Big Island Exclusive Mauna Kea Sunrise
Hawaii Forest & Trail Guided Tour
This unique tour will have you viewing breathtaking shades of red, purple, orange, and blue from the tallest volcano on earth. You will learn, besides the world's greatest collection of astronomy equipment, about the cultural and scientific significance of the Big Island mountain.
- 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 breakfast at Onizuka visitors center followed by a short walk through the Maunakea Silversword enclosure
Restrictions: Guests should be able to hike on the uneven or rocky terrain. We sometimes encounter cool, wet or muddy conditions. 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.