Start your tour with a leisurely drive through what is known as the "Hilo Walk of Fame" for the banyan trees planted by celebrities & drive through Liliuokalani Gardens, the largest ornamental Japanese garden outside of Japan. You will also view one of Hawaii’s Iconic Statue of King Kamehameha. Enjoy expert commentary of Hilo Town as you make your way to Wailuku State Park and the picturesque Rainbow Falls. You will than continue to the majestic Akaka State Park, where you can see two gorgeous waterfalls- 100 foot Kahuna Falls and towering Akaka Falls which plummets 422 feet into an eroded gorge. Continuing with your journey to the famed Nani Mau Gardens where you will see spectacular orchid gardens and other rare plants and tropical fruit. You will sit and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at the Garden Restaurant. Finally on the way back to the Pier you will discover a world of marine science at the only black-sand beach in the Hilo region.