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Enjoy the Sunset – Stay for Stargazing

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Adult Ages 16+
Children Ages 15 & Under

Sunset followed by Stargazing at Haleakala National Park

Join Maui Stargazing for a stunning sunset in the summit district of Haleakala National Park followed by a science-based, 60-minute guided telescope tour of the cosmos. Observe the most deep-sky objects through the largest portable telescope on Haleakala. See the visible planets and deep-sky objects of the Milky Way, including nebulae, star clusters, and the galaxies beyond through a 12-inch aperture Dobsonian telescope. Stay warm in our winter jackets and snowboard pants in children’s sizes to adult 4-XL.

Your Astronomy Tour Includes

  • Sunset in Haleakala National Park
  • Expert astronomer
  • Guided survey of the constellations
  • Largest portable telescope on Haleakala
  • 60 to 90 minutes of telescope time
  • See the best views of deep-space objects in the field setting
  • Winter jackets, fleece hats and gloves
  • Insulated snow pants in your size
  • Family-friendly observing site with restrooms and paved surfaces
  • This tour does not provide transportation. Guests follow our van in their own vehicles

Tour Tips

Guests bring their own dinner and beverages.

Dress as warmly as possible. Bring closed shoes or boots with thick socks, long pants, and a long sleeve shirt, fleece hoodie or sweatshirt. Maui Stargazing supplies winter outerwear, including snowboarding pants, heavy winter coats, hats and gloves, but you still need the layers described above.

Bring water, sunglasses, sunscreen, wide brim hat, camera, and a tripod. Wear your contact lenses or prescription glasses for distance for telescope observing.

Please note:

Guests follow Maui Stargazing’s van in their vehicles from the Kula Marketplace up to Haleakala National Park and throughout the tour.

Guests who are prone to motion sickness, please hydrate and consider taking an over-the-counter, non-drowsy motion sickness remedy and using pressure point wrist bands.