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Address: Pupukea, Oahu, HI HI 96712
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Great place for the family

Great place to see marine life in safe and calm waters. Great place for kids and beginners. Arrive early as it gets crowded very quickly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Great place to see marine life in safe and calm waters. Great place for kids and beginners. Arrive early as it gets crowded very quickly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This was our fourth snorkeling place on oahu this trip and it is by far the best. Parking is on the street, so there is limited people in the water. You will be snorkeling with folks around you. However, parking limits, so theres plenty to see without too much interference with other folks. I would recommend leaving most valuables at... More 

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Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We wanted to snorkel one last time on a short trip our last day and tried to go to Three Tables. Unfortunately the waves were way too big and we feared there would be no snorkeling! Alas, since a big part of Sharks Cove is protected we were able to see a ton of fish though the sea definitely stirred... More 

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sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Wow wee his was an amazing find, we hired a car to get from Waikiki to Sharks Cove and boy it was worth it! Firstly the visibility was like clear glass so clear and so beautiful, the Rock and coral formations are also stunning lots of brain corals, we swam with a huge turtle for a long time, the fish... More 

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Wiconisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This is one of my favorite places to watch the sunset on Oahu. I've gotten some absolutely breath taking pictures of the sun setting over the rocks with the mountains in the background. It's really nice snorkeling and usually not horribly crowded. There are plenty of parking spots and right across the street is a Foodland grocery store which is... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Sharks Cove; Pupukea, HI is one of the best snorkel, and scuba diving locations on Oahu. There are not any sharks in these waters anymore? Several decades ago, here was a fish cannery in the area; which discarded unwanted fish heads, etc.; which at that time did attract sharks, and It is alleged that is how it came to owning... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We went snorkeling here and down the way at Pupukea Beach as well. I liked Shark's cove. There were a variety of depths and you could stay close to shore or go out a little bit. I was able to see some really cool fish and sea life. There are places nearby that you can rent snokel gear. The pricing... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Recently snorkeled at Sharks Cove at the North Shore Oahu, Hi and there are no sharks present :-). This place is a little hard to enter since and if you are a beginners, it might be a little challenging to get through the rocks before you can enter the water. Once in the water, the fish are plentiful and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

We spent one day at Hanauma bay and really enjoyed it. The following day we headed to sharks cove early in the morning when the tide was out it it was beyond amazing. We saw so many more fish than the previous day at Hanauma bay. We came back that same afternoon and it was slightly murky with the tide... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

If the waves are up Hanauma Bay then go to Shark Cove. My wife was thrilled as in the first 10 minutes we saw an Octopus and a 2.5ft Barracuda. I have never seen an Octopus at Hanauma Bay. Shark Cove is small but has its deep spots not far from shore and lots of fish. I saw more varied... More 

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