Mauna Kea Summit & Observatory
Visiting the Mauna Kea Summit and Observatories gives you the feeling of being on top of the world for good reason: You’re actually pretty close. Standing at 13,796 feet (4,138 meters), the mountain is Hawaii's tallest and the highlight of many visitors' trips to the Big Island of Hawaii. The Mauna Kea Observatories (MKO) feature some of the world's largest telescopes, including equipment from Canada, France, and the University of Hawaii, due to its designation as an unparalleled destination for stargazing.
Ways to experience Mauna Kea Summit & Observatory
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What's the best way to experience Mauna Kea Summit & Observatory?
- Mauna Kea Summit and Stars Small-Group Adventure Tour
- Small-Group A Mars and Stars Photo Experience Mauna Kea Tour
- Maunakea Stellar Explorer HILO
- Experience Hawai'i Big Island Helicopter Flight from Kona - Private Tour
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