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Sandy Beach Park

8800 Kalanianaole Highway, Oahu, HI 96825
808-395-2211
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Ranked #66 of 242 Attractions in Oahu
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Surfing, People-watching
Owner description: A popular surfing beach with dangerous waves.
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Surfing, People-watching
Owner description: A popular surfing beach with dangerous waves.
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San Diego, California, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

If you like womping, you'll love this beach. This is not body surfing on regular waves with fins and such. This is shorebreak womp with heavy swell and current. I'm in San Diego and am blessed to have two great womping spots here, Wind n Sea and Marine Street. Sandy Beach is just as great as my home spots but... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
36 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This was a favorite of ours. We're not huge on getting in the water and December is big wave season, so the surf is choppy across the north side of the island. This beach apparently leads the US in neck breaks per year. Point is, don't go here if you're not a strong swimmer and only want to swim. But... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We was here to see the Sun Rise at Nov 19 2014. The Sun Rise at 6:31am ,who was arrived at 5:59am. The Moon was so beautiful and amazing Sun Rise. You should try her.

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Conesus, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I'm a 5'1'' 23 year old who weighs about 112lbs. I'm saying this so you understand that I get rocked around pretty easily by a good wave. I love playing in big waves and am pretty comfortable and familiar with the ocean. This was definitely the biggest surf I have been in in a very long time. If you are... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The waves are a little larger here than at the waikiki beaches. The day we went, there were warnings about the waves breaking close to shore. The beach is beautiful for strolling and wading.

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Reno, Nevada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Great body surfing for strong swimmers and great beach for sun worshipers. I hadn't been in surf that strong for about three months and i got rocked pretty good at first. Then i remember the warning sign, when in doubt get out. I got out and regrouped and went back in and had a blast! Not very crowded and the... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is a great beach for older kids who want to boogie board - NOT a good beach for those with young children -- The waves are quite large and there is a big undertow that sucks them back into the deeper water. Beach itself is nice and sandy with some shade and has washrooms facilities and lifeguards. Definitely worth... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

My wife very easily swam far enough out to enjoy the huge waves before they would break. She's a good swimmer. I'm an average swimmer and wasn't aware of this beach's reputation, nor was I paying attention to any of the warning signs. The waves are very powerful and large. At first it seemed awesome and fun. Just the riptide... More 

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Mission, Canada
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109 reviews 109 reviews
70 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Beautiful location with the blowhole in the background. We could see the blowhole very well from the beach and watch the surfers and boogie boarders at the same time. The surf was high and it just rolled over the swimmers and was awesome for the surfers. We just watched and marvelled at what a pounding the loal swimmers could take.... More 

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Canada
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125 reviews 125 reviews
80 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Stopped to witness the power of the waves and its spectacular. Super beach but dangerous to swim due to currents and undertow.

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