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Address: Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
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$51*
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Oahu North Shore Adventure Half-Day Tour

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Turtle Beach!

We stumbled upon this sight as we were driving north from Haleiwa. We saw many cars parked along the road wondering why. As we drove past a cove on the beach we immediately could... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Pensacola, Florida
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Pensacola, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We stumbled upon this sight as we were driving north from Haleiwa. We saw many cars parked along the road wondering why. As we drove past a cove on the beach we immediately could see why. Sea turtles right up in the water on the shore! We turned around and joined the throngs of people staying a respectful distance away,... More 

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Centreville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Excellent for seeing turtles. You may have to park pretty far down the road and walk back, but if there are turtles there, it’s worth it. Kudos to the volunteers who staff the beach and watch out for the Hawaiian green turtles, as there are people who don’t respect the animals and get too close, etc. The volunteers are great... More 

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Dubbo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We stumbled upon this little beach on our drive around the island. Being typical Aussie sticky beaks, we saw lots of cars parked so figured we needed to have a look. I near had a heart attach when the rock in front of me started to move!! This place is amazing! You can swim with the turtles and watch them... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This was one of the highlights of our trip. We hired a car and made our own way to Laniakea beach. We arrived around midday and on advice from a friend we bought clothes for swimming. You'll know when you arrive as there are numerous vehicles parked along side the highway. There were a lot of people on the beach... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is a wonderful small beach that was not very crowded. There are two small islands you can paddle board or kayak out to. There is no refreshments for purchase anywhere nearby, so make sure to bring your own drinks and food.

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Shelby Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

When we were there the water was calm and there were at least 2 dozen turtles in the water and on the beach. It was awesome. We got in the water and snorked. Everyone keep a respectful distance from the turtles and the conservatory lady was there to warn the overly aggressive tourist. No one was bitten when we were... More 

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Bellingham, WA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Just got back from snorkeling at turtle bay. I was standing, looking out at the ocean when a large sea turtle came up behind me and bit my butt. If it hadn't been for the nice conservation lady on shore yelling for me to watch out, I could have been chomped good. The lady there said that she has seen... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Oh my gosh, this beach is amazing! It's tiny, and will most certainly be crowded, but it is truly incredible! You'll have to park on the street and walk, but it's worth it! When we got there, there was a turtle beached on the sand! My husband and I grabbed our snorkel gear (BRING FLIPPERS OR WATER SHOES) and as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We went in March 2015. Saw several turtles on the beach. We made a special trip here, early on in our vacation, to make sure to see some turtles. Turns out we saw them at almost every beach we went to on both Oahu and the Big Island.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We were at Cholos Mexican restaurant at the north shore which is awesome!! And went to try to c a turtle. Waitress said try Laniakea Beach so we did. It was 5 mins from Cholos, parking is tight but all u have to do is walk 5 mins. The beach is long but a Lil skinny. AND there were 3... More 

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