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Kailua Pier

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Address: 75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: 808 329 2911
Description: Lots of shops, bars and restaurants

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A great place to swim and snorkel

Very easy access, usually. A good fish population to enjoy. The only problem is in getting swum over by other snorkelers and swimmers. It is not crowded, beyond the easye ntry... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Alisonstenger
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Very easy access, usually. A good fish population to enjoy. The only problem is in getting swum over by other snorkelers and swimmers. It is not crowded, beyond the easye ntry point, but people don't pay attention. This is a great place to check out your water gear. It is also a nice night dive.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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181 reviews 181 reviews
40 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Kona pier is nothing excciting, but the area near the pier where the old residence of Kamaehameha is cool. TThe rest of Kona waterfront is slowly aging and isnot as nice as it was 20 years ago.

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Seattle
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Good spot to swim and catch tour boats. Very close to town and many restaurants. Can also rent water sports equipment nearby.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Stick your foot in the water, then head across the street and purchase an authorized Ironman T-shirt and tell everyone you swam the course!

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Maui, Hawaii
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Nice little pier to walk around and get a look at the beach, boats and Kona waterfront. Shower located by the hotel beach with luau park not far away.The kayaks were racing when I was there but also a good place for the Ironman competition.

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London, Canada
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

It was a surprise to see tropical fish right there as we walked up. The water is very clean and clear. Great for swimming, paddle boards, scuba, snorkeling or just people watching. No admittance fee. Tough to find parking though. Ask around, some exists behind the stores for a small fee.

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Kansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Nice locals fishing. We watched the Luau from the peer that was at the hotel that evening. Such talented people!

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Well located right next to King Kam Hotel and lots of shopping all around. Lot's of activity's usually going on there.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Well maintained pier. We snorkeled there on both sides of the pier.. Beach was sandy. Lots of restaurants and shops near by. We walked down to here almost daily.

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Hinton, Canada
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137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

a great view of the bay and area , the cruise ship was in and the tenders were bringing hundreds of visitors to the little port . It is very picturesque with the King Kamehameha Luau grounds at the base of the pier

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