Mauna Kea Summit

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Afar Magazine

You will first need four-wheel drive. Then take an hour's break at the visitor’s center before heading up to the observatories at Mauna Kea’s summit. You might feel a little light-headed... Full Review →


Lonely Planet Tick@2x 6171d377f4bdf64b73cd1497a953795e983e401b43d55aa4aa744f373ea2f30b Top Choice

If measured from the sea floor, you are 13,808ft in the air, on top of, technically, the tallest mountain in the world. Massive observatories rise around you, shining silver on the stark... Full Review →

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