Mauna Kea Sunrise

Start your Hawaiian day like never before… from the top of the tallest volcano on earth. See the morning sky light up in brilliant shades of red, orange, purple and blue. Learn about the cultural and scientific significance of the mountain, as you stand among the world's greatest collection of astronomy equipment.

New! Pickup locations on both sides of the island – Kona/Waikoloa AND Hilo!


Highlights

  • See the night sky on the slope of Maunakea before the day's first light
  • Take in the sunrise at the top of Maunakea, amidst the world's largest collection of research telescopes
  • Enjoy a hot breakfast on our private deck at Humuula Sheep Station.

Important Information

Weather changes quickly and the access road to the summit can close without warning, therefore we cannot guarantee access to the summit. Guests should be able to walk on uneven or rocky terrain. The temperature can dip below freezing when at high elevation on the mountain. Because of high altitude this tour is not advised for those with respiratory, circulatory or heart conditions, pregnancy or poor health. Scuba divers should be aware of altitude dangers. No children under 16. Other tour restrictions may apply.


Inclusions

  • Continental Breakfast: Assorted sliced fresh fruit, fresh baked banana bread , croissants, boiled egg, yogurt, granola, 100% Kona Coffee, Hot Cocoa & Assorted Teas
  • Guests are provided hooded parkas, but should bring a sweater or jacket; wear long pants and covered walking shoes with warm socks.

Additional Information

Trips depart from Hawaii Forest and Trail Headquarters and pick up at select resort locations. 6-7 hours round trip.


Cancellation Policy

  • Guests will receive a full refund with 48 hours notice of cancellation.
  • Private tours: Customers will receive a full refund with 72 hours notice of cancellation.

Cancellations within the cancellation period and “no-shows” will be charged the FULL AMOUNT of the tour.

from $197 Add to activity notebook

Price may vary depending on the date you select
Location
Kailua-Kona, Big Island