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$255 plus taxes + fees

Our journey from sea level to the nearly 14,000-foot summit of Maunakea reveals the wonders and world-class clarity of the Hawaiian night sky.

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Maunakea Summit & Stars Highlights:

  • Enjoy a warm picnic dinner and learn about Hawaiian star navigation.
  • Learn about the historical accounts of early travelers through the mountain regions
  • Delight in the awe-inspiring Hawaiian sunset at the top of Maunakea, the highest point in the Pacific
  • Descend to a lower elevation after the sun sets and sip hot chocolate during a private star show with our 11” Celestron telescope

Maunakea Summit & Stars Give Back Experience

If you don’t see your dates available, check out our Maunakea Give Back Experience with a volunteer opportunity to help restore an endangered native Hawaiian dry forest.

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Please read restrictions and FAQ carefully before booking this experience.

Time: Tour is approx.  7-8 hours. Travel time round-trip is approx. 3.5 hours from Waikoloa resorts
Restrictions: Weather changes can occur quickly, and the access road to the summit can close without warning; therefore we cannot guarantee access to the summit or favorable conditions. Guests should be able to walk on uneven or rocky terrain. The temperature can dip below freezing when at high elevations on the mountain. We sometimes encounter cold, wet, or muddy conditions. Due to the high altitude, this tour is not advised for those with respiratory, circulatory or heart conditions, pregnancy, or poor health. If you plan to scuba dive, do not plan to go to the summit within 24 hours after you dive due to the altitude. No children under 13. Other tour restrictions may apply – please contact us at 808.331.8505 for more information.

What to Bring & Wear:
Reusable water bottle, Closed-toe shoes, Warm Socks and/or leggings, long pants, and a sweatshirt or sweater.  Winter parkas and gloves are provided.

Please Read: COVID 19 Health & Safety Policy:

Hawaii Forest & Trail has implemented new Health and Safety Policies based on guidance and requirements by the State of Hawaii and CDC.  The following requirements will need to be met in order to join us:

  • Health Questionnaire must be completed prior to your participation
  • Face masks are not required for the tour however PLEASE NOTE as of May 27, 2022 the Maunakea Visitor requires mask for entry
  • Guests must follow guide instructions regarding masks and social distancing
  • Group sizes are limited to 12 guests.

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