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Address: Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712

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great views of outer islands

I give it only 3 stars because the parking for Laniakea Beach is extremely challenging if you get there after 8AM. The beach is nice but narrow. the views onto the outer islands... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I give it only 3 stars because the parking for Laniakea Beach is extremely challenging if you get there after 8AM. The beach is nice but narrow. the views onto the outer islands is what makes this beach special, but the beach itself is quite eroded. Kailua Beach is much nicer.

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Herriman, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We visited this beach in hopes of seeing a sea turtle or two. Some experts were on hand to talk to the kids about conservation and help us look for turtles. We were lucky to see one not far from shore "surfing" in the tide. My kids enjoyed this, but they had more fun swimming in the beach next to... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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16 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This place is a little gem! It's a gorgeous area with stunning views. The best part is the turtles!! We've been here many times, and this time, unfortunately, the waves were SO rough and the turtles never made it into the shore. We tried to go twice during the week but no success. I do know from past experiences though,... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

During our stop there were two turtles on the beach. Although they don't do much they are a beautiful site. The beach is north of Haleiwa about 1-2 miles; just look for the cars parked on the side of the road. There are no signs mentioning the beach or turtles and this is not wheelchair accessible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Wow beautiful and amazing beach! Turtles everywhere!!! Very nice and helpful people hawaii is the best! Clear waters!!

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Toronto, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Was recoomended for us to go here, what a stunning beach, one of the best I have been to and I have seen many amazing beaches.

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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Found this beach on Tripadvisor when looking for turtle spotting locations. Information didn't disappoint! Parking can be a bit of a challenge as this is indeed a popular spot. Managed to find a spot on the side of the roadway a short walk away. We got to the beach and there was one female sea turtle basking in the late... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We stopped by this beach twice and didn't see any turtles. We were disappointed but could see the great area it would make for them. Still a lovely spot. The beach is right next to the road so this stop doesn't take very long.

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We stumbled across this beach on a drive to the North Shore and it was such a lovely experience. There were two huge turtles swimming in the shallow water, very easy to spot. There isn't much in the way of parking and the roadside is narrow, but it's well worth a visit. Get there early to avoid the crowds.

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Middletown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We drove around Oahu using the Gypsy app on our phone to guide us. This was one of the sights recommended and was worth stopping for. Parking was along the street. The app guide warned of unlocked cars being broken into so he suggested we lock him up or bring him with us. Two turtles came up onto the beach... More 

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