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Address: Pupukea, Oahu, HI HI 96712
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Great Snorkeling

Omg, so many different kinds of fish. One of the highlights of my trip. The cove is very shallow so be careful not to hit the coral or step on a sea anemone. Definitely wear water... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Omg, so many different kinds of fish. One of the highlights of my trip. The cove is very shallow so be careful not to hit the coral or step on a sea anemone. Definitely wear water shoes!

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful views and a good place to snorkel. I would suggest bringing water shoes as the rocks can be kind of rough to walk on in the water. Right across the street from a woodland grocery store and many food trucks on the north shore. Great place to watch the sunset as well.

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Weimar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My son and husband joined me at sharks cove to snorkel and it was amazing. A bit crowed with people on the shore, but once you get in the water and see all the fish you don't notice the crowd anymore. One of the best stops to visit.

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great place. There are food trucks across the highway were you can eat and a nearby grocery store. We rented a car for the day, but you can take the bus. Take towels and your own snorkel gear, or you can rent. Not sure the cost though. might be cheaper to get that before you go. Watch the season, however,... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Excellent spot for snorkelling, I went last week and witnessed a lot of surgeonfish and schools of butterfly fish, and at one point saw a green turtle swim right past. No cost involved, except for the bus (which is $2.50 and takes a good 2 hours or so to get there from the Ala Moana centre). Befriended a couple to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A must visit on the north shore. We have Snorkeled in Whitsundays, Fiji and Malaysia and this was fantastic. Water very clear, heaps of fish and we even saw and swam with 2 large turtles. Make sure you visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The best snorkelling we did on the island. Was a little rocky getting in to the water, but once your there, the sea life was abundant. My wife and I spend 20 minutes floating around with 4 turtles. Save your money from other places and head straight here. You can do it yourself, just listen when the groups are being... More 

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Fenton, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Do you love to snorkel? Do you want to see a wide variety of tropical fish? This is a great place to snorkel but get there early as the parking lot fills quickly and the bay gets busy by mid morning. The fish are used to all of the activity but you have to watch out for the novice snorkelers.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

cool place to snorkel but the water wasnt super clear. maybe it was the time we went. it was great seeing the different types of fish. I saw about 3 sea turtles but i heard some ppl say that saw more !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We got here mid-morning to do some snorkeling. Parking was limited, but me managed to find a spot. Most people were laying out towels in the beach area, but we went off to the right on the opposite side. There were more shade trees and less people there. It's easy snorkeling, but getting in was difficult. The waves were beating... More 

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Address: Address: Pupukea, Oahu, HI HI 96712
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu

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