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Getting a ride to the green sand beach?

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Getting a ride to the green sand beach?

Friends of ours who were on the BI last year just told us to make sure we visit the green sand beach. I asked if they had rented a jeep and they said they started to walk down but then someone offered them a ride. She said it was cheap, so I'm assuming there are people waiting there to give you rides if you need?

Elk Rapids, Michigan
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1. Re: Getting a ride to the green sand beach?

Yeah and it is not in any way legal.

If you go take a good look at the destruction caused by erosion from people driving there.

We did the walk and it is not all that bad. Bring water and wear good walking shoes.

Amsterdam, The...
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2. Re: Getting a ride to the green sand beach?

I agree, driving a car is the worst thing you can do for the island.

If you want to go and leave a minimal footprint, consider walking or renting bikes and leaving your car at the end of the road at the pier. It is about 2.5 miles, and hot! make sure to bring sunscreen and water.

To get there, take the road to 'South Point' between mile markers 69 and 70 on the road between Kona and Volcano village, and drive to the little harbor at the end. Here is a parking lot where you can leave your car.

Enjoy Hawaii!

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3. Re: Getting a ride to the green sand beach?

It's not just trespassing to drive there, your rent-a-car company might not even let you drive on South Point Road. Please don't follow those trespassing on private property. DHHL, the owner of the land, very generously allow people to hike there but they do not allow anyone to drive on their property.

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