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Mauna Kea Summit

Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-464-0840
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Small Group Tour: Deluxe Volcano Experience with Restaurant Dinner
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At 13,796 feet, this peak offers an incredible view of lava, desert, the valley and Mauna Loa.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-464-0840
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Reviewed yesterday

start your way up 5-6pm .pack a picnic because your missing dinner.dress warm.when sunsets it gets cold fast. rangers discourage driving up in rental trucks but it was fine. use your low gears 1&2 so your brakes get a rest.take your time.don't hike past the...More

Thank travelinjunkie3
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Such a cool experience to see the sunset so high! I live in Colorado so the chill was doable but bring sweater, pants and a mahalo cause the beauty is oh so sweet! My kids loved it and renting with Turo is what allowed us...More

Thank Kalina R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The best in hawaii 9200 feet amazing view best picture ever.Un must à hawaii 9200 pied vue impressionnante..

Thank Andre B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Incredible view of the night sky & very educational too:) and be sure to dress warm as it gets a little chilly when the sun goes down.

Thank SweetAstrida
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing Experience! Definitely NOT TO BE MISSED if you're on the Big Island. I was in awe! I'm so glad I didn't book a Tour and made the drive myself to the Summit. You do not need a Tour! Unless you enjoy the narration. Going...More

Thank ashleyk25057
Reviewed 2 days ago

The view is nice (but not exceptional) but more important avoid at all cost the tours who bring you on the top. I saw this afternoon a driver trying to physically assaulted a tourist just because he asked him politely to sept aside from his...More

Thank Azureas
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went with a tour company to do a sunset and stargazing tour at Mauna Kea. While we had a 4x4 Jeep and could have probably driven up and down ourselves the tour added so much more. The additional information we got and the stargazing...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 3 days ago

An out of this world experience. It is like being on another planet and quite an extraordinary sight to be above the clouds. We also visited one of the white domed observatories which was very educational too! Go on a clear day for the best...More

Thank lasue2016
Reviewed 4 days ago

Even if you are not a volcano fan, this unbelievable vue and the feeling to get closer to the center of the earth is breathtaking.

Thank Maccisco
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are on the Big Island for a few days, make sure you don't miss this attraction. The butted are unforgettable.

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July 19, 2017|
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Response from jbla32 | Reviewed this property |
If you want a front row parking spot, earlier is better (probably an hour before sunset).
July 18, 2017|
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Response from hedberg99 | Reviewed this property |
No. Bring your own.
July 11, 2017|
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Response from Stan H | Reviewed this property |
30-40 minutes