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Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures

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Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures is a unique and special place for people to spend their Hawaiian stay on the Big Island and take our tours. Our tours consists of Mauna Kea Sunset/Stargazing, Volcano National Park and Valleys and Waterfall...more
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98 Apapane Rd, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4907
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+1 808-339-0921
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aloha! We took Mauna Kea summit and stargazing tour with Arnott’s lodge.Starting with our reservation till the end of the tour, everything was very well planned and managed by Arnott’s. Our tour guide, Lauren was amazing!! She kept the tour all fun and interesting right...More

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AlohaArnotts, Arnott's Ambassador at Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Swathi, Awesome! Thanks so much for the recommendation, your time that you took to review your Mauna Kea Summit Tour and your business. We are so glad you enjoyed Lauren she is an outstanding tour guide and we are so glad to have her....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay at Arnott's. Staff is friendly and helpful. Rooms are clean and well planned. I had suite to myself so different experience than if others had been there. Trip to Mt. Akea was great. Guide informative, enthusiatic and knowledgeable! A great experience...More

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AlohaArnotts, Arnott's Adventure at Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and your tour. We are excited to hear that you found our guide to be informative, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. We have some of the best tour guides available...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With this trip I achieved my ambition to see the site of a dozen famous astronomical telescopes - mahalo!More

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AlohaArnotts, Arnott's Ambassador at Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha! Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are so excited to know that you had a great trip and that you can check that off of your list. Mauna Kea is amazing and I am glad we could share the experience with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great night watching the beautiful sunset and then gazing at the amazing stars and planets. Very educational, interesting and fun! Guide was knowledgeable and engaging. Awesome time!More

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AlohaArnotts, Arnott's Adventures at Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha and much mahalos for taking time out to share your Mauna Kea Summit Tour review with us. We are glad your guide was knowledgeable and engaging as we take pride in our employees. We are excited to hear of your great time and invite...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a four wheel drive van to the top of Mauna Kea. Our driver Lauren took us to see Rainbow Falls first. That was an add on which was great. She then took us to the visitors center on the mountain to acclimate to...More

Thank Jeanne M
AlohaArnotts, Arnott's Ambassador at Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Jeanne, Thank you for your review of our Mauna Kea Day Tour. We are so glad you enjoyed your adventure with Lauren. She is an excellent tour guide and being in one of the telescopes is not guaranteed because we are not informed of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for the Mauna Kea Summit & Star Gazing. No words can describe the beauty of the scenery. We initially thought about renting a 4WD and drive up ourselves. Joining Arnott's tour was the best decision ever. First, one doesn't have to worry about...More

Thank AndreCdC
AlohaArnotts, Arnott's Ambassador at Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha Andre, Thank you for taking time out to share your experience and those awesome pictures! Many guests may not realize how treacherous the drive past the visitor center to the summit really can be. The roads are extremely rough especially after hurricane Lane. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We cannot say enough about the quailty tour we got to the top of Mauna Kea! If you are looking for a company to get you to the top of Mauna Kea, Arnotts is it. You should know they will bring you even if there...More

Thank Sarah A
AlohaArnotts, Arnott's Ambassador at Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha Sarah, Thank you for your great review and for taking out time to share your experience with us. David is truly one of our best drivers and we are happy that you enjoyed the experience. His knowledge and passion adds to the experience for...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Lauren was a fantastic guide, with wonderful knowledge about Manua Kea and stargazing. It was awesome being at the summit of the mountain, and the scenery driving up there was very cool. So if you want to tick the summit off your list, then this...More

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AlohaArnotts, Arnott's Ambassador at Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Aloha Kat, Thank you for taking the time out to review your Mauna Kea Summit tour. We are glad you found Lauren to be a fantastic guide. We to, think so as well. You are right when you say there is a lot of driving,...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018

The tour to Mauna Kea was very very good. The guide was fun and taught me many things about astronomy.More

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AlohaArnotts, Arnott's Ambassador at Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Aloha, Thank you for taking time out to send us your feedback. We appreciate your business and your spirit of adventure. Mauna Kea Summit Tour is our most popular tour but, we also offer a few other great tours such as our Big Island Eruption...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018

I booked tour for my daughter and son-in-law. Both had a tremendous time and learned much about astronomy, local conditions, history, etc from guide David. Highly recommended.More

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AlohaArnotts, Arnott's Ambassador at Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Aloha, Thank you for taking time out to review our Mauna Kea Summit Tour. We are glad that your daughter and son-in-law had a great time! David is an amazing guide and we are excited to hear that you would highly recommend him and the...More

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wmhutch
1 July 2018|
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Response from Maria718 | Reviewed this property |
It is a great company and they won’t go out if they think it’s unsafe. Call them ahead of your arrival date to make sure if they’re flying and possible refunds.
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Response from AlohaArnotts | Property representative |
Aloha, it all depends on what day and what season you will be in Hawaii. Our stargazing is weather and cloud dependent. There's no guarantees but we will do our best. Also check out moon formation on the day you want to... More
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