenomenal guide and had lots of excellent insight! Thank you!

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Overgaard, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome. Taj made the trip great. I expected just volcano info and the bonus was all the flora and fauna of the area. The stories of Pele and the Hawaiian names and meanings was great. Obviously very knowledgeable of the history of Hawaii and animals and history. Loved the fact that he learned and knew our names using them throughout... More 

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our third trip to the Big Island and we had never gone to the summit of Mauna Kea. Brett and Nohea were our guides. The trip takes some time and the unpaved section of road will free any stuck kidney stone you have. The view and weather were perfect at the summit, around 40 degrees Fahrenheit. One thing... More 

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Charleston, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were really lucky as Kiluea put on a spectacular evening display throwing magma and rock the size of cars perhaps a hundred feet into the air. Bring binoculars for sure. Steve, our guidelines, did a great job telling about natural history and adjusting the itinerary to meet the desires of the small group (13). When I say we're were... More 

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Yeppoon, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great tour up to the summit for a magical sunrise experience. Tour followed the script with the acclimate stop for a hot beverage before making it to the summit just in time for a brilliant experience. A traditional chant greeted the sun which added to the experience. Breakfast was good with the Kona coffee appreciated after the... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was worth getting up a 2:30 a.m. to view the spectacular sunrise on Mauna Kea. The tour guide, Nohea, was the best! Not only totally knowledgeable, but a wonderful person who loves her home and sharing it with others. This is a don't miss if you're traveling on the Big Island. We were closed out of the sunset tour... More 

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Woodinville, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On Valentine's Day, my husband & I went on the Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge Adventure, and what an adventure it was. Gerry was a fantastic, very knowledgable guide. I'd injured my knee a few days earlier and was afraid I wouldn't be able to make the hike down into the forest, but the pace was slow enough that I... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all our tour guide was awesome, very profesional, friendly. The reason I say it's not worth it all at all is because you spend $200 to see the sunrise for a few minutes then you go back down the mountain! In the meantime we spent a total of about 30 minutes drinking coffee and hot chocolate in the... More 

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Chappaqua, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour group pays attention to detail! We did the lava walk with Peter as our excellent and knowledgeable tour guide! We enjoyed everything from walking onto the almost new looking van to the cool wash clothes handed out at end of tour. They provide lunch and dinner and jackets and gloves and water bottles and binoculars! More than I... More 

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