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Address: Pupukea, Oahu, HI HI 96712
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Amazing Snorkeling for Every Skill Level

Sharks Cove is an amazing little stop off the side of Kamehameha Highway, right near Foodland and Sharks Cove Grill. It's a relatively calm, enclosed cove that sees a surprising... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Sharks Cove is an amazing little stop off the side of Kamehameha Highway, right near Foodland and Sharks Cove Grill. It's a relatively calm, enclosed cove that sees a surprising variety of marine life, plus the water is shallow enough that you can stand in any part of the cove, so no need to be a strong swimmer! You can... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is a great place for little kids and those who just want to sit in the water and enjoy the sunshine. It is a series of shallow pools--sometimes tide pools, depending upon the tide. Well signed and easy to find--arrive before noon for easy parking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We went on a calm surf day, which are rare in winter. It just so happened it was also low tide. We almost didn't go snorkel because of the low water level, but we did and it was worth it! Go out to the back rock wall and see the sea life rush in with the tide! Amazing colors and... More 

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3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Was driving by this beach and knew we had to stop. Huge waves were crashing into the rocks providing great opportunities for photos. The beach area is protected by the rocks and there is a pool for snorkeling. We walked on the beach rocks and got great photos in front of the waves crashing into and over the rocks out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

On the North Shore in the winter this is calmest beach you are going to find. We even had rare day when we are able to get in to do some snorkeling. It is quite shallow though, but the fish are plentiful. This seemed to be a great beach for families as well.

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Toronto, Canada
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

Saw this beach and decided to stop by as I was driving past at sunset. It's absolutely beautiful. High surf so there was no snorkeling but it was a beautiful site at which to take pictures and watch the sunset. It is one of the most memorable and beautiful sites from my entire visit to Oahu.

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Salem, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We visited this place twice. We got some beautiful pictures. Although we didn't snorkel here there were people snorkeling. A nice little area to do so. Don't know how good the snorkeling is but it is such a pretty sight and the area as stated before is SO NICE! Right across the street is a nice little grill. ( sit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We went on our vacation the week after a major hurricane swept the islands, leaving much of the water dirty and choppy. There are two places in this area to snorkel, one that is "for kids" where the water is shallow and lies in a large, enclosed tide pool. The other is off to the side. Due to the choppy... More 

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Honolulu
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

An hour and a half from Waikiki and totally worth a stop if you are already driving to the north shore. There was plenty of parking when I went here. A few fish and other crustaceans in the tide pools... more variety of fish if you snorkel.

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Absolutely love this spot. Easy to wade into the giant area that is semi-protected by lava walls further out. It goes from wading depth to 20-30 feet in the middle. Divers come here to get certified. Beautiful fish everywhere. I would get up very early, like 6:00 a.m., go snorkeling when I might be the only person there, and then... More 

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