Maunakea Stellar Exploration

Maunakea Stellar Exploration

6 hours | Kona | K O A - 2 4 0
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$ 464.95
Exceptional Value

Exceptional Value

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Min. age: 5 years | Max. weight: 275 lbs. (See special notes)


Includes meal, Easy activity

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

Embark on a six-hour journey that invites you to gaze upon the celestial wonders both in daylight and under the starry night sky! Commence your adventure with a Bento box dinner before your seasoned guide unveils a cutting-edge solar telescope, allowing you to witness the sun's vibrancy with absolute safety. Next, travel across Saddle Road between Maunakea and Mauna Loa, two of the tallest volcanoes on earth. Your trained naturalist guide will discuss the volcanology and history of these geological wonders, and you'll learn details about the flows and vegetation you see as you drive by. Culminate your journey by immersing yourself in the brilliance of the night sky at a prime Maunakea location. Utilize a state-of-the-art Dobsonian telescopes for unparalleled views of galaxies, nebulae, planets, and more. Conclude with a cup of Kona coffee or hot chocolate. Return to port after this out of this world adventure.

Special Notes:

Minimum age is 5 years and maximum weight is 275 lbs. This tour is not for passengers with heart, neck or back problems. This tour does not visit Maunakea's summit out of deference to Native Hawaiian concerns. Closed toe shoes are mandatory. Guest should wear long pants and bring a jacket.