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Mauna Kea Summit Adventures

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Mauna Kea Summit Adventures
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Mauna Kea Summit Adventures offers daily trips to the summit of Mauna Kea for sunset and stargazing. We are the pioneer service of this kind and we have over 30 years of experience. Our daily trip starts off on the Kona coast 4 hours before sunset...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96745
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+1 808-322-2366
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Reviewed yesterday

We hoped, given the price (especially with the exchange rate for us as Canadians), that we were making a good choice. We did not regret it. We had Travis as our guide (only this seventh tour) who was so engaging and informative...he made the trip...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TLAOrangeville
Reviewed 2 days ago

Have no further tips to increase the value of the experience. The vans were comfortable and performed well. The guides, especially as related to the viewing of the stars and moon were great.

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Delmer1991
Reviewed 2 days ago

I approached this excursion with high expectations as other family members had recommended it and I was not disappointed. From collection to return, our guide (Arthur) informed, entertained, inspired and cared for everyone in the party, sharing his enthusiasm and extensive geological and astronomical with...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Stay38123609052
Reviewed 3 days ago

We truly enjoyed this adventure during our trip to the Big Island. The bus was on time. Maka, our driver knows the Island well. As we drove to the top, we learned so much about how Hawai'i came to be, information about all five volcanoes,...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Charlotte F
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our second tour with Mauna Kea Summit Adventures. Almost 20 years ago my wife and I had a wonderful time on this tour and we wanted our daughter see it for herself. It was a perfectly clear day and evening. The sunset was...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Seaside05582869630
Reviewed 6 days ago

This tour was a great way to spend an evening on the Big Island. As we drove up the volcano, our guide, Maka, filled us in on the history of the island and its volcanoes. He really knew his stuff, and it was fascinating. The...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AIMEE H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic guide who narrated most of the way with interesting g info about Hawaii. Very informed and highly qualified individual. The drive to the Info centre was quick due to his sharing information. The bus was very comfortable although as we were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jays4
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great adventure. Comfortable Vans, excellent lasagne, awesome views, great and helpful tour guides. I would highly recommend this.

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Companion26780179192
Reviewed 1 week ago

Going up to observatory was amazing, what they call Star Gazing, not so much....but still highly recommend!

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Daydream209474
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mauna Kea Summit Adventures If you love beautiful sunsets, and star gazing this is the tour for you. Having the chance to watch the sunset above the clouds and seeing the gorgeous Hawaiian sky lit up with stars at night was both memorable and amazing....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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lovehearts22
January 8, 2019|
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Response from Ambassador762125 | Reviewed this property |
It is hard to breathe at high altitudes. People who are obese may have an even harder time breathing.
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ASykes1
September 4, 2018|
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Response from Donald B | Reviewed this property |
I would refer to your doctor.
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mangomango8
September 19, 2017|
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Response from intotnehaze | Reviewed this property |
I think is enough time to just stroll around on your own, yes. I had plenty of time to walk around and take in the sites, and even pop the big question without feeling rushed or left out of anything!
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