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Laniakea Beach

Address: Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
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Ranked #17 of 51 Activities in Haleiwa
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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

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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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

this beach is not conducive to swimming during the winter months but a beautiful beach to walk and to occasionally see sea turtles sleeping on beach. please don't disturb them by getting closer than 10 ft.

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Albany, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Had to park about .3 miles up road on shoulder! We walked down and were able to watch turtles eat just a foot off the dry rocky area! Going back to try to snorkel

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We were driving down the road and decided to stick our toes in the water. We pulled over (busy road, but nice drivers) and parked the car, walked across the street and down to the beach. It was kind of funny because nobody was in the water, but everybody was standing at water's edge, and watching dozens of turtles hanging... More 

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sydney, australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Even though there is no parking areas there anymore its still worth parking a little way down the road and taking a leisurely walk back to the Beach. Pretty spot to visit, however the Haleiwa Beach Park has parking and you get to see the beautiful see turtles.

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Rodeo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I come here when i visit Oahu looking for turtles.And i always get to see them! They called it surf beach but i never got in the water here.Sometimes the turtles wont come,which is unusual but i was lucky to find them every time i stopped by

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

During the winter time, great waves. Not a beach you really want to swim at because there is so much rock and coral. But if there happens to be a turtle, they rope them off and you can see them. It is really cool that people seem to have the respect to view, not touch the turtles.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

no parking! the turtles are really at Haleiwa beach park. The locals seemed to hate everyone going to look at the turtles there.

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Hamburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

we went there twice becauae at the first time we didn't saw any turtles. at the second time we saw a baby turtle between some rocks. later a bigger turtle approached the beach and came out of the water. it was amazing. the volunteers lay a rope in front of the turtle so no one would come near her. they... More 

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