Mauna Kea, Hilo, Hawaii
Mauna Kea Peak, Hilo, Hawaii| Map |
On the island of Hawaii is a dormant volcano whose summit is home to one of the best astronomical observing sites in the world. Take a tour to learn about the island's history, view the sunset from the summit, go stargazing, and more.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
Due to its high elevation, those who are under 16, in poor health, pregnant, or have a heart or respiratory problem should not venture beyond the Visitor Information Station.
Address: Mauna Kea Peak, Hilo, Hawaii| Map
Phone: (808) 961-2180
Hours: Open daily 9am - 9:30pm; Visiting hours to the summit are from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset.
Price: Check website. More Info