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Saddle Road

4.4/5
8 Reviews
Address: Hawaii Highway 200, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
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This is the road to Hilo from the Kona side of the Island. Good paved road. Long up hills and down hills, straight as a pin.

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  • nickthepackerbacker
    nickthepackerbacker
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    Stunning views and sights

    Unbelievable views and sites as you cross the island. We drove from Hilo to Kona. The views are astonishing. Multiple places to pull off for pictures. Watch out for goats, nene and donkeys along the w...

    Reviewed on /Date(1629256103000+0800)/
  • 912shrikante
    912shrikante
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    Hot, dry road wihout a single gas station

    There are three ways to reach Hilo from Kona. If possible take the scenic route along the ocean side. We found the saddle road very dry, barren with Lava rocks everywhere. No Gas station for very long...

    Reviewed on /Date(1629018895000+0800)/
  • Voyage756791
    Voyage756791
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    No issues with this road

    We read some things about this being a dangerous road… These must have been older reviews. There are no problems at all with the road, and it provides good views of Mauna Kea. We saw some remnants of ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1628951074000+0800)/
  • JIM B
    JIM B
    Corona, California, USA
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    Be Care

    The road itself is in great condition and the cut off on time is great. How ever, the weather can be challenging. We experienced some heavy rain then there was driving through the clouds. Fog is o...

    Reviewed on /Date(1626970332000+0800)/
  • JRM10009
    JRM10009
    New York City, New York, USA
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    Beautiful Drive

    Beautiful Traverse!! We stayed in Hilo and were on this road about 6 times back and forth up to the North and back. Limited places to eat, so bring snacks. Great views and beaches if you research befo...

    Reviewed on /Date(1622275156000+0800)/

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