• Tour code: 2804P12
  • Location: Hilo, Hawaii
  • Duration: 7 hours 12 minutes (approx.)

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Take your Big Island visit to new heights during this 7-hour excursion to the summit of Mauna Kea. Ascend through multiple climate zones, starting in the tropical forest on your way to the surreal, moon-like surface at the peak. You’ll take a pause at the summit to enjoy the spectacular views and explore the extensive astronomical complex, learning about the star-based navigation used by the ancient Hawaiians in the process. A guide and round-trip hotel transport are also included.


  • Travel to the summit of Mauna Kea
  • Experience Hawaii's diverse climate zones on an ascent from tropical forest to the barren peak
  • Admire the spectacular views on top of the world's tallest mountain (as measured from the ocean floor)
  • Learn about modern astronomy at the Keck Observatory stationed at the top
  • Discover the ancient star navigation skills of the Hawaiians
  • Great way to explore of one Hawaii's most recognizable landmarks
  • Minimum age is 16 years old

What You Can Expect

Mauna Kea Voyage

Mauna Kea Summit and Stargazing
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