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Address: Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
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Turtles on the Beach!

We heard about this place on Trip Advisor and checked it out. Very cool. Turtles recline on the beach and you can get within a few feet of them for observation and photos. We went... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Salt Lake City, Utah

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We heard about this place on Trip Advisor and checked it out. Very cool. Turtles recline on the beach and you can get within a few feet of them for observation and photos. We went swimming at a nearby beach and then walked a few blocks to see the turtles. This was a trip highlight. Park/walk carefully...there is no lot... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Water was super warm and sand ridiculously soft. Pretty private and sort of hard to find. You have to find parking in the neighborhood and walk between the houses to the beach so I suggest driving down the one way road, looking for the inlet to the beach and try to park near. NO bathrooms so your stay may not... More 

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huntington beach, ca
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is an amazing beach. Giant sea turtles, calm water, good snorkeling... So much to rave about here. But we had our backpack, phone and car keys stolen when we stepped away for just a few minutes to snap a few sunset photos. Crime is a problem all along the North Shore and it's just sad that it's so hard... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visited the beach on Wednesday and did not see any turtles at all. We snorkeled and found a lot of cool sea glass on the beach and took some awesome pictures. We decided to run back by two days later and saw the Turtles on the beach sunning and warming up. What an awesome experience and great picturesque views..

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful sandy beach that was pretty much empty when we went down there from 3pm until 8pm. There were green sea turtles in the water, on the rocks, chilling out on the sand. They were everywhere! A truly amazing experience. However, a lot of people get far too close to the turtles when they're resting on the sand- stay a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We had some trouble finding this place since they don't have any signs that say "Turtle Beach" anymore, but the people at Waimea Falls told us and it was such a worthwhile place to visit! Technically, there's a lot to be desired from a beach perspective--parking is tough, you have to hike down an incline (it's not bad, but it's... More 

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Fresno,CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We intentionally came here to see some turtles. We saw a couple. They just calmly stay ashore and get swept away with the waves. We saw some people swimming especially near sort of a cove. There were algae laden rocks. It was difficult to cross from the other side of the road. No crosswalks! and there was so much traffic.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A must see stop on your way to North Shore. The turtles are breath taking. Our family had a blast. It was a rare opportunity to get so close to these majestic animals in their natural environment.

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Markham, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Although this was "sold" to us as a guarantee sight of turtles, they were pretty shy when we were there. There were in the water just off shore and refused to visit the beach. However, at least we saw them swimming.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We drove by here many times during our stay and almost always saw turtles. Can be crowded at times so be patient finding a parking spot.

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

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