Visitor Information

Commercial Tours

Commercial tour vans at UH-88 telescope

Follow the COVID-19 guidelines while on Maunakea

Ride, don't drive! If you do not have the required Four-Wheel-Drive (4WD) or do not want to drive yourself, the following commercial tour operators are permitted to conduct passenger tours on Maunakea. Please make sure you ride with one of these listed companies.

Be sure to wear your mask for the entire journey.

Arnott’s Lodge & Hiking Adventures LLC
98 Apapane Road
Hilo, Hawaiʻi 96720
Phone/Text/Whatsapp: (808) 339-0921 Landline: (808) 969-7097 Email: Website:

Hawaiʻi Forest & Trail
73-5593A Olowalu Street
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Phone: (808) 331-8505
Fax: (808) 329-9628
E-mail: Website:

Hawaiian Haoles, Inc. dba Hawaiian Eyes Tours
73-4187 Hulikoa Drive Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Phone: (808) 937-5555
Email: (English) (Japanese)
Website: (English)
Website: (Japanese)

Super Vacation Hawaiʻi
PO Box 4371, Hilo HI 96720
Phone: (808) 896-3463

Paradise Safaris, Inc. dba Mauna Kea Summit Adventures
PO Box 9027
Kailua-Kona, HI 96745
Phone: (808) 322-2366
Fax: (808) 325-1023
E-Mail: Website:

Robert’s Hawaiʻi Tours
73-4800 Kanalani St. #200
Kailua-Kona, 96740
Phone: (808) 329-1688
Fax: (808) 329-2631
E-mail: Website:

Taikobo Hawaiʻi
73-5576 Kauhola Street, Suite 2
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Phone (Main): (808) 329-0599
Phone (English): (808) 300-8552
Website: (English) (Japanese)

Rules for commercial tour operators

Commercial activities are regulated through the Hawaiʻi Administrative Rules, Chapter 20-26, and Maunakea Comprehensive Management Plan. Contact CMS for more information.

Online Tour Fee Payment for Commercial Tour Operators