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  1. United States
  2. Hawaii
  3. Big Island, Hawaii
  4. Mauna Kea

Big Island: Waterfall, Lava Cave, and Stargazing Photo Tour

Product ID: 182471
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This photo tour will take you to the scenic and photo-worthy sights around the Big Island of Hawaii. Take in epic mountain views, picturesque waterfalls, explore a lava tube cave and stargaze, all in one day!
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Abkhazian, Spanish, Vietnamese, Afar, Chinese, Dutch, Afrikaans, French, German, Albanian, Amharic, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Armenian, Assamese, Portuguese, Aymara, Russian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit the most iconic and picturesque waterfalls of Hilo
  • Explore a lava tube cave after dark
  • Stunning stargazing photos on the slopes of Mauna Kea
  • Enjoy complimentary photos throughout your trip, taken from your photographer/guide.
Full description
Take an epic afternoon and evening tour led by a photographer guide, who will take photos throughout the trip. After pick-up from Kailua-Kona, start your tour by driving between the largest volcanoes on the planet, Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa.

Then continue down the mountain to a rainforest to see some incredible waterfalls and other sights. As the sun starts to go down, you will have dinner in Hilo at a local restaurant. After dark, take a short stroll into a lava tube cave that was formed just 130 years ago.

The main event will take you up on the slopes of Mauna Kea for stargazing and night-time photos of the stars.
  • Photographer guide
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Non-alcoholic drinks
  • Photos taken by your photographer guide
  • Parka jackets
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

Mauna Kea Recreation Area, Waimea, HI 96743, USA

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
Not allowed
  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please note, no tour companies are allowed at to the volcano's summit after dark and this trip does not go to the top of Mauna Kea
• Stargazing locations will be at preferred spots away from the crowds of tour buses and other vehicles, giving you the best stargazing experience possible
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