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Maunakea Summit & Stars

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. Delight in the awe-inspiring Hawaiian sunset at the top of Maunakea, the highest point in the Pacific.

Maunakea Summit & Stars Highlights:

  • Enjoy a warm picnic dinner at our private location 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 at 9,000 ft. as the sun slips over the horizon
  • Sip hot chocolate during a private star show with our 11” Celestron telescope

Please read restrictions and FAQ carefully before booking this experience.



Adult (13+): $295.00 + taxes and fees

*Price subject to change. Please check booking calendar for up to date pricing.

Availability and Schedule:

Daily except Sundays and Wednesdays

Approximate Pick-up Time:
1:40~2:40 PM

Approximate Return Time:
10:40~11:40 PM

Afternoon trips depart daily from Hawaii Forest & Trail in Kona, Queen’s Marketplace in Waikoloa Beach Resort, and  Lava Java  located in the Waikoloa Village Shopping Center. The tour is approximately 7-8 hours.

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