Departing from the pier, you'll ride through downtown Hilo, Rainbow Falls, Mauna Loa lava flows, and the Kipuka Pu u Huluhulu Native Tree Sanctuary. You will journey to the highest peak of the Pacific, the 13,796-ft. summit of Mauna Kea. Marvel at the view atop Mauna Kea which can only be described as a majestic moonscape looking down on the clouds. You'll also visit the Onizuka Center for International Astronomy where you'll see the world s largest telescope at Keck Observatory (weekdays only).
On this magnificent excursion you will: