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Maunakea Stellar Explorer HILO
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Maunakea Stellar Explorer HILO
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Hawaii’s natural wonders aren’t only on land and in the sea—the Big Island is also a prime spot from which to admire the wonders of the solar system. This tour is the only one that includes both afternoon solar viewing and nighttime stargazing, accompanied by astronomy experts. Visit Rainbow Falls and the Kaumana lava caves, then explore the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and use a state-of-the-art solar telescope and Dobsonian telescope to spot solar flares, galaxies, star clusters, and planets.
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Patty R wrote a review Jun 2020
Saratoga Springs, Utah16 contributions5 helpful votes
Gorgeous views as you hike down the side of the cliff through the rain forest to the beautiful black sand beach. Not a long trip down but it is steep. You can continue the trail on the other side of the beach, up and down the next big hill. There is a rope for you to rappel
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Bhatt8249 wrote a review Jun 2020
54 contributions6 helpful votes
We went there for our babymoon trip. We parked our jeep and took a hike.. it's actually not a hike, but walking trail. It took us 5-7 mins to go down to see overlook and then took few pics and then came back. Walking down is easy and coming up is like climbing without stairs and
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Patrick McKay wrote a review Mar 2020
Highlands Ranch, Colorado25 contributions4 helpful votes
Beautiful valley and beach with access to a great hiking trail on the other side of the valley. We drove our rental Jeep down the road to the beach and it was easily passable in our stock JLU Sahara Wrangler. Make sure to put your vehicle in low range 4WD and use manual gear
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Linda G wrote a review Mar 2020
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The overlook is worth driving to see. The true beauty is to walk down into the valley. Even though we had a 4 wheel drive, we were glad we did not take our Jeep down as the road is very rutted. The hike down was not difficult, the walk back up was strenuous. Wear sturdy
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Russ Lacuata wrote a review Feb 2020
Long Beach, California7,855 contributions5,067 helpful votes
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Is mostly wilderness interspersed with taro fields. Waipi’o Valley is named after the river that runs through the valley meaning “curved water”. One of the most beautiful and secluded places to go for a hike.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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