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Star Gaze Hawaii

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Star Gaze Hawaii invites you to indulge your imagination and stand in wonder during an intimate stargazing experience, brought right to your doorstep. See the cosmos up close and personal while learning star lore and science from a talented...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI
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+1 808-323-3481
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Saw many amazing things....even another galaxy! Would recommend to anyone with even the most basic interest in seeing the night sky.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wayne is a master astronomer with what appeared to be a serious grasp on the lore, history, and current technology wrt to the Hawaiian sites. My wife and I spent a little over an hour on 11/5 exploring the heavens with his 11" scope, and...More

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Wayne F, Owner at Star Gaze Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

You're so kind! I'm happy my knowledge impressed you. It's wonderful you enjoyed the intro to star gazing, and I hope you let the passion for astronomy continue! Here's to welcoming you back next time you're in the area. Best, Wayne, Owner

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really fine experience, altogether satisfying. Reasonably easy to get to site, beautiful, breathtaking sky view. Wayne and his wife experts who are able to bridge neophyte observers and astronomy geeks. Really fine quality, large scale telescope viewing experience. Covered everything I wanted to see in...More

Thank Adventure662803
Wayne F, Owner at Star Gaze Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the kind words about our tour. I'm happy you enjoyed the view. It's truly breathtaking, and I love being able to share that with all of our guests. Hope to welcome you back, Wayne, Owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came across this experience while looking for stargazing alternatives to driving up to the observatory, and rolled the dice, not being sure what to expect. Boy, were we impressed! Wayne and his wife were a wealth of knowledge, and provided an amazing view of...More

Thank DuckDodgers
Wayne F, Owner at Star Gaze Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm happy you took a chance on us and thrilled we impressed you. It was a pleasure sharing our tidbits of information and the stellar views with you. Thanks for taking the time to share your experience and recommending us to others. All the best,...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018

Did this at the Westin Hapuna Beach location. The activity started promptly at 8pm with a knowledgeable guide and an 11" Celestron Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube assembly on a GEM mount. We were fortunate to have 4 planets readily visible (Mars, Saturn, Jupiter and Venus) all...More

Thank Acastus
Wayne F, Owner at Star Gaze Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Acastus, thanks for joining our stargazing tour. I'm happy you enjoyed despite the windy weather. Looking forward to the next time you make it by. All the best, Wayne, Owner

Reviewed 2 August 2018

Even though it was a little cloudy, we were able to view many planets, stars and star clusters. Wayne and Verna were very informative and organized. It was an enjoyable evening

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Thank Karen J
Wayne F, Owner at Star Gaze Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Karen, thanks for the shoutout! We're happy you enjoyed your evening stargazing with us. Hope to see you again next time. Best, Wayne, Owner

Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Booked today found it in a travel magazine. They have different locations available- we took the Westin Hapuna one. Our guide was very professional and knowledgeable. There were two other families with children among the group and we all had fun. Highly recommended!!More

Thank C L
Wayne F, Owner at Star Gaze Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

I'm happy you had fun with our tour! Thanks for taking the time to go on our stargazing adventure with us and for sharing your experience on here. It's wonderful you enjoyed, and I hope to welcome you back next time you're in the area....More

Reviewed 1 March 2018

We missed our tour to Mauna Kea summit and star gazing as it was cancelled due to bad weather on the mountain so this was an affordable alternative, easy to book online, the first session was cancelled due to the inclement weather also but they...More

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Wayne F, Owner at Star Gaze Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

I'm happy you got a chance to join us for a tour. We want to make sure everyone enjoys some stargazing while here, and it was our pleasure to accommodate. It's wonderful you enjoyed, and if you're ever on the island again, we'd love to...More

Reviewed 3 February 2018

Wayne is very knowledgeable with stars that surround us. He does go over them at Hilton Resort with his powerful telescopes coupled with pictures on IPad. Him and his wife do an amazing job of explaining the beautiful stars that we can see from Hawaii....More

Thank Ron I
Wayne F, Owner at Star Gaze Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Ron, thanks for the kind words! I'm happy you enjoyed your time with us seeing the stars. Best, Wayne, Owner

Reviewed 30 January 2018

The guides had incredible knowledge of the night sky, and they did a great job of showing us so much more than I could have imagined. This was the most bang-for-the-buck tour I did on the Big Island. The only negative I have is that...More

Thank Valerie L
Wayne F, Owner at Star Gaze Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Valerie, thanks for the kind words, and I'm happy to hear you enjoyed the views. That said, we didn't mean anything by the comment -- we were just offering a comparison. Still, thanks for the feedback. Best, Wayne, Owner

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