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Mauna Kea Observatories, Island of Hawaii

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  • Glad we did the tour, thou as most comments before, was very expensive per-person for a driver and vehicle inc special 4x4 with driver the vehicle had 7 seats and was full. Dont know why they offer a ...  more »
  • Sacred ground for the native Hawaiian people. Sacred ground meets huge telescopes searching the sky. Spiritual meets science. I drove up it the first day---very steep and scary drive up and back down....  more »
  • The centre provides great information on the observatories at the summit, We only went as far the info centre because we didn't have the 4 wheel drive vehicle recommended for the rest of the drive. Th...  more »
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  • Breath taking! Literally top of the mountain is hard to breath. But once acclimated the most astonishing stars you will ever witness with the naked eye. They got scopes but the eye could take more in. Dress warm no beach clothing. Trust me bad idea lol!
  • Bring a jacket! Worth the drive.