Here is a selection of the most recent reviews of the Mauna Kea Summit and Stars Small Group Adventure Tour submitted by actual travelers. Read what travelers liked, what they loved, and what they thought could be improved.
We were impressed with the knowledge of our guide. We loved the personal attention and enjoyed every minute of our experience.Reviewed by: Gary F, April 2013
Greatness! There is nothing like the sunset @ the top of the summit. The entire tour was wonderful. We left from the Kona location, our guide was Taj. He took great care of us! He taught us a lot about the Hawaiian culture, beliefs and about the BI in general. We learned more on this tour than we did in 2 weeks on the island. The food was surprisingly good (even the cornbread and we're from TX). The brownies and coco even better! The STARS - OMG, living in the city, it's easy 2 4get how many stars there r!!! Looking @ them thru a high powered telescope -whoa, spectacular! It's defiantly cold. Was wishing I had my long johns and UGG's, but worth braving the cold. We were there Feb/Mar so there was snow and crazy wind. Bathrooms along the way - not so great. But it's not like there's a gas station on every corner, so that is easily overlooked. This should be in the top 5 things 2 do while on the BI. If ur lucky enuff 2 get Taj, u have 2 ask him about "Andy's Star" and give him and Robert a big ole' "Hey Y'all" from T in TX!Reviewed by: Tanya H, March 2013
Really good trip, well organised and we saw so many stars you just don't see from England but gather from other guests comments from most places! Parkers provided lovely and warm, couldn't fault it.Reviewed by: Janet D, March 2013
yet another wonderful tour. food and guide were almost as delightful as the mountains, the sunset, and the stars. Also a great guided tour of most of the island as a bonus.Reviewed by: Itchie, February 2013
Views were amazing and the guide knowledgeable. The stars filled the night sky as far and wide as the eye could see.
Couple of warnings - extremely cold at the top. We had come prepared with sweaters and gloves. The Parakas provided are inadequate. We saw other tour groups with full-length and what appeared to be more insulated parakas. Kimchi Chicken dinner was so, so.