Hawaii Biking Adventure

  • 6 Days
  • 13 People Max

    1 - 8 guests

  • Activity Level 3
    • Activity Level 3

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  • Trip Start: Kona, Hawaii
  • Trip End: Kona, Hawaii
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Sail pacific winds on two wheels as you take on the banyan-lined roads, coffee plantations and lava fields of Hawaii.

Experience Hawaii's warmth, color and history on two wheels. Bicycle banyan-lined roadways past lush coffee plantations and immense lava fields pummeled by the surf. Witness the volcanic majesty of Kilauea. Snorkel with manta rays. Enjoy the best stargazing in the world from high up on Mauna Kea. Be awed by the island's astonishing biological diversity. Visit many of its historic and sacred places. Dine at its most famous restaurant. Hawaii is paradise – perfected on a bicycle! 

Hawaii Biking Adventure ~ Itinerary

Trip Start: Kona, Hawaii Trip End: Kona, Hawaii
  • Day 1Welcome, bike through Kona's coffee plantations, snorkel with Manta rays

  • Day 2Cycle South Point to Punalu'u Black Sand Beach

  • Day 3Explore Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

  • Day 4Explore the historic town of Hilo by bike or on foot, stargazing

  • Day 5Bicycle gentle side roads through banana and papaya plantations, cycle up to Akaka Falls

  • Day 6Ride along the famous Queen K Highway, farewell!

  • Day 1

    Welcome, bike through Kona's coffee plantations, snorkel with Manta rays

    Meet us at the Royal Kona (public shuttle is available from/to the Kona airport) in the heart of downtown Kona. Bicycle south through Kona's coffee plantations. Continue past mango, banana and avocado trees down to the ocean. Lunch at the white sands of the City of Refuge, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historic Park. Long-ago Hawaiians who had displeased their king fled to this sacred place; many of its ancient ruins remain. This afternoon stop for a tour and tasting at Greenwell Coffee Farm. Then head to the Royal Kona Oceanfront Resort to get ready for an early dinner, followed by a night snorkel with manta rays!

    Royal Kona Oceanfront Resort (Lunch, Dinner)

    Biking: 19.9 miles · +1,673 ft / -1,663 ft (options for more)

  • Day 2

    Cycle South Point to Punalu'u Black Sand Beach

    Shuttle to South Point in the morning to explore the scenic bluffs of the southern-most point in the United States. Pedal from near South Point to Punalu'u Black Sand Beach for a picnic lunch. The route takes us along the scenic southern flank of Mauna Loa to the macadamia and coffee farm-rich village of Pahala. Watch for the Hawaiian goose, the Nene, strutting here and there. Spy some honu (green sea turtles) bobbing in the waters or sunning on the rocky beach. Shuttle (or pedal) to Volcano for tonight’s stay at Chalet Kilauea Rainforest Hotel.

    Chalet Kilauea Rainforest Hotel (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

    Biking: 26.9 miles · +1,280 ft / -2,997 ft (options for more)

  • Day 3

    Explore Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

    Enjoy Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park today! The Park protects some of the most unique geological, biological, and cultural landscapes in the world and encompasses the summits of two of the world's most active volcanoes – Kīlauea and Mauna Loa. Craters, lava tubes, lava fields, and more – there is so much to explore! Park geology has been quite active lately, so we will see what options are available to us and choose the best. In the afternoon, shuttle (or pedal) to the Hilo Hawaiian. Enjoy oceanfront views overlooking beautiful Hilo Bay for the next two nights.

    Hilo Hawaiian (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

    Biking: 30.8 miles · +2,199 ft / -2,198 ft

  • Day 4

    Explore the historic town of Hilo by bike or on foot, stargazing

    Spend the morning exploring the historic town of Hilo by bike or on foot. Sample as much as you like of the farmer’s market, the Arboretum, Tsunami museum, shopping, and majestic Rainbow Falls. After lunch on your own, shuttle up to Mauna Kea to take in the sights and learn about the large telescopes and many observatories on Mauna Kea. Then enjoy sunset and dinner before stargazing.

