Online Price
$205.86 +taxes & fees
Hilo Pickup: $190.54 +taxes & fees
If tour is not available, please call 800-464-1993.

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!

Kona/Waikoloa Pick Up
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Hilo Pick Up
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Highlights include:

  • 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 the beautiful mountain

Restrictions:  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.

What to Bring & Wear: Guests are provided hooded parkas, but should bring a sweater or jacket; wear long pants and covered walking shoes with warm socks




Gear Provided

Last modified: March 13, 2019

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For each guest on tour, Hawaii Forest & Trail donates $1. We encourage each of our guests to match that dollar if they’d like, or give any amount they choose.

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