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Address: Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Mauna Kea Summit and Stars Small-Group Adventure Tour
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Volcano National Park Small Group Twilight Tour

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Magical trip to 13,700 feet and the cosmos!

My girlfriend and I did the Mauna Kea Summit and Stars trip on January 13, 2017. Our tour guide was Joe, and he was awesome! He was full of interesting information all along the... read more

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My girlfriend and I did the Mauna Kea Summit and Stars trip on January 13, 2017. Our tour guide was Joe, and he was awesome! He was full of interesting information all along the way and was eager to answer any question we threw his way. The star-gazing at the end with his big telescope was a highlight. He made... More 

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Kaneohe, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Amazing stargaze and sunrise experience. Although you mainly go up for the sunrise, you do get a 30 minute period at 9000ft to look at the stars. Our guide Jeff was knowledgeable about the stars and tought us some cool facts. Saw the Northern Star and the Southern Cross from the same location, which is almost only possible from this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The views were none like I've seen before and our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. Should you ever decide to take this tour, ask to be taken by Jeff. You can tell that he truly loves the island and cares deeply about it's history. I recommend you dress warmly!! I'm stationed in Oahu and thought I could get by with... More 

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Santa Fe, NM
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an excellent company to deal with for island adventures. We had booked the Mauna Kea summit tour and, on the day of the scheduled tour, the access road to the summit was closed because of high winds. We had an astronomy lesson from the visitor’s center with our very knowledgeable and enthusiastic tour guide. Hawaii Forest and Trails... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took the Mauna Kea Summit tour with Hawaii Forest and Trail. The good: - Views from the mountain are spectacular. - Star gazing stop on the way down form the summit are really special -Hank was a great guide, very hospitable and knowledgeable, and a great story teller The bad: - we were picked up at 2:40, and didn't reach... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Steve was a great guide; provided lots of information, met all our needs with a friendly and helpful attitude. You can drive to the volcano but you won't get the informative tour covering volcanics, plants, and animals. Well worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to watch the first sunrise of 2017 at the summit of Mauna Kea. Of course, mother nature had other plans. Unfortunately, there was snow and ice on the road to the summit, so we had to stay at the Visitor's Center. Luckily, they accomodated us quitie well, and we took a short hike to a nearby "hill" where... More 

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Pleasanton, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the Volcano tour as a bucket list item and were not disappointed. The tour goes between Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea volcanoes before entering the Volcano Park where Kilauea volcano is active...very active. We were able to see him magma spraying out of the ground, both in daylight and after dark. In between visits to the crater rim,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here with a corporate function. We signed up for two tours, the Waterfall hike and the Sunrise to Sunset volcano tour. Both days were amazing!! Taro and Peter were so knowledgable and personable!! They made the Island come alive with stories and facts, love for nature, and great energy!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very good tour. We don't normally do tours and all the places visited we could have done independently but what really made this tour well worth the $165 was the wealth of knowledge of the tour guide - Kent. We were very impressed with the high level of knowledge and service throughout the whole tour. Highly recommend... More 

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