    Hilo Hawaiian (Breakfast)

  • Day 5

    Bicycle gentle side roads through banana and papaya plantations, cycle up to Akaka Falls

    Bicycle gentle side roads through banana and papaya plantations along the rugged tropical coastline. Cruise under hanging vines along the botanic gardens and local surf spots. Feeling like a challenge? Cycle up to Akaka Falls – or hop in the van – and view the home of the waterfall-climbing goby fish. Shuttle to an iconic viewpoint overlooking the thousand-food cliffs of the Waipio Valley. Walls swathed in tropical green protect this ancient valley on three sides; the fourth is the sapphire sea. Feel like a bit more cycling? Continue on through the "cowboy country" ranchlands of Waimea to the Kamuela Inn. Be sure to work up an appetite. Tonight, we celebrate our wonderful adventure with dinner at the best restaurant in Hawai'i. Now world famous, Merriman's has been serving delicious, locally sourced, and sustainable, island cuisine for over 30 years!

    Kamuela Inn (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

    Biking: Morning: 21.7 miles ; +2,454 ft / -1,258 ft
    Biking: Afternoon (optional): 32.9 miles ; +2,939 ft / -1,477 ft

  • Day 6

    Ride along the famous Queen K Highway, farewell!

    After breakfast, shuttle to hidden Keokea Beach Park on the Kohala Coast to begin cycling. It’s so inviting, you may want to relax here all day! Ride along the famous Queen K Highway – the most scenic part of the Ironman Kona course. At Hapuna Beach we will celebrate with lunch – and a final dip in the ocean, if you like! – before heading back to Kona for return flights home.

    (Breakfast, Lunch)

    Biking: 32.8 miles · +2,164 ft / -2,151 ft

Trip Dates

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USD $4599/per adult
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Useful Info

Where does the trip start?

On the first morning of the trip, our two pick-up locations are the Kona Seaside Hotel at 7:45am or at the Royal Kona Resort at 8am. You are welcome to stay at any hotel in Kailua Kona for your pre-night, though you must make your own way to one of the two pick-up points at the pre-designated times.

Where does the trip end?

Your trip ends with a drop-off at either the Kona Airport in time for flights below or at one of the following hotels between 4-6pm:Waikoloa Marriott; Kona Seaside Hotel; Royal Kona Resort.

What flights would you recommend?

Arrival: We recommend arriving in Kona at least the day before your trip starts. Many guests like to arrive a day or two early to accommodate potential flight delays and/or explore the city prior to your trip start.
Departure: Flying out on the last day of the trip, we recommend departing from Kona after 7:30pm. Earlier flight times will require a separate transfer booked at your own expense.

Are the bikes included, and what type of bikes are they?

We include Road bikes and Hybrid bikes in our pricing. E-Bikes are available for a surcharge and are subject to availability.

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Why travel with us

benefit group size

Just-right group sizes allow you to get off the beaten path

With an average of 12 guests per departure and an industry-leading 6:1 guest-to-guide ratio, you’ll enjoy a highly personalized experience with the perspective of an insider.

benefit guides

Award-winning guides lead the way

It’s so much easier to relax and enjoy your adventure when you have fun, caring guides who know the land, are experts in motivation, sweat all the details and whip up incredible meals, too!

benefit inclusive

You’ll never need to sweat the details

When we say all inclusive, we mean it! Meals and snacks, activities, lodging, transportation, guiding services and more. Every detail is handled; all you need to do is show up!

benefit safety

Enjoy freedom to push your boundaries – safely

Every aspect of your trip is thoroughly considered for your safety, from highly vetted vendors and well-maintained equipment to extensively trained guides and our seasoned operations team at headquarters.

benefit family

Decades of expertise mean you’ll experience only the best

Family travel and North American National Parks are our specialty. We’ve perfected our itineraries and sustained relationships for decades, ensuring you'll experience your destination to the fullest.

benefit wow

"Wow Moments” take your trip from enjoyable to extraordinary

For us, the extra mile is never extra, it’s part of the way! Count on special touches throughout your trip that will amplify your experience. If we’ve done our job, they’ll have you saying “wow!”

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