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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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Local swimming spot

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Treeeman
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Seattle
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Seattle
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

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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171 reviews 171 reviews
65 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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44 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 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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Victoria, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
34 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We explored this pier a number of times and almost every time we spotted a turtle in the clear blue water. Sometimes you could see lots of fish also....."dry snorkelling" so to speak.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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103 reviews 103 reviews
33 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Kailua Pier is the start of the Ironman each year in October, and you will find swimmers willing to chat about how they practice swimming this bay every morning. Local children learn how to swim, Kayak and paddle board every afternoon after school as their family watches. It is also the where the cruise ships ferry people in to see... More 

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