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Ho'okipa Beach Park

Address: Hana Highway, Paia, Maui, HI 96768
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$130*
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Maui Hana Coast Day Trip
94%
Ranked #5 of 15 Activities in Paia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Beaches, State Parks, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Wind-surfing, Surfing
Owner description: Ideal for surfers and windsurfers.
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Type: Beaches, State Parks, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Wind-surfing, Surfing
Owner description: Ideal for surfers and windsurfers.
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Saskatchewan, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We always enjoy going to Ho'okipa to watch the waves, the surfers and the turtles. It was great to see the turtles trying out the waves and surfing from atop the cliffs. The best was when we went down to the beach and there were 31 turtles basking on the beach. That was a definite check off my bucket list!!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Fantastic surfing, high quality. Great entertainment. Parking was fine jan 20/15 in the morning around 11 am.

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Kenyon, Minnesota
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We had so much fun watching the surfers - the waves were huge! We also were able to see 7 sea turtles resting on the beach - what a bonus! It's hard to find parking when the waves are up, but if you just want to watch for a short time, there is usually a spot along the road

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canadian rockies
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75 reviews 75 reviews
12 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

LOVE VISITING THIS BEACH ON OUR MAUI HOLIDAYS. Always crashing waves, surfers, wind surfers and excitement. Great place to shoot photos or videos of crashing waves on the lava outcrops. Don't leave valuables in cars. Very windy, hang on to your hats!

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Calgary, Canada
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97 attraction reviews
377 helpful votes 377 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is best spot to watch surfers and windsurfers attack the largest waves in Maui. It is the location of international competitions where you can the best in world, be sure to go if one is scheduled. Attraction and parking is free. We make this an annual visit when we are in Maui. Board surfers are best observed from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is a must. Great panoramas from the viewpoint and the chance to see some amazing windsurfing and surfing,

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Boca Raton, Florida
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271 helpful votes 271 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This is a terrific place at which to watch the mighty seas deliver highly surfable waves, whether windsurfing or conventional. It is awesome to see such a wide expanse of coastline all receiving the continuous incoming waves. Maybe, the waves are higher at other times ans seasons but apart from Jaws this must be a strong Maui surfing contender, and... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Always love the surf and if not playing in the water, watching the kite surfers and wave riders. The picnic tables and grills are available for cookouts and get togethers. Make sure you put Ho'okipa Beach Park on your must visit list when on Maui!

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

If you want spectacular waves, awesome surfers this is the place to visit. The colour of the ocean is unbelievable, imwill go back several times before leaving!

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Helsinki, Finland
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52 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We came here twice as we were on Maui. The action was fantastic and right below the viewpoint at the east end of the beach. 300 mm lens was enough for great pictures.

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