Schedule and Pick-up Points

Our Daily Pick-Up Schedule CLICK HERE


Our Convenient Pick-Up Points

Buns in the Sun Bakery @ Lanihau Center Kailua Kona


This is a good pick-up point for persons staying in Kona or south Kona . It is also good for those staying in Kailua-Kona that haven't a rental car and need to walk to the pick-up.  The pick up point is in the south end of the large building that includes Sack N Save grocery and Kentucky Fried Chicken. Its easy to find but you might want check it out beforehand.

You can get a snack or a coffee and restrooms are right in front.

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This PU site serves the following locations:

  • Most downtown Kailua Kona  hotels (Kona Seaside, King Kamehameha )10 mins
  • Kailua, Kona Hotels  (5-15 min. walk or drive)
  • Keauhou Hotels (20-30 mins)
  • City of Refuge (1:00)
  • Magic Sands beach  (25 mins.) showers, dressing rooms
  • Kahaluu Beach (25 mins.) showers , dressing etc.
  • Old Airport Park (10 mins) showers, dressing etc.

Starbucks @ Queens MarketPlace Waikoloa
The Queens MarketPlace is located at Waikoloa Beach Drive

Please arrive at least 15 minutes early and carry your cell phone in case you are delayed. The shopping center ask that we park on the backside of the complex. Our tour will also return you to the back parking lot.

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This PU site serves the following locations:

  • Kohala Coast Hotels including: Marriott Waikoloa (5mins), Hilton Waikoloa (20mins), Mauna Lani Bay (20mins), Fairfield Orchid Mauna Lani (20mins), Hapuna Prince (25mins), Mauna Kea Beach (25mins), Four Seasons Hualalai (25mins), Kona Village resort (25mins), Bay Club (5 mins) and Paniolo Greens (15mins). All driving times are approximate. We recommend you check out the location prior to pickup.
  • Hapuna beach (one of the finest white sands beaches in the world) (20 mins) showers , dressing rooms etc.
  • Waipio Valley (60 mins) dressing available at he lookout , showers available at Anaehoomalu Bay with dressing rooms. 
  • North Kohala (including Kayaking) (1:10) showers available at Hapuna beach, Luncheon in Kawaihai.

 This map shows all of the places where we pick up on our Sunset and Stargazing trips. We will make hotel pick ups all over the Kona and Kohala Coast for Custom charters only.

View Larger Map Highway 190/200 JCT. pick up point is a good place for anyone visiting the North or East coast of the island. This junction is located at the northwest end of Saddle Road, precisely at the 14 mile marker on highway 190. If driving from Waimea, head South on Hwy. 190 for 14 miles. If you are approaching the Jct. from the North or South, you will see a large green sign warning "Saddle Road 200 1/2 mile" Once you have arrived at the 190/200 Junction, turn up the hill and start heading East on Hwy 200. Drive only 100 yards up the hill, then please park your vehicle on the right-hand side of the road. A good point of reference would be just beyond the 55 MPH sign.

Please give our reservationist your cell phone number in case we need to call.

Places that go well with this pick-up and there direct drive times are:

  • Waipio Valley (1:10 mins.)
  • Waimea (20 mins.)
  • Hilo - This is normally your closest pick-up point (1:40)
  • Volcano (if you were staying there with a restricted rental car*) (2:35 hrs.)



Other Points

We can also pick up at Paniolo Greens in Waikoloa Village. We do not recommend taking the tour from any point above the HWY 190/200 Junction.

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