This year's IRONMAN World Championship triathlon race will take place on October 10, 2020 in Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. Set in the lava fields that surround Kona, the picturesque backdrop of white sand beaches, crashing waves and mist-covered mountains, give this otherwise grueling race its mystical allure. Whether you are a professional searching for glory, an age-grouper living the dream, or simply a triathlete with a passion for the sport, let EST plan your perfect trip to Kona.

Endurance Sports Travel Package to IRONMAN Hawaii Includes:
  • Accommodations in Kailua-Kona along Ali'i Drive (includes all applicable taxes)
  • Round Trip Airport Transfers From the Kona International Airport (KOA)
  • Daily Buffet Breakfast
  • Daily Morning Transportation to the Pier (for swimming, breakfast, shopping, race registration)
  • Nightly Transportation to Kona (restaurants for dinner, shopping)
  • Welcome Package and Gifts
  • Transportation to all race functions (race meeting, carbo dinner, bike check-in, awards dinner)
  • Transportation to and from designated areas on the bike course so you can ride the entire course in sections
  • These supported rides will be available until October 8th giving you many chances to ride the course in it's entirety.
  • Each day you will have the option of riding:
    • Kona > Hapuna Beach: 27 miles
    • Hapuna Beach > Hawi > Hapuna Beach: 50 miles
    • Hapuna Beach > Kona: 27 miles
  • Family members are welcome to come along on the trip as well to see the course and spend some time relaxing at the wonderful Hapuna Beach!
  • Transportation and aid stations for practice along the run course
  • Runs will encompass the energy lab and the highway giving athletes the option to run anywhere from 3.5 to 10 miles.
  • Transportation race morning and evening for everyone
  • Professional bike mechanic to service your bike at no additional charge
  • Ample opportunity for Q & A with Ken Glah during race week
  • Hospitality area on race day for family and friends at the "Hot Corner" on Palani Hill
  • Organization of optional day trips for athletes, family and friends both before and after the race.
  • Great discounts available on fabulous products from Hed Wheels, Xterra Wetsuits, TriAll3 Bike Cases, Infinit Nutrition, Nuun Active Hydration, and more!
  • Message Therapist (Optional - Available Upon Request)
  • $50 Discount with TriBike Transport


IRONMAN World Championship Spectator Package
Haven't qualified for Kona but want to experience the sensation of swimming the crystal clear waters, riding alongside Mauna Kea, and running out of the energy lab on your way back to the finish line? Then come along with EST where you will get to know first hand what race week at the World Championships is like. Be a part of the magic that is the IRONMAN World Championships.

Extra Service Available:

> Bike Assemble & Pack $100

If you prefer to just hand your bike case to the mechanic upon arrival he will unpack and completely assemble your bike and then after the race the mechanic will disassemble and pack your bike for your departure.

Please look through the site completely and then fill in the "REQUEST EVENT INFORMATION" form (RED BOX - this is just a request form and does not obligate you to travel with us) and we will contact you to discuss your trip and answer your questions. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call or email us directly.

(office) 1-484-716-9216 

Travel Partner(s):


Endurance Sports Travel has plenty of options for you to choose from to ensure you have the perfect trip to Kona. We have condos in the following complexes:

Kona Plaza - Kailua Bay Resort - Alii Villas - Casa De Emdeko - Sea Village - Kona Surf & Raquet Club - Kona Coast Resort - Kona Pacific - Kona Riviera Villas - and others!

If you are looking for larger accommodations to support a big group, we can arrange houses for you as well.

Prices vary greatly depending on the size of the condo, view from the condo, proximity to the race course and amenities within the condo. We currently have units that range in price from $200 per night to $475 per night. Our service package, which includes the extensive list detailed on the General Information page and is required for all travelers using EST accommodations.


If your prefer to stay in a hotel please contact us via email or the phone for more details, rates and availability .

Phone: 484-716-9216
Email: info@endurancesportstravel.com


Air Travel

For this race we do a ground only package so please feel free to go online and arrange a flight that is best for you with regards to dates, flight itinerary and price. Once you do have your airfare arranged please email us your itinerary so we can properly arrange your transfers. All of our round trip airport transfers are from the Kona International Airport (KOA).


While in Kona you will not need to rent a car as we will provide airport transfers and local transportation for you during your entire stay. We will do course tours of both the bike and run for those that want to see the courses.  We will also provide transportation for you daily to downtown Kona, local shops, grocery stores, local beaches and many more other locations.

Despite our transportation service for you, many of our clients still want to rent a car for getting around on their own or for traveling after the race!  We have worked out discount rentals for you through three rental agencies on the Big Island.  When booking your car rental you will need to provide them with our Budget discount code.

Budget Discount Code: BCD # U226458


Citizens of most countries will need a Visa to enter the United States. It is best to check with the U.S. Department of State to see your requirements.  You can use this link to start your search:  travel.state.gov/content/visas/en.html 


Pre/Post Race Trips

There are a number of day trips available in Kona, Endurance Sports Travel recommends a number of thrilling trips on the Big Island. These trips, run before and after the race and include:
  • Kayaking at Captain Cook where you may be lucky enough to swim with the dolphins
  • Snorkeling at Kahaluu Beach Park where you're sure to swim with sea turtles
  • Night diving/snorkeling with manta rays
  • Sunset viewing from the top of Mauna Kea
  • Tour of Volcanoes National Park
  • Cliff jumping at "The End of the World"

  • Pre/Post Race Trips

    Dive/snorkel combination trips for morning and evening:
    Each morning we offer a 2-tank dive that meets at 8:30am and returns around 2:30pm.  We take divers and snorkelers (though it is mainly a dive trip).  Each Sun, Mon, Wed, Thur, and Fri we offer a 2-tank sunset/night manta dive which is great for divers and snorkelers.  We meet at 2:45pm and return around 9:30pm.

    Introductory dive experience for non-divers:
    The introductory diver rate includes all necessary gear and a small meal.  It also includes a practice dive in our pool the day before the boat dive.  Intro divers need to complete a medical questionnaire.  If they need to answer "yes" to ANY of the questions, they need written permission from a doctor in order to participate in the dive.

    Dolphin watch/snorkel trips
    This includes a 4 hour boat trip, snorkel gear, and a small lunch.  There is a minimum of four people to run this type of trip.



    Please fill out our Request Trip Quote form (red button) or contact us via email or phone call for rates and availability on accommodations in Kailua-Kona. Reservations are available for 1-Bedroom, 2-Bedroom and 3-Bedroom condos.  We have various options with difference price ranges. 

    Service Package Pricing:
    (does not include condo price)
    Athlete: $60 per night
    Adult non-athlete: $45 per night
    Children 6-13 years old: $25 per night
    Children 1-5 years old : FREE

    Some of the condo options we have for our trip to IRONMAN Hawaii.

    Book Travel Package

    Office: 1-484-716-9216
    Email: info@endurancesportstravel.com

    IMPORTANT: The pricing page has been designed to provide you with a general idea of our ground package costs. Below we have provided a range that your ground package price should fall into. To get a specific quote based on your hotel choice, room type, number of guests and number of nights, please visit our registration request form. This registration request form does NOT obligate you to travel with us. It allows for you to price out a complete ground package to meet your needs and notifies us of your interest. Once you submit this request we will contact you to to further discuss your interest and secure your reservations.


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