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Hawaii: Tour the perimeter of the Big Island from a bicycle seat

December 13, 2012|By Mary Forgione | Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger
  • The Hawaii Classic Bike Tour circumnavigates the perimeter of the Big Island, stopping at places like the Kohala Coast.
The Hawaii Classic Bike Tour circumnavigates the perimeter of the Big Island,… (Marco Garcia / For The Times )

Explore Hawaii's Big Island on a two-wheel tour to see the rim of Kilauea Crater, sea turtles at Walohinu and Kona's lush coffee country. The seven-day Hawaii Classic Bike Tour from Bicycle Adventures features a circumnavigation of the perimeter of the island, with rides averaging 45 miles a day.

Off-bike activities include a hike into Kilauea Crater, with two nights spent at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and a catamaran trip to go snorkeling. The tour begins in Waikoloa.

The deal: Save $115 a person if you reserve before the end of the year. Bicycle Adventures is running discounts on all 2013 itineraries, including other routes in Hawaii.

When: The offer is good through Dec. 31. Tours leave Jan. 13 and 27, Feb. 10 and 24, March 10, April 21 and more dates in the fall.

Price: $3,180 per person, double occupancy (reflects the discount). It includes lodgings, most meals, bicycles, itineraries and added activities. Airfare to and from Hawaii is extra.

Contact: Bicycle Adventures, (800) 443-6060
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